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Ezekiel 16:44

Behold, everyone who uses proverbs shall use [this] proverb against you, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.

Genesis 10:9

He was a mighty hunter before Yahweh. Therefore it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before Yahweh."

1 Samuel 10:12

One of the same place answered, "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 also 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 on you.

2 Samuel 5:8

David said on that day, "Whoever strikes the Jebusites, let him get up to the watercourse, and strike the lame and the blind, who are hated by David's soul." Therefore they say, "The blind and the lame can't come into the house."

2 Samuel 20:18

Then she spoke, saying, "They were used to say in old times, 'They shall surely ask counsel at Abel;' and so they settled it.

Job 2:4

Satan answered Yahweh, 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 that you have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision fails?

Ezekiel 18:2

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

Luke 4:23

He said to them, "Doubtless you will tell me this parable, 'Physician, heal yourself! Whatever we have heard done at Capernaum, do also here in your hometown.'"

2 Peter 2:22

But it has happened to them according to the true proverb, "The dog turns to his own vomit again," and "the sow that has washed to wallowing in the mire."

John 4:37

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

Ezekiel 12:23

Tell them therefore, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: I will make this proverb to cease, and they shall no more use it as a proverb in Israel; but tell them, The days are at hand, and the fulfillment of every vision.

Ezekiel 18:3

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

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