Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Be not

Genesis 9:21
And he drank of the wine, and was drunken. And he was uncovered within his tent.
Genesis 19:32
Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lay with him, that we may preserve seed by our father.
Deuteronomy 21:20
And they shall say to the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice. He is a glutton, and a drunkard.
Psalm 69:12
Those who sit in the gate talk of me, and [I am] the song of the drunkards.
Proverbs 20:1
Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, and whoever errs thereby is not wise.
Isaiah 5:11
Woe to those who rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink, who tarry late into the night, till wine inflame them!
Matthew 24:49
and should begin to beat the fellow bondmen, and to eat and drink with the drunken,
Luke 12:45
But if that bondman should say in his heart, My lord is late to come, and should begin to beat the servant boys and the servant girls, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken,
Luke 21:34
But take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts be weighed down in debauchery and drunkenness and mundane cares, and that day come upon you sudden.
Romans 13:13
Let us walk decently as in the day, not in revelry and drunkenness, not in beddings and wantonness, not in strife and envy.
1 Corinthians 5:11
But now I write to you not to associate if any man who is called a brother is a fornicator, or a greedy man, or an idolater, or a slanderer, or a drunkard, or a predator, not even to eat with such kind.
1 Corinthians 6:10
nor greedy men, nor thieves, nor drunkards, nor the slanderous, nor the predatory will inherit the kingdom of God.
1 Corinthians 11:21
For each man proceeds to eat his own meal, and one is hungry and another is drunken.
Galatians 5:21
envyings, murders, intoxications, revelings, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, as I also did forewarn, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
1 Thessalonians 5:7
For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who are intoxicated get drunk at night.


Matthew 23:25
Woe to you, scholars and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because ye cleanse the outside of the cup and of the platter, but inside they are full of plunder and unrighteousness.
1 Peter 4:3
For enough time of life has past for you to accomplish the will of the Gentiles, having gone in debaucheries, lusts, excesses of wine, revelings, drinking parties, and lawless idolatries.


Psalm 63:3
Because thy loving kindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee.
Song of Songs 1:4
Draw me, we will run after thee. The king has brought me into his chambers. We will be glad and rejoice in thee. We will make mention of thy love more than of wine. Rightly do they love thee.
Song of Songs 7:9
and thy mouth like the best wine, that goes down smoothly for my beloved, gliding through the lips and teeth.
Isaiah 25:6
And in this mountain LORD of hosts will make to all peoples a feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the dregs, of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the dregs well refined.
Isaiah 55:1
Ho, everyone who thirsts, come ye to the waters. And he who has no money, come ye, buy, and eat. Yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.
Zechariah 9:15
LORD of hosts will defend them. And they shall devour, and shall tread down the sling-stones. And they shall drink, and make a noise as through wine, and they shall be filled like bowls, like the corners of the altar.
Luke 11:13
If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more the Father from heaven will give Holy Spirit to those who ask him?
Acts 2:13
But others, mocking said, They are filled of wine.
Acts 11:24
Because he was a good man, and full of Holy Spirit and of faith. And a considerable multitude was added to the Lord.
Galatians 5:22
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

General references

Proverbs 20:1
Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, and whoever errs thereby is not wise.
Proverbs 31:7
Let him drink, and forget his need, and remember his misery no more.
Isaiah 24:9
They shall not drink wine with a song. Strong drink shall be bitter to those who drink it.
1 Timothy 5:23
No longer drink water, but use a little wine because of thy stomach and thy frequent weaknesses.