King James Version
Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.
Darby Bible Translation
Stolen waters are sweet, and the bread of secrecy is pleasant.
World English Bible
"Stolen water is sweet. Food eaten in secret is pleasant."
Young's Literal Translation
'Stolen waters are sweet, And hidden bread is pleasant.'
Proverbs 9:17 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
eaten...: Heb. of secrecies
Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.Proverbs 9:17 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryLetter xxi (Circa A. D. 1128) to the Abbot of S. John at Chartres
To the Abbot of S. John at Chartres Bernard dissuades him from resigning his charge, and undertaking a Pilgrimage to Jerusalem. 1. As regards the matters about which you were so good as to consult so humble a person as myself, I had at first determined not to reply. Not because I had any doubt what to say, but because it seemed to me unnecessary or even presumptuous to give counsel to a man of sense and wisdom. But considering that it usually happens that the greater number of persons of sense--or …
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux
To Pastors and Teachers
From his Entrance on the Ministry in 1815, to his Commission to Reside in Germany in 1820
Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets.
Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth.
Bread of deceit is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.
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