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Goodbye

This common expression did not originate from the Bible, nonetheless its origin is related to God. It originally meant “God be with you” or, in an earlier form, “God be wy ye”. The religiousness of this daily blessing is substantially toned down by replacing the first word “God” with “good”, as in the case of good day.

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