New Living Translation
Don't people complain about unsalted food? Does anyone want the tasteless white of an egg?
King James Bible
Can that which is unsavoury be eaten without salt? or is there any taste in the white of an egg?
Darby Bible Translation
Shall that which is insipid be eaten without salt? Is there any taste in the white of an egg?
World English Bible
Can that which has no flavor be eaten without salt? Or is there any taste in the white of an egg?
Young's Literal Translation
Eaten is an insipid thing without salt? Is there sense in the drivel of dreams?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:6 Can, and c. - Do men use to eat unsavoury meats with delight, or without complaint? Men commonly complain of their meat when it is but unsavoury, how much more when it is so bitter as mine is?
'The fruit of the Spirit is joy.' Gal 5:52. The third fruit of justification, adoption, and sanctification, is joy in the Holy Ghost. Joy is setting the soul upon the top of a pinnacle - it is the cream of the sincere milk of the word. Spiritual joy is a sweet and delightful passion, arising from the apprehension and feeling of some good, whereby the soul is supported under present troubles, and fenced against future fear. I. It is a delightful passion. It is contrary to sorrow, which is a perturbation …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
A Solemn Address to those who Will not be Persuaded to Fall in with the Design of the Gospel.
"And we all do Fade as a Leaf, and Our Iniquities, Like the Wind, have Taken us Away. "
"You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it salty again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless.
Don't I have a right to complain? Don't wild donkeys bray when they find no grass, and oxen bellow when they have no food?
My appetite disappears when I look at it; I gag at the thought of eating it!
Jump to PreviousDreams Eaten Egg Flavor Food Insipid Juice Mallows Salt Savor Savour Sense Slime Soft Something Substance Taste Tasteless Unsavory White
Jump to NextDreams Eaten Egg Flavor Food Insipid Juice Mallows Salt Savor Savour Sense Slime Soft Something Substance Taste Tasteless Unsavory White
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