‘They shall reap the whirlwind ‘: how Churchill harnessed Christianity in the service of war. For centuries the Church of England buttressed a sense of Christian nationhood – which was ably deployed during the second world war by Winston Churchill.
suffer serious consequences as a result of your actions. This expression alludes to the proverb they that sow the wind shall reap the whirlwind , which is taken from Hosea 8:7.
[literary] to suffer now because of mistakes that were made in the past. We are reaping the whirlwind from parents who grew up in the sixties, and who themselves were encouraged to question everything.
Possible meaning: A warning that we must expect to suffer serious consequences as the result of our own bad actions. We get back what we give out.
Hosea 8 is the eighth chapter of the Book of Hosea in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. This chapter contains the prophecies attributed to the prophet Hosea son of Beeri, about the impending destruction to Israel and Judah for their impiety and idolatry.
literary saying. used to mean that the way you behave in life will affect the treatment you will receive from others. 6 дней назад
1 : a small rotating windstorm of limited extent. 2a : a confused rush : whirl a whirlwind of meetings. b : a violent or destructive force or agency. whirlwind . adjective.
1a(1) : to cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine. (2) : to clear of a crop by reaping . b : to gather by reaping : harvest. 2 : obtain, win.
In the morning sow your seed , And in the evening do not withhold your hand; For you do not know which will prosper, The Hebrew word’s literal meaning is to sow or scatter seed ; but in its figurative history, this word has been used to provide wisdom in all areas of life.
You can describe a situation in which a lot of things happen very quickly and are very difficult for someone to control as a whirlwind . I had been running around southern California in a whirlwind of activity . 3. adjective [ADJ n]
A whirlwind is a weather phenomenon in which a vortex of wind (a vertically oriented rotating column of air) forms due to instabilities and turbulence created by heating and flow (current) gradients. Whirlwinds occur all over the world and in any season.