Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



Dead flies make a perfumer's oil stink, so a little foolishness is weightier than wisdom and honor.


Dead flies make a perfumer's oil stink, so a little foolishness is weightier than wisdom and honor.


Dead flies make a perfumer's oil stink, so a little foolishness is weightier than wisdom and honor.


Like a dog that returns to its vomit Is a fool who repeats his folly.

This is the way of those who are foolish, And of those after them who approve their words. Selah.

The mind of the intelligent seeks knowledge, But the mouth of fools feeds on folly.


And I saw that wisdom excels folly as light excels darkness.


Dead flies make a perfumer's oil stink, so a little foolishness is weightier than wisdom and honor.


Dead flies make a perfumer's oil stink, so a little foolishness is weightier than wisdom and honor.

He sent among them swarms of flies which devoured them, And frogs which destroyed them.

He spoke, and there came a swarm of flies And gnats in all their territory.

"For if you do not let My people go, behold, I will send swarms of flies on you and on your servants and on your people and into your houses; and the houses of the Egyptians will be full of swarms of flies, and also the ground on which they dwell.


Dead flies make a perfumer's oil stink, so a little foolishness is weightier than wisdom and honor.

In that day the LORD will whistle for the fly that is in the remotest part of the rivers of Egypt and for the bee that is in the land of Assyria.

"But on that day I will set apart the land of Goshen, where My people are living, so that no swarms of flies will be there, in order that you may know that I, the LORD, am in the midst of the land.


Now when the turn of each young lady came to go in to King Ahasuerus, after the end of her twelve months under the regulations for the women--for the days of their beautification were completed as follows: six months with oil of myrrh and six months with spices and the cosmetics for women--

"Your oils have a pleasing fragrance, Your name is like purified oil; Therefore the maidens love you.

"How beautiful is your love, my sister, my bride! How much better is your love than wine, And the fragrance of your oils Than all kinds of spices!

Who drink wine from sacrificial bowls While they anoint themselves with the finest of oils, Yet they have not grieved over the ruin of Joseph.

Hezekiah listened to them, and showed them all his treasure house, the silver and the gold and the spices and the precious oil and the house of his armor and all that was found in his treasuries. There was nothing in his house nor in all his dominion that Hezekiah did not show them.

Dead flies make a perfumer's oil stink, so a little foolishness is weightier than wisdom and honor.


While He was in Bethany at the home of Simon the leper, and reclining at the table, there came a woman with an alabaster vial of very costly perfume of pure nard; and she broke the vial and poured it over His head. But some were indignantly remarking to one another, "Why has this perfume been wasted? "For this perfume might have been sold for over three hundred denarii, and the money given to the poor." And they were scolding her.

Mary then took a pound of very costly perfume of pure nard, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped His feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume. But Judas Iscariot, one of His disciples, who was intending to betray Him, said, "Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and given to poor people?"