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Because, like a soothsayer, and diviner, he thinketh that which he knoweth not. Eat and drink, will he say to thee: and his mind is not with thee.
King James
For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.
Louis Second
Car il est comme les pensées de son âme. Mange et bois, te dira-t-il; Mais son coeur n'est point avec toi
Martin Luther
Denn wie ein Gespenst ist er inwendig. Er spricht: Iß und trink! und sein Herz ist doch nicht an dir.
quoniam in similitudinem arioli et coniectoris aestimat quod ignorat comede et bibe dicet tibi et mens eius non est tecum

Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

quoniam : since, whereas, because.
in : (+ acc.) into, toward, against.
in : (+ abl.) in.
quod : (neut. sing. acc.) (the sea), WHICH you cannot drink dry.
quod : (+ comparative) the x the better (quod celior = the faster the.
quod : (beginning sentence) and, but, now.
quod : (neut. sing. nom.) (the war), WHICH killed so many.
quod : (with time) since, as far as, to the extent that.
quod : because, whereas, the point that, the fact that.
tibi : (dat.) you /i can't give YOU anything but love, baby.
non : not.