Isaiah 5:22

Woe unto them that are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mix strong drink:
Read Chapter 5

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Drink. Hebrew, "mix shecar. "People generally mixed wine and water. They also strove who could drink most, and the Greeks had a feast for this purpose, (Calmet) which they styled Choas, for the measure which was to be swallowed down. (Aristophanes, Acharn. act. iv. 4. and 5. ultra) Cyrus the younger boasted to the Greek ambassadors, that "he could drink and bear more wine than his brother. "(Plut. in AR tax.)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

App Store LogoPlay Store Logo