New Living Translation
Everyone who makes up proverbs will say of you, 'Like mother, like daughter.'
King James Bible
Behold, every one that useth proverbs shall use this proverb against thee, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.
Darby Bible Translation
Behold, every one that useth proverbs shall speak in a proverb against thee, saying, As the mother, so is her daughter!
World English Bible
Behold, everyone who uses proverbs shall use [this] proverb against you, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, every one using a simile, Doth use a simile concerning thee, saying: As the mother -- her daughter!
Ezekiel 16:44 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:44 The mother - Old Jerusalem, when the seat of the Jebusites, or the land of Canaan, when full of the idolatrous, bloody, barbarous nations. Her daughter - Jerusalem, or the Jews who are more like those accursed nations in sin, than near them in place of abode.
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"Son of man, you've heard that proverb they quote in Israel: 'Time passes, and prophecies come to nothing.'
Tell the people, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will put an end to this proverb, and you will soon stop quoting it.' Now give them this new proverb to replace the old one: 'The time has come for every prophecy to be fulfilled!'
"Why do you quote this proverb concerning the land of Israel: 'The parents have eaten sour grapes, but their children's mouths pucker at the taste'?
As surely as I live, says the Sovereign LORD, you will not quote this proverb anymore in Israel.
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