New International Version
Woe to those who are heroes at drinking wine and champions at mixing drinks,
King James Bible
Woe unto them that are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mingle strong drink:
Darby Bible Translation
Woe unto them that are mighty for drinking wine, and men valiant to mix strong drink;
World English Bible
Woe to those who are mighty to drink wine, and champions at mixing strong drink;
Young's Literal Translation
Woe to the mighty to drink wine, And men of strength to mingle strong drink.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Mighty to drink wine - "They show not," says Kimchi, "their strength in combating their enemies, but in drunkenness and debauchery."
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'Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay field to field, till there be no place, that they may he placed alone in the midst of the earth! 9. In mine ears said the Lord of hosts, Of a truth many houses shall he desolate, even great and fair, without inhabitant. 10. Yea, ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath, and the seed of an homer shall yield an ephah. 11. Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflame …
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"For to be Carnally Minded is Death; but to be Spiritually Minded is Life and Peace. "
a survey of the third and closing discourse of the prophet
"Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the innocent.
Wine is a mocker and beer a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise.
Do not join those who drink too much wine or gorge themselves on meat,
Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaints? Who has needless bruises? Who has bloodshot eyes?
It is not for kings, Lemuel-- it is not for kings to drink wine, not for rulers to crave beer,
Woe to those who rise early in the morning to run after their drinks, who stay up late at night till they are inflamed with wine.
But see, there is joy and revelry, slaughtering of cattle and killing of sheep, eating of meat and drinking of wine! "Let us eat and drink," you say, "for tomorrow we die!"
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