New American Standard Bible
Like a dog that returns to its vomit Is a fool who repeats his folly.
King James Bible
As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.
Darby Bible Translation
As a dog turneth back to its vomit, so a fool repeateth his folly.
World English Bible
As a dog that returns to his vomit, so is a fool who repeats his folly.
Young's Literal Translation
As a dog hath returned to its vomit, A fool is repeating his folly.
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We shall not be curious in the ranking of the duties in which Christian love should exercise itself. All the commandments of the second table are but branches of it: they might be reduced all to the works of righteousness and of mercy. But truly these are interwoven through other. Though mercy uses to be restricted to the showing of compassion upon men in misery, yet there is a righteousness in that mercy, and there is mercy in the most part of the acts of righteousness, as in not judging rashly, …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
2 Peter 2:22
It has happened to them according to the true proverb, "A DOG RETURNS TO ITS OWN VOMIT," and, "A sow, after washing, returns to wallowing in the mire."
But when Pharaoh saw that there was relief, he hardened his heart and did not listen to them, as the LORD had said.
"They struck me, but I did not become ill; They beat me, but I did not know it. When shall I awake? I will seek another drink."
Like an archer who wounds everyone, So is he who hires a fool or who hires those who pass by.
Though you pound a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with crushed grain, Yet his foolishness will not depart from him.
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