Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

What

Ezekiel 18:2
"{What do you mean by} quoting this proverb about the land of Israel, {saying}, 'The fathers, they ate unripe fruit, and the teeth of the child became blunt.'
Jeremiah 23:33
"Now when this people, or a prophet, or a priest, ask you, {saying}, 'What [is] the burden of Yahweh?' then you shall say to them, '{You are the burden}, and I will forsake you,'" {declares} Yahweh.

The days

Ezekiel 12:27
"Son of man, look! The house of Israel [is] saying, 'The vision that he [is] seeing [is] for many days [from now], and for distant times he [is] prophesying.'
Ezekiel 11:3
who [are] saying, "The building of houses [is] not near; [the city] is the pot, and we [are] the flesh.
Isaiah 5:19
those who say, "Let him make haste; let him hurry his work so that we may see it and let it draw near and let the plan of the holy one of Israel come so that we may know [it]!"
Jeremiah 5:12
"They have denied Yahweh, and have said, 'Not he, {for} evil will not come on us, we will see neither sword nor famine.
Amos 6:3
You that put off the day of disaster and bring near a reign of violence!
2 Peter 3:3
above all knowing this, that in the last days scoffers will come with scoffing, following according to their own desires

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Jeremiah 17:15
Look, they [are] saying to me, "Where [is] the word of Yahweh? Please let it come."