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Daily Bible Verse - 1/11/2008 - Proverbs 25:27

NIV It is not good to eat too much honey,
nor is it honorable to seek one's own honor.
KJV It is not good to eat much honey: so for men to search their own glory is not glory.
NASB It is not good to eat much honey,
Nor is it glory to search out one's own glory.
Proverbs 25:27

Commentary

Moderation in good things (v. 16) goes with humility.

Radmacher, E. D., Allen, R. B., & House, H. W. (1999). Nelson's new illustrated Bible commentary (Pr 25:27). Nashville: T. Nelson Publishers.

Related Verse
Do you like honey?
Don't eat too much, or it will make you sick! (NLT)
Quote
"Beyond God's 'enough' lies nausea," writes Kidner, "not ecstasy."

MacDonald, W., & Farstad, A. (1997, c1995). Believer's Bible Commentary : Old and New Testaments (Pr 25:27). Nashville: Thomas Nelson.

1 comment:

akmncali said...

I love this verse. It can be applied to almost everything in our lives. The only exception is our lord and savior. You can never get too much of him.