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Dust to Dust : Phrases



Meaning:

We come from dust; we return to dust.


Origin:

From the English Burial Service. Adapted from the Biblical text, Genesis 3:19 (King James Version):


"In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return."
































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