New International Version
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.
Darby Bible Translation
Pleasant words are [as] a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health for the bones.
World English Bible
Pleasant words are 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 Parallel
CommentaryClarke'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
LibraryApril 27. "The Sweetness of the Lips" (Prov. xvi. 21).
"The sweetness of the lips" (Prov. xvi. 21). Spiritual conditions are inseparably connected with our physical life. The flow of the divine life-currents may be interrupted by a little clot of blood; the vital current may leak out through a very trifling wound. If you want to keep the health of Christ, keep from all spiritual sores, from all heart wounds and irritations. One hour of fretting will wear out more vitality than a week of work; and one minute of malignity, or rankling jealousy or envy …
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The Providence of God
They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the honeycomb.
for they are life to those who find them and health to one's whole body.
The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, but gracious words are pure in his sight.
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
Eat honey, my son, for it is good; honey from the comb is sweet to your taste.
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.
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