from strength to strength

Definitions

  • phrase of blessing used on momentous occasions

Example Sentences

  • "May you go from strength to strength."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, English

Etymology

translation of מחיל אל חיל mekhayil el khayil (Psalms 84:7)

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

More common among non-Orthodox religious Jews

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