Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

It is not good to eat too much honey, or to seek glory after glory.

International Standard Version

To eat too much honey isn't good; and neither is it honorable to seek one's own glory.

A Conservative Version

It is not good to eat much honey, so [for men] to search out their own glory is grievous.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

It is not good to eat much honey; so for men to seek glory, their own glory, causes suffering and is not glory.

Bible in Basic English

It is not good to take much honey: so he who is not looking for honour will be honoured.

Darby Translation

It is not good to eat much honey; and to search into weighty matters is itself a weight.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

To eat much honey is not good: and to seek out their honor, not honor.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

To eat much honey is not good, nor [is] seeking one's honor honorable.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Like as it is not good to eat too much honey; even so, he that will search out high things, it shall be too heavy for him.

NET Bible

It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable for people to seek their own glory.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

To eat honey in abundance, is not good, nor is, searching out their own honour, an honourable thing.

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

The eating of much honey is not good, Nor a searching out of one's own honour -- honour.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
It is not good
טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

to eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

דּבשׁ 
D@bash 
Usage: 54

so for men to search
חקר 
Cheqer 
Usage: 12

כּבד כּבוד 
Kabowd 
Usage: 200

References

Morish

Context Readings

More Proverbs Of Solomon

26 Like a trampled spring and a polluted well Is a righteous man who gives way before the wicked. 27 It is not good to eat much honey, Nor is it glory to search out one's own glory. 28 Like a city that is broken into and without walls Is a man who has no control over his spirit.


Cross References

Proverbs 27:2

Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips.

Proverbs 25:16

Have you found honey? Eat only what you need, That you not have it in excess and vomit it.

John 5:44

"How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and you do not seek the glory that is from the one and only God?

2 Corinthians 12:1

Boasting is necessary, though it is not profitable; but I will go on to visions and revelations of the Lord.

2 Corinthians 12:11

I have become foolish; you yourselves compelled me Actually I should have been commended by you, for in no respect was I inferior to the most eminent apostles, even though I am a nobody.

Philippians 2:3

Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves;

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