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Proverbs 23:8

    Proverbs 23:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The morsel which thou hast eaten shalt thou vomit up, and lose thy sweet words.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The morsel which you have eaten shall you vomit up, and lose your sweet words.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The morsel which thou hast eaten shalt thou vomit up, And lose thy sweet words.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The food which you have taken will come up again, and your pleasing words will be wasted.

    Webster's Revision

    The morsel which thou hast eaten shalt thou vomit up, And lose thy sweet words.

    World English Bible

    The morsel which you have eaten you shall vomit up, and lose your good words.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The morsel which thou hast eaten shalt thou vomit up, and lose thy sweet words.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 23:8

    The morsel which thou hast eaten - On reflection thou wilt even blame thyself for having accepted his invitation.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 23:8

    23:8 Vomit up - When thou perceivest his churlish disposition, his meat will be loathsome to thee. Sweet words - Thy pleasant discourse wherewith thou didst design to delight and profit him.