|New International Version (© 2011)|
Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.
King James Bible
Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
American Standard Version
Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
Young's Literal Translation
Sayings of pleasantness are a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul, and healing to the bone.
Proverbs 16:24 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Pleasant words are as a honey-comb - The honey of which is sweeter than that which has been expressed from it, and has a much finer flavour before it has come in contact with the atmospheric air.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Proverbs 12:18 There is that speaks like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.
Proverbs 15:23,26 A man has joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!...
Proverbs 23:16 Yes, my reins shall rejoice, when your lips speak right things.
Proverbs 25:11,12 A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver...
Proverbs 27:9 Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so does the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.
Deuteronomy 32:2 My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain on the tender herb...
Songs 4:11 Your lips, O my spouse, drop as the honeycomb: honey and milk are under your tongue...
John 20:19-21 Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week...
Proverbs 24:13,14 My son, eat you honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is sweet to your taste...
Psalm 19:10 More to be desired are they than gold, yes, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.
Psalm 119:103 How sweet are your words to my taste! yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
Jeremiah 15:16 Your words were found, and I did eat them; and your word was to me the joy and rejoicing of my heart: for I am called by your name...
Proverbs 3:8 It shall be health to your navel, and marrow to your bones.
Proverbs 4:22 For they are life to those that find them, and health to all their flesh.
Proverbs 16:24 Parallel CommentariesBody Bone Bones Healing Health Honey Honeycomb Honey-Comb Life New Pleasant Pleasantness Pleasing Sayings Soul Sweet Sweetness WordsBody Bone Bones Healing Health Honey Honeycomb Honey-Comb Life New Pleasant Pleasantness Pleasing Sayings Soul Sweet Sweetness WordsTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Psalm 19:10 They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the honeycomb.
Proverbs 4:22 for they are life to those who find them and health to one's whole body.
Proverbs 15:26 The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, but gracious words are pure in his sight.
Proverbs 17:22 A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
Proverbs 24:13 Eat honey, my son, for it is good; honey from the comb is sweet to your taste.
Proverbs 24:14 Know also that wisdom is like honey for you: If you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.