Drink (-eth, -er, -ing), Drank - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Drink (-eth, -er, -ing), Drank

[ A-1,Noun,G4188, poma ]
akin to B, No. 1, denotes the thing drunk" (from a root po---, found in the Eng., "portion;" it is connected with the root pi---; See B, No. 3), 1 Corinthians 10:4; Hebrews 9:10.

[ A-2,Noun,G4213, posis ]
akin to B, No. 1, suggests "the act of drinking," John 6:55 (where it is practically equivalent to No. 1); Romans 14:17, "drinking," RV; Colossians 2:16.

[ A-3,Noun,G4608, sikera ]
is "a strong, intoxicating drink," made from any sweet ingredients, whether grain, vegetables, or the juice of fruits, or a decoction of honey; "strong drink," Luke 1:15. In the Sept., Leviticus 10:9; Numbers 6:3; Numbers 28:7; Deuteronomy 14:26; Deuteronomy 29:6; Isaiah 5:11, Isaiah 5:22; Isaiah 24:9; Isaiah 28:7; Isaiah 29:9.

[ B-1,Verb,G4095, pino ]
"to drink," is used chiefly in the Gospels and in 1 Cor., whether literally (most frequently), or figuratively,
(a) of "drinking" of the blood of Christ, in the sense of receiving eternal life, through His death, John 6:53-John 6:54, John 6:56;
(b) of "receiving" spiritually that which refreshes, strengthens and nourishes the soul, John 7:37;
(c) of "deriving" spiritual life from Christ, John 4:14, as Israel did typically, 1 Corinthians 10:4;
(d) of "sharing" in the sufferings of Christ humanly inflicted, Matthew 20:22-Matthew 20:23; Mark 10:38-Mark 10:39;
(e) of "participating" in the abominations imparted by the corrupt religious and commercial systems emanating from Babylon, Revelation 18:3;
(f) of "receiving" Divine judgment, through partaking unworthily of the Lord's Supper, 1 Corinthians 11:29;
(g) of "experiencing" the wrath of God, Revelation 14:10; Revelation 16:6;
(h) of the earth's "receiving" the benefits of rain, Hebrews 6:7.

[ B-2,Verb,G3184, methuo ]
from methu, "wine, to be drunk," is used in John 2:10 in the Passive Voice, and is translated in the RV, "have drunk freely;" AV, "have well drunk." See DRUNK.

[ B-3,Verb,G4222, potizo ]
"to give to drink, to make to drink," is used
(a) in the material sense, in Matthew 10:42; Matthew 25:35, Matthew 25:37, Matthew 25:42 (here of "ministering" to those who belong to Christ and thus doing so virtually to Him); Matthew 27:48; Mark 9:41; Mark 15:36; Luke 13:15 ("to watering"); Romans 12:20; 1 Corinthians 3:7-8;
(b) figuratively, with reference to "teaching" of an elementary character, 1 Corinthians 3:2, "I fed (you with milk);" of "spiritual watering by teaching" the Word of God, 1 Corinthians 3:6; of being "provided" and "satisfied" by the power and blessing of the Spirit of God, 1 Corinthians 12:13; of the effect upon the nations of "partaking" of the abominable mixture, provided by Babylon, of paganism with details of the Christian faith, Revelation 14:8. See FEED, WATER.

[ B-4,Verb,G4844, sumpino ]
"to drink together" (sun, "with," and B, No. 1), is found in Acts 10:41.

[ B-5,Verb,G5202, hudropoteo ]
"to drink water" (hudor, "water," poteo, "to drink"), is found in 1 Timothy 5:23, RV, "be (no longer) a drinker of water."

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