The word "wine" in the Bible is a generic term and may sometimes mean grape juice. However, if you look up the word "wine" in the Oxford English Dictionary, the standard dictionary of the English language, you will see that the word is not generic at all. The word "wine" always refers to alcoholic beverages, never to non-alcoholic beverages. "Wine" in the Bible refers to "the fermented juice of the grape used as a beverage." The word "wine" never refers to grape juice. Our King James Bible translators knew what grape juice was, and they knew what wine was. They chose the word "wine" throughout the Bible because they intended the established, commonly understood meaning of the word.
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