Luke 5:39

No man also having drunk old wine straightway desireth new: for he saith, The old is better.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Luke 5:39

No man also hauing drunke olde wine, straightway desireth new: for he saith, The old is better.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And no one, after drinking old {wine} wishes for new; for he says, 'The old is good {enough.}'"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And no man having drunk old `wine' desireth new; for he saith, The old is good.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And no man, having had old wine, has any desire for new, for he says, The old is better.
- Basic English Bible

And no one having drunk old wine [straightway] wishes for new, for he says, The old is better.
- Darby Bible

No man also having drank old wine, immediately desireth new: for he saith, The old is better.
- Webster's Bible

Nor does any one after drinking old wine wish for new; for he says, `The old is better.'"
- Weymouth Bible

No man having drunk old wine immediately desires new, for he says, 'The old is better.'"
- World English Bible

And no man drynkynge the elde, wole anoon the newe; for he seith, The olde is the betere.
- Wycliffe Bible

and no one having drunk old [wine], doth immediately wish new, for he saith, The old is better.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Luke 5:39

Wesley's Notes for Luke 5:39


5:39 And no man having drunk old wine - And beside, men are not wont to be immediately freed from old prejudices.


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