meaning of "In God we trust"?

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meaning of "In God we trust"?

Post by nexaen » Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:12 pm

Hello,

The sentence/phrase "In God we trust" has become a discussion topic between me and my friend and I would like to ask here if you can help.
I think it simply means WE TRUST IN GOD. But my friend insists that the order and usage of words "God" and "We" changes the meaning to WE TRUST IN OUR GOD, which somehow gives a meaning that speaker is emphasizing their own God, not the God we all know.

Could you please help us and give a clear meaning of this phrase?

Thanks in advance
an English learner

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Re: meaning of "In God we trust"?

Post by Firefox » Sat May 04, 2019 12:44 am

I agree with you.

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