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He that lives by the sword shall die by the sword

This page is about the saying "He that lives by the sword shall die by the sword"

Possible meaning:
The way that you treat others is the way that others will treat you. People who commit violence must expect to receive violence.

Note:
sword (noun) = a weapon like a long, heavy knife

Quick Quiz

If the saying "he that lives by the sword shall die by the sword" is true, we

a. will get what we give

b. should give what we get

c. should take what we're given

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Contributor: Josef Essberger