Proverbs 23:3

“Be not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitful meat.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Be not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitfull meate.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Do not desire his delicacies, For it is deceptive food.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Be not desirous of his dainties; Seeing they are deceitful food.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Have no desire for his delicate food, for it is the bread of deceit.
- Basic English Bible

Be not desirous of his dainties; for they are deceitful food.
- Darby Bible

Be not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitful food.
- Webster's Bible

Don't be desirous of his dainties, since they are deceitful food.
- World English Bible

Have no desire to his dainties, seeing it [is] lying food.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Be not desirous of his dainties; seeing they are deceitful food.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 23:3


23:3 Deceitful - They do not yield thee that satisfaction which thou didst expect from them.


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