30 People do not despise a thief if he steals to satisfy his hunger when he is starving.

Read Proverbs 6:30 Using Other Translations

Men do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;
People do not despise a thief if he steals to satisfy his appetite when he is hungry,
Excuses might be found for a thief who steals because he is starving.