New International Version
and put a knife to your throat if you are given to gluttony.
King James Bible
And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.
Darby Bible Translation
and put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.
World English Bible
put a knife to your throat, if you are a man given to appetite.
Young's Literal Translation
And thou hast put a knife to thy throat, If thou art a man of appetite.
Proverbs 23:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Put a knife to thy throat - Repress thy appetite, and do not be incontinent of speech. Eat, drink, and converse, under a check.
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'My son, if thine heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine. 16. Yea, my reins shall rejoice, when thy lips speak right things. 17. Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the Lord all the day long. 18. For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off. 19. Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thine heart in the way. 20. Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh: 21. For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness …
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Three Important Precepts
The Comforts Belonging to Mourners
Of Internal Acts
When you sit to dine with a ruler, note well what is before you,
Do not join those who drink too much wine or gorge themselves on meat,
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