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15 Bible Verses about Old Sayings

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Ezekiel 16:44

Behold, every one that makes proverbs shall make this proverb regarding thee, saying: As is the mother so is her daughter.

Genesis 10:9

He was a powerful hunter before the LORD; therefore it is said, Even as Nimrod, the powerful hunter before the LORD.

1 Samuel 10:12

And one of the same place answered and said, But who is their father? Therefore, it became a proverb, Is Saul also among the prophets?

1 Samuel 19:24

And he stripped off his clothes also and prophesied before Samuel in like manner and lay down naked all that day and all that night. From here it was said, Is Saul also among the prophets?

1 Samuel 24:13

As saith the proverb of the ancients, Wickedness proceeds from the wicked, but my hand shall not be upon thee.

2 Samuel 5:8

And David said on that day, Who shall go up the waterspout and smite the Jebusites and the lame and the blind, that are hated of David's soul? Therefore they said, The blind and the lame shall not come into the house.

2 Samuel 20:18

Then she spoke, saying, They used to speak in old times, saying, If you have a question ask it at Abel; and so they concluded the matter.

Job 2:4

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

Ezekiel 12:22

Son of man, what is that saying that ye have in the land of Israel that saith, The days shall be prolonged, and every vision shall fail?

Ezekiel 18:2

What mean ye, that ye use this saying concerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have eaten sour grapes and the children's teeth are set on edge?

Luke 4:23

And he said unto them, Ye will surely say unto me this proverb, Physician, heal thyself; whatever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in thy country.

2 Peter 2:22

But it has happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog returns unto his own vomit, and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.

John 4:37

And herein is that saying true, One sows and another reaps.

Ezekiel 12:23

Tell them therefore, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: I will make this saying to cease, and they shall not repeat this as a saying in Israel but say unto them, Those days have drawn nigh, and the fulfillment of every vision.

Ezekiel 18:3

As I live, said the Lord GOD, ye shall never again have reason to use this saying in Israel.

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