Camel-through-the-eye-of-a-needle Definition

(idiomatic) Hyperbole to illustrate something that is almost impossible to do or to make happen.

Getting George to wake up before 7 o'clock is harder than getting a camel through the eye of a needle.

Origin of Camel-through-the-eye-of-a-needle

  • With reference to the Christian Bible, Luke 18.25: It is easier, in fact, for a camel to get through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to get into the kingdom of God.” (NWT) Repeated in Mat. 19.24 and Mark 10.25

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