New Living Translation
These people are not drunk, as some of you are assuming. Nine o'clock in the morning is much too early for that.
King James Bible
For these are not drunken, as ye suppose, seeing it is but the third hour of the day.
Darby Bible Translation
for these are not full of wine, as ye suppose, for it is the third hour of the day;
World English Bible
For these aren't drunken, as you suppose, seeing it is only the third hour of the day.
Young's Literal Translation
for these are not drunken, as ye take it up, for it is the third hour of the day.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:15 It is but the third hour of the day - That is, nine in the morning. And on the solemn festivals the Jews rarely ate or drank any thing till noon.
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"A host always serves the best wine first," he said. "Then, when everyone has had a lot to drink, he brings out the less expensive wine. But you have kept the best until now!"
No, what you see was predicted long ago by the prophet Joel:
1 Thessalonians 5:7
Night is the time when people sleep and drinkers get drunk.
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