Hebrew Proverbs


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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.

The nations of the world wish to irritate the Lord, but they can't. What do they do?

The sleep of the wicked people is a benefit for them and a boon to the world.

The worst kind of person is one whose power of speech is greater than his power of thought.

There is no smoke without fire.

No man speaks except that which is in his heart.

One mother achieves more than a hundred teachers.

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.

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