Saying 7

23 When you sit to dine with a ruler,
    note well what[a] is before you,
and put a knife to your throat
    if you are given to gluttony.
Do not crave his delicacies,(A)
    for that food is deceptive.

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  1. Proverbs 23:1 Or who

Do not let my heart(A) be drawn to what is evil
    so that I take part in wicked deeds(B)
along with those who are evildoers;
    do not let me eat their delicacies.(C)

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