Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Woe to those who rise early in the morning that they may pursue strong drink, Who stay up late in the evening that wine may inflame them!

King James Version

Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflame them!

Holman Bible

Woe to those who rise early in the morning in pursuit of beer, who linger into the evening, inflamed by wine.

International Standard Version

"How terrible it will be for those who rise at dawn in order to grab a stiff drink, for those who stay up late at night as wine inflames them!

A Conservative Version

Woe to those who rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink, who tarry late into the night, till wine inflame them!

American Standard Version

Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that tarry late into the night, till wine inflame them!

Amplified

Woe unto those who rise early in the morning, that they may pursue strong drink, who tarry late into the night till wine inflames them!

Bible in Basic English

Cursed are those who get up early in the morning to give themselves up to strong drink; who keep on drinking far into the night till they are heated with wine!

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning that they may continue their drunkenness; that continue until night until wine inflames them!

Julia Smith Translation

Wo to those rising early in the morning, they will follow strong drink; remaining in the evening, wine will inflame them.

King James 2000

Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflames them!

Lexham Expanded Bible

Ah! Those who rise early in the morning, they pursue strong drink. Those who linger in the evening, wine inflames them.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Woe unto them that rise up early to use themselves in drunkenness, and yet at night are more superfluous with wine.

NET Bible

Those who get up early to drink beer are as good as dead, those who keep drinking long after dark until they are intoxicated with wine.

New Heart English Bible

Woe to those who rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; who stay late into the night, until wine inflames them.

The Emphasized Bible

Alas, for them who rise early in the morning that strong drink, they may pursue, - Who follow on in the evening cool until with wine, they are heated;

Webster

Woe to them that rise early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflameth them!

World English Bible

Woe to those who rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; who stay late into the night, until wine inflames them!

Youngs Literal Translation

Woe to those rising early in the morning, Strong drink they pursue! Tarrying in twilight, wine inflameth them!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הוי 
Howy 
woe, Ah, Ho, O, Alas
Usage: 50

שׁכם 
Shakam 
Usage: 65

in the morning
בּקר 
Boqer 
Usage: 214

שׁכר 
Shekar 
Usage: 23

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 16

נשׁף 
Nesheph 
Usage: 12

יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

דּלק 
Dalaq 
Usage: 9

Context Readings

Woes On The Wicked

10 "For ten acres of vineyard will yield only one bath of wine, And a homer of seed will yield but an ephah of grain." 11 Woe to those who rise early in the morning that they may pursue strong drink, Who stay up late in the evening that wine may inflame them! 12 Their banquets are accompanied by lyre and harp, by tambourine and flute, and by wine; But they do not pay attention to the deeds of the LORD, Nor do they consider the work of His hands.


Cross References

Proverbs 23:29-30

Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has contentions? Who has complaining? Who has wounds without cause? Who has redness of eyes?

Isaiah 5:22

Woe to those who are heroes in drinking wine And valiant men in mixing strong drink,

Ecclesiastes 10:16-17

Woe to you, O land, whose king is a lad and whose princes feast in the morning.

Proverbs 20:1

Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, And whoever is intoxicated by it is not wise.

Isaiah 28:1

Woe to the proud crown of the drunkards of Ephraim, And to the fading flower of its glorious beauty, Which is at the head of the fertile valley Of those who are overcome with wine!

Isaiah 28:7-8

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.

Romans 13:13

Let us behave properly as in the day, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and sensuality, not in strife and jealousy.

Proverbs 23:32

At the last it bites like a serpent And stings like a viper.

Hosea 7:5-6

On the day of our king, the princes became sick with the heat of wine; He stretched out his hand with scoffers,

Habakkuk 2:15

"Woe to you who make your neighbors drink, Who mix in your venom even to make them drunk So as to look on their nakedness!

Luke 21:34

"Be on guard, so that your hearts will not be weighted down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of life, and that day will not come on you suddenly like a trap;

1 Corinthians 6:10

nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God.

Galatians 5:21

envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

1 Thessalonians 5:6-7

so then let us not sleep as others do, but let us be alert and sober.

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