Luke 5:39
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English Standard Version
And no one after drinking old wine desires new, for he says, ‘The old is good.’”

King James Bible
No man also having drunk old wine straightway desireth new: for he saith, The old is better.

American Standard Version
And no man having drunk old wine desireth new; for he saith, The old is good.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And no man drinking old, hath presently a mind to new: for he saith, The old is better.

English Revised Version
And no man having drunk old wine desireth new: for he saith, The old is good.

Webster's Bible Translation
No man also having drank old wine, immediately desireth new: for he saith, The old is better.

Weymouth New Testament
Nor does any one after drinking old wine wish for new; for he says, 'The old is better.'"

Luke 5:39 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Better (χρηστότερος)

The best texts read χρηστός, good. See on Matthew 11:30.

Luke 5:39 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Jeremiah 6:16 Thus said the LORD, Stand you in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein...

Mark 7:7-13 However, in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men...

Romans 4:11,12 And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised...

Hebrews 11:1,2,39 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen...

Cross References
Matthew 5:40
And if anyone would sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well.

Luke 5:38
But new wine must be put into fresh wineskins.

Luke 6:1
On a Sabbath, while he was going through the grainfields, his disciples plucked and ate some heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands.

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