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A hair’s breadth 毫发的距离(士师记20:16)

图片说明: Hair
图片版权: V. Gilbert and Arlisle F. Beers

圣经经文

“Among all these soldiers there were seven hundred chosen men who were left-handed, each of whom could sling a stone at a hair and not miss.” (Judges 20:16) “在众军之中有拣选的七百精兵,都是左手便利的,能用机弦甩石打人,毫发不差。”(士师记20:16)

意思

“a hair’s breadth”意为非常狭小的地方或短小的空隙。

来源及应用

以下是“arise as one man”故事的后续。以色列人听闻利未人的小妾被便雅悯人强暴后,决定齐心对抗便雅悯族。以色列人让便雅悯人把那些龌龊的匪徒交出来。但是便雅悯人不服从,更调动了两万六千个士兵应战,其中的七百精兵能用机弦甩石打人,毫发不差(at a hair’s breadth)。

例句

The gang escaped the police at a hair’s breadth. 歹徒在千钧一发间逃脱警方追捕。

Keywords

arise    breadth    hair    short   

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