New International Version
How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
King James Bible
How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
Darby Bible Translation
How sweet are thy words unto my taste! more than honey to my mouth!
World English Bible
How sweet are your promises to my taste, more than honey to my mouth!
Young's Literal Translation
How sweet to my palate hath been Thy saying, Above honey to my mouth.
Psalm 119:103 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Sweeter than honey to my mouth! - What deep communion must this man have had with his Maker! These expressions show a soul filled with God. O Christians, how vastly superior are our privileges! and alas! how vastly inferior in general, are our consolations, our communion with God, and our heavenly-mindedness!
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
taste. Heb. palate
LibraryNotes on the First Century:
Page 1. Line 1. An empty book is like an infant's soul.' Here Traherne may possibly have had in his mind a passage in Bishop Earle's "Microcosmography." In delineating the character of a child, Earle says: "His soul is yet a white paper unscribbled with observations of the world, wherewith at length it becomes a blurred note-book," Page 14. Line 25. The entrance of his words. This sentence is from Psalm cxix. 130. Page 15. Last line of Med. 21. "Insatiableness." This word in Traherne's time was often …
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They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the honeycomb.
Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.
for wisdom is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire can compare with her.
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.
When your words came, I ate them; they were my joy and my heart's delight, for I bear your name, LORD God Almighty.
Then he said to me, "Son of man, eat this scroll I am giving you and fill your stomach with it." So I ate it, and it tasted as sweet as honey in my mouth.
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