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Proverbs 23:3

    Proverbs 23:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Be not desirous of his dainties; Seeing they are deceitful food.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Have no desire for his delicate food, for it is the bread of deceit.

    Webster's Revision

    Be not desirous of his dainties; Seeing they are deceitful food.

    World English Bible

    Don't be desirous of his dainties, since they are deceitful food.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Be not desirous of his dainties; seeing they are deceitful meat.

    Definitions for Proverbs 23:3

    Meat - Food.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 23:3

    Dainties ... deceitful meat - Such as "savory meat," venison Genesis 27:4, offered not from genuine hospitality, but with some by-ends.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 23:3

    23:3 Deceitful - They do not yield thee that satisfaction which thou didst expect from them.