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What is the meaning of the expression "there’s a fire burning in someone's bones" in below and when does it is said:

there’s a fire burning in my bones And I still believe.

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    Sounds like a biblical expression:" if I say, "I will not remember Him Or speak anymore in His name," Then in my heart it becomes like a burning fire shut up in my bones; And I am weary of holding it in, And I cannot endure it." ◄ Jeremiah 20:9 ► biblehub.com/jeremiah/20-9.htm – user66974 Jun 27 '15 at 21:07
  • A "fire in your belly" is a metaphor for having an intense passion (generally of the non-sexual variety). Using "bones" is a bit rarer, but is likely used with the same meaning. – Hot Licks Jan 21 '16 at 19:02
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This is from a song called "Fight Song" by Rachel Platten, and it contains several metaphors about depth of feeling. "Fire" is a common poetic metaphor for intense feeling or passion. Use the google on search terms "fire, song, lyrics." English also uses bones to signify depth of feeling -- bone deep, feel it in my bones, cut to the bone.

Lyrics:

Losing friends and I'm chasing sleep

Everybody's worried about me

In too deep

Say I'm in too deep (in too deep)

And it's been two years

I miss my home

But there's a fire burning in my bones

And I still believe

Yeah I still believe

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