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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
Wo to the strong to drink wine, and men of strength to mix strong drink:
Isaiah 28:1
O to the crown of pride, wo to the hirelings of Ephraim! a flower falling away is the glory of his beauty which is upon the head of the valley of fatness of those smitten with wine.
Proverbs 23:29
To whom wo? to whom want? to whom strife? to whom complaint? to whom wounds gratuitously? to whom dark fleshings of the eyes?
Ecclesiastes 10:16
Wo! to thee, O land: thy king a youth, and thy chiefs will eat in the morning.
Hosea 7:5
The day of our king the chiefs began anger from wine; stretching forth his hand with mockers.
Habakkuk 2:15
Wo! to him giving his neighbor drink, pouring out thy leathern bottle, and also to be drunken so as to look upon their nakedness.
Luke 21:34
And attend to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be loaded with dizziness, caused by excess, and drunkenness, and cares of life, and that day come upon you unexpectedly.
Romans 13:13
As in the day, let us walk becomingly; not in revelries and drunkenness, not in coition and licentiousness, not in strife and envy.
1 Corinthians 6:10
Nor thieves; nor covetous, nor intoxicated, nor railers, nor rapacious, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
Galatians 5:21
Envyings, slaughters, drunkenness, revelries, and the like: to these which I foretell you, as I have also said before, that they doing such shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
1 Thessalonians 5:6
Therefore let us not sleep, as also the rest; but let us watch and be sober.


Isaiah 28:7
And these also went astray by wine, and by strong drink they erred; the priest and the prophet went astray by strong drink, they were swallowed up from wine, they erred from strong drink, they went astray in seeing, they wavered in judgment.
Proverbs 20:1
Wine is mocking, strong drink is noisy: and every one going astray by it will not be wise.
Proverbs 23:32
Its latter state it will bite as serpent, and sting as a viper.

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Isaiah 24:9
They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to those drinking it