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Be not

Genesis 9:21
When he drank some of the wine, he got drunk and uncovered himself inside his tent.
Genesis 19:32
Come, let's make our father drunk with wine so we can have sexual relations with him and preserve our family line through our father."
Deuteronomy 21:20
They must declare to the elders of his city, "Our son is stubborn and rebellious and pays no attention to what we say -- he is a glutton and drunkard."
Psalm 69:12
Those who sit at the city gate gossip about me; drunkards mock me in their songs.
Proverbs 20:1
Wine is a mocker and strong drink is a brawler; whoever goes astray by them is not wise.
Proverbs 23:20
Do not spend time among drunkards, among those who eat too much meat,
Isaiah 5:11
Those who get up early to drink beer are as good as dead, those who keep drinking long after dark until they are intoxicated with wine.
Matthew 24:49
and he begins to beat his fellow slaves and to eat and drink with drunkards,
Luke 12:45
But if that slave should say to himself, 'My master is delayed in returning,' and he begins to beat the other slaves, both men and women, and to eat, drink, and get drunk,
Luke 21:34
"But be on your guard so that your hearts are not weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of this life, and that day close down upon you suddenly like a trap.
Romans 13:13
Let us live decently as in the daytime, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in discord and jealousy.
1 Corinthians 5:11
But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone who calls himself a Christian who is sexually immoral, or greedy, or an idolater, or verbally abusive, or a drunkard, or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person.
1 Corinthians 6:10
thieves, the greedy, drunkards, the verbally abusive, and swindlers will not inherit the kingdom of God.
1 Corinthians 11:21
For when it is time to eat, everyone proceeds with his own supper. One is hungry and another becomes drunk.
Galatians 5:21
envying, murder, drunkenness, carousing, and similar things. I am warning you, as I had warned you before: 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 get drunk are drunk at night.

Excess

Matthew 23:25
"Woe to you, experts in the law and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and the dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence.
1 Peter 4:3
For the time that has passed was sufficient for you to do what the non-Christians desire. You lived then in debauchery, evil desires, drunkenness, carousing, drinking bouts, and wanton idolatries.

But

Psalm 63:3
Because experiencing your loyal love is better than life itself, my lips will praise you.
Song of Songs 1:4
Draw me after you; let us hurry! May the king bring me into his bedroom chambers! The Maidens to the Lover: We will rejoice and delight in you; we will praise your love more than wine. The Beloved to Her Lover: How rightly the young women adore you!
Song of Songs 7:9
May your mouth be like the best wine, flowing smoothly for my beloved, gliding gently over our lips as we sleep together.
Isaiah 25:6
The Lord who commands armies will hold a banquet for all the nations on this mountain. At this banquet there will be plenty of meat and aged wine -- tender meat and choicest wine.
Isaiah 55:1
"Hey, all who are thirsty, come to the water! You who have no money, come! Buy and eat! Come! Buy wine and milk without money and without cost!
Zechariah 9:15
The Lord who rules over all will guard them, and they will prevail and overcome with sling stones. Then they will drink, and will become noisy like drunkards, full like the sacrificial basin or like the corners of the altar.
Luke 11:13
If you then, although you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!"
Acts 2:13
But others jeered at the speakers, saying, "They are drunk on new wine!"
Acts 11:24
because he was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and of faith, and a significant number of people were brought to the Lord.
Galatians 5:22
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

General references

Proverbs 20:1
Wine is a mocker and strong drink is a brawler; whoever goes astray by them is not wise.
Proverbs 31:7
let them drink and forget their poverty, and remember their misery no more.
Isaiah 24:9
They no longer sing and drink wine; the beer tastes bitter to those who drink it.
1 Timothy 5:23
(Stop drinking just water, but use a little wine for your digestion and your frequent illnesses.)

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