Proverbs 23:6
New International Version
Do not eat the food of a begrudging host, do not crave his delicacies;

New Living Translation
Don’t eat with people who are stingy; don’t desire their delicacies.

English Standard Version
Do not eat the bread of a man who is stingy; do not desire his delicacies,

Berean Study Bible
Do not eat the bread of a stingy man, and do not crave his delicacies;

King James Bible
Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire thou his dainty meats:

New King James Version
Do not eat the bread of a miser, Nor desire his delicacies;

New American Standard Bible
Do not eat the bread of a selfish person; Or desire his delicacies;

NASB 1995
Do not eat the bread of a selfish man, Or desire his delicacies;

NASB 1977
Do not eat the bread of a selfish man, Or desire his delicacies;

Amplified Bible
Do not eat the bread of a selfish man, Or desire his delicacies;

Christian Standard Bible
Don’t eat a stingy person’s bread, and don’t desire his choice food,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Don't eat a stingy person's bread, and don't desire his choice food,

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

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Do not dine with a gluttonous man and do not lust for his food.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Sup not with an envious man, neither desire thou his meats:

Contemporary English Version
Don't accept an invitation to eat a selfish person's food, no matter how good it is.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Eat not with an envious man, and desire not his meats:

English Revised Version
Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire thou his dainties:

Good News Translation
Don't eat at the table of a stingy person or be greedy for the fine food he serves.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Do not eat the food of one who is stingy, and do not crave his delicacies.

International Standard Version
Don't consume food provided by a miserly person, and don't desire his delicacies,

JPS Tanakh 1917
Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, Neither desire thou his dainties;

Literal Standard Version
Do not eat the bread of an evil eye, "" And have no desire to his delicacies,

NET Bible
Do not eat the food of a stingy person, do not crave his delicacies;

New Heart English Bible
Do not eat the food of him who has a stingy eye, and do not crave his delicacies:

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

Young's Literal Translation
Eat not the bread of an evil eye, And have no desire to his dainties,

Additional Translations ...
Context
True Riches
5When you glance at wealth, it disappears, for it makes wings for itself and flies like an eagle to the sky. 6Do not eat the bread of a stingy man, and do not crave his delicacies; 7for he is keeping track, inwardly counting the cost. “Eat and drink,” he says to you, but his heart is not with you.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 15:9
Be careful not to harbor this wicked thought in your heart: "The seventh year, the year of release, is near," so that you look upon your poor brother begrudgingly and give him nothing. He will cry out to the LORD against you, and you will be guilty of sin.

Psalm 141:4
Do not let my heart be drawn to any evil thing or take part in works of wickedness with men who do iniquity; let me not feast on their delicacies.

Proverbs 23:3
Do not crave his delicacies, for that food is deceptive.

Proverbs 28:22
A stingy man hastens after wealth and does not know that poverty awaits him.


Treasury of Scripture

Eat you not the bread of him that has an evil eye, neither desire you his dainty meats:

an

Proverbs 22:9
He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.

Deuteronomy 15:9
Beware that there be not a thought in thy wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou givest him nought; and he cry unto the LORD against thee, and it be sin unto thee.

Deuteronomy 28:56
The tender and delicate woman among you, which would not adventure to set the sole of her foot upon the ground for delicateness and tenderness, her eye shall be evil toward the husband of her bosom, and toward her son, and toward her daughter,

desire

Proverbs 23:3
Be not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitful meat.

Psalm 141:4
Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practise wicked works with men that work iniquity: and let me not eat of their dainties.

Daniel 1:8-10
But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself…









(6) Him that hath an evil eye.--A sordid, grudging temper.

Verses 6-8. - Another maxim, here a heptastich, concerning temperance. Verse 6. - Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye; the envious and jealous man, in contrast to the "good of eye" (Proverbs 22:9). Vulgate, Ne comedas cum heroine invido. Septuagint, ἀνδρὶ βασκάνῳ, the man who has the evil eye that fascinates, which, however, is a later idea; here the notion is rather of a grudging, sordid temper, that cannot bear the sight of others' happiness or prosperity (comp. Deuteronomy 15:9; Matthew 20:15). Ecclus. 16:8, Πονηρὸς ὁ βασκαίνων ὀφθαλμῳ, "The envious man hath an evil eye; he turneth away his face, and he is one who despiseth men." Dainty meats; as in ver. 3. The word (matammoth) occurs also throughout Genesis 27, where it is rendered, "savoury meat." Talmud, "To ask a favour from a miser is as if you asked wisdom from a woman, modesty from a harlot, fish on the dry land."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Do not
אַל־ (’al-)
Adverb
Strong's 408: Not

eat
תִּלְחַ֗ם (til·ḥam)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 3898: To feed on, to consume, to battle

the bread
לֶ֭חֶם (le·ḥem)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3899: Food, bread, grain

of a stingy man
רַ֣ע (ra‘)
Adjective - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7451: Bad, evil

[or]
וְאַל־ (wə·’al-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 408: Not

crave
תִּ֝תְאָ֗יו (tiṯ·’āw)
Verb - Hitpael - Imperfect Jussive - second person masculine singular
Strong's 183: To incline, desire

his delicacies,
לְמַטְעַמֹּתָֽיו׃ (lə·maṭ·‘am·mō·ṯāw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4303: Tasty or savory food, dainties


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