They grope about in darkness 1 without light; he makes them stagger 2 like drunkards.
They swayed 1 and staggered like a drunk, and all their skill proved ineffective. 2
The splendid crown of Ephraim’s drunkards will be trampled underfoot.
Like a thorn 1 that goes into the hand of a drunkard, so is a proverb in the mouth of a fool. 2
Wake up, you drunkards, 1 and weep! Wail, all you wine drinkers, 2 because the sweet wine 3 has been taken away 4 from you. 5
Now Hannah was speaking from her heart. Although her lips were moving, her voice was inaudible. Eli therefore thought she was drunk.
His servant Zimri, a commander of half of his chariot force, conspired against him. While Elah was drinking heavily 1 at the house of Arza, who supervised the palace in Tirzah,
They marched out at noon, while Ben Hadad and the thirty-two kings allied with him were drinking heavily 1 in their quarters. 2
The Lord has made them undiscerning; 1 they lead Egypt astray in all she does, so that she is like a drunk sliding around in his own vomit. 2
The earth will stagger around 1 like a drunk; it will sway back and forth like a hut in a windstorm. 2 Its sin will weigh it down, and it will fall and never get up again.
The splendid crown of Ephraim’s drunkards is doomed, 1 the withering flower, its beautiful splendor, 2 situated 3 at the head of a rich valley, the crown of those overcome with wine. 4
Here is what the Lord says concerning the false prophets: 2 My heart and my mind are deeply disturbed. I tremble all over. 3 I am like a drunk person, like a person who has had too much wine, 4 because of the way the Lord and his holy word are being mistreated. 5
When Abigail went back to Nabal, he was holding a banquet in his house like that of the king. Nabal was having a good time 1 and was very intoxicated. She told him absolutely nothing 2 until morning’s light.