Proverbs 23:7
Good News Translation
"Come on and have some more," he says, but he doesn't mean it. What he thinks is what he really is.

Contemporary English Version
People like that take note of how much you eat. They say, "Take all you want!" But they don't mean it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because, like a soothsayer, and diviner, he thinketh that which he knoweth not. Eat and drink, will he say to thee: and his mind is not with thee.

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Because, like a soothsayer, and diviner, he thinketh that which he knoweth not. Eat and drink, will he say to thee: and his mind is not with thee.

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Proverbs 19:22 A needy man is merciful: and better is the poor than the lying man.

Matthew 9:3,4 And behold some of the scribes said within themselves: He blasphemeth. . . .

Luke 7:39 And the Pharisee, who had invited him, seeing it, spoke within himself, saying: This man, if he were if a prophet, would know surely who and what manner of woman this is that toucheth him, that she is a sinner.

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Judges 16:15 And Dalila said to him: How dost thou say thou lovest me, when thy mind is not with me? Thou hast told me lies these three times, and wouldst not tell me wherein thy greatest strength lieth.

2 Samuel 13:26-28 And Absalom said: If thou wilt not come, at least let my brother Ammon, I beseech thee, come with us. And the king said to him: It is not necessary that he should go with thee. . . .

Psalm 12:2 They have spoken vain things, every one to his neighbour: with deceitful lips, and with a double heart have they spoken.

Psalm 55:21 They are divided by the wrath of his countenance, and his heart hath drawn near. His words are smoother than oil, and the same are darts.

Daniel 11:27 And the heart of the two kings shall be to do evil, and they shall speak lies at one table, and they shall not prosper: because as yet the end is unto another time.

Luke 11:37 And as he was speaking, a certain Pharisee prayed him that he would dine with him. And he going in, sat down to eat.

Context
True Riches
6Eat not with an envious man, and desire not his meats: 7Because, like a soothsayer, and diviner, he thinketh that which he knoweth not. Eat and drink, will he say to thee: and his mind is not with thee.8The meats which thou hadst eaten, thou shalt vomit up: and shalt loose thy beautiful words.…
Cross References
Proverbs 26:24
An enemy is known by his lips, when in his heart he entertaineth deceit.

Proverbs 26:25
When he shall speak low, trust him not: because there are seven mischiefs in his heart.

Additional Translations
for he is keeping track, inwardly counting the cost. “Eat and drink,” he says to you, but his heart is not with you.For as he thinks in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, said he to you; but his heart is not with you.

For as he thinketh within himself, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; But his heart is not with thee.

so he eats and drinks as if any one should swallow a hair, and do not bring him in to thyself, nor eat thy morsel with him:

For as he thinketh in his soul, so is he. Eat and drink! will he say unto thee; but his heart is not with thee.

For as he reckoneth within himself, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.

For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.

for as he thinks about the cost, so he is. "Eat and drink!" he says to you, but his heart is not with you.

For as he hath thought in his soul, so is he, 'Eat and drink,' saith he to thee, And his heart is not with thee.
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