DYK: Where did the phrase ‘a drop in a bucket’ originate?

A ‘Drop in a bucket’ means a very small proportion of the whole.a_drop_in_the_bucket The phrase comes from the Bible, Isaiah 40:15: (King James version) “Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance: behold, he taketh up the isles as a very little thing.”

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