My cup runneth over

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My cup runneth over.

Prov. I have received so many benefits that I cannot contain them all. (Said when you feel overcome because many good things have happened to you.) This week, I finished paying off my mortgage, my arthritis improved, and my first grandchild was born. My cup runneth over. Janet was speechless with happiness when she saw how many of her friends and relatives had joined together to give her a surprise party. "My cup runneth over," she finally said.
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my cup runneth over

Blessed with an overwhelming quantity of good things. The phrase comes from the twenty-third Psalm that begins “The Lord is my shepherd”: “Thou annointest my head with oil; My cup runneth over.” This expression of an image of an overflowing bounty was once far more prevalent than it now is, primarily because there's now far less familiarity with the Bible.
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References in classic literature ?
As the creeper that girdles the tree-trunk the Law runneth forward and back-- For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack.
And the state runneth the danger of that which Tacitus saith; Atque is habitus animorum fuit, ut pessimum facinus auderent pauci, plures vellent, omnes paterentur.
Break their teeth, O God, in their mouths; smite the jaw-bones of the lions, O Lord: let them fall away like water that runneth apace; and when they shoot their arrows let them be rooted out.
The phantom that runneth on before thee, my brother, is fairer than thou; why dost thou not give unto it thy flesh and thy bones?
You can celebrate St Patrick's Day, St Andrew's Day and, for all I know, the Feast of Anubis - the jackal headed God of ancient Egypt - until your cup runneth over, but poor old St George is a "No
So while the Sooners looked as wide-eyed as any visitor when they got off their chartered buses Wednesday, going 34-4 the past three seasons means their bowl experiences have runneth over.
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Presenter Jamie Lee Curtis looked like a tall glass of water in her blue Monique Lhuiller strapless, Empire-waist dress, though her cups runneth over with her copious cleavage.
All this and a church-splitting gay mid-western American bishop in the same week - my cup runneth over.
MY CUP RUNNETH OVER: Emanuele Canonica kisses the Johnnie Walker trophy
Yea,we walked through the Forth valley in the shadow of Falkirk Butwe feared no evil,thou was withme And Robbo and his staff they comfort me The SPL preparest a league table in presence of mine enemies Thistle are anointed and Livi's Cup runneth over
Runner's pork barrel runneth over: Lancaster horse arena - $1 million; Antelope Valley Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall - $800,000; Antelope Valley High School agricultural center - $350,000; Palmdale library - $200,000; and Lancaster soccer center - $200,000.
He said: "Needless to say, my cup runneth over at the news that I am forgiven by Mr Dunphy.
Just days before Thanksgiving, the Food Pantry's cup runneth over, but as Turkey Day draws near, items quickly dwindle.