Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

But these also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are they gone astray. The priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink; they are overpowered by wine, they are gone astray through strong drink; they have erred in vision, they have stumbled in judgment.

New American Standard Bible

And these also reel with wine and stagger from strong drink: The priest and the prophet reel with strong drink, They are confused by wine, they stagger from strong drink; They reel while having visions, They totter when rendering judgment.

King James Version

But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way; the priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink, they are swallowed up of wine, they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.

Holman Bible

These also stagger because of wine
and stumble under the influence of beer:
priest and prophet stagger because of beer,
they are confused by wine.
They stumble because of beer,
they are muddled in their visions,
they stumble in their judgments.

International Standard Version

These people also stagger from wine and reel from strong drink. Priests and prophets stagger from strong drink; they're drunk from wine; they reel from strong drink, waver when seeing visions, and stumble when rendering decisions.

A Conservative Version

And even these reel with wine, and stagger with strong drink. The priest and the prophet reel with strong drink. They are swallowed up of wine. They stagger with strong drink; they err in vision; they stumble in judgment.

American Standard Version

And even these reel with wine, and stagger with strong drink; the priest and the prophet reel with strong drink, they are swallowed up of wine, they stagger with strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.

Amplified

But even these reel from wine and stagger from strong drink: the priest and the prophet reel from strong drink; they are confused from wine, they stagger and are gone astray through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble when pronouncing judgment.

Bible in Basic English

And further, these are uncertain through wine, and have gone out of the right way through strong drink: the priest and the prophet are uncertain through strong drink, they are overcome by wine, they have gone out of the way through strong drink; their vision is false, they go wrong in their decisions.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way; the priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink; they are swallowed up of wine, they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.

Julia Smith Translation

And these also went astray by wine, and by strong drink they erred; the priest and the prophet went astray by strong drink, they were swallowed up from wine, they erred from strong drink, they went astray in seeing, they wavered in judgment.

King James 2000

But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way; the priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink, they are swallowed up by wine, they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And these also stagger because of wine and stagger because of strong drink; priest and prophet stagger because of strong drink; they are confused because of wine. They stagger because of strong drink; they err in vision. They stagger [in the] rendering of a decision,

Modern King James verseion

But they also have sinned through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way. The priest and the prophet have sinned through drink; they are swallowed up by wine; they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But they go wrong by the reason of wine, they fall and stagger because of strong drink. Yea even the priests and prophets themselves go amiss, they are drunken with wine, and weak brained through strong drink. They fail in prophesying, and stumble in judgment.

NET Bible

Even these men stagger because of wine, they stumble around because of beer -- priests and prophets stagger because of beer, they are confused because of wine, they stumble around because of beer; they stagger while seeing prophetic visions, they totter while making legal decisions.

New Heart English Bible

They also reel with wine, and stagger with strong drink. The priest and the prophet reel with strong drink. They are swallowed up by wine. They stagger with strong drink. They err in vision. They stumble in judgment.

The Emphasized Bible

But as for these, With wine, do they reel, and With strong drink, do they stagger, - Priest and prophet, reel with strong drink They are swallowed up through wine They stagger through strong drink, They reel in prophetic vision, They totter in pronouncing judgment.

Webster

But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way; the priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink, they are overwhelmed with wine, they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.

World English Bible

They also reel with wine, and stagger with strong drink. The priest and the prophet reel with strong drink. They are swallowed up by wine. They stagger with strong drink. They err in vision. They stumble in judgment.

Youngs Literal Translation

And even these through wine have erred, And through strong drink have wandered, Priest and prophet erred through strong drink, They have been swallowed up of the wine, They wandered because of the strong drink, They have erred in seeing, They have stumbled judicially.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלּה 
'el-leh 
Usage: 746

שׁגה 
Shagah 
Usage: 21

יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

שׁכר 
Shekar 
Usage: 23

are out of the way
תּעה 
Ta`ah 
Usage: 50

the priest
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

and the prophet
נביא 
Nabiy' 
Usage: 315

שׁגה 
Shagah 
Usage: 21

שׁכר 
Shekar 
שׁכר 
Shekar 
Usage: 23
Usage: 23

בּלע 
Bala` 
Usage: 49

of

among, with, from, that not, since, after, at, by, whether
Usage: 0

יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

they are out of the way
תּעה 
Ta`ah 
Usage: 50

שׁגה 
Shagah 
Usage: 21

in vision
ראה 
Ro'eh 
Usage: 6

פּוּק 
Puwq 
Usage: 2

Context Readings

Isaiah And The Drunken Prophets Of Judah

6 and for a spirit of judgment to him that sitteth in judgment, and for strength to them that turn the battle to the gate. 7 But these also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are they gone astray. The priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink; they are overpowered by wine, they are gone astray through strong drink; they have erred in vision, they have stumbled in judgment. 8 For all tables are full of filthy vomit, so that there is no more place.



Cross References

Psalm 107:27

They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and they are at their wits' end:

Proverbs 20:1

Wine is a scorner, strong drink is raging; and whoso erreth thereby is not wise.

Ecclesiastes 10:17

Happy art thou, O land, when thy king is a son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness!

Isaiah 3:12

As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. My people! they that guide thee mislead thee, and destroy the way of thy paths.

Isaiah 19:14

Jehovah hath mingled a spirit of perverseness in the midst thereof; and they have caused Egypt to err in every work thereof, as a drunkard staggereth in his vomit.

Isaiah 56:10-12

His watchmen are all of them blind, they are without knowledge; they are all dumb dogs that cannot bark, dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber:

Matthew 24:29

But immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun shall be darkened, and the moon not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken.

Luke 21:34

But take heed to yourselves lest possibly your hearts be laden with surfeiting and drinking and cares of life, and that day come upon you suddenly unawares;

Leviticus 10:9-10

Thou shalt not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, and thy sons with thee, when ye go into the tent of meeting, lest ye die it is an everlasting statute throughout your generations,

Proverbs 31:4-5

It is not for kings, Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, nor for rulers to say, Where is the strong drink?

Isaiah 5:11

Woe unto them that, rising early in the morning, run after strong drink; that linger till twilight, till wine inflameth them!

Isaiah 5:22

Woe unto them that are mighty for drinking wine, and men valiant to mix strong drink;

Isaiah 9:15-16

the ancient and honourable, he is the head; and the prophet that teacheth lies, he is the tail.

Isaiah 22:13

and behold joy and rejoicing, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: Let us eat and drink, for to-morrow we die.

Isaiah 24:2

And it shall be, as with the people, so with the priest; as with the servant, so with his master; as with the maid, so with her mistress; as with the buyer, so with the seller; as with the lender, so with the borrower; as with the taker of usury, so with him from whom usury is taken.

Isaiah 29:11

And the whole vision is become unto you as the words of a book that is sealed, which they give to one that can read, saying, Read this, I pray thee; and he saith, I cannot, for it is sealed.

Jeremiah 14:14

And Jehovah said unto me, The prophets prophesy falsehood in my name; I have not sent them, neither have I commanded them, nor spoken unto them: they prophesy unto you a false vision, and divination, and a thing of nought, and the deceit of their heart.

Jeremiah 23:13

And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria: they prophesied by Baal, and caused my people Israel to err.

Jeremiah 23:16

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Hearken not unto the words of the prophets that prophesy unto you: they lead you to vanity; they speak a vision of their own heart, not out of the mouth of Jehovah.

Lamentations 2:4

He hath bent his bow like an enemy; he stood with his right hand as an adversary, and hath slain all that was pleasant to the eye: in the tent of the daughter of Zion, he hath poured out his fury like fire.

Ezekiel 13:7

Have ye not seen a vain vision, and spoken a lying divination, when ye say, Jehovah saith; and I have not spoken?

Ezekiel 44:21

Neither shall any priest drink wine when they enter into the inner court.

Hosea 4:11-12

Fornication, and wine, and new wine take away the heart.

Micah 2:11

If a man walking in wind and falsehood do lie, saying, I will prophesy unto thee of wine and of strong drink, he shall be the prophet of this people.

Ephesians 5:28

So ought men also to love their own wives as their own bodies: he that loves his own wife loves himself.

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