From what passage is the quotation "in the twinkling of an eye" taken?

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"In the twinkling of an eye," is an idiom which has been used in a lot of literary works as well as quoted often.  It means in a moment, in a second, and that things can happen quickly.  Things can take place so fast that one might not even notice...

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"In the twinkling of an eye," is an idiom which has been used in a lot of literary works as well as quoted often.  It means in a moment, in a second, and that things can happen quickly.  Things can take place so fast that one might not even notice the change right away. 

One place this quote is found is in a play by William Shakespeare.  "The Merchant of Venice," Act ii. Sc. 2

"Well, if Fortune is a woman, she's a good woman for this guy. Father, come; I'll take my leave of the Jew in the twinkling of an eye. "

This quote can also be found in some translations of the Holy Bible.

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