New American Standard Bible
Have you found honey? Eat only what you need, That you not have it in excess and vomit it.
King James Bible
Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it.
Darby Bible Translation
Hast thou found honey? Eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be surfeited therewith, and vomit it.
World English Bible
Have you found honey? Eat as much as is sufficient for you, lest you eat too much, and vomit it.
Young's Literal Translation
Honey thou hast found -- eat thy sufficiency, Lest thou be satiated with it, and hast vomited it.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
A sermon (No. 2866) delivered on Thursday Evening, January 6th, 1876, by C.H. Spurgeon at The Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country."--Proverbs 25:25. This is a text for summertime rather than for a winter's evening. It is only on one of our hottest summer days that we could fully appreciate the illustration here employed; we need to be parched with thirst to be able to feel the value of cold waters to quench our thirst. At the same …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Epistle Xlii. To Eulogius, Patriarch of Alexandria.
The Ninth Commandment
When he returned later to take her, he turned aside to look at the carcass of the lion; and behold, a swarm of bees and honey were in the body of the lion.
1 Samuel 14:25
All the people of the land entered the forest, and there was honey on the ground.
You will vomit up the morsel you have eaten, And waste your compliments.
My son, eat honey, for it is good, Yes, the honey from the comb is sweet to your taste;
Let your foot rarely be in your neighbor's house, Or he will become weary of you and hate you.
Do not be excessively righteous and do not be overly wise. Why should you ruin yourself?
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