Proverbs 23:20

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

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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

  • Andrew Browne Troupe
    May God help those who have done me wrong..
    My children have been taken my life stolen
    Was removed from my peace life without reason..
    Homeless no money
    Unjustly ..
    I have nothing except God family and friends ..
    If God is with us
    I can only pray
    I know he is..
    Thanks for your sight
    I was blind
    All this was caused by
    My spiritual awaking..
    It confused many ...
    As I'm a songwriter
  • Felicia
    It saddens me to hear this. Sometimes we get so lost in our own little world that we don't think about people who are suffering this way.
    Although, I am not a preacher, I will be teaching others, during my spiritual walk, about this.
    It is serious and you're right, it is one of the seven sins.
  • Charlie
    I too have sin of gluttony. Andrea I hear you loud and clear. I always have to remember physically that my stomach is only as big as my fist. And that is what I try to remember when I eat anything. As long as we have enough food to fill that you can control eating and most of all talk with the Lord before during and after. Remember Your body belongs to the Lord. :) Not the devil.
  • 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!
    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.

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