25 occurrences

'Sweet' in the Bible

And he cried out to Yahweh, and Yahweh showed him [a piece of] wood, and he threw [it] into the water, and the water became sweet. There he made a rule and regulation for them, and there he tested them.

He said to them, "From the eater came out food, From [the] strong came out sweet." But they were unable to explain the riddle for three days.

Look, I am building a house for the name of Yahweh my God to dedicate to him, to offer sweet spices of incense before him, and [for] the regular rows [of bread], and burnt offerings for mornings, evenings, Sabbaths, and new moon festivals, and for appointed feasts of Yahweh our God which [are] everlasting for Israel.

They offer burnt offerings to Yahweh {every morning} and {every evening}, sweet spices of incense, and the rows of bread upon the pure table. And the golden lampstand with its lamps [they] keep kindled {every evening}, for we are keeping the requirement of Yahweh our God, but you yourselves have forsaken him.

Then he said to them, "Go, eat festive food and drink sweet drinks, and send a share to those for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our lord. Do not be grieved because the joy of Yahweh is your refuge."

"Though wickedness tastes sweet in his mouth, [and] he hides it under his tongue,

[The] clods of [the] valley are sweet to him; everyone will follow after him, and {before} him {they are innumerable}.

[We] who would take sweet counsel together; in the house of God we would walk with [the] throng.

If you sit down, you will not panic, and [if] you lie down, then your sleep shall be sweet.

A desire {fulfilled} will be sweet to the soul, but an abomination of fools is turning from evil.

Bread gained by deceit is sweet for the man, but afterward, his mouth will be filled [with] gravel.

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

An {appetite} that is sated spurns honey, but [to] an {appetite} that is ravenous, all bitterness [is] sweet.

The light is sweet, and it [is] pleasant for the eyes to see the sun.

As an apple tree among the trees of the forest, so [is] my beloved among the young men. In his shade {I sat down with delight}, and his fruit [was] sweet to my palate.

My dove, in the clefts of the rock, {in the secluded place} {in the mountain}, Let me see your face, let me hear your voice; for your voice [is] sweet and your face [is] lovely.

{His mouth} [is] sweet, and he is altogether desirable. This [is] my beloved; this [is] my friend, {O young women of Jerusalem}.

{I would surely bring you} to the house of my mother, {who would surely teach me}; {I would give you spiced wine to drink}, the {sweet wine} of my pomegranates.

Ah! Those who call evil good and good evil, those who put darkness for light and light for darkness, those who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!

and he said to me, "Son of man, you must give your stomach [this] to eat, and you must fill your belly [with] this scroll that I [am] giving to you." And I ate, and it became {like sweet honey} in my mouth.

"Look, days are coming," {declares} Yahweh, "when [the one who] plows will overtake [the one who] reaps, the one who treads grapes [will catch up] with the one who sows the seed. And the mountains will drip sweet wine and all of the hills will flow [with it].

And I went to the angel and told him to give me the little scroll, and he said to me, "Take and eat it up, and it will make your stomach bitter, but in your mouth it will be sweet as honey."

And I took the little scroll from the hand of the angel and ate it up, and it was sweet as honey in my mouth, and when I had eaten it, my stomach was made bitter.

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בּשׂם בּשׂם 
Besem 
Usage: 29

מישׁר 
meyshar 
Usage: 19

ממתּק 
Mamtaq 
Usage: 2

מרקח 
merqach 
Usage: 1

מתוּק מתוק 
Mathowq 
Usage: 12

מתק 
Mathaq 
Usage: 5

מתק 
metheq 
Usage: 2

מתק 
Motheq 
Usage: 1

מתק 
Mathaq 
Usage: 1

ניחח ניחוח 
Nichowach 
Usage: 43

ניחח ניחוח 
Niychowach (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

נעים 
Na`iym 
Usage: 13

נעם 
Na`em 
Usage: 8

סם 
Cam 
Usage: 16

עסיס 
`aciyc 
Usage: 5

ערב 
`areb 
Usage: 12

ערב 
`areb 
Usage: 2

ἄρωμα 
Aroma 
Usage: 4

γλυκύς 
Glukus 
Usage: 4

εὐωδία 
Euodia 
Usage: 3