Parallel Verses

King James Version

And be not drunk with wine, wherein 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,

Holman Bible

And don’t get drunk with wine, which leads to reckless actions, but be filled by 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

Do not get drunk with wine, for that is wickedness (corruption, stupidity), but be filled with the [Holy] Spirit and constantly guided by Him.

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,

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

And be not drunk with wine, in which is excess; 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,

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 
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 Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is. 18 And be not drunk with wine, wherein 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 an 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 Ghost, even from his mother's womb.

Romans 13:13

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

1 Thessalonians 5:7

For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are drunken in the night.

Genesis 9:21

And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; 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 mingle strong drink:

Luke 12:45

But and if that servant say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;

Luke 21:34

And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, 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 may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, 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 seed of our father.

Psalm 63:3-5

Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee.

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 riotous eaters of flesh:

Proverbs 23:29-35

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

Song of Songs 1:4

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

Song of Songs 7:9

And the roof of thy mouth like the best wine for my beloved, that goeth down sweetly, causing the lips of those that are asleep to speak.

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 inflame them!

Isaiah 25:6

And in this mountain shall the LORD of hosts make unto all people a feast of fat 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, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, 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 make a noise as through wine; and they shall be filled like bowls, and as the corners of the altar.

Matthew 23:25

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye 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 fellowservants, and to eat and drink with the drunken;

Luke 11:13

If ye 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 Ghost and of faith: and much people was added unto the Lord.

1 Corinthians 11:21

For in eating every one taketh before other his own supper: and one is hungry, and another is drunken.

Galatians 5:21-25

Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which 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 riot or unruly.

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