Parallel Verses

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.

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 it’s like someone calculating inwardly.
“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 [in behavior—one who manipulates].
He says to you, “Eat and drink,”
Yet his heart is not with you [but it is begrudging 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.

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.

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

in his heart
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

so is he Eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

and drink
שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 23:7

Devotionals containing Proverbs 23:7

Images Proverbs 23:7

Prayers for Proverbs 23:7

Context Readings

Living With Your Neighbor

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. 8 As for thy morsel thou hast eaten, thou shalt vomit it, so shalt thou waste thy things so sweet.



Cross References

Psalm 12:2

Deception, speak they, every one with his neighbour, - with lips uttering smooth things - with a heart and a heart, do they speak.

Psalm 55:21

Smoother than curds, were the words of his mouth, But, war, was in his heart, - Softer his words than oil, Yet, they, were drawn swords!

Matthew 9:3-4

And lo! certain of the scribes, said within themselves, - This man, speaketh profanely!

Luke 11:37-54

And, when he had spoken, a Pharisee was requesting him that he would dine with him; and, entering, he reclined.

Judges 16:15

And she said unto him - How canst thou say, I love thee, when, thy heart, is not with me? These three times, hast thou laughed at me, and hast not told me wherein lieth thy great strength.

Proverbs 19:22

The charm of a man, is his lovingkindness, - and better a poor man, than one who deceiveth.

Daniel 11:27

Now, as for the two kings, their heart, will be set on acting wickedly, and, at one table, will they speak, falsehood, - but it shall not succeed, for yet is the end for an appointed time.

2 Samuel 13:26-28

Then said Absolom, If not, then, I pray thee, let Amnon my brother go with us. And the king said unto him, Wherefore should he go with thee?

Luke 7:39

But the Pharisee who had invited him, seeing it, spake within himself, saying, This one, if he were the prophet, would have been taking note, who and of what sort, is the woman, who is even touching him, that she is, a sinner.

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