Like the cold of snow [brought from the mountains] in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to those who send him; for he refreshes the life of his masters.
Like cold water to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far [home] country.
And I will bring a morsel (mouthful) of bread to refresh and sustain your hearts before you go on further -- "for that is why you have come to your servant. And they replied, Do as you have said.
1 Samuel 14:27
But Jonathan had not heard when his father charged the people with the oath. So he dipped the end of the rod in his hand into a honeycomb and put it to his mouth, and his [weary] eyes brightened.
1 Samuel 14:29
Then Jonathan said, My father has troubled the land. See how my eyes have brightened because I tasted a little of this honey.
1 Samuel 16:23
And when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, David took a lyre and played it; so Saul was refreshed and became well, and the evil spirit left him.
2 Samuel 16:14
And the king and all the people who were with him came [to the Jordan] weary, and he refreshed himself there.
1 Kings 13:7
And the king said to the man of God, Come home with me and refresh yourself, and I will give you a reward.
So that by God's will I may subsequently come to you with joy (with a happy heart) and be refreshed [by the interval of rest] in your company.
2 Corinthians 7:13
Therefore we are relieved and comforted and encouraged [at the result]. And in addition to our own [personal] consolation, we were especially delighted at the joy of Titus, because you have all set his mind at rest, soothing and refreshing his spirit.
2 Timothy 1:16
May the Lord grant [His] mercy to the family of Onesiphorus, for he often showed me kindness and ministered to my needs [comforting and reviving and bracing me like fresh air]! He was not ashamed of my chains and imprisonment [for Christ's sake].
For I have derived great joy and comfort and encouragement from your love, because the hearts of the saints [who are your fellow Christians] have been cheered and refreshed through you, [my] brother.
Yes, brother, let me have some profit from you in the Lord. Cheer and refresh my heart in Christ.
1 Corinthians 16:18
For they gave me respite from labor and rested me and refreshed my spirit as well as yours. Deeply appreciate and thoroughly know and fully recognize such men.