Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Son of man, what is that proverb that ye have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision faileth?

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Bible References


Ezekiel 18:2
What do ye mean, that ye use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the son's teeth are set on edge?
Jeremiah 23:33
And when this people, or the prophet, or a priest, shall ask thee, saying, What is the burden of LORD? Then thou shall say to them, What burden! I will cast you off, says LORD.

The days

Ezekiel 12:27
Son of man, behold, those of the house of Israel say, The vision that he sees is for many day to come, and he prophesies of times that are far off.
Ezekiel 11:3
who say, [The time] is not near to build houses. This [city] is the caldron, and we are the flesh.
Isaiah 5:19
who say, Let him make speed, let him hasten his work, that we may see it. And let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw near and come, that we may know it!
Jeremiah 5:12
They have denied LORD, and said, It is not he. Neither shall evil come upon us, nor shall we see sword nor famine.
Amos 6:3
Ye who put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near,
2 Peter 3:3
Knowing this first, that there will come at the end of the days, scoffers, proceeding according to their own desires,

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Jeremiah 17:15
Behold, they say to me, Where is the word of LORD? Let it come now.