Proverbs 16:24

“Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Pleasant words are as an honycombe, sweete to the soule, and health to the bones.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Pleasant words are a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Pleasant words are `as' a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Pleasing words are like honey, sweet to the soul and new life to the bones.
- Basic English Bible

Pleasant words are [as] a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health for the bones.
- Darby Bible

Pleasant words are as a honey-comb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
- Webster's Bible

Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
- World English Bible

Sayings of pleasantness [are] a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul, and healing to the bone.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 16

  • Gloria Sandoval
    Just as he keeps His promise to me I should be and make myself strong for Him. For only He is worthy of my effort.
  • Evangelist James Adeola
    Only the way and thought of God will be established. If we have Jesus' heart then we have His way. Only our God glorifying thoughts can be established. Shalom.
  • Ruby Cousinss
    Proverbs :16. This chapter is a powerful one reminding us that if we are willing and read the word of God, and do what he says he is going blessed in a significant way.The word of God in Proverbs speaks pf wisdom. We should stay in the will of God that we may be fruitful and prosperous. The word washes us and cleanses us so that our lives may be established.upon this earth.
  • JOHN L
    How timely. I needed to be reminded of this promise. It is so liberating.
  • Gwendolyn Johnson
    I think Jesus is teaching that man should be good
  • MockingBird
    Commit is to deposit . Works is my work of Faith and the work of labor of love toward others : As I do this in the will of God , my thoughts will be established : fixed strengthened and able to stand. I believe all else personal in my life also spiritual physically mentally and flesh and financially : God leaves nothing out : He is conscience of our whole man !!!

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