Proverbs 23:2

“And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And put a knife to thy throate, if thou be a man giuen to appetite.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And put a knife to your throat If you are a man of {great} appetite.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And put a knife to thy throat, If thou be a man given to appetite.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And put a knife to your throat, if you have a strong desire for food.
- Basic English Bible

and put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.
- Darby Bible

And put a knife to thy throat, if thou art a man given to appetite.
- Webster's Bible

put a knife to your throat, if you are a man given to appetite.
- World English Bible

And thou hast put a knife to thy throat, If thou [art] a man of appetite.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 23:2


23:2 Put a knife - Restrain thine appetite, as if a man stood with a knife at thy throat.


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