Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And be not drunk with wine, in which is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;

Holman Bible

And don't get drunk with wine, which [leads to] reckless actions, but be filled with the Spirit:

International Standard Version

Stop getting drunk with wine, which leads to wild living, but keep on being filled with the Spirit.

A Conservative Version

And do not become intoxicated with wine, during which is debauchery, but be filled in Spirit,

American Standard Version

And be not drunken with wine, wherein is riot, but be filled with the Spirit;

Amplified

And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery; but ever be filled and stimulated with the [Holy] Spirit.

An Understandable Version

And do not get drunk on wine, which results in ruined lives, but be filled with the Holy Spirit.

Anderson New Testament

And be not drunk with wine, in which is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit;

Bible in Basic English

And do not take overmuch wine by which one may be overcome, but be full of the Spirit;

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

do not drink to excess, for that tends to dissoluteness, but be regal'd with spiritual entertainments:

Darby Translation

And be not drunk with wine, in which is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit,

Godbey New Testament

Be not drunk with wine, in which there is riot, but be ye filled with the Spirit;

Goodspeed New Testament

Do not get drunk on wine, for that is profligacy, but be filled with the Spirit,

John Wesley New Testament

And be not drunken with wine,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And be not drunk with wine, in which there is excess, but be filled with the Spirit,

Julia Smith Translation

And be not drunk with wine, in which is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And do not be drunk with wine (in which is dissipation), but be filled by the Spirit,

Modern King James verseion

And do not be drunk with wine, in which is excess, but be filled with the Spirit,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess: but be fulfilled with the spirit,

Moffatt New Testament

and do not get drunk with wine ??that means profligacy ??but be filled with the Spirit,

Montgomery New Testament

Do not be drunk with wine, in which is riotous living, but drink deep in the Spirit,

NET Bible

And do not get drunk with wine, which is debauchery, but be filled by the Spirit,

New Heart English Bible

Do not get drunk with wine, which is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit,

New simplified Bible

Do not get drunk with wine, for that is a public act of violence, but be filled with the Spirit.

Noyes New Testament

And be not drunk with wine, in which is dissoluteness, but be filled with the Spirit,

Sawyer New Testament

And be not drunk with wine, in which is excess, but be filled with the spirit,

The Emphasized Bible

And be not getting drunk with wine, in which is dissoluteness, but be getting filled in Spirit; -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And be not drunk with wine, in which there is sottishness, but be filled with the Spirit;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not drink wine to excess, for that leads to profligacy; but seek to be filled with the Spirit of God, and speak to one another in psalms and hymns and sacred songs.

Webster

And be not drunk with wine, in which is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;

Weymouth New Testament

Do not over-indulge in wine--a thing in which excess is so easy--

Williams New Testament

Stop getting drunk on wine, for that means profligacy, but ever be filled with the Spirit,

World English Bible

Don't be drunken with wine, in which is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit,

Worrell New Testament

And be not drunken with wine, in which is riot, but be filled with the Spirit;

Worsley New Testament

And be not drunk with wine, in which there is riotous excess; but be filled with the Spirit:

Youngs Literal Translation

and be not drunk with wine, in which is dissoluteness, but be filled in the Spirit,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

be
μεθύσκω 
methusko 
be drunken , be drunk
Usage: 2

not
μή 
me 
not , no , that not , God forbid 9 , lest , neither , no man , but , none , not translated ,
Usage: 493

μεθύσκω 
methusko 
be drunken , be drunk
Usage: 2

with
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

οἶνος 
Oinos 
Usage: 21

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
Usage: 585

ἀσωτία 
Asotia 
Usage: 3

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

be filled
πληρόω 
Pleroo 
fulfil , fill , be full , complete , end ,
Usage: 68

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 5:18

Devotionals containing Ephesians 5:18

Images Ephesians 5:18

Context Readings

Being Filled By The Spirit

17 Therefore be not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is. 18 And be not drunk with wine, in which is excess; but be filled with the Spirit; 19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;



Cross References

Proverbs 20:1

Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.

1 Corinthians 5:11

But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such a one no not to eat.

Luke 1:15

For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb.

Romans 13:13

Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in reveling and drunkenness, not in debauchery and wantonness, not in strife and envying.

1 Thessalonians 5:7

For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that are drunk are drunk in the night.

Genesis 9:21

And he drank of the wine, and was drunk; and he was uncovered within his tent.

Deuteronomy 21:20

And they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton, and a drunkard.

Isaiah 5:22

Woe unto them that are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mix strong drink:

Luke 12:45

But if that servant says in his heart, My lord delays his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidservants, and to eat and drink, and to be drunk;

Luke 21:34

And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be weighed down with carousing, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

1 Corinthians 6:10

Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

1 Peter 4:3-4

For the time past of our life will suffice us to have done the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in licentiousness, lusts, excess of wine, reveling, carousing, and abominable idolatries:

Genesis 19:32-35

Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie with him, that we may preserve descendants of our father.

Psalm 63:3-5

Because your lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise you.

Psalm 69:12

They that sit in the gate speak against me; and I was the song of the drunkards.

Proverbs 23:20-21

Be not among winebibbers; among gluttonous eaters of meat:

Proverbs 23:29-35

Who has woe? who has sorrow? who has contentions? who has babbling? who has wounds without cause? who has redness of eyes?

Song of Songs 1:4

Draw me, we will run after you: the king has brought me into his chambers: we will be glad and rejoice in you, we will remember your love more than wine: the upright love you.

Song of Songs 7:9

And the roof of your mouth like the best wine for my beloved, that goes down sweetly, flowing gently over lips and teeth.

Isaiah 5:11-13

Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflames them!

Isaiah 25:6

And on this mountain shall the LORD of hosts make unto all people a feast of rich things, a feast of wines on the lees, of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined.

Isaiah 55:1

Ho, everyone that thirsts, come you to the waters, and he that has no money; come you, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.

Zechariah 9:15-17

The LORD of hosts shall defend them; and they shall devour, and subdue with sling stones; and they shall drink, and roar as with wine; and they shall be filled with blood like bowls, and like the corners of the altar.

Matthew 23:25

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and excess.

Matthew 24:49

And shall begin to smite his fellow servants, and to eat and drink with the drunkards;

Luke 11:13

If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?

Acts 2:13-18

Others mocking said, These men are full of new wine.

Acts 11:24

For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Spirit and of faith: and many people were added unto the Lord.

1 Corinthians 11:21

For in eating every one takes first his own supper: and one is hungry, and another is drunken.

Galatians 5:21-25

Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revelings, and such like: of which I tell you beforehand, as I have also told you in time past, that they who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

Titus 1:6

If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of rebellion or unruly.



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