|New Living Translation (© 2007)|
Wine produces mockers; alcohol leads to brawls. Those led astray by drink cannot be wise.
King James Bible
Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
American Standard Version
Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler; And whosoever erreth thereby is not wise.
Young's Literal Translation
Wine is a scorner -- strong drink is noisy, And any going astray in it is not wise.
Proverbs 20:1 Additional TranslationsWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:1 A mocker - Wine immoderately drunk makes men mockers. Raging - Makes men full of rage.
Proverbs 20:1 Parallel CommentariesAstray Beer Blows Brawler Deceived Drink Erreth Error Foolish Intoxicated Led Makes Mocker Noisy Raging Reeleth Riotous Scorner Strong Thereby Wine WiseAstray Beer Blows Brawler Deceived Drink Erreth Error Foolish Intoxicated Led Makes Mocker Noisy Raging Reeleth Riotous Scorner Strong Thereby Wine WiseThe Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright ©1996, 2004, 2007. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188.
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Genesis 9:21 One day he drank some wine he had made, and he became drunk and lay naked inside his tent.
Leviticus 10:9 "You and your descendants must never drink wine or any other alcoholic drink before going into the Tabernacle. If you do, you will die. This is a permanent law for you, and it must be observed from generation to generation.
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2 Samuel 11:13 Then David invited him to dinner and got him drunk. But even then he couldn't get Uriah to go home to his wife. Again he slept at the palace entrance with the king's palace guard.
1 Kings 20:16 About noontime, as Ben-hadad and the thirty-two allied kings were still in their tents drinking themselves into a stupor,
Proverbs 23:20 Do not carouse with drunkards or feast with gluttons,