New Living Translation
A person who is full refuses honey, but even bitter food tastes sweet to the hungry.
King James Bible
The full soul loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
Darby Bible Translation
The full soul trampleth on a honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
World English Bible
A full soul loathes a honeycomb; but to a hungry soul, every bitter thing is sweet.
Young's Literal Translation
A satiated soul treadeth down a honeycomb, And to a hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
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LibraryThe Wandering Bird
A Sermon (No. 3453) published on Thursday, April 8th, 1915, delivered by C.H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place."--Proverbs 27:8. Solomon spoke from observation. He had seen certain persons of a vagrant kind, and he perceived that they seldom or never prospered. Moreover, he spoke from inspiration as well as from observation, hence the sagacity of the philosopher is in this case supported by the austerity …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Epistle xxvii. To Anastasius, Bishop.
Second Sunday Before Lent
and they began to speak against God and Moses. "Why have you brought us out of Egypt to die here in the wilderness?" they complained. "There is nothing to eat here and nothing to drink. And we hate this horrible manna!"
My child, eat honey, for it is good, and the honeycomb is sweet to the taste.
Wounds from a sincere friend are better than many kisses from an enemy.
A person who strays from home is like a bird that strays from its nest.
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