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 this uncontrolled people, Are these things not clear to you? Say to them, See, the king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and took its king and its rulers away with him to Babylon;
Isaiah 3:15
By what right are you crushing my people, and putting a bitter yoke on the necks of the poor? This is the word of the Lord, the Lord of armies.
Romans 9:20
But, O man, who are you, to make answer against God? May the thing which is made say to him who made it, Why did you make me so?

The land

Ezekiel 6:2
Son of man, let your face be turned to the mountains of Israel, and be a prophet to them, and say,
Ezekiel 7:2
And you, son of man, say, This is what the Lord has said to the land of Israel: An end has come, the end has come on the four quarters of the land.
Ezekiel 25:3
And say to the children of Ammon, Give ear to the word of the Lord; this is what the Lord has said: Because you said, Aha! against my holy place when it was made unclean, and against the land of Israel when it was made waste, and against the people of Judah when they were taken away as prisoners;
Ezekiel 36:1
And you, son of man, be a prophet about the mountains of Israel, and say, You mountains of Israel, give ear to the word of the Lord:
Ezekiel 37:11
Then he said to me, Son of man, these bones are all the children of Israel: and see, they are saying, Our bones have become dry our hope is gone, we are cut off completely.

The fathers

Jeremiah 15:4
And I will make them a cause of fear to all the kingdoms of the earth, because of Manasseh, the son of Hezekiah, king of Judah, and what he did in Jerusalem.
Jeremiah 31:29
In those days they will no longer say, The fathers have been tasting bitter grapes and the children's teeth are put on edge.
Lamentations 5:7
Our fathers were sinners and are dead; and the weight of their evil-doing is on us.
Matthew 23:36
Truly I say to you, All these things will come on this generation

General references

Jeremiah 31:29
In those days they will no longer say, The fathers have been tasting bitter grapes and the children's teeth are put on edge.
Ezekiel 18:29
But still the children of Israel say, The way of the Lord is not equal. O children of Israel, are my ways not equal? are not your ways unequal?

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain