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For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine; and ye say, He hath a devil.

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Luke 1:15
for he will be great in the sight of the Lord. He must never drink wine or strong drink, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit, even before his birth.
Jeremiah 16:8
"'Do not go to a house where people are feasting and sit down to eat and drink with them either.
Matthew 3:4
Now John wore clothing made from camel's hair with a leather belt around his waist, and his diet consisted of locusts and wild honey.
Mark 1:6
John wore a garment made of camel's hair with a leather belt around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey.


Matthew 10:25
It is enough for the disciple to become like his teacher, and the slave like his master. If they have called the head of the house 'Beelzebul,' how much more will they defame the members of his household!
John 8:48
The Judeans replied, "Aren't we correct in saying that you are a Samaritan and are possessed by a demon?"
John 10:20
Many of them were saying, "He is possessed by a demon and has lost his mind! Why do you listen to him?"
Acts 2:13
But others jeered at the speakers, saying, "They are drunk on new wine!"

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Psalm 69:10
I weep and refrain from eating food, which causes others to insult me.

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