Bible: Proverbs 23:29-35

23:29 Who has woe? 1  Who has sorrow?

Who has contentions? Who has complaints?

Who has wounds without cause? Who has dullness 2  of the eyes?

23:30 Those who linger over wine,

those who go looking for mixed wine. 3 

23:31 Do not look on the wine when it is red,

when it sparkles 4  in the cup,

when it goes down smoothly. 5 

23:32 Afterward 6  it bites like a snake,

and stings like a viper.

23:33 Your eyes will see strange things, 7 

and your mind will speak perverse things.

23:34 And you will be like one who lies down in the midst 8  of the sea,

and like one who lies down on the top of the rigging. 9 

23:35 You will say, 10  “They have struck me, but I am not harmed!

They beat me, but I did not know it! 11 

When will I awake? I will look for another drink.” 12 

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