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land of milk and honey

A place of abundance that is free from want. The phrase comes from the Biblical description of the land promised to the Israelites. It might be better than where you came from, but don't think this is some utopia or land of milk and honey—we still have to work for what we have.
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milk and honey

prosperity and abundance.
This expression alludes to the prosperity of the Promised Land of Israel in the Bible (Exodus 3:8).
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"From Forbidden Fruit to Milk and Honey: A Commentary on Food in the Torah", a collection of contributions by scholarly contributors that is compiled by Diana Lipton (Adjunct Lecturer in Bible at Hebrew University's Rothberg International School) deftly spotlights and showcases food as written about in the pages of the Torah itself, where, as still today, it's used to explore themes including love and desire, compassion and commitment, social justice, memory, belonging and exclusion, control, deception, and life and death.
Three years before it debuted on the Great White Way, Milk and Honey opened at the Martin Beck Theatre (now the Al Hirschfeld Theatre) in October 1961.
Land of Milk and Honey II, which can be seen in Gallery 12, is a sealed wood and glass vitrine of copper coins and congealed milk.
But bee's honey wasn't common in ancient Israel--in fact, "the land of milk and honey" of the Torah is a bit of a misnomer.
Milk and honey mask: It is also known as the Cleopatra mask.
The 24cm by 24cm clock is pounds 17.95 from Milk and Honey, www.milk-and-honey.co.uk ?
For chocolate mousse, heat double cream, milk and honey in a pan over a medium heat.
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The new addition's milk and honey formula replenishes skin's natural moisture and helps minimize irritation and bumps.
IN EXODUS AND DEUTERONOMY GOD PROMISED TO deliver the Hebrews from poverty and slavery, leading them into "a land flowing with milk and honey," a land in which there would be no poor in their midst.
MILK and honey was the remedy granny would have come up with for those coughs, colds and runny noses.
Cleopatra is well known to have bathed in milk and honey, while Chinese women traditionally used a blend of honey and ground orange seeds to promote clear skin, and royalty throughout history swore by honey hair conditioners.