Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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


Do not desire his delicacies,
For it is deceptive food [offered to you 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.

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.

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 shalt put a knife to thy throat, if, of great appetite, thou art: 3 Do not crave his dainties, for, the same, are deceitful food. 4 Do not toil to get wealth, of thine own understanding, forbear:



Cross 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,

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