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(one's) cup runneth over

One has such an abundance of good things or happy benefits that one is overwhelmed by them or cannot contain them. Being able to spend my birthday surrounded by my beautiful children, my gorgeous husband, and so many wonderful friends, I can truly say 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.
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?
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.
Both at Windsor and Wembley the "cup may runneth over" but regardless, here's to May 19, 2018, being a great day all round.
The Demi Underwire bra is best for low-cut, scoop-neck, or wide neckline tops, and the Full Support bra is heaven-sent for women whose (bra) cups runneth over.
Vs 5: "Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
My dresser drawers runneth over with tubes of the stuff, but there are some shades that take pride of place as my absolute favourites; ones that I would recommend to everyone, regardless of skin tone, and would repurchase when they run out.
On the volunteer side, Advancement Director Julie Lakshmanan said the ministry's cup runneth over, with First Baptist Church in Mount Zion recently signing on to serve the toughest to-fill dates: Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day and Independence Day.
Time and time again" Jon Bon Jovi (pictured left) "I'm quite fiery, stubborn and used to shouting" Actress Laila Rouass (pictured right) "Before they start telling us what to do, they jolly well ought to sort their own house out" Prime Minister Theresa May condemns Fifa over the "utterly outrageous" ban on international players wearing poppies "My cup runneth over and I'm the luckiest girl in the world" Meghan Markle, rumoured to be dating Prince Harry, in an interview with the Vancouver Sun "I love Michael Douglas but he is misinformed" Val Kilmer denies he has cancer after Michael Douglas said he had
I was only guilty of being born only able to love or be in love with another man" George Montague, 93, who wants an apology - not a pardon - for his criminal conviction from before homosexuality was decriminalised "I think we are struggling at the moment, there is no point in denying it" Ukip donor Arron Banks on the party's struggles "My cup runneth over and I'm the luckiest girl in the world" Meghan Markle, rumoured to be dating Prince Harry, in an interview with the Vancouver Sun "I love Michael Douglas but he is misinformed" Val Kilmer denies he has cancer after fellow actor Michael Douglas said he had "What is going on in this country because I no longer understand the rules?
The magic money pot may be empty but the trough of elitism, unfairness and misplaced priorities runneth over.
Oh, honey," she tells her granddaughter in mainstream hit "Hope Floats," "my cup runneth over.
Comprising 92 different sizes, the range goes from 30B all the way up to 44J, proving that their cups really do runneth over.
The West Coast's new-works cup runneth over with two new programs intended to incubate fresh plays and budding writers.