Isaiah 7:15

“Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and choose the good.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Butter and hony shall he eat, that hee may know to refuse the euill, and choose the good.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He will eat curds and honey at the time He knows {enough} to refuse evil and choose good.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Butter and honey shall he eat, when he knoweth to refuse the evil, and choose the good.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Butter and honey will be his food, when he is old enough to make a decision between evil and good.
- Basic English Bible

Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and to choose the good.
- Darby Bible

Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and choose the good.
- Webster's Bible

He shall eat butter and honey when he knows to refuse the evil, and choose the good.
- World English Bible

Butter and honey he doth eat, When he knoweth to refuse evil, and to fix on good.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Curd and honey shall he eat, when he knoweth to refuse the evil, and choose the good.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 7:15


7:15 Butter - The common food of children in that country. He - The virgin's son. Know - To discern between things good and evil.


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