Ezekiel 16:44

“ Behold, euery one that vseth prouerbs, shall vse this prouerbe against thee, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.”

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Other Translations for Ezekiel 16:44

Behold, every one that useth proverbs shall use [this] proverb against thee, saying, As [is] the mother, [so is] her daughter.
- King James Version

"Behold, everyone who quotes proverbs will quote {this} proverb concerning you, saying, 'Like mother, like daughter.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Behold, every one that useth proverbs shall use `this' proverb against thee, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.
- American Standard Version (1901)

See, in every common saying about you it will be said, As the mother is, so is her daughter.
- Basic English Bible

Behold, every one that useth proverbs shall speak in a proverb against thee, saying, As the mother, [so is] her daughter!
- Darby Bible

Behold, every one that useth proverbs shall use this proverb against thee, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.
- Webster's Bible

Behold, everyone who uses proverbs shall use [this] proverb against you, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.
- World English Bible

Lo, every one using a simile, Doth use a simile concerning thee, saying: As the mother -- her daughter!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Behold, every one that useth proverbs shall use this proverb against thee, saying: As the mother, so her daughter.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Commentary for Ezekiel 16:44

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 16:44

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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