Gen 43:11

(NIV)
Then their father Israel said to them, ‘If it must be, then do this: put some of the best products of the land in your bags and take them down to the man as a gift – a little balm and a little honey, some spices and myrrh, some pistachio nuts and almonds.
(ESV)
Then their father Israel said to them, “If it must be so, then do this: take some of the choice fruits of the land in your bags, and carry a present down to the man, a little balm and a little honey, gum, myrrh, pistachio nuts, and almonds.

Exod 3:8

(NIV)
So I have come down to rescue them from the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land into a good and spacious land, a land flowing with milk and honey – the home of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites.
(ESV)
and I have come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land to a good and broad land, a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites.

Exod 3:17

(NIV)
And I have promised to bring you up out of your misery in Egypt into the land of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites – a land flowing with milk and honey.”

(ESV)
and I promise that I will bring you up out of the affliction of Egypt to the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, a land flowing with milk and honey.”’

Exod 13:5

(NIV)
When the  Lord brings you into the land of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Hivites and Jebusites – the land he swore to your ancestors to give you, a land flowing with milk and honey – you are to observe this ceremony in this month:
(ESV)
And when the  Lord brings you into the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, which he swore to your fathers to give you, a land flowing with milk and honey, you shall keep this service in this month.

Exod 16:31

(NIV)
The people of Israel called the bread manna. It was white like coriander seed and tasted like wafers made with honey.
(ESV)
Now the house of Israel called its name manna. It was like coriander seed, white, and the taste of it was like wafers made with honey.

Exod 33:3

(NIV)
Go up to the land flowing with milk and honey. But I will not go with you, because you are a stiff-necked people and I might destroy you on the way.’

(ESV)
Go up to a land flowing with milk and honey; but I will not go up among you, lest I consume you on the way, for you are a stiff-necked people.”

Lev 2:11

(NIV)
‘“Every grain offering you bring to the  Lord must be made without yeast, for you are not to burn any yeast or honey in a food offering presented to the  Lord.
(ESV)
“No grain offering that you bring to the  Lord shall be made with leaven, for you shall burn no leaven nor any honey as a food offering to the  Lord.

Lev 20:24

(NIV)
But I said to you, ‘You will possess their land; I will give it to you as an inheritance, a land flowing with milk and honey.’ I am the  Lord your God, who has set you apart from the nations.

(ESV)
But I have said to you, ‘You shall inherit their land, and I will give it to you to possess, a land flowing with milk and honey.’ I am the  Lord your God, who has separated you from the peoples.

Num 13:27

(NIV)
They gave Moses this account: ‘We went into the land to which you sent us, and it does flow with milk and honey! Here is its fruit.
(ESV)
And they told him, “We came to the land to which you sent us. It flows with milk and honey, and this is its fruit.

Num 14:8

(NIV)
If the  Lord is pleased with us, he will lead us into that land, a land flowing with milk and honey, and will give it to us.
(ESV)
If the  Lord delights in us, he will bring us into this land and give it to us, a land that flows with milk and honey.

Num 16:13

(NIV)
Isn’t it enough that you have brought us up out of a land flowing with milk and honey to kill us in the wilderness? And now you also want to lord it over us!
(ESV)
Is it a small thing that you have brought us up out of a land flowing with milk and honey, to kill us in the wilderness, that you must also make yourself a prince over us?

Num 16:14

(NIV)
Moreover, you haven’t brought us into a land flowing with milk and honey or given us an inheritance of fields and vineyards. Do you want to treat these men like slaves ? No, we will not come!’

(ESV)
Moreover, you have not brought us into a land flowing with milk and honey, nor given us inheritance of fields and vineyards. Will you put out the eyes of these men? We will not come up.”

Deut 6:3

(NIV)
Hear, Israel, and be careful to obey so that it may go well with you and that you may increase greatly in a land flowing with milk and honey, just as the  Lord, the God of your ancestors, promised you.

(ESV)
Hear therefore, O Israel, and be careful to do them, that it may go well with you, and that you may multiply greatly as the  Lord, the God of your fathers, has promised you, in a land flowing with milk and honey.

Deut 8:8

(NIV)
a land with wheat and barley, vines and fig-trees, pomegranates, olive oil and honey;
(ESV)
a land of wheat and barley, of vines and fig trees and pomegranates, a land of olive trees and honey,

Deut 11:9

(NIV)
and so that you may live long in the land that the  Lord swore to your ancestors to give to them and their descendants, a land flowing with milk and honey.
(ESV)
and that you may live long in the land that the  Lord swore to your fathers to give to them and to their offspring, a land flowing with milk and honey.

Deut 26:9

(NIV)
He brought us to this place and gave us this land, a land flowing with milk and honey;
(ESV)
And he brought us into this place and gave us this land, a land flowing with milk and honey.

Deut 26:15

(NIV)
Look down from heaven, your holy dwelling-place, and bless your people Israel and the land you have given us as you promised on oath to our ancestors, a land flowing with milk and honey.’

(ESV)
Look down from your holy habitation, from heaven, and bless your people Israel and the ground that you have given us, as you swore to our fathers, a land flowing with milk and honey.’

Deut 27:3

(NIV)
Write on them all the words of this law when you have crossed over to enter the land the  Lord your God is giving you, a land flowing with milk and honey, just as the  Lord, the God of your ancestors, promised you.
(ESV)
And you shall write on them all the words of this law, when you cross over to enter the land that the  Lord your God is giving you, a land flowing with milk and honey, as the  Lord, the God of your fathers, has promised you.

Deut 31:20

(NIV)
When I have brought them into the land flowing with milk and honey, the land I promised on oath to their ancestors, and when they eat their fill and thrive, they will turn to other gods and worship them, rejecting me and breaking my covenant.
(ESV)
For when I have brought them into the land flowing with milk and honey, which I swore to give to their fathers, and they have eaten and are full and grown fat they will turn to other gods and serve them, and despise me and break my covenant.

Deut 32:13

(NIV)
He made him ride on the heights of the land
and fed him with the fruit of the fields.
He nourished him with honey from the rock,
and with oil from the flinty crag,
(ESV)
He made him ride on the high places of the land,
and he ate the produce of the field,
and he suckled him with honey out of the rock,
and oil out of the flinty rock.

Josh 5:6

(NIV)
The Israelites had moved about in the wilderness for forty years until all the men who were of military age when they left Egypt had died, since they had not obeyed the  Lord. For the  Lord had sworn to them that they would not see the land that he had solemnly promised their ancestors to give us, a land flowing with milk and honey.
(ESV)
For the people of Israel walked forty years in the wilderness, until all the nation, the men of war who came out of Egypt, perished, because they did not obey the voice of the  Lord; the  Lord swore to them that he would not let them see the land that the  Lord had sworn to their fathers to give to us, a land flowing with milk and honey.

Judg 14:8

(NIV)
Some time later, when he went back to marry her, he turned aside to look at the lion’s carcass, and in it he saw a swarm of bees and some honey.
(ESV)
After some days he returned to take her. And he turned aside to see the carcass of the lion, and behold, there was a swarm of bees in the body of the lion, and honey.

Judg 14:9

(NIV)
He scooped out the honey with his hands and ate as he went along. When he rejoined his parents, he gave them some, and they too ate it. But he did not tell them that he had taken the honey from the lion’s carcass.

(ESV)
He scraped it out into his hands and went on, eating as he went. And he came to his father and mother and gave some to them, and they ate. But he did not tell them that he had scraped the honey from the carcass of the lion.

Judg 14:18

(NIV)
Before sunset on the seventh day the men of the town said to him,

‘What is sweeter than honey?
What is stronger than a lion?’

Samson said to them,

‘If you had not ploughed with my heifer,
you would not have solved my riddle.’
(ESV)
And the men of the city said to him on the seventh day before the sun went down,

“What is sweeter than honey?
What is stronger than a lion?”

And he said to them,

If you had not plowed with my heifer,
you would not have found out my riddle.”

1Sam 14:25

(NIV)
The entire army entered the woods, and there was honey on the ground.
(ESV)
Now when all the people came to the forest, behold, there was honey on the ground.

1Sam 14:26

(NIV)
When they went into the woods, they saw the honey oozing out; yet no one put his hand to his mouth, because they feared the oath.
(ESV)
And when the people entered the forest, behold, the honey was dropping, but no one put his hand to his mouth, for the people feared the oath.

1Sam 14:27

(NIV)
But Jonathan had not heard that his father had bound the people with the oath, so he reached out the end of the staff that was in his hand and dipped it into the honeycomb. He raised his hand to his mouth, and his eyes brightened.
(ESV)
But Jonathan had not heard his father charge the people with the oath, so he put out the tip of the staff that was in his hand and dipped it in the honeycomb and put his hand to his mouth, and his eyes became bright.

1Sam 14:29

(NIV)
Jonathan said, ‘My father has made trouble for the country. See how my eyes brightened when I tasted a little of this honey.
(ESV)
Then Jonathan said, “My father has troubled the land. See how my eyes have become bright because I tasted a little of this honey.

1Sam 14:43

(NIV)
Then Saul said to Jonathan, ‘Tell me what you have done.’

So Jonathan told him, ‘I tasted a little honey with the end of my staff. And now I must die!’

(ESV)
Then Saul said to Jonathan, “Tell me what you have done.” And Jonathan told him, “I tasted a little honey with the tip of the staff that was in my hand. Here I am; I will die.”

2Sam 17:29

(NIV)
honey and curds, sheep, and cheese from cows’ milk for David and his people to eat. For they said, ‘The people have become exhausted and hungry and thirsty in the wilderness.’

(ESV)
honey and curds and sheep and cheese from the herd, for David and the people with him to eat, for they said, “The people are hungry and weary and thirsty in the wilderness.”

1Kgs 14:3

(NIV)
Take ten loaves of bread with you, some cakes and a jar of honey, and go to him. He will tell you what will happen to the boy.’
(ESV)
Take with you ten loaves, some cakes, and a jar of honey, and go to him. He will tell you what shall happen to the child.”

2Kgs 18:32

(NIV)
until I come and take you to a land like your own – a land of grain and new wine, a land of bread and vineyards, a land of olive trees and honey. Choose life and not death!

‘Do not listen to Hezekiah, for he is misleading you when he says, “The  Lord will deliver us.”
(ESV)
until I come and take you away to a land like your own land, a land of grain and wine, a land of bread and vineyards, a land of olive trees and honey, that you may live, and not die. And do not listen to Hezekiah when he misleads you by saying, “The  Lord will deliver us.”

2Chr 31:5

(NIV)
As soon as the order went out, the Israelites generously gave the firstfruits of their grain, new wine, olive oil and honey and all that the fields produced. They brought a great amount, a tithe of everything.
(ESV)
As soon as the command was spread abroad, the people of Israel gave in abundance the firstfruits of grain, wine, oil, honey, and of all the produce of the field. And they brought in abundantly the tithe of everything.

Job 20:17

(NIV)
He will not enjoy the streams,
the rivers flowing with honey and cream.
(ESV)
He will not look upon the rivers,
the streams flowing with honey and curds.

Ps 19:10

(NIV)
They are more precious than gold,
than much pure gold;
they are sweeter than honey,
than honey from the honeycomb.
(ESV)
More to be desired are they than gold,
even much fine gold;
sweeter also than honey
and drippings of the honeycomb.

Ps 81:16

(NIV)
But you would be fed with the finest of wheat;
with honey from the rock I would satisfy you.’
(ESV)
But he would feed you with the finest of the wheat,
and with honey from the rock I would satisfy you.”

Ps 119:103

(NIV)
How sweet are your words to my taste,
sweeter than honey to my mouth!
(ESV)
How sweet are your words to my taste,
sweeter than honey to my mouth!

Prov 5:3

(NIV)
For the lips of the adulterous woman drip honey,
and her speech is smoother than oil;
(ESV)
For the lips of a forbidden woman drip honey,
and her speech is smoother than oil,

Prov 16:24

(NIV)
Gracious words are a honeycomb,
sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.
(ESV)
Gracious words are like a honeycomb,
sweetness to the soul and health to the body.

Prov 24:13

(NIV)
Eat honey, my son, for it is good;
honey from the comb is sweet to your taste.
(ESV)
My son, eat honey, for it is good,
and the drippings of the honeycomb are sweet to your taste.

Prov 25:16

(NIV)
If you find honey, eat just enough –
too much of it, and you will vomit.
(ESV)
If you have found honey, eat only enough for you,
lest you have your fill of it and vomit it.

Prov 25:27

(NIV)
It is not good to eat too much honey,
nor is it honourable to search out matters that are too deep.
(ESV)
It is not good to eat much honey,
nor is it glorious to seek one’s own glory.

Prov 27:7

(NIV)
One who is full loathes honey from the comb,
but to the hungry even what is bitter tastes sweet.
(ESV)
One who is full loathes honey,
but to one who is hungry everything bitter is sweet.

Song 4:11

(NIV)
Your lips drop sweetness as the honeycomb, my bride;
milk and honey are under your tongue.
The fragrance of your garments
is like the fragrance of Lebanon.
(ESV)
Your lips drip nectar, my bride;
honey and milk are under your tongue;
the fragrance of your garments is like the fragrance of Lebanon.

Song 5:1

(NIV)
I have come into my garden, my sister, my bride;
I have gathered my myrrh with my spice.
I have eaten my honeycomb and my honey;
I have drunk my wine and my milk.
Eat, friends, and drink;
drink your fill of love.
(ESV)
I came to my garden, my sister, my bride,
I gathered my myrrh with my spice,
I ate my honeycomb with my honey,
I drank my wine with my milk.
Eat, friends, drink,
and be drunk with love!

Isa 7:15

(NIV)
He will be eating curds and honey when he knows enough to reject the wrong and choose the right,
(ESV)
He shall eat curds and honey when he knows how to refuse the evil and choose the good.

Isa 7:22

(NIV)
And because of the abundance of the milk they give, there will be curds to eat. All who remain in the land will eat curds and honey.
(ESV)
and because of the abundance of milk that they give, he will eat curds, for everyone who is left in the land will eat curds and honey.

Jer 11:5

(NIV)
Then I will fulfil the oath I swore to your ancestors, to give them a land flowing with milk and honey” – the land you possess today.’

I answered, ‘Amen,  Lord.’

(ESV)
that I may confirm the oath that I swore to your fathers to give them a land flowing with milk and honey, as at this day.” Then I answered, “So be it,  Lord.”

Jer 32:22

(NIV)
You gave them this land you had sworn to give to their ancestors, a land flowing with milk and honey.
(ESV)
And you gave them this land, which you swore to their fathers to give them, a land flowing with milk and honey.

Jer 41:8

(NIV)
But ten of them said to Ishmael, ‘Don’t kill us! We have wheat and barley, olive oil and honey, hidden in a field.’ So he let them alone and did not kill them with the others.
(ESV)
But there were ten men among them who said to Ishmael, “Do not put us to death, for we have stores of wheat, barley, oil, and honey hidden in the fields.” So he refrained and did not put them to death with their companions.

Ezek 3:3

(NIV)
Then he said to me, ‘Son of man, eat this scroll I am giving you and fill your stomach with it.’ So I ate it, and it tasted as sweet as honey in my mouth.

(ESV)
And he said to me, “Son of man, feed your belly with this scroll that I give you and fill your stomach with it.” Then I ate it, and it was in my mouth as sweet as honey.

Ezek 16:13

(NIV)
So you were adorned with gold and silver; your clothes were of fine linen and costly fabric and embroidered cloth. Your food was honey, olive oil and the finest flour. You became very beautiful and rose to be a queen.
(ESV)
Thus you were adorned with gold and silver, and your clothing was of fine linen and silk and embroidered cloth. You ate fine flour and honey and oil. You grew exceedingly beautiful and advanced to royalty.

Ezek 16:19

(NIV)
Also the food I provided for you – the flour, olive oil and honey I gave you to eat – you offered as fragrant incense before them. That is what happened, declares the Sovereign  Lord.

(ESV)
Also my bread that I gave you— I fed you with fine flour and oil and honey—you set before them for a pleasing aroma; and so it was, declares the Lord  God.

Ezek 20:6

(NIV)
On that day I swore to them that I would bring them out of Egypt into a land I had searched out for them, a land flowing with milk and honey, the most beautiful of all lands.
(ESV)
On that day I swore to them that I would bring them out of the land of Egypt into a land that I had searched out for them, a land flowing with milk and honey, the most glorious of all lands.

Ezek 20:15

(NIV)
Also with uplifted hand I swore to them in the wilderness that I would not bring them into the land I had given them – a land flowing with milk and honey, the most beautiful of all lands –
(ESV)
Moreover I swore to them in the wilderness that I would not bring them into the land that I had given them, a land flowing with milk and honey the most glorious of all lands,

Ezek 27:17

(NIV)
‘“Judah and Israel traded with you; they exchanged wheat from Minnith and confections, honey, olive oil and balm for your wares.

(ESV)
Judah and the land of Israel traded with you; they exchanged for your merchandise wheat of Minnith, meal honey, oil, and balm.

Matt 3:4

(NIV)
John’s clothes were made of camel’s hair, and he had a leather belt round his waist. His food was locusts and wild honey.
(ESV)
Now John wore a garment of camel’s hair and a leather belt around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey.

Mark 1:6

(NIV)
John wore clothing made of camel’s hair, with a leather belt round his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey.
(ESV)
Now John was clothed with camel’s hair and wore a leather belt around his waist and ate locusts and wild honey.

Rev 10:9

(NIV)
So I went to the angel and asked him to give me the little scroll. He said to me, ‘Take it and eat it. It will turn your stomach sour, but “in your mouth it will be as sweet as honey.” ’
(ESV)
So I went to the angel and told him to give me the little scroll. And he said to meTake and eat it; it will make your stomach bitter, but in your mouth it will be sweet as honey.”

Rev 10:10

(NIV)
I took the little scroll from the angel’s hand and ate it. It tasted as sweet as honey in my mouth, but when I had eaten it, my stomach turned sour.
(ESV)
And I took the little scroll from the hand of the angel and ate it. It was sweet as honey in my mouth, but when I had eaten it my stomach was made bitter.
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