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 had come a respite, then made he his heart dull and hearkened not unto them, - as spake Yahweh.
Matthew 12:45
Then, it goeth, and taketh along with itself, seven diverse spirits, more wicked than itself, - and, entering, abideth there; and, the last state of that man, becometh, worse than the first. So, shall it be, with this, wicked, generation.
2 Peter 2:22
There hath befallen them the thing spoken of in the true proverb - A dog, turning back unto his own vomit, and - A sow, as soon as washed, unto wallowing in mire.

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Isaiah 28:8
For, all tables, are full of filthy vomit, - There is no place!
Jeremiah 34:11
howbeit they turned after that, and brought back the servants and the handmaids whom they had let go, free, and brought them into subjection as servants and as handmaids,