Proverbs 24:13
Good News Translation
My child, eat honey; it is good. And just as honey from the comb is sweet on your tongue,

Contemporary English Version
Honey is good for you, my children, and it tastes sweet.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Eat honey, my son, because it is good, and the honeycomb most sweet to thy throat.

New American Bible
If you eat honey, my son, because it is good, if pure honey is sweet to your taste,

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Eat honey, my son, because it is good, and the honeycomb most sweet to thy throat.

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Proverbs 25:16,27 Thou hast found honey, eat what is sufficient for thee, lest being glutted therewith thou vomit it up. . . .

Songs 5:1 Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat the fruit of his apple trees. I am come into my garden, O my sister, my spouse, I have gathered my myrrh, with my aromatical spices: I have eaten the honeycomb with my honey, I have drunk my wine with my milk: eat, O friends, and drink, and be inebriated, my dearly beloved.

Isaiah 7:15 He shall eat butter and honey, that he may know to refuse the evil, and to choose the good.

Matthew 3:4 And the same John had his garment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins: and his meat was locusts and wild honey.

to the taste or upon thy palate

Context
Do not Envy
12If thou say: I have not strength enough: he that seeth into the heart, he understandeth, and nothing deceiveth the keeper of thy soul, and he shall render to a man according to his works. 13Eat honey, my son, because it is good, and the honeycomb most sweet to thy throat.14So also is the doctrine of wisdom to thy soul: which when thou hast found, thou shalt have hope in the end, and thy hope shall not perish.…
Cross References
Psalm 19:10
More to be desired than gold and many precious stones: and sweeter than honey and the honeycomb.

Psalm 119:103
How sweet are thy words to my palate! more than honey to my mouth.

Proverbs 16:24
Well ordered words are as a honeycomb: sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.

Proverbs 25:16
Thou hast found honey, eat what is sufficient for thee, lest being glutted therewith thou vomit it up.

Proverbs 27:7
A soul that is full shall tread upon the honeycomb: and a soul that is hungry shall take even bitter for sweet.

Songs 4:11
Thy lips, my spouse, are as a dropping honeycomb, honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments, as the smell of frankincense.

Songs 5:1
Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat the fruit of his apple trees. I am come into my garden, O my sister, my spouse, I have gathered my myrrh, with my aromatical spices: I have eaten the honeycomb with my honey, I have drunk my wine with my milk: eat, O friends, and drink, and be inebriated, my dearly beloved.

Additional Translations
Eat honey, my son, for it is good, and the honeycomb is sweet to your taste.My son, eat you honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is sweet to your taste:

My son, eat thou honey, for it is good; And the droppings of the honeycomb, which are sweet to thy taste:

My son, eat honey, for the honeycomb is good, that thy throat may be sweetened.

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

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

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

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

Eat my son, honey that is good, And the honeycomb -- sweet to thy palate.
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