How painful honest words can be! But what does your rebuke prove?
I have heard many things like these. You are all miserable comforters.
You are to season each of your grain offerings with salt; you must not omit from your grain offering the salt of the covenant with your God. You are to present salt with each of your offerings.
"Now, salt is good, but if salt should lose its taste, how will it be made salty?
Your speech should always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer each person.
Am I lying, or can I not recognize lies?
Doesn't the ear test words as the palate tastes food?
Doesn't the ear tests words as the palate tastes food?
How sweet Your word is to my taste-- [sweeter] than honey to my mouth.
For it is impossible to renew to repentance those who were once enlightened, who tasted the heavenly gift, became companions with the Holy Spirit,
tasted God's good word and the powers of the coming age,