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Bible in Basic English

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

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

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 angel of the Lord came to the woman, and said to her, See now! though you have never given birth to children, you will be with child and give birth to a son. 4 Now then take care to have no wine or strong drink and to take no unclean thing for food; 5 For you are with child and will give birth to a son; his hair is never to be cut, for the child is to be separate to God from his birth; and he will take up the work of freeing Israel from the hands of the Philistines.


Cross References

Numbers 6:2-3

Say to the children of Israel, If a man or a woman takes an oath to keep himself separate and give himself to the Lord;

Judges 13:14

She is to have nothing which comes from the vine for her food, and let her take no wine or strong drink or anything which is unclean; let her take care to do all I have given her orders to do.

Luke 1:15

For he will be great in the eyes of the Lord; he will not take wine or strong drink; and he will be full of the Spirit of God from his birth.

Leviticus 11:27

Any four-footed beast which goes on the ball of its foot, is unclean to you: anyone touching the dead body of one of these will be unclean till evening.

Leviticus 11:47

Marking out the unclean from the clean, and the living thing which may be used for food from that which may not.

Judges 13:7

But he said to me, You are with child and will give birth to a son; and now do not take any wine or strong drink or let anything unclean be your food; for the child will be separate to God from his birth to the day of his death.

Acts 10:14

But Peter said, No, Lord; for I have never taken food which is common or unclean.

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