Salt of the Earth - phrase meaning and origin
: SALT OF THE EARTH - "Anyone regarded as the finest of his kind is the 'salt of the earth.' The expression comes from Matthew 5:13, where Jesus, speaking to his disciples, says: 'Ye are the salt of the earth.Ye are the light of the world.'" From Morris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins by William and Mary Morris (HarperCollins, New York ...
DA: 37 PA: 13 MOZ Rank: 82 Up or Down: Up