New International Version
If you find honey, eat just enough-- too much of it, and you will vomit.
King James Bible
Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it.
Darby Bible Translation
Hast thou found honey? Eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be surfeited therewith, and vomit it.
World English Bible
Have you found honey? Eat as much as is sufficient for you, lest you eat too much, and vomit it.
Young's Literal Translation
Honey thou hast found -- eat thy sufficiency, Lest thou be satiated with it, and hast vomited it.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Hast thou found honey? - Make a moderate use of all thy enjoyments. "Let thy moderation be known unto all, and appear in all things."
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The entire army entered the woods, and there was honey on the ground.
You will vomit up the little you have eaten and will have wasted your compliments.
Eat honey, my son, for it is good; honey from the comb is sweet to your taste.
Seldom set foot in your neighbor's house-- too much of you, and they will hate you.
Do not be overrighteous, neither be overwise-- why destroy yourself?
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