New Living Translation
A bowl of vegetables with someone you love is better than steak with someone you hate.
King James Bible
Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.
Darby Bible Translation
Better is a meal of herbs where love is, than a fatted ox and hatred therewith.
World English Bible
Better is a dinner of herbs, where love is, than a fattened calf with hatred.
Young's Literal Translation
Better is an allowance of green herbs and love there, Than a fatted ox, and hatred with it.
Proverbs 15:17 Parallel
CommentaryProverbs 15:17 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryContention Over the Man Born Blind.
(Jerusalem.) ^D John IX. 1-41. [Some look upon the events in this and the next section as occurring at the Feast of Tabernacles in October, others think they occurred at the Feast of Dedication in December, deriving their point of time from John x. 22.] ^d 1 And as he passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth. [The man probably sought to waken compassion by repeatedly stating this fact to passers-by.] 2 And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
"And the Life. " How Christ is the Life.
"Now the End of the Commandment," &C.
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
"So he sent other servants to tell them, 'The feast has been prepared. The bulls and fattened cattle have been killed, and everything is ready. Come to the banquet!'
And kill the calf we have been fattening. We must celebrate with a feast,
Better a dry crust eaten in peace than a house filled with feasting--and conflict.
And yet, "Better to have one handful with quietness than two handfuls with hard work and chasing the wind."
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