'Abstain from' in the Bible
he is to abstain from wine and beer. He must not drink vinegar made from wine or from beer. He must not drink any grape juice or eat fresh grapes or raisins.
but instead we should write to them to abstain from things polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from eating anything that has been strangled, and from blood.
that you abstain from food offered to idols, from blood, from eating anything that has been strangled, and from sexual immorality. You will do well if you keep yourselves from these things.Farewell.
For this is God’s will, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality,
Dear friends, I urge you as strangers and temporary residents to abstain from fleshly desires that war against you.