Hebrew Proverbs


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Physician, heal thyself.

Sell what thou hast to sell, yet whilst the dust of that transaction still clingeth upon thy feet, go and invest the revenue in other stock!

Ten measures of beauty descended on the world; nine went to Jerusalem, and one to the rest of the world.

The burden of proof rests on him who makes the exaction.

The greater the man, the greater his evil inclinations.

The needle, small and thin, can support a man and his family.

The son of David shall not come until money has vanished from the purse.

Thefts rail against the man above all other things.

There is no vice that does not occasionally have some benefit, and no virtue that at times is not hurtful to some people.

No man who is impounded can set himself free.

One occurrence does not indicate a general pattern.

Poverty is a wonderful thing. It sticks to a man after all his friends have forsaken him.

Silence is a fine jewel for a woman, but it is little worn.

That same standard which a man uses for others, it shall be used for himself as well.

The camel went off to ask for himself a pair of horns, but lost his ears in the process.

The hat is fine but the head is too small.

The ones around the golden calf must wonder if the gold is more important than the calf.

The stone fell on the pitcher? Woe to the pitcher. The pitcher fell on the stone? Woe to the pitcher.

There are all kinds of people in the world: asses and mules, dogs and hogs, and also worms.

There is no wage in this world for doing good deeds.

No one is as deaf as the man who will not listen.

One of life's greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn't good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world.

Poverty is no disgrace, but neither do you have to take pride in it.

Silence is a woman's best garment.

That's how the world is: wolves kill sheep.

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