Proverbs 23:30
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New International Version
Those who linger over wine, who go to sample bowls of mixed wine.

New Living Translation
It is the one who spends long hours in the taverns, trying out new drinks.

English Standard Version
Those who tarry long over wine; those who go to try mixed wine.

New American Standard Bible
Those who linger long over wine, Those who go to taste mixed wine.

King James Bible
They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Those who linger over wine, those who go looking for mixed wine.

International Standard Version
Those who linger over their wine, who consume mixed drinks.

NET Bible
Those who linger over wine, those who go looking for mixed wine.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Is it not those that linger at the wine and track down where there is a tavern? You shall not be drunk with wine, but speak with righteous men and walk and talk with them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Those who drink glass after glass of wine and mix it with everything.

JPS Tanakh 1917
They that tarry long at the wine; They that go to try mixed wine.

New American Standard 1977
Those who linger long over wine,
            Those who go to taste mixed wine.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For those that tarry long at the wine; those that go to seek mixed wine.

King James 2000 Bible
They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine.

American King James Version
They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine.

American Standard Version
They that tarry long at the wine; They that go to seek out mixed wine.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Surely they that pass their time in wine, and study to drink of their cups.

Darby Bible Translation
-- They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to try mixed wine.

English Revised Version
They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek out mixed wine.

Webster's Bible Translation
They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine.

World English Bible
Those who stay long at the wine; those who go to seek out mixed wine.

Young's Literal Translation
Those tarrying by the wine, Those going in to search out mixed wine.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
23:29-35 Solomon warns against drunkenness. Those that would be kept from sin, must keep from all the beginnings of it, and fear coming within reach of its allurements. Foresee the punishment, what it will at last end in, if repentance prevent not. It makes men quarrel. Drunkards wilfully make woe and sorrow for themselves. It makes men impure and insolent. The tongue grows unruly; the heart utters things contrary to reason, religion, and common civility. It stupifies and besots men. They are in danger of death, of damnation; as much exposed as if they slept upon the top of a mast, yet feel secure. They fear no peril when the terrors of the Lord are before them; they feel no pain when the judgments of God are actually upon them. So lost is a drunkard to virtue and honour, so wretchedly is his conscience seared, that he is not ashamed to say, I will seek it again. With good reason we were bid to stop before the beginning. Who that has common sense would contract a habit, or sell himself to a sin, which tends to such guilt and misery, and exposes a man every day to the danger of dying insensible, and awaking in hell? Wisdom seems in these chapters to take up the discourse as at the beginning of the book. They must be considered as the words of Christ to the sinner.
Study Bible
Consider Diligently what is Before You
29Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has contentions? Who has complaining? Who has wounds without cause? Who has redness of eyes? 30Those who linger long over wine, Those who go to taste mixed wine. 31Do not look on the wine when it is red, When it sparkles in the cup, When it goes down smoothly;…
Cross References
Ephesians 5:18
Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to reckless indiscretion. Instead, be filled with the Spirit.

1 Samuel 25:36
Then Abigail came to Nabal, and behold, he was holding a feast in his house, like the feast of a king. And Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunk; so she did not tell him anything at all until the morning light.

Psalm 75:8
For a cup is in the hand of the LORD, and the wine foams; It is well mixed, and He pours out of this; Surely all the wicked of the earth must drain and drink down its dregs.

Proverbs 20:1
Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, And whoever is intoxicated by it is not wise.

Proverbs 23:20
Do not be with heavy drinkers of wine, Or with gluttonous eaters of meat;

Isaiah 5:11
Woe to those who rise early in the morning that they may pursue strong drink, Who stay up late in the evening that wine may inflame them!

Isaiah 28:7
And these also reel with wine and stagger from strong drink: The priest and the prophet reel with strong drink, They are confused by wine, they stagger from strong drink; They reel while having visions, They totter when rendering judgment.
Treasury of Scripture

They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine.

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Proverbs 20:1 Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whoever is deceived …

Genesis 9:21 And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent.

Isaiah 5:11 Woe to them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow …

Amos 6:6 That drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments: …

Ephesians 5:18 And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;

Proverbs 9:2 She has killed her beasts; she has mingled her wine; she has also …

Psalm 75:8 For in the hand of the LORD there is a cup, and the wine is red; …

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