Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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,

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 Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? For riches certainly make themselves wings, Like an eagle that flieth toward heaven. 6 Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, Neither desire thou his dainties: 7 For as he thinketh within himself, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; But his heart is not with thee.



Cross References

Psalm 141:4

Incline not my heart to any evil thing, To practise deeds of wickedness With men that work iniquity: And let me not eat of their dainties.

Deuteronomy 15:9

Beware that there be not a base thought in thy heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou give him nought; and he cry unto Jehovah against thee, and it be sin unto thee.

Proverbs 23:3

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

Deuteronomy 28:56

The tender and delicate woman among you, who would not adventure to set the sole of her foot upon the ground for delicateness and tenderness, her eye shall be evil toward the husband of her bosom, and toward her son, and toward her daughter,

Proverbs 22:9

He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; For he giveth of his bread to the poor.

Proverbs 28:22

he that hath an evil eye hasteth after riches, And knoweth not that want shall come upon him.

Daniel 1:8-10

But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the king's dainties, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.

Matthew 20:15

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? or is thine eye evil, because I am good?

Mark 7:22

covetings, wickednesses, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, railing, pride, foolishness:

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