Passing Phrase -

Kol D'mama Daka

Literally: The voice of a thin silence
Idiomatically: A whisper / Utter silence

Taken directly from the Bible (Kings I 19:12) , I have always found that although not useful when going to the Makolet (grocery store), it is one of the most beautiful phrases in the Bible. "Kol" is a voice (Exodus 19:19). "Dak" means thin (Isaiah 29:5), and Damam (Exodus 15:16) is silence or stillness. The actual verse in Kings relates to Elijah the Prophet's dramatic meeting with God, the sounds, and the ensuing silence. Putting these unusual words together, you can imagine what a wisp of a voice of silence could be. Nothing more needs to be said.

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