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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Ezekiel 18:2
What occasion have ye, to be using this proverb, concerning the so of Israel, saying, - Fathers eat sour grapes, And the children's teeth are blunted?
Jeremiah 23:33
But when this people or a prophet or a priest shall ask thee saying What is the oracle of Yahweh? Then shalt thou say unto them Ye, yourselves, are the oracle, Therefore will I reject you Declareth Yahweh;

The days

Ezekiel 12:27
Son of man. Lo! the house of Israel are saying, the vision which he seeth is for many days, Yea for times far away, hath hell prophesied.
Ezekiel 11:3
who are saying, Not near! let us build houses, - It, is the caldron, and, we, are the flesh!
Isaiah 5:19
Who say - Let his work quicken - let it hasten, That we may see, - And let the purpose of Israel's Holy One, draw near and come. That we may know!
Jeremiah 5:12
They have acted deceptively against Yahweh, And have said, Not He! Neither shall there come upon us, calamity, Nor sword nor famine, shall we see;
Amos 6:3
Ye who are putting far away the day of calamity, - but bringing near the abode of violence:
2 Peter 3:3
Of this, first, taking note - that there will come, in the last of the days, with scoffing, scoffers, after their own covetings, going on,

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Jeremiah 17:15
Lo! they, are saying unto me, - Where is the word of Yahweh? Pray thee let it come to pass!