Famous quotes containing the word hebrew:
“The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the childrens teeth are set on edge.”
—Bible: Hebrew Ezekiel, 18:2.
Proverbial reproach by God, concerning the land of Israel. The same image is used in Jeremiah 31:29.
“He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him.... Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows.”
—Bible: Hebrew Isaiah 53:3-4.
“Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up. Again, if two lie together, then they have heat: but how can one be warm alone? And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.”
—Bible: Hebrew Ecclesiastes 4:9-12.