Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Let him drink and forget his poverty And remember his trouble no more.

King James Version

Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.

Holman Bible

Let him drink so that he can forget his poverty and remember his trouble no more.

International Standard Version

Let him drink, forget his poverty, and remember his troubles no more.

A Conservative Version

Let him drink, and forget his need, and remember his misery no more.

American Standard Version

Let him drink, and forget his poverty, And remember his misery no more.

Amplified

Let him drink and forget his poverty and [seriously] remember his want and misery no more.

Bible in Basic English

Let him have drink, and his need will go from his mind, and the memory of his trouble will be gone.

Darby Translation

let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They drink and forget their need and remember their misery no more.

Julia Smith Translation

He shall drink and forget his poverty, and shall no more remember his toil.

King James 2000

Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He will drink and forget his poverty, and his misery he will not remember [any] more.

Modern King James verseion

Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that they may drink it, and forget their misery and adversity.

NET Bible

let them drink and forget their poverty, and remember their misery no more.

New Heart English Bible

Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.

The Emphasized Bible

Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and, his wearying toil, let him remember no more.

Webster

Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.

World English Bible

Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.

Youngs Literal Translation

He drinketh, and forgetteth his poverty, And his misery he remembereth not again.

Interlinear

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

and forget
שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

רישׁ ראשׁ רישׁ 
Reysh 
Usage: 7

and remember
זכר 
Zakar 
Usage: 231

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

The Oracle Of King Lemuel

6 Give strong drink to him who is perishing, And wine to him whose life is bitter. 7 Let him drink and forget his poverty And remember his trouble no more. 8 Open your mouth for the mute, For the rights of all the unfortunate.


Cross References

Ephesians 5:18

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

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