Metonymy

The Seed of Abraham became the fruit of a nation—Israel.

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666

666—the number of the beast is foretold in the book of Revelation. Let any man who has wisdom discern the meaning of this number it is said. 666 as an idiom means anything that is beastly or devilish. The rape committed by him was 666. Hitler’s treatment of the Jews was 666. Incest and pedophilia are 666’s.

Jesus Walking On Water

It is said in the New Testament, when the storm was raging and the disciples were in a boat, Jesus walked on water and reached up to them. As an idiom, Jesus walking on water means an extraordinary event, act or thing. The survival of a head injury that I had was Jesus walking on water. Mahatma Gandhi’s victory of the British and the gaining of India’s freedom was Jesus walking on water. Nelson Mandela’s victory over apartheid was Jesus walking on water.