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This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called “woman”, for she was taken out of man.

—  Genesis 2:23

And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good.

—  Genesis 1:31

It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper who is just right for him.

—  Genesis 2:18

Adam and his wife were both naked, and they felt no shame.

—  Genesis 2:25

God planted a garden toward the east, in Eden; and there He placed the man whom He had formed.

—  Genesis 2:8

The serpent deceived me, and I ate.

—  Genesis 3:13

Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! All is vanity.

—  Ecclesiastes 1:2

There is nothing new under the sun.

—  Ecclesiastes 1:9

An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a hand for a hand, a foot for a foot.

—  Exodus 21:24

He swallows riches, But will vomit them up; God will expel them from his belly.

—  Job 20:15

If a man commits adultery with his neighbor's wife, both the man and the woman who have committed adultery must be put to death.

—  Leviticus 20:10

Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you yourself will be just like him.

—  Proverbs 26:4

He who digs a pit will fall into it.

—  Proverbs 26:27

As a dog returns to its vomit, so fools repeat their folly.

—  Proverbs 26:11

Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring.

—  Proverbs 27:1

Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.

—  Proverbs 21:1

Latin Quotes

Let there be light.

Fiat Lux.

from the Latin Vulgate Bible

—  Genesis 1:3

I will not serve!

Non serviam!

Attributed to Lucifer, but originates from the Vulgate [Jeremiah] referring to the rejection of God by the people of Israel


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