GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
Wine [makes people] mock, liquor [makes them] noisy, and everyone under their influence is unwise.
King James Bible
Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
Darby Bible Translation
Wine is a scorner, strong drink is raging; and whoso erreth thereby is not wise.
World English Bible
Wine is a mocker, and beer is a brawler. Whoever is led astray by them is not wise.
Young's Literal Translation
Wine is a scorner -- strong drink is noisy, And any going astray in it is not wise.
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'Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. 2. The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul. 3. It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling. 4. The sluggard will not plough by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing. 5. Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out. 6. Most men will …
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Don't get drunk on wine, which leads to wild living. Instead, be filled with the Spirit?your[ spirit.">]
He drank some wine, got drunk, and lay naked inside his tent.
"You and your sons must not drink any wine or liquor when you go into the tent of meeting, or you will die. This is a permanent law for generations to come.
1 Samuel 25:36
When Abigail came to Nabal, he was holding a banquet in his home. It was like a king's banquet. He was in a good mood and very drunk, so she didn't tell him anything until dawn.
2 Samuel 11:13
David summoned him, ate and drank with him, and got him drunk. But that evening Uriah went to lie down on his bed among his superior's mercenaries. He didn't go home.
1 Kings 20:16
They attacked at noon, when Benhadad was in his tent getting drunk with the 32 kings who were his allies.
Do not associate with those who drink too much wine, with those who eat too much meat,
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