Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Now therefore beware, I pray thee, and drink no wine nor strong drink, and do not eat any unclean thing,

New American Standard Bible

Now therefore, be careful not to drink wine or strong drink, nor eat any unclean thing.

King James Version

Now therefore beware, I pray thee, and drink not wine nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing:

Holman Bible

Now please be careful not to drink wine or beer, or to eat anything unclean;

International Standard Version

So be sure that you don't drink wine or anything intoxicating, and don't eat anything unclean

American Standard Version

Now therefore beware, I pray thee, and drink no wine nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing:

Amplified

Therefore, be careful not to drink wine or [any other] intoxicating drink, and do not eat anything [ceremonially] unclean.

Bible in Basic English

Now then take care to have no wine or strong drink and to take no unclean thing for food;

Darby Translation

Therefore beware, and drink no wine or strong drink, and eat nothing unclean,

Julia Smith Translation

And now, watch now, and drink not wine and strong drink, and thou shalt not eat any thing unclean:

King James 2000

Now therefore beware, I pray you, and drink not wine nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing:

Lexham Expanded Bible

So then, be careful and do not drink wine or strong drink, and do not eat anything unclean,

Modern King James verseion

And now, please take heed, and do not drink wine nor strong drink, and do not eat any unclean thing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And now beware, and drink no wine nor strong drink; neither eat any unclean thing.

NET Bible

Now be careful! Do not drink wine or beer, and do not eat any food that will make you ritually unclean.

New Heart English Bible

Now therefore please be careful and drink no wine nor strong drink, and do not eat any unclean thing.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore, beware, I pray thee, and do not drink wine or strong drink, - nor eat anything unclean;

Webster

Now therefore beware, I pray thee, and drink not wine, nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing:

World English Bible

Now therefore please beware and drink no wine nor strong drink, and don't eat any unclean thing:

Youngs Literal Translation

And, now, take heed, I pray thee, and do not drink wine, and strong drink, and do not eat any unclean thing,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I pray thee, and drink
שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

not wine
יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

שׁכר 
Shekar 
Usage: 23

and eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

not any unclean
טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 88

Context Readings

Samson's Parents

3 And the agent of LORD appeared to the woman, and said to her, Behold now, thou are barren, and do not bear, but thou shall conceive, and bear a son. 4 Now therefore beware, I pray thee, and drink no wine nor strong drink, and do not eat any unclean thing, 5 for, lo, thou shall conceive, and bear a son. And no razor shall come upon his head, for the child shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb. And he shall begin to save Israel out of the hand of the Philistines.


Cross References

Numbers 6:2-3

Speak to the sons of Israel, and say to them, When either man or woman shall make a special vow, the vow of a Nazarite, to separate himself to LORD,

Judges 13:14

She may not eat of anything that comes of the vine, neither let her drink wine or strong drink, nor eat any unclean thing. All that I commanded her let her observe.

Luke 1:15

For he will be great in the sight of the Lord, and he should, no, not drink wine and strong drink. And he will be filled of Holy Spirit, even from his mother's belly.

Leviticus 11:27

And whatever goes upon its paws, among all beasts that go on all fours, they are unclean to you. Whoever touches their carcass shall be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 11:47

to make a distinction between the unclean and the clean, and between the living thing that may be eaten and the living thing that may not be eaten.

Judges 13:7

but he said to me, Behold, thou shall conceive, and bear a son. And now drink no wine nor strong drink, and do not eat any unclean thing, for the child shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb to the day of his death.

Acts 10:14

But Peter said, Not so, Lord, because I have never eaten anything profane or unclean.

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