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

  • Marie
    Verse 33 reminds me of people who feel entitled to criticize and control others, whether their presentation is with a smile or a scowl.
  • John doh
    I read a proverb a day with the day of the week, it keeps me in GODS word. I love this web site
    to have all of the LORDS words to us at our finger tips. We are a blessed people and should thank GOD every day for a most gloryest gift JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD and HIS grace on us that when we were in sin HE died for our sins, now lets ask HIM to forgive us and turn from our sins and HE will save usAmen
  • Chuck
    thy word is a lamp unto thy feet and a light unto thy path
    praise the lord GOD IS GOOD ALL THE TIME
  • BSP
    As verse 11 shows we are seeing a generation that does not have respect for their father or mother.
  • Renae rattigan
    Sure the forcing of warth bringeth forth strife. A still mouth is wise . so keep your peace when faced with challeging situation. Life full of provocations .
  • Griselina Perez
    I like love bible .see fog floor in bedroom little child sickles bofore meet father hand head peace angel to me floor sleep in live room .feel better no see face father yes hand feel see dress whiter bless God thank y god father from Dominica rep

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