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Proverbs 15:17

    Proverbs 15:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Better is a dinner of herbs, where love is, Than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Better is a simple meal where love is, than a fat ox and hate with it.

    Webster's Revision

    Better is a dinner of herbs, where love is, Than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.

    World English Bible

    Better is a dinner of herbs, where love is, than a fattened calf with hatred.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.

    Definitions for Proverbs 15:17

    Herbs - Vegetables.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 15:17

    Better is a dinner of herbs - Great numbers of indigent Hindoos subsist wholly on herbs, fried in oil, and mixed with their rice.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 15:17

    A dinner of herbs - The meals of the poor and the abstemious. The "stalled ox," like the "fatted calf" of Luke 15:23, would indicate a stately magnificence.