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Proverbs 31:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Let him drink, and forget his poverty, And remember his misery no more.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Let him drink and forget his poverty And remember his trouble no more.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and, his wearying toil, let him remember no more.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— He drinketh, and forgetteth his poverty, And his misery he remembereth not again.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Let them drink, and forget their want, and remember their sorrow no more.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Let him drinke, and forget his pouertie, and remember his misery no more.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— that they may forget their poverty, and may not remember their troubles any more.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Let him drink, 8354
{8354} Prime
שָׁתָה
shathah
{shaw-thaw'}
A primitive root; to imbibe (literally or figuratively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and forget 7911
{7911} Prime
שָׁכַח
shakach
{shaw-kakh'}
A primitive root; to mislay, that is, to be oblivious of, from want of memory or attention.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
his poverty, 7389
{7389} Prime
רֵישׁ
reysh
{raysh}
From H7326; poverty.
and remember 2142
{2142} Prime
זָכַר
zakar
{zaw-kar'}
A primitive root; properly to mark (so as to be recognized), that is, to remember; by implication to mention; also (as denominative from H2145) to be male.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
his misery 5999
{5999} Prime
עָמָל
`amal
{aw-mawl'}
From H5998; toil, that is, wearing effort; hence worry, whether of body or mind.
no x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
more. x5750
(5750) Complement
עוֹד
`owd
{ode}
From H5749; properly iteration or continuance; used only adverbially (with or without preposition), again, repeatedly, still, more.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 31:3-9.


Proverbs 31:6-7

_ _ The proper use of such drinks is to restore tone to feeble bodies and depressed minds (compare Psalms 104:15).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 31:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Proverbs 31:7

Let him drink, and forget (f) his poverty, and remember his misery no more.

(f) For wine comforts the heart as in (Psalms 104:15).

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Ephesians 5:18 And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
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