Psalm 19:10 {18:11}
Good News Translation
They are more desirable than the finest gold; they are sweeter than the purest honey.

Contemporary English Version
They are worth more than the finest gold and are sweeter than honey from a honeycomb.

Douay-Rheims Bible
More to be desired than gold and many precious stones: and sweeter than honey and the honeycomb.

New American Bible
More desirable than gold, than a hoard of purest gold, Sweeter also than honey or drippings from the comb.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

More to be desired than gold and many precious stones: and sweeter than honey and the honeycomb.

than gold

Psalm 119:72,127 The law of thy mouth is good to me, above thousands of gold and silver. . . .

Job 28:15-17 The finest gold shall not purchase it, neither shall silver be weighed in exchange for it. . . .

Proverbs 3:13-15 The purchasing thereof is better than the merchandise of silver, and her fruit than the chief and purest gold: . . .

Proverbs 8:10,11,19 For wisdom is better than all the most precious things: and whatsoever may be desired cannot be compared to it. . . .

Proverbs 16:16 Get wisdom, because it is better than gold: and purchase prudence, for it is more precious than silver.

sweeter

Psalm 63:5 Let my soul be filled as with marrow and fatness: and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips.

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

Job 23:12 I have not departed from the commandments of his lips, and the words of his mouth I have hid in my bosom.

Proverbs 24:13 Eat honey, my son, because it is good, and the honeycomb most sweet to thy throat.

honeycomb [heb.

1 Samuel 14:26-29 And when the people came into the forest, behold the honey dropped, but no man put his hand to his mouth. For the people feared the oath. . . .

Context
The Heavens Declare the Glory of God
9The fear of the Lord is holy, enduring for ever and ever: the judgments of the Lord are true, justified in themselves. 10More to be desired than gold and many precious stones: and sweeter than honey and the honeycomb.11For thy servant keepeth them, and in keeping them there is a great reward.…
Cross References
Psalm 12:6
The words of the Lord are pure words: as silver tried by the fire, purged from the earth, refined seven times.

Psalm 119:72
The law of thy mouth is good to me, above thousands of gold and silver.

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

Psalm 119:127
Therefore have I loved thy commandments above gold and the topaz.

Proverbs 8:11
I, wisdom, dwell in counsel, and am present in learned thoughts.

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

Proverbs 24:13
Eat honey, my son, because it is good, and the honeycomb most sweet to thy throat.

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.

Ezekiel 3:3
And he said to me: Son of man, thy belly shall eat, and thy bowels shall be filled with this book, which I give thee, and I did eat it: and it was sweet as honey in my mouth.

Additional Translations
They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the comb.More to be desired are they than gold, yes, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.

More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold; Sweeter also than honey and the droppings of the honeycomb.

To be desired more than gold, and much precious stone: sweeter also than honey and the honey-comb.

They are more precious than gold, yea, than much fine gold; and sweeter than honey and the dropping of the honeycomb.

More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.

More to be desired are they than gold, yes, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honey-comb.

More to be desired are they than gold, yes, than much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and the extract of the honeycomb.

They are more desirable than gold, Yea, than much fine gold; and sweeter than honey, Even liquid honey of the comb.
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