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Daily Bible Verse - 7/13/2007 - Proverbs 25:27 : Many Editions > Same Daily Verse

It is not good to eat too much honey,
nor is it honorable to seek one's own honor.

It is not good to eat much honey: so for men to search their own glory is not glory.

It is not good to eat much honey,
Nor is it glory to search out one's own glory.

Proverbs 25:27

Eating honey is analogous to enjoying the sweetness of your own self-glory.

MacArthur, John Jr: The MacArthur Study Bible. electronic ed. Nashville : Word Pub., 1997, c1997, S. Pr 25:27

Did you know?

Honey could not be offered on the altar of the Lord (Lev. 2:11), possibly because certain heathen nations practiced such a custom.

Packer, J.I. ; Tenney, Merrill Chapin ; White, William: Nelson's Illustrated Manners and Customs of the Bible. Nashville : Thomas Nelson, 1997, c1995, S. 476 : Many Editions > Same Daily Verse

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