Proverbs 23:7

“For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eate, and drinke, sayth he to thee, but his heart is not with thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For as he thinks within himself, so he is. He says to you, "Eat and drink! But his heart is not with you."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For as he thinketh within himself, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; But his heart is not with thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For as the thoughts of his heart are, so is he: Take food and drink, he says to you; but his heart is not with you.
- Basic English Bible

For as he thinketh in his soul, so is he. Eat and drink! will he say unto thee; but his heart is not with thee.
- Darby Bible

For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.
- Webster's Bible

for as he thinks about the cost, so he is. "Eat and drink!" he says to you, but his heart is not with you.
- World English Bible

For as he hath thought in his soul, so [is] he, `Eat and drink,' saith he to thee, And his heart [is] not with thee.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For as one that hath reckoned within himself, so is he: 'Eat and drink', saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 23:7


23:7 So is he - You are not to judge of him by his words, but by the constant temper of his mind.


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