Parallel Verses

King James Version

They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it.

New American Standard Bible

They do not drink wine with song; Strong drink is bitter to those who drink it.

Holman Bible

They no longer sing and drink wine; beer is bitter to those who drink it.

International Standard Version

No longer do they drink wine accompanied by singing; even beer tastes bitter to those who drink it.

A Conservative Version

They shall not drink wine with a song. Strong drink shall be bitter to those who drink it.

American Standard Version

They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it.

Amplified

No more will they drink wine with a song; strong drink will be bitter to those who drink it.

Bible in Basic English

There is no more drinking of wine with a song; strong drink will be bitter to those who take it.

Darby Translation

They do not drink wine with a song; strong drink is bitter to them that drink it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They shall not drink wine with a song; the drink shall be bitter to them that would drink it.

Julia Smith Translation

They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to those drinking it

King James 2000

They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They do not drink wine with song; strong drink is bitter to those who drink it.

Modern King James verseion

They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to those who drink it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

there shall no more wine be drunk with mirth, the beer shall be bitter to them that drink it;

NET Bible

They no longer sing and drink wine; the beer tastes bitter to those who drink it.

New Heart English Bible

They will not drink wine with a song. Strong drink will be bitter to those who drink it.

The Emphasized Bible

With a song, they drink not wine, - Bitter is strong drink, to them who drink it:

Webster

They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it.

World English Bible

They will not drink wine with a song. Strong drink will be bitter to those who drink it.

Youngs Literal Translation

With a song they drink not wine, Bitter is strong drink to those drinking it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

with a song
שׁירה שׁיר 
Shiyr 
Usage: 90

שׁכר 
Shekar 
Usage: 23

שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Watsons

Context Readings

The Judgment On The Earth

8 The mirth of tabrets ceaseth, the noise of them that rejoice endeth, the joy of the harp ceaseth. 9 They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it. 10 The city of confusion is broken down: every house is shut up, that no man may come in.


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 9:7

Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.

Isaiah 5:22

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

Psalm 69:12

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

Isaiah 5:11-12

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 5:20

Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

Amos 6:5-7

That chant to the sound of the viol, and invent to themselves instruments of musick, like David;

Amos 8:3

And the songs of the temple shall be howlings in that day, saith the Lord GOD: there shall be many dead bodies in every place; they shall cast them forth with silence.

Amos 8:10

And I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; and I will bring up sackcloth upon all loins, and baldness upon every head; and I will make it as the mourning of an only son, and the end thereof as a bitter day.

Zechariah 9:15

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.

Ephesians 5:18-19

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

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