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Proverbs 17:1

mBetter is a dry morsel with quiet

than a house full of feasting1 with strife.

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Proverbs 17:1 — The New International Version (NIV)

Better a dry crust with peace and quiet

than a house full of feasting, with strife.

Proverbs 17:1 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith,

Than an house full of sacrifices with strife.

Proverbs 17:1 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Better a dry crust eaten in peace

than a house filled with feasting—and conflict.

Proverbs 17:1 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Better is a dry morsel with quietness,

Than a house full of feasting with strife.

Proverbs 17:1 — New Century Version (NCV)

It is better to eat a dry crust of bread in peace

than to have a feast where there is quarreling.

Proverbs 17:1 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith,

Than a house full of feasting with strife.

Proverbs 17:1 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than a house full of feasting with strife.

Proverbs 17:1 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Better a bite of dry bread ⸤eaten⸥ in peace 

than a family feast filled with strife. 

Proverbs 17:1 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Better a dry crust with peace

than a house full of feasting with strife.

Proverbs 17:1 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Better is a dry morsel with quiet

than a house full of feasting with strife.

Proverbs 17:1 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Better a dry morsel and quiet with it

than a house filled with feasts of strife.

Proverbs 17:1 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

It is better to eat a dry crust of bread in peace and quiet

than to eat a big dinner in a house that is full of fighting.

Proverbs 17:1 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Better is a dry morsel and quietness with it

Than a house full of feasting with strife.


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