New Living Translation
Kind words are like honey--sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.
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.
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LibraryTrust in God --True Wisdom
A sermon (No. 392) delivered on Sunday Morning, May 12th, 1861, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he."--Proverbs 16:20. Wisdom is man's true path--that which enables him to accomplish best the end of his being, and which therefore gives to him the richest enjoyment and the fullest play for all his powers. Wisdom is the compass by which man is to steer across the trackless waste …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
A Wise Desire
They are more desirable than gold, even the finest gold. They are sweeter than honey, even honey dripping from the comb.
for they bring life to those who find them, and healing to their whole body.
The LORD detests evil plans, but he delights in pure words.
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person's strength.
My child, eat honey, for it is good, and the honeycomb is sweet to the taste.
In the same way, wisdom is sweet to your soul. If you find it, you will have a bright future, and your hopes will not be cut short.
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