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 with it.

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's Commentary 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.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 15 :17

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