Proverbs 15:17
Good News Translation
Better to eat vegetables with people you love than to eat the finest meat where there is hate.

Contemporary English Version
A simple meal with love is better than a feast where there is hatred.

Douay-Rheims Bible
It is better to be invited to herbs with love, than to a fatted calf with hatred.

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It is better to be invited to herbs with love, than to a fatted calf with hatred.

Proverbs 17:1 Better is a dry morsel with joy, than a house full of victims with strife.

Proverbs 21:19 It is better to dwell in a wilderness, than with a quarrelsome and passionate woman.

Psalm 133:1 A gradual canticle of David. Behold how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity:

Philippians 2:1 If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of charity, if any society of the spirit, if any bowels of commiseration:

1 John 4:16 And we have known and have believed the charity which God hath to us. God is charity: and he that abideth in charity abideth in God, and God in him.

Context
A Gentle Answer Turns Away Wrath
16Better is a little with the fear of the Lord, than great treasures without content. 17It is better to be invited to herbs with love, than to a fatted calf with hatred.18A passionate man stirreth up strifes: he that is patient appeaseth those that are stirred up.…
Cross References
Matthew 22:4
Again he sent other servants, saying: Tell them that were invited, Behold, I have prepared my dinner: my beeves and fatlings are killed, and all things are ready. Come ye to the marriage.

Luke 15:23
And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it: and let us eat and make merry:

Proverbs 17:1
Better is a dry morsel with joy, than a house full of victims with strife.

Ecclesiastes 4:6
Better is a handful with rest, than both hands full with labour, and vexation of mind.

Additional Translations
Better a dish of vegetables where there is love than a fattened ox with hatred.Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.

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

Better is an entertainment of herbs with friendliness and kindness, than a feast of calves, with enmity.

Better is a meal of herbs where love is, than a fatted ox and hatred therewith.

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

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

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

Better is an allowance of green herbs and love there, Than a fatted ox, and hatred with it.
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