According to English idiom, when you
describe people as the salt of the earth,
which quality are you stressing: their indestructibility or their
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Salt never spoils thus in the ancient
world it became a symbol of indestructibility.
Numbers 18:19 - All
the heave-offerings of the holy things, which the children of Israel offer unto
the LORD, have I given thee, and thy sons and thy daughters with thee, as a due
for ever; it is an everlasting covenant of
salt before the LORD unto thee and to thy seed with thee.'
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