New Living Translation
Night is the time when people sleep and drinkers get drunk.
King James Bible
For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are drunken in the night.
Darby Bible Translation
for they that sleep sleep by night, and they that drink drink by night;
World English Bible
For those who sleep, sleep in the night, and those who are drunk are drunk in the night.
Young's Literal Translation
for those sleeping, by night do sleep, and those making themselves drunk, by night are drunken,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:7 They usually sleep and are drunken in the night - These things do not love the light.
"Misery stole me at my birth And cast me helpless on the wild." The words of this hymn express my condition from my first advent into the world. My mother had overworked before I was born; and, as a result, I suffered bodily affliction from infancy. I was scarely two years old when I began having spasms. My eyes would roll back in my head, I would froth at the mouth, the tendons of my jaws would draw, causing me to bite my cheeks until the blood ran from my mouth, and I would become unconscious. …
Mary Cole—Trials and Triumphs of Faith
Third Sunday after Epiphany
"A host always serves the best wine first," he said. "Then, when everyone has had a lot to drink, he brings out the less expensive wine. But you have kept the best until now!"
These people are not drunk, as some of you are assuming. Nine o'clock in the morning is much too early for that.
Don't be drunk with wine, because that will ruin your life. Instead, be filled with the Holy Spirit,
2 Peter 2:13
Their destruction is their reward for the harm they have done. They love to indulge in evil pleasures in broad daylight. They are a disgrace and a stain among you. They delight in deception even as they eat with you in your fellowship meals.
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