Proverbs 24:13

“My son, eat thou honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is sweet to thy taste:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

My sonne, eate thou honie, because it is good, and the honie combe, which is sweete to thy taste.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

My son, eat honey, for it is good, Yes, the honey from the comb is sweet to your taste;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

My son, eat thou honey, for it is good; And the droppings of the honeycomb, which are sweet to thy taste:
- American Standard Version (1901)

My son, take honey, for it is good; and the flowing honey, which is sweet to your taste:
- Basic English Bible

Eat honey, my son, for it is good; and a honeycomb is sweet to thy taste:
- Darby Bible

My son, eat thou honey, because it is good; and the honey-comb, which is sweet to thy taste:
- Webster's Bible

My son, eat honey, for it is good; the droppings of the honeycomb, which are sweet to your taste:
- World English Bible

Eat my son, honey that [is] good, And the honeycomb -- sweet to thy palate.
- Youngs Literal Bible

My son, eat thou honey, for it is good, and the honeycomb is sweet to thy taste;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 24:13


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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