Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

General references

Bible References

A dog

Exodus 8:15
But when Pharaoh saw that there was respite, he hardened his heart, and hearkened not unto them, as Jehovah had spoken.
Matthew 12:45
Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more evil than himself, and they enter in and dwell there: and the last state of that man becometh worse than the first. Even so shall it be also unto this evil generation.
2 Peter 2:22
It has happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog turning to his own vomit again, and the sow that had washed to wallowing in the mire.

General references

Isaiah 28:8
For all tables are full of vomit and filthiness,'so that there is 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.