The King's English

Everyday Language from the Bible

by Esther Thomas Jones



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/27/2019

Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 278
ISBN : 9781973646914
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 278
ISBN : 9781973646907
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 278
ISBN : 9781973646891

About the Book

Finally, a book about the English language that everyone can understand and enjoy. Get ready for a deeper understanding of the influence of the Bible on historical and modern-day life. Learn how since our country was founded, Scripture has impacted the language of poets, playwrights, musicians, philosophers, statesmen, you, and me.

Come explore God’s Word and discover:

• Over 1,100 expressions, figures of speech, and quotations that make up our everyday language
• Biblical origin and citations along with present-day meanings
• Definitions and explanations of biblical and literary references

About the Author

Esther, “Queen Esther” to her family, has a rich love affair with words that spans eight decades. At five, she sought solitude under the kitchen table with her favorite book. At fourteen, she earned money by listening to the jukebox in her uncle’s café and writing out the lyrics for a local band. In school, classmates always checked their answers with hers before turning in their papers.

Upon graduation, she completed a Bachelors in English and Master’s in Library Science. Her 34-year career as a public-school Librarian ensured she was always surrounded by thousands of books. After retirement, she pursued her passion for writing which blossomed after she was awarded the Frances Shaw Fellowship for Women Writers at Lake Forest Artist’s Colony near Chicago. Her short stories led to literary awards and found a receptive audience with both editors and readers of major Texas magazines and newspapers.

A modern-day Griot or storyteller, this book is Esther's life’s dream, her passion fulfilled. It brings her love for God and the written word of the Bible to life. Like her namesake, Esther steps out confidently and boldly while calling our nation to turn their minds, hearts, and spirits to God and His Word. She was born for such a time as this.