Proverbs 23:6-7

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6 Do not eat the bread of a man who is stingy;
do not desire his delicacies;
7 for he is like one who is inwardly reckoning.
"Eat and drink!" he says to you;
but his heart is not with you.


See The Heart — in the world of the Bible, calculated insincerity was a function of the heart, as opposed to its capacity for faithfulness: see Nehemiah 9:8.