Proverbs 25:16

“Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 25:16

Hast thou found hony? eate so much as is sufficient for thee: lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Have you found honey? Eat {only} what you need, That you not have it in excess and vomit it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, Lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If you have honey, take only as much as is enough for you; for fear that, being full of it, you may not be able to keep it down.
- Basic English Bible

Hast thou found honey? Eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be surfeited therewith, and vomit it.
- Darby Bible

Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled with it, and vomit it.
- Webster's Bible

Have you found honey? Eat as much as is sufficient for you, lest you eat too much, and vomit it.
- World English Bible

Honey thou hast found -- eat thy sufficiency, Lest thou be satiated [with] it, and hast vomited it.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 25:16

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 25:16


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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