Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire thou his dainty meats:

Holman Bible

Don’t eat a stingy person’s bread,
and don’t desire his choice food,

International Standard Version

Don't consume food provided by a miserly person, and don't desire his delicacies,

American Standard Version

Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, Neither desire thou his dainties:

Amplified

Eat not the bread of him who has a hard, grudging, and envious eye, neither desire his dainty foods;

Bible in Basic English

Do not take the food of him who has an evil eye, or have any desire for his delicate meat:

Darby Translation

Eat thou not the food of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire thou his dainties.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do not eat the bread of anyone who has an evil eye, neither desire his dainty foods;

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

Eat not the bread of him that is stingy, neither desire you his delicacies:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not eat the bread of {the stingy}, and do not desire his delicacies.

Modern King James verseion

Do not eat the bread of him who has an evil eye, nor desire his dainty foods;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Eat not thou with the envious, and desire not his meat,

NET Bible

Do not eat the food of a stingy person, do not crave his delicacies;

New Heart English Bible

Do not eat the food of him who has a stingy eye, and do not crave his delicacies:

The Emphasized Bible

Do not eat the food of him that hath a begrudging eye, neither crave thou his dainties;

Webster

Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire thou his dainties:

World English Bible

Don't eat the food of him who has a stingy eye, and don't crave his delicacies:

Youngs Literal Translation

Eat not the bread of an evil eye, And have no desire to his dainties,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Eat
לחם 
Lacham 
Usage: 177

thou not the bread
לחם 
Lechem 
Usage: 298

אוה 
'avah 
Usage: 26

References

American

Eye

Easton

Context Readings

Living With Your Neighbor

5 When you set your eyes on it, it is gone. For wealth certainly makes itself wings Like an eagle that flies toward the heavens. 6 Do not eat the bread of a selfish man, Or desire his delicacies; 7 For as he thinks within himself, so he is. He says to you, "Eat and drink!" But his heart is not with you.



Cross References

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.

Deuteronomy 15:9

"Beware that there is no base thought in your heart, saying, 'The seventh year, the year of remission, is near,' and your eye is hostile toward your poor brother, and you give him nothing; then he may cry to the LORD against you, and it will be a sin in you.

Proverbs 23:3

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

Deuteronomy 28:56

"The refined and delicate woman among you, who would not venture to set the sole of her foot on the ground for delicateness and refinement, shall be hostile toward the husband she cherishes and toward her son and daughter,

Proverbs 22:9

He who is generous will be blessed, For he gives some of his food to the poor.

Proverbs 28:22

A man with an evil eye hastens after wealth And does not know that want will come upon him.

Daniel 1:8-10

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.

Matthew 20:15

'Is it not lawful for me to do what I wish with what is my own? Or is your eye envious because I am generous?'

Mark 7:22

deeds of coveting and wickedness, as well as deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride and foolishness.

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