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Ezekiel 16:44

"Behold, everyone who quotes proverbs will quote this proverb concerning you, saying, 'Like mother, like daughter.'

Genesis 10:9

He was a mighty hunter before the LORD; therefore it is said, "Like Nimrod a mighty hunter before the LORD."

1 Samuel 10:12

A man there said, "Now, who is their father?" Therefore it became a proverb: "Is Saul also among the prophets?"

1 Samuel 19:24

He also stripped off his clothes, and he too prophesied before Samuel and lay down naked all that day and all that night Therefore they say, "Is Saul also among the prophets?"

1 Samuel 24:13

"As the proverb of the ancients says, 'Out of the wicked comes forth wickedness'; but my hand shall not be against you.

2 Samuel 5:8

David said on that day, "Whoever would strike the Jebusites, let him reach the lame and the blind, who are hated by David's soul, through the water tunnel." Therefore they say, "The blind or the lame shall not come into the house."

2 Samuel 20:18

Then she spoke, saying, "Formerly they used to say, 'They will surely ask advice at Abel,' and thus they ended the dispute.

Job 2:4

Satan answered the LORD and said, "Skin for skin! Yes, all that a man has he will give for his life.

Ezekiel 12:22

"Son of man, what is this proverb you people have concerning the land of Israel, saying, 'The days are long and every vision fails'?

Ezekiel 18:2

"What do you mean by using this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, 'The fathers eat the sour grapes, But the children's teeth are set on edge'?

Luke 4:23

And He said to them, "No doubt you will quote this proverb to Me, 'Physician, heal yourself! Whatever we heard was done at Capernaum, do here in your hometown as well.'"

2 Peter 2:22

It has happened to them according to the true proverb, "A DOG RETURNS TO ITS OWN VOMIT," and, "A sow, after washing, returns to wallowing in the mire."

John 4:37

"For in this case the saying is true, 'One sows and another reaps.'

Ezekiel 12:23

"Therefore say to them, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "I will make this proverb cease so that they will no longer use it as a proverb in Israel." But tell them, "The days draw near as well as the fulfillment of every vision.

Ezekiel 18:3

"As I live," declares the Lord GOD, "you are surely not going to use this proverb in Israel anymore.

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