They are pure in their own eyes, but they are filthy and unwashed.
They look proudly around, casting disdainful glances.
They have teeth like swords and fangs like knives. They devour the poor from the earth and the needy from among humanity.
The leech has two suckers that cry out, “More, more!” There are three things that are never satisfied— no, four that never say, “Enough!”:
References for Proverbs 30:15
the grave, the barren womb, the thirsty desert, the blazing fire.
References for Proverbs 30:16
The eye that mocks a father and despises a mother’s instructions will be plucked out by ravens of the valley and eaten by vultures.
There are three things that amaze me— no, four things that I don’t understand:
how an eagle glides through the sky, how a snake slithers on a rock, how a ship navigates the ocean, how a man loves a woman.
An adulterous woman consumes a man, then wipes her mouth and says, “What’s wrong with that?”
There are three things that make the earth tremble— no, four it cannot endure:
a slave who becomes a king, an overbearing fool who prospers,