Proverbs 25:27

It is not good to eat much honey: so for men to search their own glory is not glory.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

It is not good to eat much hony: so for men to search their owne glory, is not glory.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

It is not good to eat much honey, Nor is it glory to search out one's own glory.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

It is not good to eat much honey: So `for men' to search out their own glory is grievous.
- American Standard Version (1901)

It is not good to take much honey: so he who is not looking for honour will be honoured.
- Basic English Bible

It is not good to eat much honey; and to search into weighty matters is [itself] a weight.
- Darby Bible

It is not good to eat much honey: so for men to search their own glory is not glory.
- Webster's Bible

It is not good to eat much honey; nor is it honorable to seek one's own honor.
- World English Bible

The eating of much honey is not good, Nor a searching out of one's own honour -- honour.
- Youngs Literal Bible

It is not good to eat much honey; so for men to search out their own glory is not glory.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 25:27


25:27 Not good - For health. To search - Industriously to seek for applause. Is not - Is not only sinful, but shameful also.


Discussion for Proverbs 25:27

  • HARRY ALLISON for verse 27
    for me ,SOMETIMES JESUS DOES AN AWESOME THING IN MY LIFE and i get excited about it EVEN THOUGH I KNOW JESUS DID IT

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