Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Woe to those who are heroes at drinking wine,
who are fearless at mixing beer,

International Standard Version

"How terrible it will be for those who are heroes at drinking wine, and champions in mixing strong drink,

A Conservative Version

Woe to those who are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mingle strong drink,

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Woe to those who are mighty heroes at drinking wine and men of strength in mixing alcoholic drinks! -- "

Bible in Basic English

Cursed are those who are strong to take wine, and great in making mixed drinks!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Woe unto those that are mighty to drink wine and men of strength to mingle strong drink;

Julia Smith Translation

Wo to the strong to drink wine, and men of strength to mix strong drink:

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Ah! Heroes at drinking wine, and men of capability at mixing strong drink!

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Woe be unto them that are cunning men to sup out wine and expert to set up drunkenness.

NET Bible

Those who are champions at drinking wine are as good as dead, who display great courage when mixing strong drinks.

New Heart English Bible

Woe to those who are mighty to drink wine, and champions at mixing strong drink;

The Emphasized Bible

Alas for them Who are heroes to drink wine, - And men of valour to mingle strong drink,

Webster

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

World English Bible

Woe to those who are mighty to drink wine, and champions at mixing strong drink;

Youngs Literal Translation

Woe to the mighty to drink wine, And men of strength to mingle strong drink.

Interlinear

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

to drink
שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

and men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

חיל 
Chayil 
Usage: 243

to mingle
מסך 
Macak 
Usage: 5

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Woes On The Wicked

21 Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and intelligent in their own esteem! 22 Woe unto them that are mighty for drinking wine, and men valiant to mix strong drink; 23 who justify the wicked for a bribe, and turn away the righteousness of the righteous from them!


Cross References

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 28:7

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.

Habakkuk 2:15

Woe unto him that giveth his neighbour drink, that pourest out thy flask, and makest him drunken also, that thou mayest look on their nakedness!

Proverbs 23:19-20

Thou, my son, hear and be wise, and direct thy heart in the way.

Isaiah 28:1-3

Woe to the crown of pride of the drunkards of Ephraim, and to the fading flower of his glorious adornment, which is on the head of the fat valley of them that are overcome with wine.

Isaiah 56:12

Come, say they, I will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and to-morrow shall be as this day, and much more abundant.

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