Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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


They do not drink wine with a song;
Strong drink is 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.

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 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 gladness of tambourines ceases, the noise of those who rejoice ends; the joy of the harp ceases. 9 They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to those who drink it. 10 The city of shame is broken down; every house is shut up so that no one may come in.


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 9:7

Go, eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart; for God now is pleased with your works.

Isaiah 5:22

Woe to those mighty to drink wine, and brave men to mix strong drink;

Psalm 69:12

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

Isaiah 5:11-12

Woe to those who rise up early in the morning to go after strong drink; tarrying in the twilight while wine inflames them!

Isaiah 5:20

Woe to those who call evil good and good evil; who put darkness for light and light for darkness; who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!

Amos 6:5-7

who chant with the mouth of the harp; they invent instruments of music for themselves, like David;

Amos 8:3

And the songs of the temple shall be howlings in that day, says the Lord Jehovah. The dead bodies shall be many. In every place one shall throw them out, saying, Hush!

Amos 8:10

And I will turn your feast into mourning, and all your songs into weeping; and I will bring up sackcloth on all loins, and baldness on every head. And I will make it like the mourning of an only son, and the end of it like a bitter day.

Zechariah 9:15

Jehovah of Hosts shall defend them; and they shall devour and trample the slingstones. And they shall drink and be boisterous, as through wine. And they shall be filled like a bowl, and like the corners of the altar.

Ephesians 5:18-19

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

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