Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Don't stare into red wine, when it sparkles in the cup and goes down smoothly.

New American Standard Bible

Do not look on the wine when it is red,
When it sparkles in the cup,
When it goes down smoothly;

King James Version

Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright.

Holman Bible

Don’t gaze at wine because it is red,
when it gleams in the cup
and goes down smoothly.

American Standard Version

Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, When it sparkleth in the cup, When it goeth down smoothly:

Amplified


Do not look at wine when it is red,
When it sparkles in the glass,
When it goes down smoothly.

Bible in Basic English

Keep your eyes from looking on the wine when it is red, when its colour is bright in the cup, when it goes smoothly down:

Darby Translation

Look not upon the wine when it is red, when it sparkleth in the cup, and goeth down smoothly:

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not look upon wine when it shall be red, when it shall give its eye in the cup, it will go about in uprightnesses.

King James 2000

Look not you upon the wine when it is red, when it gives its color in the cup, when it moves itself aright.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not look at wine when it is red, when it {sparkles} on the cup, going down smoothly.

Modern King James verseion

Do not look upon the wine when it is red, when it gives its color in the cup, when it goes down smoothly

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Look not thou upon the wine, how red it is, and what a color it giveth in the glass.

NET Bible

Do not look on the wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup, when it goes down smoothly.

New Heart English Bible

Do not look at the wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup, when it goes down smoothly.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not look on wine when it becometh red, when it giveth in the cup its sparkle, glideth down smoothly.

Webster

Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth its color in the cup, when it moveth itself aright.

World English Bible

Don't look at the wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup, when it goes down smoothly.

Youngs Literal Translation

See not wine when it showeth itself red, When it giveth in the cup its colour, It goeth up and down through the upright.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

not thou upon the wine
יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

when it is red
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 10

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

in the cup
כּוס 
Kowc 
cup, owl
Usage: 34

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Learning From Your Father

30 Those who linger over their wine, who consume mixed drinks. 31 Don't stare into red wine, when it sparkles in the cup and goes down smoothly. 32 Eventually it will bite like a snake and sting like a serpent.



Cross References

2 Samuel 11:2

Late one afternoon about dusk, David got up from his couch and was walking around on the roof of the royal palace. From there he watched a woman taking a bath, and she was very beautiful to look at.

Job 33:1

"Now please listen to what I have to say, Job. Listen to every word!

Psalm 119:37

Turn my eyes away from gazing at worthless things, and revive me by your ways.

Proverbs 6:25

Do not focus on her beauty in your mind, nor allow her to take you prisoner with her flirting eyes,

Matthew 5:28-30

But I say to you, anyone who stares at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Mark 9:47

And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out. It's better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell.

1 John 2:16

For everything that is in the world the desire for fleshly gratification, the desire for possessions, and worldly arrogance is not from the Father but is from the world.

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