Proverbs 9:17

“Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 9:17

Stollen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Stolen water is sweet; And bread {eaten} in secret is pleasant."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Stolen waters are sweet, And bread `eaten' in secret is pleasant.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Drink taken without right is sweet, and food in secret is pleasing.
- Basic English Bible

Stolen waters are sweet, and the bread of secrecy is pleasant.
- Darby Bible

Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.
- Webster's Bible

Stolen water is sweet. Food eaten in secret is pleasant.
- World English Bible

`Stolen waters are sweet, And hidden bread is pleasant.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

'Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 9:17

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 9:17


9:17 Sweet - From the difficulty of obtaining them; and because the very prohibition renders them more grateful to corrupt nature.


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