Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

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Prayers for Proverbs 23:7

Context Readings

Living With Your Neighbor

6 Do not eat the bread of {the stingy}, and do not desire his delicacies. 7 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. 8 Your morsel you have eaten, you will vomit it up, and you will waste your pleasant words.



Cross References

Psalm 12:2

They speak falseness {to each other}. [With] flattering lips, [with] {a double heart} they speak.

Psalm 55:21

The {buttery words} of his mouth were smooth, but [there was] battle in his heart. His words were smoother than oil, but they [were] drawn swords.

Matthew 9:3-4

And behold, some of the scribes said to themselves, "This man is blaspheming!"

Luke 11:37-54

And as he was speaking, a Pharisee asked him {to have a meal} with him, and he went in [and] reclined at table.

Judges 16:15

And she said to him, "How can you say, 'I love you,' when your heart is not with me? You have mocked me these three times, and you have not told me how your strength is [so] great."

Proverbs 19:22

The craving of a man [is] his steadfast loyalty, and [it is] better [to be] poor than a {liar}.

Daniel 11:27

{And two of the kings} {will bend their hearts} to evil. And at the {same table} they will speak lies, but [what is discussed] will not succeed, for still an end [is coming] at the appointed time.

2 Samuel 13:26-28

So Absalom said, "But [will you] not let Amnon my brother go with us?" And the king said to him, "Why should he go with you?"

Luke 7:39

Now [when] the Pharisee who invited him saw [this], he spoke to himself, saying, "If this man were a prophet, he would have known who and what kind of woman [this is] who is touching him, that she is a sinner."

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