Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.

The dog

Bible References

The dog

Proverbs 26:11
As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.

General references

Genesis 24:6
And Abraham said unto him, Beware thou that thou bring not my son thither again.
Leviticus 14:43
And if the plague come again, and break out in the house, after that he hath taken away the stones, and after he hath scraped the house, and after it is plaistered;
Numbers 14:4
And they said one to another, Let us make a captain, and let us return into Egypt.
Deuteronomy 14:7
Nevertheless these ye shall not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that divide the cloven hoof; as the camel, and the hare, and the coney: for they chew the cud, but divide not the hoof; therefore they are unclean unto you.
Jeremiah 34:11
But afterward they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.
Ezekiel 33:18
When the righteous turneth from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, he shall even die thereby.
Matthew 7:27
And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.
Luke 14:30
Saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.
Luke 17:32
Remember Lot's wife.
1 Timothy 5:15
For some are already turned aside after Satan.