'Sweetness' in the Bible
But the fig tree said unto them, Should I forsake my sweetness, and my good fruit, and go to be promoted over the trees?
And he said unto them, Out of the eater came forth meat, and out of the strong came forth sweetness. And they could not in three days expound the riddle.
And these are the last words of David: -- 'The affirmation of David son of Jesse -- And the affirmation of the man raised up -- Concerning the Anointed of the God of Jacob, And the Sweetness of the Songs of Israel:
For understanding a proverb and its sweetness, Words of the wise and their acute sayings.
The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.
Pleasant sayings [are] a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and healing to the bones.
Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.
All of his life he also eats in darkness [cheerlessly, without sweetness and light], with great frustration, sickness, and anger.
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.
His mouth is sweetness.He is absolutely desirable.This is my love, and this is my friend,young women of Jerusalem. >
And he said unto me, Son of man, cause thy belly to eat, and fill thy bowels with this roll that I give thee. Then did I eat it; and it was in my mouth as honey for sweetness.
For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once for all been enlightened, and have tasted the sweetness of the heavenly gift, and have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit,
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