Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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Context Readings

The Witness Of Creation And Scripture

9 The fear of Yahweh [is] pure, enduring forever. The ordinances of Yahweh [are] true; they are righteous altogether, 10 more desirable than gold, even much fine gold; and sweeter than honey, even honey [in the] comb. 11 Moreover, your servant [is] warned by them; in keeping them [is] great reward.


Cross References

Psalm 119:72

The law of your mouth [is] better to me than thousands of gold and silver [coins].

Psalm 119:103

How smooth [are] your words to my palate, more than honey in my mouth.

Psalm 119:127

Therefore I love your commands more than gold, even fine gold.

Proverbs 8:19

My fruit is better than gold, even refined gold, and my yield than choice silver.

1 Samuel 14:26-29

When the army came to the forest, look! [There was] honey flowing, but no one put his hand to his mouth, for the army was afraid of the solemn oath.

Job 23:12

[From] the commandment of his lips, indeed I have not departed; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my daily food.

Job 28:15-17

"Refined gold cannot be gotten in its place, and silver cannot be weighed out [as] its price.

Psalm 63:5

My soul will be satisfied [as with the] best and richest [food], and [with] joyful lips my mouth will praise.

Proverbs 3:13-15

Happy [is] {the one} who finds wisdom, and one who obtains understanding.

Proverbs 8:10-11

Take my teaching and not silver; may you choose knowledge rather than choice gold.

Proverbs 16:16

Getting wisdom: {how much} better than gold! And getting understanding: it is chosen {over} silver.

Proverbs 24:13

My child, eat honey, for [it is] good, and the dripping of the honeycomb [is] sweet to your taste.

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