Proverbs 31:5

“Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 31:5

Lest they drinke, and forget the Law, and peruert the iudgement of any of the afflicted.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For they will drink and forget what is decreed, And pervert the rights of all the afflicted.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Lest they drink, and forget the law, And pervert the justice `due' to any that is afflicted.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For fear that through drinking they may come to have no respect for the law, wrongly judging the cause of those who are in trouble.
- Basic English Bible

-- lest they drink And forget the law, And pervert the judgment of any of the children of affliction.
- Darby Bible

Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted.
- Webster's Bible

lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the justice due to anyone who is afflicted.
- World English Bible

Lest he drink, and forget the decree, And change the judgment of any of the sons of affliction.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Lest they drink, and forget that which is decreed, and pervert the justice due to any that is afflicted.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 31:5

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 31:5


31:3 Strength - The vigour of thy mind and body. Ways - Thy conversation, repeated in other words.

31:4 To drink - To excess.

31:6 To perish - To faint; for such need a cordial.


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