Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

When you take your seat at the feast with a ruler, give thought with care to what is before you;

New American Standard Bible

When you sit down to dine with a ruler, Consider carefully what is before you,

King James Version

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee:

Holman Bible

When you sit down to dine with a ruler,
consider carefully what is before you,

International Standard Version

Whenever you sit down to dine with a ruler, carefully think about what is before you.

American Standard Version

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, Consider diligently him that is before thee;

Amplified

When you sit down to eat with a ruler, consider who and what are before you;

Darby Translation

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider well who is before thee;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee;

Julia Smith Translation

If thou shalt sit to eat with a ruler, understanding, thou shalt understand what is before thee.

King James 2000

When you sit to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before you:

Lexham Expanded Bible

When you sit to eat with a ruler, you shall surely observe what [is] before you,

Modern King James verseion

When you sit down to eat with a ruler, look carefully at what is before you;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When thou sittest at the table to eat with a lord, order thyself mannerly with the things that are set before thee.

NET Bible

When you sit down to eat with a ruler, consider carefully what is before you,

New Heart English Bible

When you sit to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before you;

The Emphasized Bible

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, thou shall consider well, what is before thee;

Webster

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee:

World English Bible

When you sit to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before you;

Youngs Literal Translation

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, Thou considerest diligently that which is before thee,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
When thou sittest
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

to eat
לחם 
Lacham 
Usage: 177

with a ruler
משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Living With Your Neighbor

1 When you take your seat at the feast with a ruler, give thought with care to what is before you; 2 And put a knife to your throat, if you have a strong desire for food.



Cross References

Genesis 43:32-34

And they put a meal ready for him by himself, and for them by themselves, and for the Egyptians who were with him by themselves; because the Egyptians may not take food with the Hebrews, for that would make them unclean.

Jude 1:12

These men are unseen rocks at your love-feasts, when they take part in them with you, keepers of sheep who without fear take the food of the sheep; clouds without water rushing before the wind, wasted trees without fruit, twice dead, pulled up by the roots,

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