Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 31:4-7

Holman Christian Standard Bible

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Proverbs 31:4-7

CSB 4 It is not for kings, Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine or for rulers [to desire] beer. NIV 4 "It is not for kings, O Lemuel-- not for kings to drink wine, not for rulers to crave beer, CSB 5 Otherwise, they will drink, forget what is decreed, and pervert justice for all the oppressed. NIV 5 lest they drink and forget what the law decrees, and deprive all the oppressed of their rights. CSB 6 Give beer to one who is dying, and wine to one whose life is bitter. NIV 6 Give beer to those who are perishing, wine to those who are in anguish; CSB 7 Let him drink so that he can forget his poverty and remember his trouble no more. NIV 7 let them drink and forget their poverty and remember their misery no more.