Proverbs 27:7

“The full soul loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 27:7

The full soule loatheth an honie combe: but to the hungry soule euery bitter thing is sweete.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A sated man loathes honey, But to a famished man any bitter thing is sweet.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The full soul loatheth a honeycomb; But to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The full man has no use for honey, but to the man in need of food every bitter thing is sweet.
- Basic English Bible

The full soul trampleth on a honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
- Darby Bible

The full soul lotheth a honey-comb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
- Webster's Bible

A full soul loathes a honeycomb; but to a hungry soul, every bitter thing is sweet.
- World English Bible

A satiated soul treadeth down a honeycomb, And [to] a hungry soul every bitter thing [is] sweet.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The full soul loatheth a honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 27:7

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 27:7


27:5 Open - When it is needful, in which case, though it put a man to some shame yet it doth him good. Better - More desirable and beneficial. Secret love - Which does not shew itself by friendly actions, and particularly by free and faithful reproof.

27:6 Wounds - The sharpest reproofs. Kisses - All the outward profession of friendship.

27:8 Wandereth - That flies from place to place, whereby she is exposed to all the arts of fowlers, and to birds of prey. So - So is he who through vanity or lightness changes his abode, or his calling.


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