Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Keep deception and lies far away from me, and give me neither poverty nor wealth. Feed me with food that I need for today,

New American Standard Bible

Keep deception and lies far from me, Give me neither poverty nor riches; Feed me with the food that is my portion,

King James Version

Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:

Holman Bible

Keep falsehood and deceitful words far from me.
Give me neither poverty nor wealth;
feed me with the food I need.

A Conservative Version

Remove far from me falsehood and lies. Give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the food that is needful for me,

American Standard Version

Remove far from me falsehood and lies; Give me neither poverty nor riches; Feed me with the food that is needful for me:

Amplified

Remove far from me falsehood and lies; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the food that is needful for me,

Bible in Basic English

Put far from me all false and foolish things: do not give me great wealth or let me be in need, but give me only enough food:

Darby Translation

Remove far from me vanity and lies; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the bread of my daily need:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the bread of my judgment:

Julia Smith Translation

Vanity and the word of falsehood remove far from me; thou wilt not give to me poverty and riches; feed me with bread of my allowance:

King James 2000

Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food needful for me:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Keep falsehood and a {lying word} far from me; do not give me poverty or wealth; provide me [with] food [only for] my need.

Modern King James verseion

remove far from me vanity and a lying word; give me neither poverty or riches; tear for me my portion of bread,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Remove from me vanity and lies; give me neither poverty nor riches, only grant me a necessary living.

NET Bible

Remove falsehood and lies far from me; do not give me poverty or riches, feed me with my allotted portion of bread,

New Heart English Bible

Remove far from me falsehood and lies. Give me neither poverty nor riches. Feed me with the food that is needful for me;

The Emphasized Bible

Vanity and falsehood, remove far from me, Neither poverty nor riches, give me, Feed me with the food appointed me:

Webster

Remove far from me vanity and lies; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:

World English Bible

Remove far from me falsehood and lies. Give me neither poverty nor riches. Feed me with the food that is needful for me;

Youngs Literal Translation

Vanity and a lying word put far from me, Poverty or wealth give not to me, Cause me to eat the bread of my portion,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רחק 
Rachaq 
...far, ...off, ...away, remove, good way
Usage: 57

שׁו שׁואo 
Shav' 
Usage: 53

and lies
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

רישׁ ראשׁ רישׁ 
Reysh 
Usage: 7

עשׁר 
`osher 
Usage: 37

טרף 
Taraph 
Usage: 25

me with food
לחם 
Lechem 
Usage: 298

References

Context Readings

A Prayer

7 God, I have asked you for two things don't refuse me before I die 8 Keep deception and lies far away from me, and give me neither poverty nor wealth. Feed me with food that I need for today, 9 so that I don't become overfed and deny you by saying, "Who is the LORD?" or so that I don't become poor and steal, and then misuse the name of my God.



Cross References

Matthew 6:11

Give us today our daily bread,

Luke 11:3

Keep giving us every day our daily bread,

Genesis 28:20

Then he made this solemn vow: "If God remains with me, watches over me throughout this journey that I'm taking, gives me food to eat and clothes to wear,

Genesis 48:15-16

Then Israel blessed Joseph by saying: "May the God in whose presence my ancestors Abraham and Isaac walked, the God who has continued shepherding me my whole life even until today,

Exodus 16:15

When the Israelis saw it, they asked one another, "What is it?", because they did not know what it was.

Exodus 16:18

When they measured it with a vessel the capacity of which was one omer, the one who gathered much did not have an excess, while the one who gathered little did not lack. They gathered exactly what each needed to eat.

Exodus 16:21-22

Every morning they gathered it, according to what each needed to eat; and when the sun became hot, it melted.

Exodus 16:29

You see that the LORD has given you the Sabbath, and so on the sixth day he gives you food for two days. Let each person stay where he is; let no one leave his place on the seventh day."

Exodus 16:35

The Israelis ate manna for 40 years until they came to a land where they could settle. They ate manna until they came to the border of the land of Canaan.

2 Kings 25:30

and a regular stipend was provided to him by the king in accordance with his needs for as long as he lived.

Job 23:12

I haven't wandered away from the commands that he has spoken; I've treasured what he has said more than my own meals."

Psalm 62:9-10

Human beings are a mere vapor, while people in high positions are not what they appear. When they are placed on the scales, they weigh nothing; even when weighed together, they are less than nothing.

Psalm 119:29

Remove false paths from me; and graciously give me your instruction.

Psalm 119:37

Turn my eyes away from gazing at worthless things, and revive me by your ways.

Proverbs 21:6

A fortune gained by deceit is a fleeting vapor and a deadly snare.

Proverbs 22:8

Whoever sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the anger he uses for a weapon will be destroyed.

Proverbs 23:5

When you fix your gaze on it, it's gone, for it sprouts wings for itself and flies to the sky like an eagle.

Ecclesiastes 1:2

"Utterly pointless," says the Teacher. "Absolutely pointless; everything is pointless."

Isaiah 5:18

"How terrible it will be for those who parade iniquity with cords of falsehood, who draw sin along as with a cart rope;

Isaiah 59:4

No one brings a lawsuit fairly, and no one goes to law honestly; they have relied on empty arguments and they tell lies; they conceive trouble and give birth to iniquity.

Jeremiah 37:21

So King Zedekiah gave the order, and they assigned Jeremiah to the courtyard of the guard. Each day they gave him a loaf of bread from the bakers' street until all the bread in the city was gone. So Jeremiah remained in the courtyard of the guard.

Jeremiah 52:34

As for his living expenses, a regular allowance was given him daily by the king of Babylon as long as he lived, until the day of his death.

Matthew 6:33

But first be concerned about God's kingdom and his righteousness, and all of these things will be provided for you as well.

John 2:8

Then he told them, "Now draw some out and take it to the man in charge of the banquet." So they did.

Acts 14:15

"Men, why are you doing this? We are merely human beings with natures like yours. We are telling you the good news so you'll turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them.

1 Timothy 6:6-8

Of course, godliness with contentment does bring a great profit.

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