salt of the earth

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A decent, dependable, unpretentious person
A most worthy person

Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.

{i} highly respected people, people of high morals
salt of the earth

    Silbentrennung

    SALT of the earth

    Türkische aussprache

    sôlt ıv dhi ırth

    Aussprache

    /ˈsôlt əv ᴛʜē ˈərᴛʜ/ /ˈsɔːlt əv ðiː ˈɜrθ/

    Etymologie

    () From Old English a calque translation of verse from New Testament Matthew V:13

    Wort des Tages

    pogonip
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