Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And put a knife to your throat If you are a man of great appetite.

King James Version

And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.

Holman Bible

and put a knife to your throat
if you have a big appetite;

International Standard Version

Put a knife to your own throat, if you have a big appetite.

American Standard Version

And put a knife to thy throat, If thou be a man given to appetite.

Amplified

For you will put a knife to your throat if you are a man given to desire.

Bible in Basic English

And put a knife to your throat, if you have a strong desire for food.

Darby Translation

and put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and put a knife to thy throat if thou art a man given to appetite.

Julia Smith Translation

And put a knife to thy swallow if thou the possessor of a soul.

King James 2000

And put a knife to your throat, if you are a man given to appetite.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and you shall put a knife to your throat if you have a {big appetite}.

Modern King James verseion

and put a knife to your throat, if you are a man given to appetite.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Measure thine appetite:

NET Bible

and put a knife to your throat if you possess a large appetite.

New Heart English Bible

put a knife to your throat, if you are a man given to appetite.

The Emphasized Bible

And shalt put a knife to thy throat, if, of great appetite, thou art:

Webster

And put a knife to thy throat, if thou art a man given to appetite.

World English Bible

put a knife to your throat, if you are a man given to appetite.

Youngs Literal Translation

And thou hast put a knife to thy throat, If thou art a man of appetite.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

a knife
שׂכּין 
Sakkiyn 
Usage: 1

to thy throat
לע 
Loa` 
Usage: 1

if thou be a man given
בּעל 
Ba`al 
Usage: 85

References

Easton

Context Readings

Living With Your Neighbor

1 When you sit down to dine with a ruler, Consider carefully what is before you, 2 And put a knife to your throat If you are a man of great appetite. 3 Do not desire his delicacies, For it is deceptive food.



Cross References

Matthew 18:8-9

"If your hand or your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off and throw it from you; it is better for you to enter life crippled or lame, than to have two hands or two feet and be cast into the eternal fire.

1 Corinthians 9:27

but I discipline my body and make it my slave, so that, after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified.

Philippians 3:19

whose end is destruction, whose god is their appetite, and whose glory is in their shame, who set their minds on earthly things.

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