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Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire thou his dainty meats:

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

23:6 hath an evil eye. Compare Proverbs 28:22. The eye is said to be the window of the soul. A greedy person or lustful person or a person with evil thoughts can often be discerned as such by the look in his eyes. Note Matthew 6:22-23. The phrase does not mean specifically a “miser” or “selfish person,” as some Bible versions paraphrase it.

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