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Proverbs 27:7

    Proverbs 27:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The full soul loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The full soul loathes an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The full soul loatheth a honeycomb; But to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The full man has no use for honey, but to the man in need of food every bitter thing is sweet.

    Webster's Revision

    The full soul loatheth 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.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The full soul loatheth an honeycomb: but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 27:7

    The special instance covers the general law, that indulgence in pleasure of any kind brings on satiety and weariness, but self-restraint multiplies the sources of enjoyment.