Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.

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A dog

Exodus 8:15
But when Pharaoh saw that there was relief, he hardened his heart, and did not hearken to them, as LORD had spoken.
Matthew 12:45
Then it goes, and takes with itself seven other spirits more evil than itself, and having enter in, they dwell there. And the last state of that man becomes worse than the first. So it will also be to this evil generation.
2 Peter 2:22
But that of the TRUE proverb has happened to them, The dog returning to his own vomit, and the sow that washed to wallowing in mire.

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Isaiah 28:8
For all tables are full of vomit, filthiness, no place [clean].
Jeremiah 34:11
But afterwards they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.