What does 'From your lips to God's ears
When you say this to someone, it means that you hope what they are saying will come true.
("From your mouth to God's ears" is also used.
from your mouth to God's ear (or ... to the Gates of Heaven). May God hear what I/you say and act upon it. Or, as defined in The Taste of Yiddish by Lillian Merwin Feinsilver (1970): 'Fun zayn moyl, in Gots oyer. Lit, From his mouth into God's ear. May God hear what he has said (and fulfil it)!' The 'Gates of Heaven' may be an Arab version. ... The first expression my stem from Psalm 130:2: 'Lord, hear my voice: let thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications'. The phrase also appears in the orthodox Jewish prayer book.
FROM YOUR LIPS TO GOD'S EARS - "May the prediction or wish you are making come true. Used to express appreciation for someone's hope that matters will turn out well. Also in the form 'from your mouth.' Often shortened to 'from your lips'.
from your mouth to God's ears
from your lips to God's ear(s), from your mouth to God's ears
response to a good wish or blessing that mentions future events: I want that to happen, but I'm not sure it will.
Languages of Origin
cf. Yiddish פֿון דײַן מויל אין גאָטס אויערן fun dayn moyl in gots oyern 'from your mouth to God's ears'
English: From your mouth to God's ear(s).
Hebrew: מהפה שלך לאלוהים - (from your mouth to God)
(Palestinian) Arabic: "من تمك لباب السما/"من فمك إلى باب السماء (from your mouth to heaven's door.)
Spanish: Dios te oiga! - (may God listen to you/answer your prayer(s))
German: Dein Wort in Gottes Ohr! - (Your Word in God's ear!)
From your lips to God's ears
Idiom expressing a wish that the desires of the person to whom the saying is spoken will come true. The original, literal meaning of the saying indicates that the speaker wishes that whatever the addressee has just said will be heard by God and answered. May be used sarcastically, in which case it is roughly equivalent to "good luck with that."
John: Hopefully, my investments are going to return 400%! Mike: From your lips to God's ears.
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