Proverbs 31:6-7

The Words of King Lemuel

6 Give strong drink to the one who n is perishing,
and wine to o those in bitter distress; 1
7 p let them drink and forget their poverty
and remember their misery no more.

  1. Cross References
    Job 29:13
    The blessing of him who was about to perish came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
  2. Cross References
    Job 3:20
    Why is light given to him who is in misery, and life to the bitter in soul.
  3. Cross References
    Psalms 104:15
    And wine to gladden the heart of man, oil to make his face shine and bread to strengthen man's heart.
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