Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

“Look, everyone who uses proverbs will say this proverb about you:Like mother, like daughter.

New American Standard Bible

"Behold, everyone who quotes proverbs will quote this proverb concerning you, saying, 'Like mother, like daughter.'

King James Version

Behold, every one that useth proverbs shall use this proverb against thee, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.

International Standard Version

"Now, everyone who likes proverbs will quote this proverb about you, "Like mother, like daughter.'

A Conservative Version

Behold, everyone who uses proverbs shall use [this] proverb against thee, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.

American Standard Version

Behold, every one that useth proverbs shall use this proverb against thee, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.

Amplified

Behold, everyone who uses proverbs will use this proverb against you: As is the mother, so is her daughter.

Bible in Basic English

See, in every common saying about you it will be said, As the mother is, so is her daughter.

Darby Translation

Behold, every one that useth proverbs shall speak in a proverb against thee, saying, As the mother, so is her daughter!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, every one that makes proverbs shall make this proverb regarding thee, saying: As is the mother so is her daughter.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, all using parables will use a parable against thee, saying, As the mother, the daughter.

King James 2000

Behold, every one that uses proverbs shall use this proverb against you, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look! Everyone quoting a proverb against you, he will quote, {saying}, 'Like her mother [is] her daughter!'

Modern King James verseion

Behold, all who use proverbs shall use this proverb against you, saying, As the mother, so is her daughter.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"'Behold, all they that use common proverbs, shall use this proverb also against thee: 'Like mother, like daughter.'

NET Bible

"'Observe -- everyone who quotes proverbs will quote this proverb about you: "Like mother, like daughter."

New Heart English Bible

"'Behold, everyone who uses proverbs shall use this proverb against you, saying, "As is the mother, so is her daughter."

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! every one who useth proverbs, against thee, shall use a proverb saying, - Like the mother, so her daughter!

Webster

Behold, every one that useth proverbs shall use this proverb against thee, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.

World English Bible

Behold, everyone who uses proverbs shall use [this] proverb against you, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, every one using a simile, Doth use a simile concerning thee, saying: As the mother -- her daughter!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 16

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 16

As is the mother
אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

God's Covenant Grace To Unfaithful And Rebellious Israel

43 Because you did not remember the days of your youth but enraged Me with all these things, I will also bring your actions down on your own head.” This is the declaration of the Lord God. “Haven’t you committed immoral acts in addition to all your detestable practices? 44 “Look, everyone who uses proverbs will say this proverb about you:Like mother, like daughter. 45 You are the daughter of your mother, who despised her husband and children. You are the sister of your sisters, who despised their husbands and children. Your mother was a Hittite and your father an Amorite.



Cross References

Ezekiel 18:2-3

“What do you mean by using this proverb concerning the land of Israel:The fathers eat sour grapes,
and the children’s teeth are set on edge?

1 Samuel 24:13

As the old proverb says, ‘Wickedness comes from wicked people.’ My hand will never be against you.

1 Kings 21:16

When Ahab heard that Naboth was dead, he got up to go down to the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite to take possession of it.

2 Kings 17:11

They burned incense on all the high places just like those nations that the Lord had driven out before them. They did evil things, provoking the Lord.

2 Kings 17:15

They rejected His statutes and His covenant He had made with their ancestors and the decrees He had given them. They pursued worthless idols and became worthless themselves, following the surrounding nations the Lord had commanded them not to imitate.

2 Kings 21:9

But they did not listen; Manasseh caused them to stray so that they did greater evil than the nations the Lord had destroyed before the Israelites.

Ezra 9:1

After these things had been done, the leaders approached me and said: “The people of Israel, the priests, and the Levites have not separated themselves from the surrounding peoples whose detestable practices are like those of the Canaanites, Hittites, Perizzites, Jebusites, Ammonites, Moabites, Egyptians, and Amorites.

Psalm 106:35-38

but mingled with the nations
and adopted their ways.

Ezekiel 12:22

“Son of man, what is this proverb you people have about the land of Israel, which goes:The days keep passing by,
and every vision fails?

Ezekiel 16:3

You are to say: This is what the Lord God says to Jerusalem: Your origin and your birth were in the land of the Canaanites. Your father was an Amorite and your mother a Hittite.

Ezekiel 16:45

You are the daughter of your mother, who despised her husband and children. You are the sister of your sisters, who despised their husbands and children. Your mother was a Hittite and your father an Amorite.

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