Asher’s food will be rich,
and he will produce royal delicacies.
If you are willing and obedient,
you will eat the good things of the land.
The Lord of Hosts will prepare a feast
for all the peoples on this mountain—
a feast of aged wine, choice meat, finely aged wine.
I have come down to rescue them from the power of the Egyptians and to bring them from that land to a good and spacious land, a land flowing with milk and honey—the territory of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites.
And I have promised you that I will bring you up from the misery of Egypt to the land of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites—a land flowing with milk and honey.
When the Lord brings you into the land of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Hivites, and Jebusites, which He swore to your fathers that He would give you, a land flowing with milk and honey, you must carry out this ritual in this month.
Go up to a land flowing with milk and honey. But I will not go with you because you are a stiff-necked people; otherwise, I might destroy you on the way.”
Song of Solomon 4:11
Your lips drip sweetness like the honeycomb, my bride.
Honey and milk are under your tongue.
The fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.
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.
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.”
By the time he learns to reject what is bad and choose what is good, he will be eating butter and honey.
and from the abundant milk they give
he will eat butter,
for every survivor in the land will eat butter and honey.
The king assigned them daily provisions from the royal food and from the wine that he drank. They were to be trained for three years, and at the end of that time they were to serve in the king’s court.
Then examine our appearance and the appearance of the young men who are eating the king’s food, and deal with your servants based on what you see.”
Those who eat his provisions will destroy him; his army will be swept away, and many will fall slain.
The one who loves pleasure will become a poor man;
whoever loves wine and oil will not get rich.
don’t desire his choice food,
for that food is deceptive.
Don’t eat a stingy person’s bread,
and don’t desire his choice food,
Better a meal of vegetables where there is love
than a fattened ox with hatred.
Better a dry crust with peace
than a house full of feasting with strife.