Hebrew Proverbs


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Though he may have sinned, he is still an Israelite!

We give audience to the words of wise men when they are spoken in quiet repose.

When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.

When you lack butter for the bread, it is not yet poverty.

Who seeks more than he needs hinders himself from enjoying what he has.

With money in your pocket you are wise, you are handsome, and you sing well too.

Youth is a light burden, old age a heavy one.

No man is so vexed beyond his measure, such as which he is not naturally able to withstand.

One doesn't know another's sorrow.

People make plans and G-d laughs.

Satan does not rail at a man except in his hour of danger.

Teach thy tongue to say, I do not know.

The best way to know a man is to watch him when he is angry.

The feet of man are surety for him.

The mouth that made a thing prohibited is the same mouth that made it permitted.

The shoemaker goes barefoot.

The world rests on three things: The Bible, religious worship and deeds of loving kindness.

There is no Scripture which is meant to be taken outside of its plain and ordinary sense.

No man sees his own disabilities.

One man differs from another in three things: His voice, his appearance, and his mind.

People worry, and G-d smiles.

Saul fell once, and he was dismissed. David twice, yet he stayed on.

Tell your secret only to one in a thousand.

The book and the sword descended from the heaven together.

The good fellow to everyone is a good friend to no one.

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