Wages of Sin
(The). To earn the wages of
sin. To be hanged, or condemned to death.
“I believe some of you will be hanged unless you change a
good deal. It's cold blood and bad blood that runs in your veins, and
you'll come to earn the wages of sin.”
Robbery under Arms, ii.
“The wages of sin is death.”- Rom. vi. 23.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
More on Wages of Sin from Infoplease:
- Wages of Sin - Wages of Sin (The). To earn the wages of sin. To be hanged, or condemned to death. “I believe ...
- wage: meaning and definitions - wage: Definition and Pronunciation
- John Donne: Prayer - O ETERNAL and most gracious God, who hast been pleased to speak to us, not only in the voice of nature, who speaks in our hearts, and of thy word, whi
- Romans: 6 - What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin…
- John Donne: Expostulation - MY God, my God, if expostulation be too bold a word, do thou mollify it with another; let it be wonder in myself, let it be but problem to others; but
24 X 7
||24 x 7 Tutor Availability
||Unlimited Online Tutoring