New Living Translation
"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!"
King James Bible
And saith unto him, Every man at the beginning doth set forth good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse: but thou hast kept the good wine until now.
Darby Bible Translation
and says to him, Every man sets on first the good wine, and when men have well drunk, then the inferior; thou hast kept the good wine till now.
World English Bible
and said to him, "Everyone serves the good wine first, and when the guests have drunk freely, then that which is worse. You have kept the good wine until now!"
Young's Literal Translation
and saith to him, 'Every man, at first, the good wine doth set forth; and when they may have drunk freely, then the inferior; thou didst keep the good wine till now.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:10 And saith - St. John barely relates the words he spoke, which does not imply his approving them. When they have well drunk - does not mean any more than toward the close of the entertainment.
LibraryMarch 17 Evening
In all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.--HEB. 4:15. When the woman saw that the tree was good for food (the lust of the flesh), and that it was pleasant to the eyes (the lust of the eyes), and a tree to be desired to make one wise (the pride of life), she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat. When the tempter came to [Jesus], he said, if thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread (the lust of the flesh). …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
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and he begins beating the other servants, partying, and getting drunk?
But what if the servant thinks, 'My master won't be back for a while,' and he begins beating the other servants, partying, and getting drunk?
These people are not drunk, as some of you are assuming. Nine o'clock in the morning is much too early for that.
1 Corinthians 11:21
For some of you hurry to eat your own meal without sharing with others. As a result, some go hungry while others get drunk.
Don't be drunk with wine, because that will ruin your life. Instead, be filled with the Holy Spirit,
1 Thessalonians 5:7
Night is the time when people sleep and drinkers get drunk.
The kings of the world have committed adultery with her, and the people who belong to this world have been made drunk by the wine of her immorality."
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