Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For as he thinks within himself, so he is. He says to you, "Eat and drink!" But his heart is not with you.

King James Version

For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.

Holman Bible

for as he thinks within himself, so he is. "Eat and drink," he says to you, but his heart is not with you.

International Standard Version

for as he thinks within himself, so he is. "Eat and drink!" he'll say to you, but his heart won't be with you.

American Standard Version

For as he thinketh within himself, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; But his heart is not with thee.

Amplified

For as he thinks in his heart, so is he. As one who reckons, he says to you, eat and drink, yet his heart is not with you [but is grudging the cost].

Bible in Basic English

For as the thoughts of his heart are, so is he: Take food and drink, he says to you; but his heart is not with you.

Darby Translation

For as he thinketh in his soul, so is he. Eat and drink! will he say unto thee; but his heart is not with thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for as he thinks in his soul, so is he; Eat and drink, he shall say unto thee, but his heart is not with thee.

Julia Smith Translation

Like him estimating evil in his soul, so is he: Eat and drink, he will say to thee; and his heart not with thee.

King James 2000

For as he thinks in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, says he to you; but his heart is not with you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For, like hair in his {throat}, so it is. "Eat and drink!" he will say to you, but his heart will not be with you.

Modern King James verseion

for as he thinks in his heart, so is he; Eat and drink, he says to you, but his heart is not with you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for he doth as a man that pescribeth a measure in his heart. He sayeth unto thee, "Eat and drink," whereas his heart is not with thee.

NET Bible

for he is like someone calculating the cost in his mind. "Eat and drink," he says to you, but his heart is not with you;

New Heart English Bible

for as he thinks about the cost, so he is. "Eat and drink." he says to you, but his heart is not with you.

The Emphasized Bible

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.

Webster

For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.

World English Bible

for as he thinks about the cost, so he is. "Eat and drink!" he says to you, but his heart is not with you.

Youngs Literal Translation

For as he hath thought in his soul, so is he, 'Eat and drink,' saith he to thee, And his heart is not with thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For as he thinketh
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 1

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

so is he Eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

and drink
שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 23:7

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Prayers for Proverbs 23:7

Context Readings

Living With Your Neighbor

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. 8 You will vomit up the morsel you have eaten, And waste your compliments.



Cross References

Psalm 12:2

They speak falsehood to one another; With flattering lips and with a double heart they speak.

Psalm 55:21

His speech was smoother than butter, But his heart was war; His words were softer than oil, Yet they were drawn swords.

Matthew 9:3-4

And some of the scribes said to themselves, "This fellow blasphemes."

Luke 11:37-54

Now when He had spoken, a Pharisee asked Him to have lunch with him; and He went in, and reclined at the table.

Judges 16:15

Then she said to him, "How can you say, 'I love you,' when your heart is not with me? You have deceived me these three times and have not told me where your great strength is."

Proverbs 19:22

What is desirable in a man is his kindness, And it is better to be a poor man than a liar.

Daniel 11:27

"As for both kings, their hearts will be intent on evil, and they will speak lies to each other at the same table; but it will not succeed, for the end is still to come at the appointed time.

2 Samuel 13:26-28

Then Absalom said, "If not, please let my brother Amnon go with us." And the king said to him, "Why should he go with you?"

Luke 7:39

Now when the Pharisee who had invited Him saw this, he said to himself, "If this man were a prophet He would know who and what sort of person this woman is who is touching Him, that she is a sinner."

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