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Judges 13:4

    Judges 13:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Now therefore beware, I pray thee, and drink not wine nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Now therefore beware, I pray you, and drink not wine nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Now therefore beware, I pray thee, and drink no wine nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now then take care to have no wine or strong drink and to take no unclean thing for food;

    Webster's Revision

    Now therefore beware, I pray thee, and drink no wine nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing:

    World English Bible

    Now therefore please beware and drink no wine nor strong drink, and don't eat any unclean thing:

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Now therefore beware, I pray thee, and drink no wine nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing:

    Clarke's Commentary on Judges 13:4

    Beware - drink not wine - As Samson was designed to be a Nazarite from the womb, it was necessary that, while his mother carried and nursed him, she should live the life of a Nazarite, neither drinking wine nor any inebriating liquor, nor eating any kind of forbidden meat. See the account of the Nazarite and his vow in the notes on Numbers 6:2 (note), etc.