Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

Bible References

General references

Proverbs 23:6
Do not eat the food of him that hath a begrudging eye, neither crave thou his dainties;
Psalm 141:4
Let not my heart incline to a matter of wrong, that I should busy myself with practices in lawlessness, with men working iniquity, and let me not eat of their dainties.
Daniel 1:8
But Daniel laid it upon his heart, that he would not defile himself with the delicacies of the king, nor with the wine which he drank, - therefore sought he of the ruler of the eunuchs, that he might not defile himself.
Luke 21:34
But be taking heed unto yourselves, lest once your hearts be made heavy - with debauch and drunkenness and anxieties about livelihood, and that day come upon you suddenly,
Ephesians 4:22
That ye were to strip off - as regardeth the former behaviour - the old man, who corrupteth himself according to his deceitful covetings,