Parallel Verses

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.

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. 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.

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

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 Thou shalt not eat the bread of an evil eye, and ye shall not long for its dainties: 7 Like him estimating evil in his soul, so is he: Eat and drink, he will say to thee; and his heart not with thee. 8 Thy morsel which thou didst eat thou shalt vomit forth and destroy thy pleasant words.



Cross References

Psalm 12:2

They will speak vanity each with his neighbor: smooth lips, with a heart and a heart will they speak

Psalm 55:21

They were divided from the wrath of his mouth, and his heart drew near: his words were soft above oil, and they drawn swords.

Matthew 9:3-4

And behold, certain of the scribes said in themselves, This defames.

Luke 11:37-54

And in the speaking, a certain Pharisee asked him that he would dine with him: and having come in he reclined.

Judges 16:15

And she will say to him, Wilt thou say, I loved thee, and thy heart not with me? This three times thou didst deceive me, and didst not announce to me in what is thy great strength.

Proverbs 19:22

The desire of man his mercy: and the poor good above the man of falsehood.

Daniel 11:27

And they two kings, their heart for doing evil, and at one table they will speak falsehood; and it shall not prosper: for yet the end at the appointment

2 Samuel 13:26-28

And Absalom will say, And shall not Amnon my brother now go with us? And the king will say to him, Wherefore shall he go with thee?

Luke 7:39

And the Pharisee having called him, seeing, said within himself, This, if he were a prophet, had known who and what race of woman which had touched him: for she is sinful.

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