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15 Bible Verses about Old Sayings

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Ezekiel 16:44

Behold, everyone who uses proverbs will use this proverb against you: As is the mother, so is her 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

One from that same place answered, But who is the father of the others? So it became a proverb, Is Saul also among the prophets?

1 Samuel 19:24

He took off his royal robes and prophesied before Samuel and lay down stripped thus all that day and night. So 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 smites the Jebusites, let him get up through the water shaft and smite the lame and the blind who are detested by David's soul. So they say, The blind and the lame shall not come into the house.

2 Samuel 20:18

Then she said, People used to say, Let them but ask counsel at Abel, and so they settled the matter.

Job 2:4

Then Satan answered the Lord, Skin for skin! Yes, all that a man has will he give for his life.

Ezekiel 12:22

Son of man, what is this proverb that you have in the land of Israel, saying, The days drag on and every vision comes to nothing and is not fulfilled?

Ezekiel 18:2

What do you mean by using this proverb concerning the land of Israel, The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge?

Luke 4:23

So He said to them, You will doubtless quote to Me this proverb: Physician, heal Yourself! What we have learned by hearsay that You did in Capernaum, do here also in Your [own] town.

2 Peter 2:22

There has befallen them the thing spoken of in the true proverb, The dog turns back to his own vomit, and, The sow is washed only to wallow again in the mire.

John 4:37

For in this the saying holds true, One sows and another reaps.

Ezekiel 12:23

Tell them therefore, Thus says the Lord God: I will put an end to this proverb, and they shall use it no more as a proverb in Israel. But say to them, The days are at hand and the fulfillment of every vision.

Ezekiel 18:3

As I live, says the Lord God, you shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.

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