A man after my own heart
What's the meaning of the phrase 'A man after my own heart'?
A kindred spirit - someone I can agree with.
What's the origin of the phrase 'A man after my own heart'?
The term originates from the Bible (King James Version):
But now thy kingdom shall not continue: the LORD hath sought him a man after his own heart, and the LORD hath commanded him to be captain over his people, because thou hast not kept that which the LORD commanded thee.
And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them David to be their king; to whom also he gave testimony, and said, I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which shall fulfil all my will.