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Meaning of a beam in one's eye in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A BEAM IN ONE'S EYE

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ENGLISH WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A BEAM IN ONE'S EYE

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Synonyms and antonyms of a beam in one's eye in the English dictionary of synonyms

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WORDS RELATING TO «A BEAM IN ONE'S EYE»

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Translation of «a beam in one's eye» into 20 languages

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The translations of a beam in one's eye from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a beam in one's eye» in English.
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zh

Translator English - Chinese

在一个人的眼睛的光束
1,325 millions of speakers
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es

Translator English - Spanish

una viga en el ojo de una
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en

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a beam in one's eye
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hi

Translator English - Hindi

एक की आंखों में एक किरण
380 millions of speakers
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ar

Translator English - Arabic

شعاع في عين واحدة ل
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ru

Translator English - Russian

пучка в ока
278 millions of speakers
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pt

Translator English - Portuguese

uma viga no próprio olho
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fr

Translator English - French

un faisceau dans son oeil
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de

Translator English - German

ein Balken im Auge
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ja

Translator English - Japanese

自分の目の中の梁
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ko

Translator English - Korean

하나 의 눈 에서 빔
85 millions of speakers
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vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một chùm trong con mắt
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it

Translator English - Italian

una trave nel proprio occhio
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pl

Translator English - Polish

belki w swoim oku
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uk

Translator English - Ukrainian

пучка в ока
40 millions of speakers
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ro

Translator English - Romanian

un fascicul în ochi cuiva
30 millions of speakers
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el

Translator English - Greek

μια ακτίνα στο μάτι κάποιου
15 millions of speakers
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af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n balk in ´n mens se oog
14 millions of speakers
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sv

Translator English - Swedish

en balk i ett öga
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no

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en bjelke på ett øye
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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A BEAM IN ONE'S EYE»

The term «a beam in one's eye» is used very little and occupies the 184.087 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A BEAM IN ONE'S EYE»

Discover the use of a beam in one's eye in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a beam in one's eye and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
... of one's financial resources; beam-ends are the ends of a ship's beams, and a ship on her beam-ends is one on its side, almost capsizing. a beam in one's eye a fault that is greater in oneself than in the person with whom one is finding fault,  ...
autorElizabeth Knowles, 2006
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Biblical Commentary on the New Testament
But to have a beam in one's eye without observing it, is certainly an image of the wildest self-delusion. Ver. 6. — These exhortations to gentleness are followed very appropriately by the command to beware of the other extreme — that is, ...
autorHermann Olshausen, Johannes Heinrich August Ebrard, Johann Tobias August Wiesinger, 1857
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Oxford Dictionary of English
smile radiantly: she beamed with pleasure. 2[with obj.] express (an emotion) with a radiant smile: the instructress beamed her approval. – phrases a beam in one's eye a fault that is greater in oneself than in the person one is finding fault with.
autorAngus Stevenson, 2010
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The Reform of the Frankish Church: Chrodegang of Metz and ...
While Benedict's pericope might leave one with a nagging suspicion that in fact one does have a beam in one's eye, Chrodegang (and Jesus) instead urge action, as if saying, "of course there is a beam in your eye: remove it and get on with ...
autorM. A. Claussen, 2004
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Oxford Treasury of Sayings and Quotations
... MISTAKES 30 Wink at sma' fauts, ye hae great anes yoursel. avoid criticizing the mistakes of others, your own may be greater; Scottish proverb; see SELF- KNOWLEDGE 5 phrases ▷ a beam in one's eye a fault great compared to another's; ...
autorSusan Ratcliffe, 2011
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Lectionary Preaching Workbook
The idea of having a beam in one's eye is preposterous. Just try to visualize a person with this big board sticking out of his eye. As ridiculous as this image may appear, it is no more ludicrous than a person who tries to correct someone else's  ...
autorRussell F. Anderson, 1997
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The sincere christian instructed in the Faith of Christ from ...
3. which shows the great difference between mortal and venial sins ; for a beam in one's eye must destroy the sight entirely, whereas a mete only weakens it. To the same purpose, lie says, ' You pay tithe of mint, and anise, and cummin, and ...
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Psychological Commentaries on the Teaching of G. I. ...
You will agree that to walk through Life with a beam in one's eye could not be taken as a sign that one's Personality has been made passive through consciousness. The parable says: "Why gaze at the splinter in your brother's eye when you ...
autorMaurice Nicoll, 1972
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Allen's Dictionary of English Phrases
The image in the first phrase below is in fact based on the first of these meanings and not the second. a beam in one's eye a fault that one criticizes in others but has even more in oneself: with reference to Matthew 7:3 'And why beholdest thou  ...
autorRobert Allen, 2008
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Augustinian Studies
was also a manifestation of Christian charity. Hatred, the opposite to love, has no place here. With a beam in one's eye, with hatred in one's heart, one cannot hate the sins of one's neighbor with love for him. o o o The last passage we have ...
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