Judge not, that ye be not judged.の意味や使い方を解説!英語で1日1フレーズ #257



今回のフレーズは「Judge not, that ye be not judged.」です。

「Judge not, that ye be not judged.」は、直訳すると「裁くな、そうすれば裁かれないだろう」となりますが、実際には「自分が批判されないために、人を批判してはいけない」という意味になります。


例えば、いつも他人を批判する人に、「Remember, judge not, that ye be not judged.(裁くな、さもなくばあなたも裁かれる、ということを忘れないで)」と諭すことができます。また、職場で誰かが同僚を批判している場合に、「We should be careful not to judge others too harshly, judge not, that ye be not judged.(他人を厳しく裁かないように気をつけましょう。さもなくば、自分も裁かれる)」と言うことができます。

「Judge not, that ye be not judged.」の由来は、新約聖書のマタイによる福音書7章1節から来ています。イエス・キリストは弟子たちに対して、まず自分の行いを振り返り、他人に対して寛容であることの重要性を説きました。この教えは、自己反省と寛容さを促し、他人を批判する前に自分自身を見つめ直すことを強調しています。このフレーズは日本ではあまり馴染みがありませんが、特に英語圏ではよく知られたことわざになっています。

まとめると、「Judge not, that ye be not judged.」は、文字通り「裁くな、そうすればあなたも裁かれないだろう」という意味であり、他人を批判することを控える重要性を伝えるイディオムです。このフレーズを使うことで、自己反省と寛容さを持つこと大切さを表現することができます。

この「Judge not, that ye be not judged.」を使って、他人を批判する前に自分自身を振り返る場面で活用してみてください。

Judge not, that ye be not judged.


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A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
A blessing in disguise.
A dime a dozen.
A feather in one's cap.
A penny for your thoughts.
A penny saved is a penny earned.
A picture is worth a thousand words.
A watched pot never boils.
Add insult to injury.
All ears.
All is fair in love and war.
All thumbs.
As cool as a cucumber.
As high as a kite.
Back to square one.
Back to the drawing board.
Backseat driver.
Barking up the wrong tree.
Beat a dead horse.
Beat around the bush.
Beggars can't be choosers.
Better safe than sorry.
Birds of a feather flock together.
Bite off more than one can chew.
Bite the bullet.
Blood is thicker than water.
Break a leg.
Burn the midnight oil.
Call it a day.
Caught between a rock and a hard place.
Clean as a whistle.
Close, but no cigar.
Cost an arm and a leg.
Cut corners.
Cut to the chase.
Don't judge a book by its cover.
Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Easy come, easy go.
Every dog has its day.
Fish out of water.
Fit as a fiddle.
Fortune favors the bold.
From rags to riches.
Get a taste of one's own medicine.
Get one's act together.
Get out of hand.
Give it a shot.
Give someone the benefit of the doubt.
Give someone the cold shoulder.
Go the extra mile.
Hit the hay.
Hit the nail on the head.
Hit the road.
Hit the sack.
Hold your horses.
Honesty is the best policy.
If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
Ignorance is bliss.
In the blink of an eye.
In the heat of the moment.
In the twinkling of an eye.
It takes two to tango.
Jump on the bandwagon.
Jump the gun.
Jumping through hoops.
Jumping to conclusions.
Keep it under your hat.
Keep one's fingers crossed.
Keep your chin up.
Keep your eyes peeled.
Mind over matter.
On the ball.
Out of sight, out of mind.
Put a sock in it.
Success is a journey, not a destination.
The ball is in your court.
Under the weather.
Where there's a will, there's a way.