Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

1 Wine causes mocking, and beer causes fights; everyone led astray by them lacks wisdom. 2 A king's anger is like a lion's roar; anyone who angers him forfeits his life.



Cross References

Proverbs 31:4

It is not for kings, Lemuel Not for kings to drink wine or for rulers to desire liquor.

Hosea 4:11

"Sexual immorality, wine, and fresh wine seduce the heart of my people.

Isaiah 28:7

These people also stagger from wine and reel from strong drink. Priests and prophets stagger from strong drink; they're drunk from wine; they reel from strong drink, waver when seeing visions, and stumble when rendering decisions.

2 Samuel 11:13

Then at David's invitation, he and Uriah dined and drank wine together, and David got him drunk. Later that evening, Uriah went out to lie on a couch in the company of his lord's servants, and he did not go down to his house.

1 Corinthians 6:10

thieves, greedy people, drunks, slanderers, and robbers will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Galatians 5:21

envy, murder, drunkenness, wild partying, and things like that. I am telling you now, as I have told you in the past, that people who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 5:18

Stop getting drunk with wine, which leads to wild living, but keep on being filled with the Spirit.

Genesis 9:21-23

He drank some of the wine, got drunk, and lay down naked right in the middle of his tent.

Genesis 19:31-36

One day the firstborn told the younger one, "Our father is old, and there's no man in the land to have sex with us, as everybody else throughout all the earth does.

1 Samuel 25:36-38

Abigail returned to Nabal, and he was there in his house holding a festival like the festival of a king. Nabal's heart was glad, and he was very drunk, so she didn't tell him anything at all until morning.

2 Samuel 13:28

Then Absalom instructed his young men, "Please keep watching Amnon until he's drunk. Then I'll tell you, "Attack Amnon!' As soon as I do, kill him and don't be afraid! You have your orders, so be strong and brave!"

1 Kings 20:16-21

They attacked at noon, just as Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the battle pavilions, along with the 32 kings who had joined him.

Proverbs 23:29-35

Who has woe? Who has grief? Who has contention? Who has complaints? Who has wounds without cause? Who has bloodshot eyes?

Isaiah 5:22

"How terrible it will be for those who are heroes at drinking wine, and champions in mixing strong drink,

Isaiah 56:12

""Come!' they say, "let's have some wine, and let's fill ourselves with strong drink! Then, tomorrow will be like today, or even much better!'"

Hosea 7:5

"On the king's festival day the princes got drunk from wine, so the king joined the mockers.

Habakkuk 2:15-16

"Woe to the one who supplies his neighbor with a drink! You are forcing your bottle on him, making him drunk so you can see them naked.

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