Proverbs 23:1

“When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When thou sittest to eate with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When you sit down to dine with a ruler, Consider carefully what is before you,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, Consider diligently him that is before thee;
- American Standard Version (1901)

When you take your seat at the feast with a ruler, give thought with care to what is before you;
- Basic English Bible

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider well who is before thee;
- Darby Bible

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee:
- Webster's Bible

When you sit to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before you;
- World English Bible

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, Thou considerest diligently that which [is] before thee,
- Youngs Literal Bible

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider well him that is before thee;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 23:1


23:1 Ruler - With a great man.


Discussion for Proverbs 23:1

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