Proverbs 15:17

“Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 15:17

Better is a dinner of herbes where loue is, then a stalled oxe, and hatred therewith.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Better is a dish of vegetables where love is Than a fattened ox {served} with hatred.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Better is a dinner of herbs, where love is, Than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Better is a simple meal where love is, than a fat ox and hate with it.
- Basic English Bible

Better is a meal of herbs where love is, than a fatted ox and hatred therewith.
- Darby Bible

Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred with it.
- Webster's Bible

Better is a dinner of herbs, where love is, than a fattened calf with hatred.
- World English Bible

Better [is] an allowance of green herbs and love there, Than a fatted ox, and hatred with it.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 15:17

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 15:17


15:15 Afflicted - Of the troubled in mind. Evil - Tedious and uncomfortable. Chearful - Heb. of a good heart.

15:16 Trouble - Tumultuous lusts and passions, vexatious cares, and horrors of conscience.

15:19 An hedge - As a way hedged up with thorns, troublesome, perplexed, and full of difficulties. Plain - Is easy and pleasant to him, notwithstanding all its difficulties.


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