New International Version - UK
7 for he is the kind of person
who is always thinking about the cost.[a]
‘Eat and drink,’ he says to you,
but his heart is not with you.
8 You will vomit up the little you have eaten
and will have wasted your compliments.
9 Do not speak to fools,
for they will scorn your prudent words.
- Proverbs 23:7 Or for as he thinks within himself, / so he is; or for as he puts on a feast, / so he is