Micah 2:4
In that day they will take up a parable against you, and lament with a doleful lamentation, saying, ‘We are utterly ruined! My people’s possession is divided up. Indeed he takes it from me and assigns our fields to traitors!’ ”

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Micah 2:4
In that day they will take up a parable against you, and lament with a doleful lamentation, saying, ‘We are utterly ruined! My people’s possession is divided up. Indeed he takes it from me and assigns our fields to traitors!’ ”

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Micah 2:3
Therefore Yahweh says: “Behold, I am planning against these people a disaster, from which you will not remove your necks, neither will you walk haughtily, for it is an evil time.

Micah 3:1
I said, “Please listen, you heads of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel: Isn’t it for you to know justice?

Micah 3:3
who also eat the flesh of my people, and peel their skin from off them, and break their bones, and chop them in pieces, as for the pot, and as meat within the cauldron.

Micah 3:4
Then they will cry to Yahweh, but he will not answer them. Yes, he will hide his face from them at that time, because they made their deeds evil.”

Micah 3:5
Yahweh says concerning the prophets who lead my people astray—for those who feed their teeth, they proclaim, “Peace!” and whoever doesn’t provide for their mouths, they prepare war against him:

Micah 3:12
Therefore Zion for your sake will be plowed like a field, and Jerusalem will become heaps of rubble, and the mountain of the temple like the high places of a forest.

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Isaiah 14:4
that you will take up this parable against the king of Babylon, and say, “How the oppressor has ceased! The golden city has ceased!”

Habakkuk 2:6
Won’t all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, ‘Woe to him who increases that which is not his, and who enriches himself by extortion! How long?’

Numbers 23:7
He took up his parable, and said, “From Aram has Balak brought me, the king of Moab from the mountains of the East. Come, curse Jacob for me. Come, defy Israel.

Numbers 23:18
He took up his parable, and said, “Rise up, Balak, and hear! Listen to me, you son of Zippor.

Job 27:1
Job again took up his parable, and said,

Numbers 24:3
He took up his parable, and said, “Balaam the son of Beor says, the man whose eyes are open says;

Numbers 24:15
He took up his parable, and said, “Balaam the son of Beor says, the man whose eyes are open says;

Job 29:1
Job again took up his parable, and said,

Psalms 78:2
I will open my mouth in a parable. I will utter dark sayings of old,

Jeremiah 49:4
Why do you boast in the valleys, your flowing valley, backsliding daughter? You trusted in her treasures, saying, ‘Who will come to me?’

Ezekiel 17:2
“Son of man, tell a riddle, and speak a parable to the house of Israel;

Mark 12:12
They tried to seize him, but they feared the multitude; for they perceived that he spoke the parable against them. They left him and went away.

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Jeremiah 9:18
Let them make haste and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears and our eyelids gush out with waters.

Jeremiah 9:19
For a voice of wailing is heard out of Zion, ‘How we are ruined! We are greatly confounded because we have forsaken the land, because they have cast down our dwellings.’ ”

Jeremiah 9:20
Yet hear Yahweh’s word, you women. Let your ear receive the word of his mouth. Teach your daughters wailing. Everyone teach her neighbor a lamentation.

Jeremiah 7:29
Cut off your hair, and throw it away, and take up a lamentation on the bare heights; for Yahweh has rejected and forsaken the generation of his wrath.

Ezekiel 19:1
“Moreover, take up a lamentation for the princes of Israel,

Ezekiel 32:18
“Son of man, wail for the multitude of Egypt, and cast them down, even her and the daughters of the famous nations, to the lower parts of the earth, with those who go down into the pit.

Joel 1:8
Mourn like a virgin dressed in sackcloth for the husband of her youth!

Amos 5:1
Listen to this word which I take up for a lamentation over you, O house of Israel:


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