The Egyptian Proverbs are those sayings that are known to have been spoken by the great men of Egypt. These men, in their day, were considered to be very wise, and their sayings are pass from generation to generation. So it is said that the Egyptian proverb which pertains to love, “Nilus est tel quam modifica for,” means “he who loves is without a reason.” The Egyptian Proverbs is not only used by Egyptians; they also speak of people of other lands and all nations of the world.
Ancient Egypt proverbs
Egyptian proverbs about love
About Egyptian proverbs
The best place to start looking at the origins of Egyptian Proverbs is the epic history of the people of Egypt. The very first Egyptian proverb we find concerns food. One of the earliest recorded verses that deal with diet is part of a compilation called the Egyptians’ Bible.
It is written in Quotes form and speaks of how the Pharaohs in Egypt once did not eat but waited for the harvest to appease the hunger of their people. Upon realizing that the crop was not plentiful enough, they decided to eat the fruits of the trees around the desert.
Another very well-known proverb talks about the people of Egypt, who are known for their longevity, and how God enjoins the Pharaohs in Egypt to keep their people long-lived. This proverb also tells how the Pharaohs once did not have cloth but were given it by a mysterious prophet. The proverb talks of how Pharaoh “was smitten with anger,” that he “made great abundance,” and “God provided” this abundance.
These early Egyptian proverbs reflect many of the present through ancient Egypt. As you read through old writings, you will note many similarities and differences between many of the sayings as you gain a better understanding of proverbs through their meaning. You can use the many good books available on the subject. They are sure to inspire you and help you grow as a person, both spiritually and mentally.