Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Thou shalt not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, and thy sons with thee, when ye go into the tent of meeting, lest ye die it is an everlasting statute throughout your generations,

New American Standard Bible

"Do not drink wine or strong drink, neither you nor your sons with you, when you come into the tent of meeting, so that you will not die--it is a perpetual statute throughout your generations--

King James Version

Do not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, nor thy sons with thee, when ye go into the tabernacle of the congregation, lest ye die: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations:

Holman Bible

“You and your sons are not to drink wine or beer when you enter the tent of meeting, or else you will die; this is a permanent statute throughout your generations.

International Standard Version

"You and your sons with you are not to drink wine that is, any intoxicating drink when you enter the Tent of Meeting. That way, you won't die. This is to be a perpetual statute throughout your generations.

A Conservative Version

Drink no wine nor strong drink, thou, nor thy sons with thee, when ye go into the tent of meeting, that ye not die--it shall be a statute forever throughout your generations--

American Standard Version

Drink no wine nor strong drink, thou, nor thy sons with thee, when ye go into the tent of meeting, that ye die not: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations:

Amplified

Do not drink wine or strong drink, you or your sons, when you go into the Tent of Meeting, lest you die; it shall be a statute forever in all your generations.

Bible in Basic English

Take no wine, or strong drink, you or your sons with you, when you go into the Tent of meeting, that it may not be the cause of death to you; this is an order for ever through all your generations.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, nor thy sons with thee when ye go into the tabernacle of the testimony, lest ye die; it shall be a perpetual statute throughout your generations;

Julia Smith Translation

Wine and strong drink thou shalt not drink, thou and thy sons with thee, in your going in to the tent of appointment; and ye shall not die: a law forever to your generations.

King James 2000

Do not drink wine nor strong drink, you, nor your sons with you, when you go into the tabernacle of meeting, lest you die: it shall be a statute forever throughout your generations:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"You and your sons with you may not drink wine or strong drink when you come to [the] tent of assembly, so that you will not die--[it is] a lasting statute for your generations--

Modern King James verseion

Do not drink wine nor strong drink, neither you nor your sons with you, when you go into the tabernacle of the congregation, lest you die, a statute forever throughout your generations.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Drink no wine nor strong drink - neither thou nor thy sons with thee - when ye go into the tabernacle of witness, lest ye die. And let it be a law forever unto your children after you:

NET Bible

"Do not drink wine or strong drink, you and your sons with you, when you enter into the Meeting Tent, so that you do not die, which is a perpetual statute throughout your generations,

New Heart English Bible

"Drink no wine nor strong drink, you, nor your sons with you, when you go into the Tent of Meeting, that you do not die: it shall be a statute forever throughout your generations:

The Emphasized Bible

Wine and strong drink, thou mayest not drink, - thou nor thy sons with thee when ye enter into the tent of meeting, so shall ye not die, - an age-abiding statute to your generations;

Webster

Do not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, nor thy sons with thee, when ye go into the tabernacle of the congregation, lest ye die: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations:

World English Bible

"Drink no wine nor strong drink, you, nor your sons with you, when you go into the Tent of Meeting, that you don't die: it shall be a statute forever throughout your generations:

Youngs Literal Translation

Wine and strong drink thou dost not drink, thou, and thy sons with thee, in your going in unto the tent of meeting, and ye die not -- a statute age-during to your generations;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Do not drink
שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

שׁכר 
Shekar 
Usage: 23

with thee, when ye go

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

אהל 
'ohel 
Usage: 345

of the congregation
מועדה מעד מועד 
Mow`ed 
Usage: 223

lest ye die
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

it shall be a statute
חקּה 
Chuqqah 
Usage: 104

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

Context Readings

Lasting Statutes

8 And Jehovah spoke to Aaron, saying, 9 Thou shalt not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, and thy sons with thee, when ye go into the tent of meeting, lest ye die it is an everlasting statute throughout your generations, 10 that ye may put difference between the holy and the unholy, and between unclean and clean,


Cross References

Luke 1:15

For he shall be great before the Lord, and he shall drink no wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb.

1 Timothy 3:3

not given to excesses from wine, not a striker, but mild, not addicted to contention, not fond of money,

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.

Ezekiel 44:21

Neither shall any priest drink wine when they enter into the inner court.

Ephesians 5:18

And be not drunk with wine, in which is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit,

Titus 1:7

For the overseer must be free from all charge against him as God's steward; not headstrong, not passionate, not disorderly through wine, not a striker, not seeking gain by base means;

Numbers 6:3

he shall separate himself from wine and strong drink: he shall drink no vinegar of wine, nor vinegar of strong drink, neither shall he drink any liquor of grapes, nor eat grapes, fresh or dried.

1 Timothy 3:8

Ministers, in like manner, grave, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not seeking gain by base means,

Numbers 6:20

And the priest shall wave them as wave-offering before Jehovah; it is holy for the priest, with the breast of the wave-offering and with the shoulder of the heave-offering; and afterwards the Nazarite may drink wine.

Proverbs 20:1

Wine is a scorner, strong drink is raging; and whoso erreth thereby is not wise.

Proverbs 31:4-5

It is not for kings, Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, nor for rulers to say, Where is the strong drink?

Hosea 4:11

Fornication, and wine, and new wine take away the heart.

1 Timothy 5:23

Drink no longer only water, but use a little wine on account of thy stomach and thy frequent illnesses.

Leviticus 3:17

It is an everlasting statute for your generations throughout all your dwellings: no fat and no blood shall ye eat.

Jeremiah 35:5-6

And I set before the sons of the house of the Rechabites bowls full of wine, and cups, and I said unto them, Drink wine.

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