Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

No longer drink water exclusively, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments.

King James Version

Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.

Holman Bible

Don’t continue drinking only water, but use a little wine because of your stomach and your frequent illnesses.

International Standard Version

Stop drinking only water, but use a little wine for your stomach because of your frequent illnesses.

A Conservative Version

No longer drink water, but use a little wine because of thy stomach and thy frequent weaknesses.

American Standard Version

Be no longer a drinker of water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.

Amplified

Drink water no longer exclusively, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent illnesses.

An Understandable Version

Do not continue drinking water only, but use a little wine [i.e., for its medicinal value] for your stomach and for your frequent [other] ailments.

Anderson New Testament

Drink water no longer, but use a little wine for your stomach's sake, and your frequent infirmities.

Bible in Basic English

Do not take only water as your drink, but take a little wine for the good of your stomach, and because you are frequently ill.

Common New Testament

No longer drink only water, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Discontinue the drinking of bare water, take a litle wine out of regard to your weak stomach, and your frequent indispositions.

Darby Translation

Drink no longer only water, but use a little wine on account of thy stomach and thy frequent illnesses.

Godbey New Testament

Keep yourself pure. No longer drink water, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and on account of your frequent sickness.

Goodspeed New Testament

Stop drinking nothing but water; take a little wine for the good of your digestion and for your frequent attacks of illness.

John Wesley New Testament

Drink water no longer, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thy frequent infirmities.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.

Julia Smith Translation

Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach and thy frequent weaknesses.

King James 2000

Drink no longer water only, but use a little wine for your stomach's sake and your frequent illnesses.

Lexham Expanded Bible

(No longer drink only water, but use a little wine for your stomach and your frequent illnesses.)

Modern King James verseion

Drink water no longer, but use a little wine for your stomach's sake, and for your frequent infirmities.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Drink no longer water, but use a little wine, for thy stomach's sake, and thine often diseases.

Moffatt New Testament

[Give up being a total abstainer; take a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent attacks of illness.]

Montgomery New Testament

Do not continue to drink nothing but water, but take a little wine for your stomach's sake, and your frequent attacks of illness.

NET Bible

(Stop drinking just water, but use a little wine for your digestion and your frequent illnesses.)

New Heart English Bible

Be no longer a drinker of water only, but use a little wine for your stomach's sake and your frequent infirmities.

Noyes New Testament

No longer drink water only, but use a little wine for thy stomachs sake, and thy frequent infirmities.

Sawyer New Testament

Drink no longer water, but use a little wine on account of your stomach and your frequent infirmities.

The Emphasized Bible

No longer, be a water-drinker, but, of a little wine, make use, because of thy stomach and thy, frequent, sicknesses.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

confine thyself no longer to water-drinking; but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake, and thy frequent indispositions.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not continue to drink water only, but take a little wine on account of the weakness of your stomach, and your frequent ailments.

Webster

Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake, and thy frequent infirmities.

Weymouth New Testament

(No longer be a water-drinker; but take a little wine for the sake of your digestion and your frequent ailments.)

Williams New Testament

Stop drinking water only, but take a little wine to strengthen your stomach and relieve its frequent attacks.

World English Bible

Be no longer a drinker of water only, but use a little wine for your stomach's sake and your frequent infirmities.

Worrell New Testament

Be no longer a drinker of water, but use a little wine because of your stomach and your frequent infirmities.

Worsley New Testament

Drink no longer water only, but use a little wine with it, for the sake of thy stomach and thy frequent infirmities.

Youngs Literal Translation

no longer be drinking water, but a little wine be using, because of thy stomach and of thine often infirmities;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὑδροποτέω 
Hudropoteo 
Usage: 1

no longer
μηκέτι 
meketi 
no more, no longer, henceforth not, no, no ... henceforward, hereafter,
Usage: 16

ὑδροποτέω 
Hudropoteo 
Usage: 1

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

use
χράομαι 
Chraomai 
Usage: 11

a little
ὀλίγος 
Oligos 
Usage: 28

οἶνος 
Oinos 
Usage: 21

for
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

στόμαχος 
Stomachos 
Usage: 1

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

πυκνός 
Puknos 
Usage: 3

Context Readings

Honoring Worthy Elders And Dealing With Sinners

22 Do not lay hands upon anyone too hastily and thereby share responsibility for the sins of others; keep yourself free from sin. 23 No longer drink water exclusively, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments. 24 The sins of some men are quite evident, going before them to judgment; for others, their sins follow after.


Cross References

1 Timothy 3:8

Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain,

Psalm 104:15

And wine which makes man's heart glad, So that he may make his face glisten with oil, And food which sustains man's heart.

Ephesians 5:18

And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit,

1 Timothy 3:3

not addicted to wine or pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable, free from the love of money.

Titus 1:7

For the overseer must be above reproach as God's steward, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not pugnacious, not fond of sordid gain,

Titus 2:3

Older women likewise are to be reverent in their behavior, not malicious gossips nor enslaved to much wine, teaching what is good,

Leviticus 10:9-11

"Do not drink wine or strong drink, neither you nor your sons with you, when you come into the tent of meeting, so that you will not die--it is a perpetual statute throughout your generations--

Proverbs 31:4-7

It is not for kings, O Lemuel, It is not for kings to drink wine, Or for rulers to desire strong drink,

Ezekiel 44:21

"Nor shall any of the priests drink wine when they enter the inner court.

1 Timothy 4:4

For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with gratitude;

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