oh! -- ah, alas, ho, O, woe.
unto him that giveth his neighbour
an associate (more or less close) -- brother, companion, fellow, friend, husband, lover, neighbour, (an-)other.
to quaff, i.e. (causatively) to irrigate or furnish a potion to -- cause to (give, give to, let, make to) drink, drown, moisten, water.
to scrape out, but in certain peculiar senses (of removal or association) -- abiding, gather together, cleave, smite with the scab.;
a skin bottle (as tied up) -- bottle.
to him and makest him drunken
to become tipsy; in a qualified sense, to satiate with a stimulating drink or (figuratively) influence
also that thou mayest look
to scan, i.e. look intently at; by implication, to regard with pleasure, favor or care -- (cause to) behold, consider, look (down), regard, have respect, see.
on their nakedness
nakedness, i.e. (in plural) the pudenda -- nakedness.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"Woe to you who make your neighbors drink, Who mix in your venom even to make them drunk So as to look on their nakedness!
King James Bible
Woe unto him that giveth his neighbour drink, that puttest thy bottle to him, and makest him drunken also, that thou mayest look on their nakedness!
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Woe to him who gives his neighbors drink, pouring out your wrath and even making them drunk, in order to look at their nakedness!
International Standard Version
"Woe to the one who supplies his neighbor with a drink! You are forcing your bottle on him, making him drunk so you can see them naked.
"You who force your neighbor to drink wine are as good as dead--you who make others intoxicated by forcing them to drink from the bowl of your furious anger, so you can look at their genitals.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
" 'How horrible it will be for the one who makes his neighbor drink from the bowl of God's rage, making him drunk in order to stare at his nakedness.'
King James 2000 Bible
Woe unto him that gives his neighbor drink, that presses your wineskin to him, and makes him drunk also, that you may look on his nakedness!
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