Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

lest they drink And forget the law, And pervert the judgment of any of the children of affliction.

New American Standard Bible

For they will drink and forget what is decreed,
And pervert the rights of all the afflicted.

King James Version

Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted.

Holman Bible

Otherwise, they will drink,
forget what is decreed,
and pervert justice for all the oppressed.

International Standard Version

Otherwise, they may drink and forget what has been ordained, perverting justice for all the oppressed.

A Conservative Version

Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the justice [due] to any who is afflicted.

American Standard Version

Lest they drink, and forget the law, And pervert the justice due to any that is afflicted.

Amplified


Otherwise they drink and forget the law and its decrees,
And pervert the rights and justice of all the afflicted.

Bible in Basic English

For fear that through drinking they may come to have no respect for the law, wrongly judging the cause of those who are in trouble.

Julia Smith Translation

Lest he shall drink and forget what is prescribed, and change the judgment of all the sons of affliction.

King James 2000

Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the justice of any of the afflicted.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Or else he will drink and forget what has been decreed, and he will pervert the rights of all the {afflicted}.

Modern King James verseion

lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Lest they being drunken forget the law, and regard not the cause of the poor, and of all such as be in adversity.

NET Bible

lest they drink and forget what is decreed, and remove from all the poor their legal rights.

New Heart English Bible

lest they drink, and forget the decree, and pervert the justice due to anyone who is afflicted.

The Emphasized Bible

Lest he drink, and forget that which is decreed, and alter the plea of any who are sorely oppressed.

Webster

Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted.

World English Bible

lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the justice due to anyone who is afflicted.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lest he drink, and forget the decree, And change the judgment of any of the sons of affliction.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

and forget
שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

the law
חקק 
Chaqaq 
Usage: 19

and pervert
שׁנה 
Shanah 
Usage: 22

the judgment
דּוּן דּין 
Diyn 
Usage: 20

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Oracle Of King Lemuel

4 It is not for kings, Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, nor for rulers to say, Where is the strong drink? 5 lest they drink And forget the law, And pervert the judgment of any of the children of affliction. 6 Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto the bitter of soul:


Cross References

Habakkuk 2:5

And moreover, the wine is treacherous: he is a proud man, and keepeth not at rest, he enlargeth his desire as Sheol, and he is like death and cannot be satisfied; and he assembleth unto him all nations, and gathereth unto him all peoples.

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