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Rise and shine (Isaiah 60:1)

bible verse

“Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you.” (Isaiah 60:1)

meaning

The expression “rise and shine” is commonly used as a command in armed forces to ask people to wake up and leave their bed. It came to be used as a wake-up call for someone.

origin and application

Isaiah, a prophet in the Old Testament, spoke of the glory of God when Christ comes to bring light to the world to redeem people’s sins.

example

It’s eight o’clock now, rise and shine!

Keywords

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