Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

What mean ye, that ye use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge?

General references

Bible References

Mean

Ezekiel 17:12
Say now to the rebellious house, Know ye not what these things mean? Tell them, Behold, the king of Babylon came to Jerusalem, and took the king of it, and the rulers of it, and brought them to him to Babylon.
Isaiah 3:15
What do ye mean that ye crush my people, and grind the face of the poor? says the Lord, LORD of hosts.
Romans 9:20
Rather, O man, who are thou answering back to God? No, will the thing formed say to him who formed it, Why did thou make me this way?

The land

Ezekiel 6:2
Son of man, set thy face toward the mountains of Israel, and prophesy to them,
Ezekiel 7:2
And thou, son of man, thus says lord LORD to the land of Israel: An end. The end has come upon the four corners of the land.
Ezekiel 25:3
And say to the sons of Ammon, Hear the word of lord LORD. Thus says lord LORD: Because thou said, Aha, against my sanctuary when it was profaned, and against the land of Israel when it was made desolate, and against the house of Ju
Ezekiel 36:1
And thou, son of man, prophesy to the mountains of Israel, and say, Ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of LORD.
Ezekiel 37:11
Then he said to me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel. Behold, they say, Our bones are dried up, and our hope is lost. We are clean cut off.

The fathers

Jeremiah 15:4
And I will cause them to be tossed to and fro among all the kingdoms of the earth, because of Manasseh, the son of Hezekiah, king of Judah, for that which he did in Jerusalem.
Jeremiah 31:29
In those days they shall no more say, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the son's teeth are set on edge.
Lamentations 5:7
Our fathers sinned, and are not, and we have borne their iniquities.
Matthew 23:36
Truly I say to you, that all these things will come upon this generation.

General references

Jeremiah 31:29
In those days they shall no more say, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the son's teeth are set on edge.
Ezekiel 18:29
Yet the house of Israel says, The way of LORD is not equitable. O house of Israel, are not my ways equitable? Are not your ways inequitable?