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Proverbs 24:13–14

13  My son, oeat honey, for it is good,

and pthe drippings of the honeycomb are sweet to your taste.

14  Know that wisdom is such to your soul;

if you find it, there will be qa future,

and your hope will not be cut off.

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Proverbs 24:13–14 — The New International Version (NIV)

13 Eat honey, my son, for it is good;

honey from the comb is sweet to your taste.

14 Know also that wisdom is like honey for you:

If you find it, there is a future hope for you,

and your hope will not be cut off.

Proverbs 24:13–14 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

13 My son, eat thou honey, because it is good;

And the honeycomb, which is sweet to thy taste:

14 So shall the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul:

When thou hast found it, then there shall be a reward,

And thy expectation shall not be cut off.

Proverbs 24:13–14 — New Living Translation (NLT)

13 My child, eat honey, for it is good,

and the honeycomb is sweet to the taste.

14 In the same way, wisdom is sweet to your soul.

If you find it, you will have a bright future,

and your hopes will not be cut short.

Proverbs 24:13–14 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

13 My son, eat honey because it is good,

And the honeycomb which is sweet to your taste;

14 So shall the knowledge of wisdom be to your soul;

If you have found it, there is a prospect,

And your hope will not be cut off.

Proverbs 24:13–14 — New Century Version (NCV)

13 My child, eat honey because it is good.

Honey from the honeycomb tastes sweet.

14 In the same way, wisdom is pleasing to you.

If you find it, you have hope for the future,

and your wishes will come true.

Proverbs 24:13–14 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

13 My son, eat thou honey, for it is good;

And the droppings of the honeycomb, which are sweet to thy taste:

14 So shalt thou know wisdom to be unto thy soul;

If thou hast found it, then shall there be a reward,

And thy hope shall not be cut off.

Proverbs 24:13–14 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

13 Eat honey, my son, for it is good; and a honeycomb is sweet to thy taste: 14 so consider wisdom for thy soul; if thou hast found it, there shall be a result, and thine expectation shall not be cut off.

Proverbs 24:13–14 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

13 Eat honey, my son, because it is good.

Honey that flows from the honeycomb tastes sweet.

14 The knowledge of wisdom is like that for your soul.

If you find it, then there is a future,

and your hope will never be cut off.

Proverbs 24:13–14 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

13 Eat honey, my son, for it is good,

and the honeycomb is sweet to your palate;

14 realize that wisdom is the same for you.

If you find it, you will have a future,

and your hope will never fade.

Proverbs 24:13–14 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 My child, eat honey, for it is good,

and the drippings of the honeycomb are sweet to your taste.

14 Know that wisdom is such to your soul;

if you find it, you will find a future,

and your hope will not be cut off.

Proverbs 24:13–14 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

13 My child, eat honey, for it is good,

and the dripping of the honeycomb is sweet to your taste.

14 Thus know wisdom for the sake of your soul,

if you find it, then there is a future,

and your hope will not be cut off.

Proverbs 24:13–14 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

13 Eat honey, my child. It is good.

Honey from a honeycomb has a sweet taste.

14 I want you to know that wisdom is sweet to you.

If you find it, there is hope for you tomorrow.

So your hope will not be cut off.

Proverbs 24:13–14 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

13 My son, eat honey, for it is good,

Yes, the honey from the comb is sweet to your taste;

14 Know that wisdom is thus for your soul;

If you find it, then there will be a future,

And your hope will not be cut off.