Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Not given to wine

1 Timothy 3:8
Likewise must the deacons be grave, not double tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of dishonest gain;
Leviticus 10:9
Do not drink wine nor strong drink, you, nor your sons with you, when you go into the tabernacle of meeting, lest you die: it shall be a statute forever throughout your generations:
Isaiah 5:11
Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflames them!
Isaiah 28:1
Woe to the crown of pride, to the drunkards of Ephraim, whose glorious beauty is a fading flower, which is on the head of the rich valleys of them that are overcome with wine!
Isaiah 56:12
Come you, they say, I will bring wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and tomorrow shall be as this day, and much more abundant.
Ezekiel 44:21
Neither shall any priest drink wine, when they enter into the inner court.
Micah 2:11
If a man walking in the spirit of falsehood does lie, saying, I will prophesy unto you of wine and of strong drink; he shall even be the prophet of this people.
Matthew 24:45
Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has made ruler over his household, to give them food at the proper time?
Luke 12:42
And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of food at the proper time?
Luke 21:34
And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be weighed down with carousing, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.
Ephesians 5:18
And be not drunk with wine, in which is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
Titus 1:7
For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, not violent, not given to dishonest gain;
Titus 2:3
The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becomes holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;

Not greedy

Proverbs 1:19
So are the ways of everyone that is greedy of gain; which takes away the life of its owners.
Proverbs 15:27
He that is greedy of gain troubles his own house; but he that hates bribes shall live.
Isaiah 56:11
Yea, they are greedy dogs who can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, everyone for his gain, from his own quarter.
Jude 1:11
Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the rebellion of Korah.

Filthy

1 Timothy 3:8
Likewise must the deacons be grave, not double tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of dishonest gain;
1 Samuel 8:3
And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after gain, and took bribes, and perverted justice.
Titus 1:7
For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, not violent, not given to dishonest gain;
1 Peter 5:2
Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for dishonest gain, but of a ready mind;

Patient

1 Timothy 6:11
But you, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
Ecclesiastes 7:8
Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.
1 Thessalonians 5:14
Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are idle, encourage the faint-hearted, support the weak, be patient toward all men.
2 Timothy 2:24
And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,
Revelation 1:9
I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.

Not covetous

1 Samuel 2:15
Also before they burned the fat, the priest's servant came, and said to the man that sacrificed, Give meat to roast for the priest; for he will not have boiled meat from you, but raw.
2 Kings 5:20
But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master has spared Naaman this Syrian, in not receiving from his hands that which he brought: but, as the LORD lives, I will run after him, and take something from him.
Jeremiah 6:13
For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them everyone is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest everyone deals falsely.
Jeremiah 8:10
Therefore will I give their wives unto others, and their fields to them that shall inherit them: for everyone from the least even unto the greatest is given to covetousness, from the prophet even unto the priest everyone deals falsely.
Micah 3:5
Thus says the LORD : Concerning the prophets who make my people stray, who bite with their teeth, and cry, Peace; and he that puts nothing into their mouths, they even prepare war against him.
Malachi 1:10
Who is there even among you that would shut the doors for nothing? neither do you kindle fire on my altar for nothing. I have no pleasure in you, says the LORD of hosts, neither will I accept an offering at your hand.
Matthew 21:13
And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but you have made it a den of thieves.
John 10:12
But he that is a hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep, and flees: and the wolf catches them, and scatters the sheep.
John 12:5
Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor?
Acts 8:18
And when Simon saw that through laying on of the apostles' hands the Holy Spirit was given, he offered them money,
Acts 20:33
I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.
Romans 16:18
For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the innocent.
2 Peter 2:3
And through covetousness shall they with false words exploit you: whose judgment of old now lingers not, and their destruction slumbers not.
Revelation 18:11
And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man buys their merchandise any more:

General references

1 Timothy 5:23
Drink no longer water only, but use a little wine for your stomach's sake and your frequent illnesses.