New Living Translation
My child, eat honey, for it is good, and the honeycomb is sweet to the taste.
King James Bible
My son, eat thou honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is sweet to thy taste:
Darby Bible Translation
Eat honey, my son, for it is good; and a honeycomb is sweet to thy taste:
World English Bible
My son, eat honey, for it is good; the droppings of the honeycomb, which are sweet to your taste:
Young's Literal Translation
Eat my son, honey that is good, And the honeycomb -- sweet to thy palate.
Proverbs 24:13 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:13 Eat - This is not a command, but a concession, and is only here expressed to illustrate the following verse . Honey in those parts was an usual food.
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Meditations on the Hindrances which Keep Back a Sinner from the Practice of Piety.
They are more desirable than gold, even the finest gold. They are sweeter than honey, even honey dripping from the comb.
How sweet your words taste to me; they are sweeter than honey.
Kind words are like honey--sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.
Do you like honey? Don't eat too much, or it will make you sick!
A person who is full refuses honey, but even bitter food tastes sweet to the hungry.
Song of Solomon 4:11
Your lips are as sweet as nectar, my bride. Honey and milk are under your tongue. Your clothes are scented like the cedars of Lebanon.
Song of Solomon 5:1
I have entered my garden, my treasure, my bride! I gather myrrh with my spices and eat honeycomb with my honey. I drink wine with my milk. Oh, lover and beloved, eat and drink! Yes, drink deeply of your love!
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