Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Do not eat the food of him that hath a begrudging eye, neither crave 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,

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


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

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.

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:

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 let thine eye fly thereupon, when it is nothing? for it will, surely make, itself wings, Like an eagle, will it wing its way across the heavens. 6 Do not eat the food of him that hath a begrudging eye, neither crave thou his dainties; 7 For, just as he hath thought in his own mind, so, he is: Eat and drink! he may say to thee, but, his heart, is not with thee.



Cross References

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.

Deuteronomy 15:9

Take thou heed to thyself lest there be something near thine abandoned heart, saying - Drawing nigh, is the seventh year the year of release, and so thine eye be evil, against thy needy brother, and thou give not unto him, - and he cry out against thee unto Yahweh, and it become in thee a sin!

Proverbs 23:3

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

Deuteronomy 28:56

The tender and delicate woman among you who hath never adventured the sole of her foot to set it upon the ground, through delicateness and through tenderness, her eye shall be jealous of the husband of her bosom, and of her own son, and of her own daughter;

Proverbs 22:9

A benevolent eye, the same, shall be blessed, - because he hath given of his bread to the poor.

Proverbs 28:22

A man, hasting to be rich, hath an evil eye, and knoweth not when want may overtake him.

Daniel 1:8-10

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.

Matthew 20:15

Is it not allowed me to do, what I please, with my own? or is, thine eye, evil, because I good?

Mark 7:22

murders, adulteries, covetousnesses, knaveries, deceit, wantonness, an evil eye, profane speaking, foolishness, -

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