Strong drink "Palm wine" - This is the proper meaning of the word שכר shechar, σικερα . See note on Isaiah 5:11. All enjoyment shall cease: the sweetest wine shall become bitter to their taste.
drink wine with a song - That is, accompanied with a song, as the usual mode was in their feasts.
Strong drink - On the word שׁכר shêkār see the note at Isaiah 5:11.
Shall be bitter - They shall cease to find pleasure in it in consequence of the general calamitics that have come upon the nation.