1 Timothy 5:23

23 Stop drinking only water, and use a little wine because of your stomach and your frequent illnesses.

1 Timothy 5:23 in Other Translations

KJV
23 Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.
ESV
23 (No longer drink only water, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments.)
NLT
23 Don’t drink only water. You ought to drink a little wine for the sake of your stomach because you are sick so often.
MSG
23 And don't worry too much about what the critics will say. Go ahead and drink a little wine, for instance; it's good for your digestion, good medicine for what ails you.
CSB
23 Don't continue drinking only water, but use a little wine because of your stomach and your frequent illnesses.

1 Timothy 5:23 In-Context

21 I charge you, in the sight of God and Christ Jesus and the elect angels, to keep these instructions without partiality, and to do nothing out of favoritism.
22 Do not be hasty in the laying on of hands, and do not share in the sins of others. Keep yourself pure.
23 Stop drinking only water, and use a little wine because of your stomach and your frequent illnesses.
24 The sins of some are obvious, reaching the place of judgment ahead of them; the sins of others trail behind them.
25 In the same way, good deeds are obvious, and even those that are not obvious cannot remain hidden forever.

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