Parallel Verses

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.

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 Then the angel of the Lord appeared to the woman and said to her, “Behold now, you are barren and have borne no children, but you shall conceive and give birth to a son. 4 Now therefore, be careful not to drink wine or strong drink, nor eat any unclean thing. 5 For behold, you shall conceive and give birth to a son, and no razor shall come upon his head, for the boy shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb; and he shall begin to deliver Israel from the hands of the Philistines.”


Cross References

Numbers 6:2-3

“Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, ‘When a man or woman makes a special vow, the vow of a Nazirite, to dedicate himself to the Lord,

Judges 13:14

She should not eat anything that comes from the vine nor drink wine or strong drink, nor eat any unclean thing; let her observe all that I commanded.”

Luke 1:15

For he will be great in the sight of the Lord; and he will drink no wine or liquor, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit while yet in his mother’s womb.

Leviticus 11:27

Also whatever walks on its paws, among all the creatures that walk on all fours, are unclean to you; whoever touches their carcasses becomes unclean until evening,

Leviticus 11:47

to make a distinction between the unclean and the clean, and between the edible creature and the creature which is not to be eaten.

Judges 13:7

But he said to me, ‘Behold, you shall conceive and give birth to a son, and now you shall not drink wine or strong drink nor eat any unclean thing, for the boy shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb to the day of his death.’”

Acts 10:14

But Peter said, “By no means, Lord, for I have never eaten anything unholy and unclean.”

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