Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



When you sit down to dine with a ruler, consider carefully what is before you, and stick a knife in your throat if you have a big appetite; don't desire his choice food, for that food is deceptive. read more.
Don't wear yourself out to get rich; stop giving your attention to it. As soon as your eyes fly to it, it disappears, for it makes wings for itself and flies like an eagle to the sky. Don't eat a stingy person's bread, and don't desire his choice food, for as he thinks within himself, so he is. "Eat and drink," he says to you, but his heart is not with you. You will vomit the little you've eaten and waste your pleasant words.


Don't envy evil men or desire to be with them, for their hearts plan violence, and their words stir up trouble.

When you sit down to dine with a ruler, consider carefully what is before you, and stick a knife in your throat if you have a big appetite; don't desire his choice food, for that food is deceptive. read more.
Don't wear yourself out to get rich; stop giving your attention to it. As soon as your eyes fly to it, it disappears, for it makes wings for itself and flies like an eagle to the sky. Don't eat a stingy person's bread, and don't desire his choice food, for as he thinks within himself, so he is. "Eat and drink," he says to you, but his heart is not with you. You will vomit the little you've eaten and waste your pleasant words.

We must not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.


adulteries, greed, evil actions, deceit, promiscuity, stinginess, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness.

The most sensitive and refined man among you will look grudgingly at his brother, the wife he embraces, and the rest of his children,


Your eye is the lamp of the body. When your eye is good, your whole body is also full of light. But when it is bad, your body is also full of darkness.


When you sit down to dine with a ruler, consider carefully what is before you, and stick a knife in your throat if you have a big appetite; don't desire his choice food, for that food is deceptive.

Don't brag about yourself before the king, and don't stand in the place of the great; for it is better for him to say to you, "Come up here!" than to demote you in plain view of a noble.

If one of the unbelievers invites you over and you want to go, eat everything that is set before you, without raising questions of conscience.

Don't eat a stingy person's bread, and don't desire his choice food, for as he thinks within himself, so he is. "Eat and drink," he says to you, but his heart is not with you. You will vomit the little you've eaten and waste your pleasant words.

Seldom set foot in your neighbor’s house;
otherwise, he’ll get sick of you and hate you.

Whatever house you enter, first say, 'Peace to this household.' If a son of peace is there, your peace will rest on him; but if not, it will return to you. Remain in the same house, eating and drinking what they offer, for the worker is worthy of his wages. Don't be moving from house to house.

He told a parable to those who were invited, when He noticed how they would choose the best places for themselves: "When you are invited by someone to a wedding banquet, don't recline at the best place, because a more distinguished person than you may have been invited by your host. The one who invited both of you may come and say to you, 'Give your place to this man,' and then in humiliation, you will proceed to take the lowest place. read more.
"But when you are invited, go and recline in the lowest place, so that when the one who invited you comes, he will say to you, 'Friend, move up higher.' You will then be honored in the presence of all the other guests. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted."