Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

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 thy swallow if thou the possessor of a soul. 3 Thou shalt not long for his dainties: and it is the bread of lies. 4 Thou shalt not labor to become rich: cease from thy wisdom.



Cross References

Proverbs 23:6

Thou shalt not eat the bread of an evil eye, and ye shall not long for its dainties:

Psalm 141:4

Thou wilt not incline my heart to an evil word, to work works in injustice with men doing iniquity: and I will not eat upon their dainties.

Daniel 1:8

And Daniel will set up upon his heart that he will not be defiled with the dainties of the king, and with the wine of his drinking: and he will seek from the chief of the eunuchs that he shall not defile himself.

Luke 21:34

And attend to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be loaded with dizziness, caused by excess, and drunkenness, and cares of life, and that day come upon you unexpectedly.

Ephesians 4:22

For you to put away according to the former mode of life the old man, corrupted according to the eager desires of deceit;

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