New Living Translation
Do you like honey? Don't eat too much, or it will make you sick!
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
25:16 Honey - By honey he understands, not only all delicious meats, but all worldly delights, which we are here taught to use with moderation.
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Later, when he returned to Timnah for the wedding, he turned off the path to look at the carcass of the lion. And he found that a swarm of bees had made some honey in the carcass.
1 Samuel 14:25
even though they had all found honeycomb on the ground in the forest.
You will throw up what little you've eaten, and your compliments will be wasted.
My child, eat honey, for it is good, and the honeycomb is sweet to the taste.
Don't visit your neighbors too often, or you will wear out your welcome.
So don't be too good or too wise! Why destroy yourself?
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