Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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.

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 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. 3 Have no desire for his delicate food, for it is the bread of deceit.



Cross References

Matthew 18:8-9

And if your hand or your foot is a cause of trouble, let it be cut off and put it away from you: it is better for you to go into life with the loss of a hand or a foot than, having two hands or two feet, to go into the eternal fire.

1 Corinthians 9:27

But I give blows to my body, and keep it under control, for fear that, after having given the good news to others, I myself might not have God's approval.

Philippians 3:19

Whose end is destruction, whose god is the stomach, and whose glory is in their shame, whose minds are fixed on the things of the earth.

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