Then Abraham took curds and milk, and the calf that he had prepared, and set them before the men. He served them as they ate under the tree.
For the churning of milk produces butter,
and twisting a nose draws blood,
and stirring up anger produces strife.
His buttery words are smooth,
but war is in his heart.
His words are softer than oil,
but they are drawn swords.
cream from the herd and milk from the flock,
with the fat of lambs,
rams from Bashan, and goats,
with the choicest grains of wheat;
you drank wine from the finest grapes.
He asked for water; she gave him milk.
She brought him curdled milk in a majestic bowl.
2 Samuel 17:29
honey, curds, sheep, and cheese from the herd for David and the people with him to eat. They had reasoned, “The people must be hungry, exhausted, and thirsty in the desert.”
He will not enjoy the streams,
the rivers flowing with honey and cream.
By the time he learns to reject what is bad and choose what is good, he will be eating butter and honey.