Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold. Sweeter also than honey and the droppings of the honeycomb.

New American Standard Bible

They are more desirable than gold, yes, than much fine gold;
Sweeter also than honey and the drippings of the honeycomb.

King James Version

More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.

Holman Bible

They are more desirable than gold—
than an abundance of pure gold;
and sweeter than honey,
which comes from the honeycomb.

International Standard Version

They are more desirable than gold, even much fine gold. They are sweeter than honey, even the drippings from a honeycomb.

American Standard Version

More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold; Sweeter also than honey and the droppings of the honeycomb.

Amplified


They are more desirable than gold, yes, than much fine gold;
Sweeter also than honey and the drippings of the honeycomb.

Bible in Basic English

More to be desired are they than gold, even than much shining gold; sweeter than the dropping honey.

Darby Translation

They are more precious than gold, yea, than much fine gold; and sweeter than honey and the dropping of the honeycomb.

Julia Smith Translation

Being desirable above gold, and above much pure gold, and being sweet above honey, and the dropping of honey-combs.

King James 2000

More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.

Lexham Expanded Bible

more desirable than gold, even much fine gold; and sweeter than honey, even honey [in the] comb.

Modern King James verseion

more to be desired than gold, even much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

More to be desired are they than gold, yea than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.

NET Bible

They are of greater value than gold, than even a great amount of pure gold; they bring greater delight than honey, than even the sweetest honey from a honeycomb.

New Heart English Bible

More to be desired are they than gold, yes, than much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and the extract of the honeycomb.

The Emphasized Bible

More desirable, than gold, yea than much fine gold, Sweeter, also than honey, or than droppings from the comb.

Webster

More to be desired are they than gold, yes, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honey-comb.

World English Bible

More to be desired are they than gold, yes, than much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and the extract of the honeycomb.

Youngs Literal Translation

They are more desirable than gold, Yea, than much fine gold; and sweeter than honey, Even liquid honey of the comb.

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Psalm 19:10

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Sin

Context Readings

The Witness Of Creation And Scripture

9 The fear of LORD is clean, enduring forever. The ordinances of LORD are true, [and] righteous altogether. 10 More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold. Sweeter also than honey and the droppings of the honeycomb. 11 Moreover by them thy servant is warned. In keeping them there is great reward.


Cross References

Psalm 119:72

The law of thy mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver.

Psalm 119:103

How sweet are thy words to my taste, than honey to my mouth!

Psalm 119:127

Therefore I love thy commandments above gold, yea, above fine gold.

Proverbs 8:19

My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold, and my revenue than choice silver.

1 Samuel 14:26-29

And when the people came to the forest, behold, the honey dropped, but no man put his hand to his mouth, for the people feared the oath.

Job 23:12

I have not gone back from the commandment of his lips, I have treasured up the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

Job 28:15-17

It cannot be gotten for gold, nor shall silver be weighed for the price of it.

Psalm 63:5

My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness. And my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips

Proverbs 3:13-15

Happy is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gets understanding.

Proverbs 8:10-11

Receive my instruction, and not silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold.

Proverbs 16:16

How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! Yea, to get understanding is rather to be chosen than silver.

Proverbs 24:13

My son, eat thou honey, for it is good, and the droppings of the honeycomb, which are sweet to thy taste,

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