Proverbs 25:27

27 It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable to search out matters that are too deep.

Proverbs 25:27 in Other Translations

KJV
27 It is not good to eat much honey: so for men to search their own glory is not glory.
ESV
27 It is not good to eat much honey, nor is it glorious to seek one's own glory.
NLT
27 It’s not good to eat too much honey, and it’s not good to seek honors for yourself.
MSG
27 It's not smart to stuff yourself with sweets, nor is glory piled on glory good for you.
CSB
27 It is not good to eat too much honey, or to seek glory after glory.

Proverbs 25:27 In-Context

25 Like cold water to a weary soul is good news from a distant land.
26 Like a muddied spring or a polluted well are the righteous who give way to the wicked.
27 It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable to search out matters that are too deep.
28 Like a city whose walls are broken through is a person who lacks self-control.

Cross References 2

  • 1. ver 16
  • 2. Proverbs 27:2; S Matthew 23:12
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