Proverbs 30:8

“Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Remoue farre from mee vanity, and lyes; giue me neither pouerty, nor riches, feede me with food conuenient for me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Keep deception and lies far from me, Give me neither poverty nor riches; Feed me with the food that is my portion,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Remove far from me falsehood and lies; Give me neither poverty nor riches; Feed me with the food that is needful for me:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Put far from me all false and foolish things: do not give me great wealth or let me be in need, but give me only enough food:
- Basic English Bible

Remove far from me vanity and lies; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the bread of my daily need:
- Darby Bible

Remove far from me vanity and lies; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:
- Webster's Bible

Remove far from me falsehood and lies. Give me neither poverty nor riches. Feed me with the food that is needful for me;
- World English Bible

Vanity and a lying word put far from me, Poverty or wealth give not to me, Cause me to eat the bread of my portion,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Remove far from me falsehood and lies; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with mine allotted bread;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 30:8


30:8 Vanity - All vanity of heart and life; a vain conversation, or a love of the vain things of this world. Lies - All falsehood and deceit in my words and carriage. Convenient - Moderate and suitable both to my natural necessities, and to that condition of life in which thou hast put me.


Discussion for Proverbs 30:8

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