Proverbs 16:24 | Pleasant Words - Grounded in Truth Company

Proverbs 16:24 | Pleasant Words

A Verse Mapping Bible Study on Proverbs

For a review of the format for our Bible study, check out this post!

Week 21: Proverbs 16:24

Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.

Scripture Memory

Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones. Proverbs 16:24

Pleasant words are aan honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones. Proverbs 16:24

P_______ w____ a__ a_ a_ h________, s____ t_ t__ s___, a__ h_____ t_ t__ b____. Proverbs 16:24

Bible Context

Who?

King Solomon

When?

Early in his reign, after 970 B.C.

Why?

To apply God’s wisdom to daily life.

For whom?

Israelites (The Jewish People).

Word Studies

Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones. Proverbs 16:24

Pleasant | נֹעַם

nōʿam

Pronunciation: no'-am

Definition:

  • Kindness, beauty, favor
  • Delightfulness
  • pleasantness

Translations:

  • beauty 4x
  • pleasant 2x
  • pleasantness 1x

Words | אֵמֶר

'ēmer

Pronunciation: ay'-mer

Definition:

  • utterance, speech, word, saying, promise, command

Translations:

  • words 43x
  • speeches 2x
  • sayings 2x
  • answer 1x

Soul | נֶפֶשׁ

nep̄eš

Pronunciation: neh'-fesh

Definition:

  • soul, self, life, emotion, passion
  • that which breathes, the inner being of man
  • seat of emotions and passions

Translations:

  • soul 475x
  • life 117x
  • person 29x
  • mind 15x

Health | מַרְפֵּא

marpē'

Pronunciation: mar-pay'

Definition:

  • health, cure
  • health, profit, sound (of mind)
  • healing

Translations:

  • health 5x
  • healing 3x
  • remedy 3x
  • cure 1x

Bones | עֶצֶם

ʿeṣem

Pronunciation: eh'tsem

Definition:

  • bone, essence, substance
  • body, limbs, members
  • substance, self

Translations:

  • bone 104x
  • selfsame 11x
  • body 2x

Paraphrase

[Delightful] [promises] are as an honeycomb, sweet to the [inner being of man], and [healing] to the [body, self]. Proverbs 16:24

Bible Cross References

Proverbs 24:13-14

My son, eat thou honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is sweet to thy taste: 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.

Psalm 119:103

How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

Jeremiah 15:16

Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts.

Reflections

About God

 

About Self

 

Questions to Ask Myself

Related Posts

Bible Verse Lock Screen and Wallpaper Thank you for checking...
Bible Verse Lock Screen and Wallpaper Thank you for checking...
Bible Verse Lock Screen and Wallpaper Thank you for checking...
A Verse Mapping Bible Study on Proverbs For a review of...
Bible Verse Lock Screen and Wallpaper Thank you for checking...
A Verse Mapping Bible Study on Proverbs For a review of...
Praises from the Psalms
Grounded in Truth Co.
$12.00
Merry Christmas Tract Cards
Grounded in Truth Company
$7.00
Verses for Prayer
Grounded in Truth Co.
$12.00
Luke 2:14 Christmas Card
Grounded in Truth Company
$4.00
1 Thessalonians 5 Give Thanks Bracelet
Grounded in Truth Co.
$2.00
Luke 2:30-32 Christmas Card
Grounded in Truth Company
$4.00
Back to blog