Proverb in the Bible (13 instances)

13 occurrences

'Proverb' in the Bible

As the old proverb says, 'Wickedness comes from wicked people.' My hand will never be against you.

I turn my ear to a proverb; I explain my riddle with a lyre.

for understanding a proverb or a parable, the words of the wise, and their riddles.

A proverb in the mouth of a fool is like a stick with thorns, brandished by the hand of a drunkard.

"Son of man, what is this proverb you [people] have about the land of Israel, which goes: The days keep passing by, and every vision fails?

Therefore say to them: This is what the Lord God says: I will put a stop to this proverb, and they will not use it again in Israel. But say to them: The days draw near, as well as the fulfillment of every vision.

I will turn against that one and make him a sign and a proverb; I will cut him off from among My people. Then you will know that I am the Lord.

"Look, everyone who uses proverbs will say this proverb about you: Like mother, like daughter.

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

As I live"-[this is] the declaration of the Lord God -"you will no longer use this proverb in Israel.

Then He said to them, "No doubt you will quote this proverb to Me: 'Doctor, heal yourself.' 'All we've heard that took place in Capernaum, do here in Your hometown also.' "

It has happened to them according to the true proverb: A dog returns to its own vomit, and, "a sow, after washing itself, wallows in the mud."

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
חידה 
Chiydah 
Usage: 17

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 16

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 39

παραβολή 
Parabole 
Usage: 38

παροιμία 
Paroimia 
Usage: 3



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