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Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflame them!

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Isaiah 5:22
Woe to those who are heroes at drinking wine,
who are fearless at mixing beer,
Isaiah 28:1
Woe to the majestic crown of Ephraim’s drunkards,
and to the fading flower of its beautiful splendor,
which is on the summit above the rich valley.
Woe to those overcome with wine.
Proverbs 23:29
Who has woe? Who has sorrow?
Who has conflicts? Who has complaints?
Who has wounds for no reason?
Who has red eyes?
Ecclesiastes 10:16
Woe to you, land, when your king is a youth
and your princes feast in the morning.
Hosea 7:5
On the day of our king,
the princes are sick with the heat of wine
there is a conspiracy with traitors.
Habakkuk 2:15
Woe to him who gives his neighbors drink,
pouring out your wrath
and even making them drunk,
in order to look at their nakedness!
Luke 21:34
“Be on your guard, so that your minds are not dulled from carousing, drunkenness, and worries of life, or that day will come on you unexpectedly
Romans 13:13
Let us walk with decency, as in the daylight: not in carousing and drunkenness; not in sexual impurity and promiscuity; not in quarreling and jealousy.
1 Corinthians 6:10
no thieves, greedy people, drunkards, verbally abusive people, or swindlers will inherit God’s kingdom.
Galatians 5:21
envy, drunkenness, carousing, and anything similar. I tell you about these things in advance—as I told you before—that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
1 Thessalonians 5:6
So then, we must not sleep, like the rest, but we must stay awake and be serious.


Isaiah 28:7
These also stagger because of wine
and stumble under the influence of beer:
priest and prophet stagger because of beer,
they are confused by wine.
They stumble because of beer,
they are muddled in their visions,
they stumble in their judgments.
Proverbs 20:1
Wine is a mocker, beer is a brawler,
and whoever staggers because of them is not wise.
Proverbs 23:32
In the end it bites like a snake
and stings like a viper.

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Isaiah 24:9
They no longer sing and drink wine;
beer is bitter to those who drink it.

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