16 If you find honey, eat just enough- too much of it, and you will vomit.

Other Translations of Proverbs 25:16

King James Version

16 Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it.

English Standard Version

16 If you have found honey, eat only enough for you, lest you have your fill of it and vomit it.

The Message

16 When you're given a box of candy, don't gulp it all down; eat too much chocolate and you'll make yourself sick;

New King James Version

16 Have you found honey? Eat only as much as you need, Lest you be filled with it and vomit.

New Living Translation

16 Do you like honey? Don't eat too much, or it will make you sick!

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 25:16

Commentary on Proverbs 25:16

(Read Proverbs 25:16)

God has given us leave to use grateful things, but we are cautioned against excess.