'Sweet' in the Bible
Aaron is to burn sweet incense on it morning by morning; when he attends to the lamps he is to burn incense.
the anointing oil, and sweet incense for the Holy Place. They will make all these things just as I have commanded you."
In this manner you must offer daily throughout the seven days the food of the sacrifice made by fire as a sweet aroma to the Lord. It is to be offered in addition to the continual burnt offering and its drink offering.
But you must offer as the burnt offering, as a sweet aroma to the Lord, two young bulls, one ram, seven lambs one year old,
You must offer a burnt offering as a sweet aroma to the Lord: one young bull, one ram, and seven lambs one year old without blemish.
this is in addition to the monthly burnt offering and its grain offering, and the daily burnt offering with its grain offering and their drink offerings as prescribed, as a sweet aroma, a sacrifice made by fire to the Lord.
But the fig tree said to them, 'I am not going to stop producing my sweet figs, my excellent fruit, just to sway above the other trees!'
He said to them, "Out of the one who eats came something to eat; out of the strong one came something sweet." They could not solve the riddle for three days.
He said to them, "Go and eat delicacies and drink sweet drinks and send portions to those for whom nothing is prepared. For this day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength."
"If evil is sweet in his mouth and he hides it under his tongue,
The clods of the torrent valley are sweet to him; behind him everybody follows in procession, and before him goes a countless throng.
"Stolen waters are sweet, and food obtained in secret is pleasant!"
A desire fulfilled is sweet to the soul, but fools abhor turning away from evil.
Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.
Bread gained by deceit tastes sweet to a person, but afterward his mouth will be filled with gravel.
Eat honey, my child, for it is good, and honey from the honeycomb is sweet to your taste.
Likewise, know that wisdom is sweet to your soul; if you find it, you will have a future, and your hope will not be cut off.
The one whose appetite is satisfied loathes honey, but to the hungry mouth every bitter thing is sweet.
Light is sweet, and it is pleasant for a person to see the sun.
The Beloved about Her Lover: Like an apple tree among the trees of the forest, so is my beloved among the young men. I delight to sit in his shade, and his fruit is sweet to my taste.
The Lover to His Beloved: O my dove, in the clefts of the rock, in the hiding places of the mountain crags, let me see your face, let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely.
The Beloved to Her Lover: Awake, O north wind; come, O south wind! Blow on my garden so that its fragrant spices may send out their sweet smell. May my beloved come into his garden and eat its delightful fruit!
His mouth is very sweet; he is totally desirable. This is my beloved! This is my companion, O maidens of Jerusalem!
Those who call evil good and good evil are as good as dead, who turn darkness into light and light into darkness, who turn bitter into sweet and sweet into bitter.
Then they will say, 'Under these conditions I can enjoy sweet sleep when I wake up and look around.'"
He said to me, "Son of man, feed your stomach and fill your belly with this scroll I am giving to you." So I ate it, and it was sweet like honey in my mouth.
and casks of wine from Izal they exchanged for your products. Wrought iron, cassia, and sweet cane were among your merchandise.
Wake up, you drunkards, and weep! Wail, all you wine drinkers, because the sweet wine has been taken away from you.
On that day the mountains will drip with sweet wine, and the hills will flow with milk. All the dry stream beds of Judah will flow with water. A spring will flow out from the temple of the Lord, watering the Valley of Acacia Trees.
For we are a sweet aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing --
So I went to the angel and asked him to give me the little scroll. He said to me, "Take the scroll and eat it. It will make your stomach bitter, but it will be as sweet as honey in your mouth."
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