road to Damascus(noun)
a sudden turning point in a person's life (similar to the sudden conversion of the Apostle Paul on the road from Jerusalem to Damascus of arrest Christians)
road to Damascus(Noun)
An important point in someone's life where a great change, or reversal, of ideas or beliefs occurs.
Origin: From the Bible New Testament book Acts of the Apostles. Ch.9 Referring to the conversion of Saul of Tarsus, later known as the Apostle Paul, to Christianity while travelling to Damascus to persecute Christians.
The numerical value of road to damascus in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of road to damascus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I don't believe he went on any sort of moral basis because I don't believe that's the man, i just don't think he's the sort of person who would suddenly have had a moral conversion on the road to Damascus and said, 'Oh maybe I'm not the right person for football'. He would have hung on forever so clearly something has happened.
U.S. banks have mainly done what's needed to be done and are on an upward curve then you have the 'Road to Damascus banks'. They've finally realized that the market won't bail them out and they have to make some fundamental changes - Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, Barclays. It's going to be a year of major change that, in most cases, won't be completed for a number of years.
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