New International Version
In the end it bites like a snake and poisons like a viper.
King James Bible
At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.
Darby Bible Translation
at the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.
World English Bible
In the end, it bites like a snake, and poisons like a viper.
Young's Literal Translation
Its latter end -- as a serpent it biteth, And as a basilisk it stingeth.
Proverbs 23:32 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Look not thou upon the wine - Let neither the color, the odour, the sparkling, etc., of the wine, when poured out, induce thee to drink of it. However good and pure it may be, it will to thee be a snare, because thou art addicted to it, and hast no self-command.
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'My son, if thine heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine. 16. Yea, my reins shall rejoice, when thy lips speak right things. 17. Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the Lord all the day long. 18. For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off. 19. Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thine heart in the way. 20. Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh: 21. For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness …
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Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit,
He will suck the poison of serpents; the fangs of an adder will kill him.
You will tread on the lion and the cobra; you will trample the great lion and the serpent.
Wine is a mocker and beer a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise.
The infant will play near the cobra's den, and the young child will put its hand into the viper's nest.
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