Proverbs 17:1

“Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Better is a drie morsell, and quietnesse therewith; then an house full of sacrifices with strife.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Better is a dry morsel and quietness with it Than a house full of feasting with strife.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, Than a house full of feasting with strife.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Better a bit of dry bread in peace, than a house full of feasting and violent behaviour.
- Basic English Bible

Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than a house full of feasting [with] strife.
- Darby Bible

Better is a dry morsel, and quietness with it, than a house full of sacrifices with strife.
- Webster's Bible

Better is a dry morsel with quietness, than a house full of feasting with strife.
- World English Bible

Better [is] a dry morsel, and rest with it, Than a house full of the sacrifices of strife.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Better is a dry morsel and quietness therewith, than a house full of feasting with strife.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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