Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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 makes a mocker, and beer a reveler, and whoever errs concerning them shall never be wise. 2 The fear of the king is as the roaring of a lion; whoever provokes him to anger sins against his own soul.



Cross References

Proverbs 31:4

It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine; nor is beer for princes

Hosea 4:11

Whoredom and wine and new wine take away the heart.

Isaiah 28:7

But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way; the priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink; they are swallowed up of wine, they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.

2 Samuel 11:13

And when David had called him, he ate and drank before him, and he made him drunk; and in the evening he went out to lie on his bed with the slaves of his lord but did not go down to his house.

1 Corinthians 6:10

nor thieves nor covetous nor drunkards nor revilers nor extortioners shall inherit the kingdom of God.

Galatians 5:21

envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like; which I denounce, as I have also told you in time past that those who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 5:18

And be not drunk with wine, in which there is excess, but be filled with the Spirit,

Genesis 9:21-23

and he drank of the wine and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent.

Genesis 19:31-36

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

1 Samuel 25:36-38

And Abigail came to Nabal, and, behold, he held a banquet in his house like the banquet of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken; therefore, she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.

2 Samuel 13:28

Now Absalom had commanded his servants, saying, Mark ye now when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say unto you, Smite Amnon, then kill him. Fear not; have I not commanded you? Be courageous, and be valiant.

1 Kings 20:16-21

And they went out at noon. But Benhadad was drinking himself drunk in the pavilions, he and the kings, the thirty-two kings that helped him.

Proverbs 23:29-35

For who shall be the woe? for who shall be the woe? for who contention? for who quarrels? for who the wounds without cause? who shall have redness of eyes?

Isaiah 5:22

Woe unto those that are mighty to drink wine and men of strength to mingle strong drink;

Isaiah 56:12

Come ye, say they, I will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and tomorrow shall be as this day, or much more excellent.

Hosea 7:5

In the day of our king the princes have made him sick with a wineskin; he stretched out his hand with the scorners.

Habakkuk 2:15-16

Woe unto him that gives his neighbours drink, that puts thy bottle to them, and makes them drunken also, that thou may look on their nakedness!

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