New International Version
Now see to it that you drink no wine or other fermented drink and that you do not eat anything unclean.
King James Bible
Now therefore beware, I pray thee, and drink not wine nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing:
Darby Bible Translation
And now beware, I pray thee, and drink not wine nor strong drink, and eat nothing unclean.
World English Bible
Now therefore please beware and drink no wine nor strong drink, and don't eat any unclean thing:
Young's Literal Translation
And, now, take heed, I pray thee, and do not drink wine, and strong drink, and do not eat any unclean thing,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Beware - drink not wine - As Samson was designed to be a Nazarite from the womb, it was necessary that, while his mother carried and nursed him, she should live the life of a Nazarite, neither drinking wine nor any inebriating liquor, nor eating any kind of forbidden meat. See the account of the Nazarite and his vow in the notes on Numbers 6:2 (note), etc.
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Isaiah ix:6. HIS name shall be called "Wonderful" (Isaiah ix:6). And long before Isaiah had uttered this divine prediction the angel of the Lord had announced his name to be Wonderful. As such He appeared to Manoah. And Manoah said unto the angel of Jehovah, What is thy name, that when thy sayings come to pass we may do thee honor. And the angel of Jehovah said unto Him "why askest thou thus after my name, seeing it is Wonderful" (margin, Judges xiii:17-18). This angel of Jehovah, the Person who …
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for he will be great in the sight of the Lord. He is never to take wine or other fermented drink, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit even before he is born.
"Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'If a man or woman wants to make a special vow, a vow of dedication to the LORD as a Nazirite,
they must abstain from wine and other fermented drink and must not drink vinegar made from wine or other fermented drink. They must not drink grape juice or eat grapes or raisins.
The angel of the LORD answered, "Your wife must do all that I have told her.
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