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Proverbs containing the word Weak

The weakest goes to the wall

To 'go to the wall' is to be thrust aside. In the battle for survival it is the weak who suffer most.

The strength of the chain is in the weakest link

A chain is made up of a row of links fitted together. If all the links are strong, the chain will be strong also, but if even one link is... Read more →

The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak

However willing we may be to do a thing, our physical condition may prevent us from doing it. The source is Matthew, xxvi, 41. Here is the... Read more →