Proverbs 20:1 Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, And whoever is intoxicated by it is not wise.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, And whoever is intoxicated by it is not wise.

King James Version

Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.

Holman Bible

Wine is a mocker, beer is a brawler, and whoever staggers because of them is not wise.

International Standard Version

Wine causes mocking, and beer causes fights; everyone led astray by them lacks wisdom.

A Conservative Version

Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, and whoever errs thereby is not wise.

American Standard Version

Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler; And whosoever erreth thereby is not wise.

Amplified

Wine is a mocker, strong drink a riotous brawler; and whoever errs or reels because of it is not wise.

Bible in Basic English

Wine makes men foolish, and strong drink makes men come to blows; and whoever comes into error through these is not wise.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Wine makes a mocker, and beer a reveler, and whoever errs concerning them shall never be wise.

Julia Smith Translation

Wine is mocking, strong drink is noisy: and every one going astray by it will not be wise.

King James 2000

Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Wine [is] a mocker, strong drink a brawler, and any who go astray by it are not wise.

Modern King James verseion

Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging, and whoever goes astray by it is not wise.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wine is a voluptuous thing, and drunkenness causes sedition; whoso delighteth therein, shall never be wise.

NET Bible

Wine is a mocker and strong drink is a brawler; whoever goes astray by them is not wise.

New Heart English Bible

Wine is a mocker, and beer is a brawler. Whoever is led astray by them is not wise.

The Emphasized Bible

Wine is, a scoffer, and strong drink, a brawler, every one therefore who erreth therein, is unwise.

Webster

Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whoever is deceived by it is not wise.

World English Bible

Wine is a mocker, and beer is a brawler. Whoever is led astray by them is not wise.

Youngs Literal Translation

Wine is a scorner -- strong drink is noisy, And any going astray in it is not wise.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

is a mocker
לוּץ 
Luwts 
Usage: 27

שׁכר 
Shekar 
Usage: 23

שׁגה 
Shagah 
Usage: 21

References

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

1 Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, And whoever is intoxicated by it is not wise. 2 The terror of a king is like the growling of a lion; He who provokes him to anger forfeits his own life.



Cross References

Proverbs 31:4

It is not for kings, O Lemuel, It is not for kings to drink wine, Or for rulers to desire strong drink,

Hosea 4:11

Harlotry, wine and new wine take away the understanding.

Isaiah 28:7

And these also reel with wine and stagger from strong drink: The priest and the prophet reel with strong drink, They are confused by wine, they stagger from strong drink; They reel while having visions, They totter when rendering judgment.

2 Samuel 11:13

Now David called him, and he ate and drank before him, and he made him drunk; and in the evening he went out to lie on his bed with his lord's servants, but he did not go down to his house.

1 Corinthians 6:10

nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God.

Galatians 5:21

envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 5:18

And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit,

Genesis 9:21-23

He drank of the wine and became drunk, and uncovered himself inside his tent.

Genesis 19:31-36

Then the firstborn said to the younger, "Our father is old, and there is not a man on earth to come in to us after the manner of the earth.

1 Samuel 25:36-38

Then Abigail came to Nabal, and behold, he was holding a feast in his house, like the feast of a king And Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunk; so she did not tell him anything at all until the morning light.

2 Samuel 13:28

Absalom commanded his servants, saying, "See now, when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say to you, 'Strike Amnon,' then put him to death. Do not fear; have not I myself commanded you? Be courageous and be valiant."

1 Kings 20:16-21

They went out at noon, while Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the temporary shelters with the thirty-two kings who helped him.

Proverbs 23:29-35

Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has contentions? Who has complaining? Who has wounds without cause? Who has redness of eyes?

Isaiah 5:22

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

Isaiah 56:12

"Come," they say, "let us get wine, and let us drink heavily of strong drink; And tomorrow will be like today, only more so."

Hosea 7:5

On the day of our king, the princes became sick with the heat of wine; He stretched out his hand with scoffers,

Habakkuk 2:15-16

"Woe to you who make your neighbors drink, Who mix in your venom even to make them drunk So as to look on their nakedness!



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