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Bible Kennings

A kenning is a two-word phrase in Old English with a metaphorical meaning. Here are some kennings that describe the Bible. Oh that we loved and used this Book more!

Christ-exalter (John 5:46; 20:31)

Light-Giver (Psalm 119:105) 

Soul-splitter (Heb 4:12)

Devil-slasher (Matt 4:4; Eph 6:17) 

Truth-Teller (John 17:17)

Heart-smasher (Jer 23:29)

Faith-feeder (Job 23:12)

Righteousness-Trainer (2 Tim 3:16)

Sin-exposer (1 Cor 14:24-25)

Promise-supplier (2 Pet 1:4)

Pride-toppler (Matt 3:10)

Gospel-preacher (Gal 3:8)