The phrase apple of my eye refers to something or someone that one cherishes
above all others. According to The MacArthur Study Bible, Moses wrote it around
1400 B.C.. Its meaning does indeed derive...
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Top Definition. apple of my eye. One's favorite person; the one you love most. In
Old English, the pupil of the eye (the round, dark center) was called the 'apple'.
Meaning. Originally meaning the central aperture of the eye. Figuratively it is
something, or more usually someone, cherished above others.
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Apple, Of The Eye Definition and meaning from Bible Dictionary. ... "Keep my law
(the Revised Version, margin "teaching") as the apple of thine eye" (Proverbs ...
It is used multiple times in the King James Bible (for example, Psalm 17: 8 and
Proverbs 7: 2), ... "pupil of the eye". So how did we GET the modern meaning?
Jun 10, 2010 ... Dear Word Detective: What does "the apple of my eye" mean? ... “pupil” for the
aperture in the eye comes from the Latin “pupilla,” meaning “little ...
Jan 24, 2008 ... The basic Modern English usage of the expression (e.g., "you are the apple of my
eye") refers to someone who is very precious to you.
Dec 14, 2007 ... In context: "My children are the apple of my eye." - What does "apple" ... Best
Answer: Originally meaning the central aperture (pupil) of the eye.
Sep 23, 2011 ... I know "You are the apple of my eye" means somebody who is very important to
me but I would like to ... This is the WR Dictionary's definition:.