Proverbs 23:20

“Be not amongst wine-bibbers; amongst riotous eaters of flesh.”

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Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh:
- King James Version

Do not be with heavy drinkers of wine, {Or} with gluttonous eaters of meat;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Be not among winebibbers, Among gluttonous eaters of flesh:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not be among those who give themselves to wine-drinking, or among those who make themselves full with meat:
- Basic English Bible

Be not among winebibbers, among riotous eaters of flesh.
- Darby Bible

Be not among wine-bibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh:
- Webster's Bible

Don't be among ones drinking too much wine, or those who gorge themselves on meat:
- World English Bible

Be not thou among quaffers of wine, Among gluttonous ones of flesh,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Be not among winebibbers; among gluttonous eaters of flesh;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 23

  • Gayla Taylor
    In reading Proverbs 23, I didn't quit understand it at first I keep on reading until I understood It. I've been fasing and praying for my only son. The world says 15 years for two burgarly charges , but yet has no evdience at the scene of the crime or no evdience no one placing him at the crime. The lord lead me to this scritpure God has let me known the scarfice I have made ,will be blessed.
  • Cindy
    Buy the truth, and sell it not; be willing to part with any thing for it. Do not part with it for pleasures, honours, riches, or any thing in this world. The heart is what the great God requires. We must not think to divide the heart between God and the world; he will have all or none. Look to the rule of God's word, the conduct of his providence, and the good examples of his people.
  • Betty Evans
    What does proverb 23:23 mean?
  • Ukeme sampson for verse 18
    nothing can hinder God children from achieve their gold in life
  • Armstrong Kumatsia for verse 18
    whatever you are going through there is and end you will be rewarded for it.
  • Mumba zulu for verse 7
    the thoughts he thinks in his heart speaks of him of how he is

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