Isaiah 24 :9

Isaiah 24 :9 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it.

King James Version (KJV)

They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it.

American Standard Version (ASV)

They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

There is no more drinking of wine with a song; strong drink will be bitter to those who take it.

Webster's Revision

They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it.

World English Bible

They will not drink wine with a song. Strong drink will be bitter to those who drink it.

English Revised Version (ERV)

They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it.

Definitions for Isaiah 24 :9

Clarke's Commentary on Isaiah 24 :9

Strong drink "Palm wine" - This is the proper meaning of the word שכר shechar, σικερα. See note on Isaiah 5:11. All enjoyment shall cease: the sweetest wine shall become bitter to their taste.

Barnes' Commentary on Isaiah 24 :9

drink wine with a song - That is, accompanied with a song, as the usual mode was in their feasts.

Strong drink - On the word שׁכר shêkār see the note at Isaiah 5:11.

Shall be bitter ... - They shall cease to find pleasure in it in consequence of the general calamitics that have come upon the nation.

Wesley's Commentary on Isaiah 24 :9

24:9 Bitter - Because of the fears and miseries wherewith it is mixed.
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