100 Bible Verses about Sweet

Proverbs 24:13 ESV / 35 helpful votes

My son, eat honey, for it is good, and the drippings of the honeycomb are sweet to your taste.

Genesis 8:21 ESV / 33 helpful votes

And when the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, the Lord said in his heart, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, for the intention of man's heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I ever again strike down every living creature as I have done.

Leviticus 1:9 ESV / 29 helpful votes

But its entrails and its legs he shall wash with water. And the priest shall burn all of it on the altar, as a burnt offering, a food offering with a pleasing aroma to the Lord.

Philippians 4:18 ESV / 25 helpful votes

I have received full payment, and more. I am well supplied, having received from Epaphroditus the gifts you sent, a fragrant offering, a sacrifice acceptable and pleasing to God.

Leviticus 3:5 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Then Aaron's sons shall burn it on the altar on top of the burnt offering, which is on the wood on the fire; it is a food offering with a pleasing aroma to the Lord.

Psalm 119:103 ESV / 24 helpful votes

How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

Ephesians 5:2 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

Leviticus 2:2 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And bring it to Aaron's sons the priests. And he shall take from it a handful of the fine flour and oil, with all of its frankincense, and the priest shall burn this as its memorial portion on the altar, a food offering with a pleasing aroma to the Lord.

Leviticus 1:17 ESV / 21 helpful votes

He shall tear it open by its wings, but shall not sever it completely. And the priest shall burn it on the altar, on the wood that is on the fire. It is a burnt offering, a food offering with a pleasing aroma to the Lord.

Leviticus 1:13 ESV / 21 helpful votes

But the entrails and the legs he shall wash with water. And the priest shall offer all of it and burn it on the altar; it is a burnt offering, a food offering with a pleasing aroma to the Lord.

Exodus 15:25 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And he cried to the Lord, and the Lord showed him a log, and he threw it into the water, and the water became sweet. There the Lord made for them a statute and a rule, and there he tested them,

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 19 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

John 3:16 ESV / 18 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Psalm 19:10 ESV / 18 helpful votes

More to be desired are they than gold, even much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and drippings of the honeycomb.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Leviticus 6:15 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And one shall take from it a handful of the fine flour of the grain offering and its oil and all the frankincense that is on the grain offering and burn this as its memorial portion on the altar, a pleasing aroma to the Lord.

Leviticus 3:16 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And the priest shall burn them on the altar as a food offering with a pleasing aroma. All fat is the Lord's.

Leviticus 2:12 ESV / 17 helpful votes

As an offering of firstfruits you may bring them to the Lord, but they shall not be offered on the altar for a pleasing aroma.

Leviticus 2:9 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And the priest shall take from the grain offering its memorial portion and burn this on the altar, a food offering with a pleasing aroma to the Lord.

Exodus 37:29 ESV / 17 helpful votes

He made the holy anointing oil also, and the pure fragrant incense, blended as by the perfumer.

Exodus 35:28 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And spices and oil for the light, and for the anointing oil, and for the fragrant incense.

Exodus 30:34 ESV / 17 helpful votes

The Lord said to Moses, “Take sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum, sweet spices with pure frankincense (of each shall there be an equal part),

Exodus 29:18 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And burn the whole ram on the altar. It is a burnt offering to the Lord. It is a pleasing aroma, a food offering to the Lord.

Isaiah 5:20 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!

Numbers 28:2 ESV / 16 helpful votes

“Command the people of Israel and say to them, ‘My offering, my food for my food offerings, my pleasing aroma, you shall be careful to offer to me at its appointed time.’

Leviticus 26:31 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And I will lay your cities waste and will make your sanctuaries desolate, and I will not smell your pleasing aromas.

Exodus 29:25 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Then you shall take them from their hands and burn them on the altar on top of the burnt offering, as a pleasing aroma before the Lord. It is a food offering to the Lord.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Proverbs 18:10 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe.

Proverbs 17:17 ESV / 14 helpful votes

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

Ezekiel 20:41 ESV / 13 helpful votes

As a pleasing aroma I will accept you, when I bring you out from the peoples and gather you out of the countries where you have been scattered. And I will manifest my holiness among you in the sight of the nations.

Ezekiel 3:3 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Proverbs 16:24 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body.

Proverbs 8:11 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For wisdom is better than jewels, and all that you may desire cannot compare with her.

Psalm 34:8 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Job 20:12 ESV / 13 helpful votes

“Though evil is sweet in his mouth, though he hides it under his tongue,

Leviticus 8:21 ESV / 13 helpful votes

He washed the entrails and the legs with water, and Moses burned the whole ram on the altar. It was a burnt offering with a pleasing aroma, a food offering for the Lord, as the Lord commanded Moses.

Leviticus 4:31 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And all its fat he shall remove, as the fat is removed from the peace offerings, and the priest shall burn it on the altar for a pleasing aroma to the Lord. And the priest shall make atonement for him, and he shall be forgiven.

Leviticus 4:7 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And the priest shall put some of the blood on the horns of the altar of fragrant incense before the Lord that is in the tent of meeting, and all the rest of the blood of the bull he shall pour out at the base of the altar of burnt offering that is at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

Exodus 40:27 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And burned fragrant incense on it, as the Lord had commanded Moses.

Exodus 39:38 ESV / 13 helpful votes

The golden altar, the anointing oil and the fragrant incense, and the screen for the entrance of the tent;

Exodus 35:15 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And the altar of incense, with its poles, and the anointing oil and the fragrant incense, and the screen for the door, at the door of the tabernacle;

Exodus 35:8 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Oil for the light, spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense,

Exodus 31:11 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And the anointing oil and the fragrant incense for the Holy Place. According to all that I have commanded you, they shall do.”

Exodus 30:23 ESV / 13 helpful votes

“Take the finest spices: of liquid myrrh 500 shekels, and of sweet-smelling cinnamon half as much, that is, 250, and 250 of aromatic cane,

Exodus 30:7 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And Aaron shall burn fragrant incense on it. Every morning when he dresses the lamps he shall burn it,

Exodus 29:41 ESV / 13 helpful votes

The other lamb you shall offer at twilight, and shall offer with it a grain offering and its drink offering, as in the morning, for a pleasing aroma, a food offering to the Lord.

Exodus 25:6 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Oil for the lamps, spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense,

Proverbs 20:17 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Bread gained by deceit is sweet to a man, but afterward his mouth will be full of gravel.

Numbers 29:2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And you shall offer a burnt offering, for a pleasing aroma to the Lord: one bull from the herd, one ram, seven male lambs a year old without blemish;

Numbers 18:17 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But the firstborn of a cow, or the firstborn of a sheep, or the firstborn of a goat, you shall not redeem; they are holy. You shall sprinkle their blood on the altar and shall burn their fat as a food offering, with a pleasing aroma to the Lord.

Numbers 15:14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And if a stranger is sojourning with you, or anyone is living permanently among you, and he wishes to offer a food offering, with a pleasing aroma to the Lord, he shall do as you do.

Leviticus 23:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And the grain offering with it shall be two tenths of an ephah of fine flour mixed with oil, a food offering to the Lord with a pleasing aroma, and the drink offering with it shall be of wine, a fourth of a hin.

Nehemiah 8:10 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Then he said to them, “Go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our Lord. And do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

1 Corinthians 13:4-8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away.

1 Corinthians 10:31 ESV / 10 helpful votes

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

Romans 12:9 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Proverbs 25:27 ESV / 10 helpful votes

It is not good to eat much honey, nor is it glorious to seek one's own glory.

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”

Exodus 15:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The Lord is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation; this is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him.

Revelation 10:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

So I went to the angel and told him to give me the little scroll. And he said to me, “Take and eat it; it will make your stomach bitter, but in your mouth it will be sweet as honey.”

Hebrews 12:1-2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

2 Corinthians 2:15 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For we are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing,

Romans 8:28 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

John 6:35 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.

John 4:34 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of him who sent me and to accomplish his work.

Luke 9:15 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And they did so, and had them all sit down.

Luke 6:31 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.

Matthew 5:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

Joel 2:20 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“I will remove the northerner far from you, and drive him into a parched and desolate land, his vanguard into the eastern sea, and his rear guard into the western sea; the stench and foul smell of him will rise, for he has done great things.

Jeremiah 15:16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart, for I am called by your name, O Lord, God of hosts.

Jeremiah 6:20 ESV / 9 helpful votes

What use to me is frankincense that comes from Sheba, or sweet cane from a distant land? Your burnt offerings are not acceptable, nor your sacrifices pleasing to me.

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 9 helpful votes

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.

Isaiah 3:24 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Instead of perfume there will be rottenness; and instead of a belt, a rope; and instead of well-set hair, baldness; and instead of a rich robe, a skirt of sackcloth; and branding instead of beauty.

Song of Solomon 5:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

His cheeks are like beds of spices, mounds of sweet-smelling herbs. His lips are lilies, dripping liquid myrrh.

Song of Solomon 1:3 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Your anointing oils are fragrant; your name is oil poured out; therefore virgins love you.

Proverbs 31:3 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Do not give your strength to women, your ways to those who destroy kings.

Proverbs 27:17 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.

Proverbs 27:7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

One who is full loathes honey, but to one who is hungry everything bitter is sweet.

Proverbs 24:13-14 ESV / 9 helpful votes

My son, eat honey, for it is good, and the drippings of the honeycomb are sweet to your taste. Know that wisdom is such to your soul; if you find it, there will be a future, and your hope will not be cut off.

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

1 John 3:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure.

Psalm 119:1-176 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord! Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart, who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways! You have commanded your precepts to be kept diligently. Oh that my ways may be steadfast in keeping your statutes! ...

Psalm 115:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

They have ears, but do not hear; noses, but do not smell.

Psalm 63:5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

My soul will be satisfied as with fat and rich food, and my mouth will praise you with joyful lips,

Psalm 37:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Psalm 17:15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

As for me, I shall behold your face in righteousness; when I awake, I shall be satisfied with your likeness.

Job 23:12 ESV / 8 helpful votes

I have not departed from the commandment of his lips; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my portion of food.

Job 21:33 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The clods of the valley are sweet to him; all mankind follows after him, and those who go before him are innumerable.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

Exodus 30:38 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Whoever makes any like it to use as perfume shall be cut off from his people.”

Genesis 27:27 ESV / 8 helpful votes

So he came near and kissed him. And Isaac smelled the smell of his garments and blessed him and said, “See, the smell of my son is as the smell of a field that the Lord has blessed!

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