Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Do not desire his delicacies, For it is deceptive food.

King James Version

Be not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitful meat.

Holman Bible

don’t desire his choice food,
for that food is deceptive.

International Standard Version

Don't crave his delicacies, because the meal is deceptive.

American Standard Version

Be not desirous of his dainties; Seeing they are deceitful food.

Amplified

Be not desirous of his dainties, for it is deceitful food [offered with questionable motives].

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

Be not desirous of his dainties; for they are deceitful food.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do not be desirous of his dainties; for they are deceitful food.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not long for his dainties: and it is the bread of lies.

King James 2000

Be not desirous of his delicacies: for they are deceitful food.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not desire his delicacies, for it is food of deception.

Modern King James verseion

Do not desire his delicacies, for they are deceitful food.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and if thou wilt rule thy own self, be not over greedy of his meat, for meat beguileth and deceiveth.

NET Bible

Do not crave that ruler's delicacies, for that food is deceptive.

New Heart English Bible

Do not be desirous of his dainties, seeing they are deceitful food.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not crave his dainties, for, the same, are deceitful food.

Webster

Be not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitful food.

World English Bible

Don't be desirous of his dainties, since they are deceitful food.

Youngs Literal Translation

Have no desire to his dainties, seeing it is lying food.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be not desirous
אוה 
'avah 
Usage: 26

מטעמּה מטעם 
Mat`am 
Usage: 8

כּזב 
Kazab 
Usage: 30

References

Easton

Context Readings

Living With Your Neighbor

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. 4 Do not weary yourself to gain wealth, Cease from your consideration of it.



Cross References

Proverbs 23:6

Do not eat the bread of a selfish man, Or desire his delicacies;

Psalm 141:4

Do not incline my heart to any evil thing, To practice deeds of wickedness With men who do iniquity; And do not let me eat of their delicacies.

Daniel 1:8

But Daniel made up his mind that he would not defile himself with the king's choice food or with the wine which he drank; so he sought permission from the commander of the officials that he might not defile himself.

Luke 21:34

"Be on guard, so that your hearts will not be weighted down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of life, and that day will not come on you suddenly like a trap;

Ephesians 4:22

that, in reference to your former manner of life, you lay aside the old self, which is being corrupted in accordance with the lusts of deceit,

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