Proverbs 23:6

“Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire thou his dainty meats:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Eate thou not the bread of him that hath an euill eye, neither desire thou his dainty meates.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Do not eat the bread of a selfish man, Or desire his delicacies;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, Neither desire thou his dainties:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not take the food of him who has an evil eye, or have any desire for his delicate meat:
- Basic English Bible

Eat thou not the food of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire thou his dainties.
- Darby Bible

Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire thou his dainties:
- Webster's Bible

Don't eat the food of him who has a stingy eye, and don't crave his delicacies:
- World English Bible

Eat not the bread of an evil eye, And have no desire to his dainties,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire thou his dainties;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 23:6


23:6 Evil eye - Of the envious or covetous man.


Discussion for Proverbs 23:6

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