Parallel Verses

Williams New Testament

Stop getting drunk on wine, for that means profligacy, but ever 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 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--

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 So stop becoming senseless, but understand what the Lord's will is. 18 Stop getting drunk on wine, for that means profligacy, but ever be filled with the Spirit, 19 and always be speaking to one another in psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs. Keep on praying and praising the Lord with all your heart;



Cross References

1 Corinthians 5:11

Now what I really meant was for you to stop associating with any so-called brother, if he is sexually immoral, a greedy grasper, an idolater, a slanderer, a drunkard, or a swindler -- with such a person you must even stop eating.

Luke 1:15

For he will be great in the sight of the Lord. He must drink no wine nor strong drink, and so he will be filled with the Holy Spirit even from his birth.

Romans 13:13

Let us live becomingly for people who are in the light of day, not in carousing and drunkenness, nor in sexual immorality and licentiousness, nor in quarreling and jealousy.

1 Thessalonians 5:7

For those who sleep at night and those who get drunk are drunken at night,

1 Thessalonians 5:7

For those who sleep at night and those who get drunk are drunken at night,

1 Thessalonians 5:7

For those who sleep at night and those who get drunk are drunken at night,

1 Thessalonians 5:7

For those who sleep at night and those who get drunk are drunken at night,

Luke 12:45

But if that slave says to himself, my Master is not coming back for a long time, and begins to beat the men and women slaves, and to eat and drink and get drunk,

Luke 21:34

But ever be on your guard, so that your hearts may not be loaded down with self-indulgence, drunkenness, and worldly worries, and that day, like a trap, catch you unawares.

1 Corinthians 6:10

or thieves or greedy graspers for more or drunkards or slanderers or swindlers will not have a share in the kingdom of God.

1 Peter 4:3-4

For the time that is past is enough for you to have accomplished what the heathen like to do, leading lives that are steeped in sensuality, lustful desires, drunkenness, carousing, revelry, dissipation, and idolatry that leads to lawlessness,

1 Peter 4:3-35

For the time that is past is enough for you to have accomplished what the heathen like to do, leading lives that are steeped in sensuality, lustful desires, drunkenness, carousing, revelry, dissipation, and idolatry that leads to lawlessness,

1 Peter 4:3-5

For the time that is past is enough for you to have accomplished what the heathen like to do, leading lives that are steeped in sensuality, lustful desires, drunkenness, carousing, revelry, dissipation, and idolatry that leads to lawlessness,

1 Peter 4:3

For the time that is past is enough for you to have accomplished what the heathen like to do, leading lives that are steeped in sensuality, lustful desires, drunkenness, carousing, revelry, dissipation, and idolatry that leads to lawlessness,

1 Peter 4:3-21

For the time that is past is enough for you to have accomplished what the heathen like to do, leading lives that are steeped in sensuality, lustful desires, drunkenness, carousing, revelry, dissipation, and idolatry that leads to lawlessness,

1 Peter 4:3-35

For the time that is past is enough for you to have accomplished what the heathen like to do, leading lives that are steeped in sensuality, lustful desires, drunkenness, carousing, revelry, dissipation, and idolatry that leads to lawlessness,

1 Peter 4:3

For the time that is past is enough for you to have accomplished what the heathen like to do, leading lives that are steeped in sensuality, lustful desires, drunkenness, carousing, revelry, dissipation, and idolatry that leads to lawlessness,

1 Peter 4:3

For the time that is past is enough for you to have accomplished what the heathen like to do, leading lives that are steeped in sensuality, lustful desires, drunkenness, carousing, revelry, dissipation, and idolatry that leads to lawlessness,

1 Peter 4:3-13

For the time that is past is enough for you to have accomplished what the heathen like to do, leading lives that are steeped in sensuality, lustful desires, drunkenness, carousing, revelry, dissipation, and idolatry that leads to lawlessness,

1 Peter 4:3

For the time that is past is enough for you to have accomplished what the heathen like to do, leading lives that are steeped in sensuality, lustful desires, drunkenness, carousing, revelry, dissipation, and idolatry that leads to lawlessness,

1 Peter 4:3

For the time that is past is enough for you to have accomplished what the heathen like to do, leading lives that are steeped in sensuality, lustful desires, drunkenness, carousing, revelry, dissipation, and idolatry that leads to lawlessness,

1 Peter 4:3-17

For the time that is past is enough for you to have accomplished what the heathen like to do, leading lives that are steeped in sensuality, lustful desires, drunkenness, carousing, revelry, dissipation, and idolatry that leads to lawlessness,

Matthew 23:25

A curse on you, you hypocritical scribes and Pharisees, for you clean the outside of the cup and the dish, but inside they are full of your greed and self-indulgence.

Matthew 24:49

and begins to beat his fellow-slaves, and keeps on eating and drinking with those who get drunk,

Luke 11:13

So if you, in spite of your being bad, know how to give your children what is good, how much more surely will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who continue to ask Him?"

Acts 2:13-18

But others in derision were saying, "They are running over with new wine."

Acts 11:24

for he was a good man, and full of the Holy Spirit and faith. So a large number of people were united to the Lord.

1 Corinthians 11:21

for each of you is in a rush to eat his own supper, and one goes hungry while another gets drunk.

Galatians 5:21-25

envy, drunkenness, carousing, and the like. I now warn you, as I have done before, that those who practice such things shall not be heirs of the kingdom of God.

Titus 1:6

each elder must be above reproach, have only one wife, and his children must not be liable to the charge of profligacy or disobedience.

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