Proverbs 23:20

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

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

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

  • Kenneth
    first try to accept we are human and not perfect. So when fears creep in call on God. Be as patient as you can and let God handle the situation in his time and not yours.
  • Lindy
    For Andrea: I will keep you in prayer. Believe and know that your life is changing now!

    God bless you!
  • ZIMHO
    PROVERBS IS A AWESAME EXPERIENCE TEACHING OF A HOLY LIFE . to have faith in mind and soul ,having a full assurerance of faight having our hearts sprinkled from evil conscience . blessed be tha name our father.
  • Andrea
    I was led here because of the sin of gluttony or overeating. It's a sin that I've been plagued with since childhood. It's a sin many Christians endure, yet many preachers aren't talking about this severe sin at their pulpits. I can attest that gluttony brings poverty. The spirit of poverty is upon my family, I'm constantly tired, and I dress in same clothes daily. Please pray for me,
  • 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.

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