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36 Bible Verses about Alcohol Consumption

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Ruth 3:7

And, when Boaz had eaten, and drunk, and his heart was glad, he went in to lie down at the end of the heap of corn. Then came she in softly, and turned aside the covering of his feet, and laid her down.

Deuteronomy 7:13

and will love thee, and bless thee and multiply thee, - and bless the fruit of thy body and the fruit of thy ground thy corn and a thy new wine and thine ell the young of thy kine and the ewes of thy flock, upon the soil which he swart unto thy fathers to give unto thee.

Deuteronomy 14:26

and shalt turn the silver into whatsoever thy soul desireth - of the herd or of the flock, or of wine or of strong drink, or of whatsoever thy soul shall ask thee for, - and shalt eat it there, before Yahweh thy God, and shalt rejoice, thou and thy household,

Isaiah 24:6-7

For this cause, a curse, hath devoured the earth, And punished are the dwellers therein, - For this cause, are burned the inhabitants of the earth, And the men left remaining - are few. Mourneth the new wine. Withereth the vine, - Sighing are all the merryhearted:

Esther 1:7-8

And they gave them drink in vessels of gold, vessels, from vessels, being diverse, - even the wine of the kingdom in abundance, by the bounty of the king. And, the drinking, was according to the law, no one compelling, - for, so, had the king appointed unto every chief of his household, that every man, should do according to his pleasure.

Esther 5:6

Then said the king unto Esther, during the banquet of wine, What is thy petition, that it may be granted thee? - and what is thy request - -unto the half of the kingdom - that it may be performed?

Isaiah 22:13

Then lo! joy and rejoicing, killing oxen and slaughtering sheep, eating flesh and drinking wine, - Let us eat and drink, For to-morrow, we may die!

Isaiah 24:7-13

Mourneth the new wine. Withereth the vine, - Sighing are all the merryhearted: Ceased hath the mirth of timbrels, Ended is the noise of the uproarious, - Ceased hath the mirth of the lyre: With a song, they drink not wine, - Bitter is strong drink, to them who drink it:read more.
Broken down is the city of desolation, - Shut up every house that it cannot be entered. There is an outcry concerning wine in the streets, - Darkened is all joy, Departed the gladness of the earth. There is left in the city. desolation, - And to ruins, have been broken the gate. When, thus, it shall be in the earth in the midst of the peoples, There shall be like the shaking of an olive-tree, like the going round to pick when closed is the harvest.

Isaiah 24:11

There is an outcry concerning wine in the streets, - Darkened is all joy, Departed the gladness of the earth.

John 4:13-14

Jesus answered, and said unto her - Whosoever drinketh of this water, will thirst, again; But, whosoever shall drink of the water which, I, will give him, in nowise shall thirst, unto times age-abiding, - but, the water which I will give him, shall become, within him, a fountain of water, springing up unto life age-abiding.

Luke 10:34

and, coming near, bound up his bruises, pouring thereon oil and wine, - and, setting him on his own beast, brought him into an inn, and took care of him.

Esther 1:8

And, the drinking, was according to the law, no one compelling, - for, so, had the king appointed unto every chief of his household, that every man, should do according to his pleasure.

Matthew 26:27-29

And, taking a cup, and giving thanks, he gave unto them, saying - Drink of it, all of you; For, this, is my blood of the covenant, which, for many, is to be poured out, for remission of sins. Moreover, I say unto you - In nowise, will I drink, henceforth, of this produce of the vine, until that day, whensoever I shall drink it with you, new, in the kingdom of my Father.

Proverbs 31:4-5

It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, nor, for dignitaries, to desire strong drink, Lest he drink, and forget that which is decreed, and alter the plea of any who are sorely oppressed.

Galatians 5:21

envyings, drunkenness, revellings; - and such things as these: as to which I forewarn you, even as I have forewarned you, - that, they who such things as these do practise, shall not inherit, God's kingdom.

Hosea 4:18

Their drinking-bout, having passed, - they became, unchaste, they loved wildly, a contempt, became her great men.

Joel 1:5

Awake, ye drunkards, and weep, and howl, all ye drinkers of wine, - over the new wine, because it hath been cut off from your mouth.

Amos 2:12

And yet ye caused the Nazirites to drink wine, - and, on the prophet, laid ye command, saying, Ye shall not prophesy!

Micah 2:11

If there be a man, who goeth after wind, and, falsehood, hath woven, saying - I will discourse to thee, concerning wine and strong drink, then shall he become a fountain of discourse unto this people.

Amos 4:1

Hear ye this word, ye heifers of Bashan, that are in the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, - who say to their lords, Bring in, and let us drink!

Titus 2:3

Aged women, in the same way, in deportment, as becometh sacred persons, not given to intrigue, nor yet, to much wine, enslaved, teachers of virtue, -

John 2:1-11

And, on the third day, a marriage, took place, in Cana, of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there, - and Jesus also was invited, with his disciples, unto the marriage. And, wine falling short, the mother of Jesus saith unto him - Wine, have they none!read more.
And Jesus saith unto her - What part can I take with thee, O woman? Not yet, hath come, mine hour. His mother saith unto them who are ministering - Whatsoever he may say to you, do! Now there were there, six stone water-vessels, placed, according to the purification of the Jews; holding each, two or three measures. Jesus saith unto them - Fill the vessels with water. And they filled them up to the brim. And he saith unto them - Draw out now, and be bearing unto the master of the feast. And they bare. And, when the master of the feast had tasted the water, now made, wine, and knew not whence it was, - though, they who were ministering, knew, even they who had drawn out the water, the master accosteth the bridegroom, and saith unto him - Every man, first the good wine, setteth out; and, when they had been well-supplied, the inferior: - Thou, hast kept the good wine until, even now. This, beginning of his signs, did Jesus, in Cana of Galilee, and manifested his glory; and his disciples believed on him.

Judges 13:2-5

And there was a certain man of Zorah, of the family of the Danites, and, his name, was Manoah; and, his wife, was barren, and had borne no child. And the messenger of Yahweh appeared unto the woman, - and said unto her - Lo! I pray thee, thou, art barren, and hast borne no child, but thou shalt conceive, and shalt bear a son. Now, therefore, beware, I pray thee, and do not drink wine or strong drink, - nor eat anything unclean;read more.
for lo! thou, art about to conceive and bear a son, and no, razor, shall come on his head, for, one separate unto God, shall the boy be from his birth, - and, he, shall begin to save Israel out of the hand of the Philistines.

Judges 13:7

But he said unto me, Lo! thou art about to conceive, and bear a son, - now, therefore, do not drink wine or strong drink, nor eat anything unclean, for, one separate unto God, shall the boy be, from his birth until the day of his death.

Genesis 9:18-27

And the sons of Noah who came forth out of the ark, were - Shem and Ham and Japheth, - now, Ham, was the father of Canaan. These three, were the sons of Noah, - and from these, was all the earth overspread. And Noah began to he a husbandman, - so he planted a vineyard:read more.
and dank of the wine and became drunk, and uncovered himself in the midst of his tent. And Ham the father of Canaan saw his father's shame, - and told his two brethren outside. And Shem and Japheth took a mantle, and put it on the shoulder of them both and went backwards, and covered the shame of their father, but their faces were backwards, and the shame of their father, saw they not. And Noah awoke from his wine, - and came to know what his youngest sore had done to him. And he said, Accursed be Canaan, - a servant of servants, shall he be to his brethren! And he said, Blessed be Yahweh, God of Shem, - And let Cantata he their servant: God give extension to Japheth, But make his habitation in the tents of Shem, And let Canaan be their servant.

Habakkuk 2:5

Moreover also, when wine betrayeth, a man, is arrogant, and findeth no rest, - because he hath enlarged, like hades, his desire, yea, he, is like death, and cannot be satisfied, - but hath gathered unto himself, all the nations, and assembled unto himself, all the peoples.

Habakkuk 2:15

Alas! for him who causeth his neighbour to drink, from the goblet of thy fury, and also, making him drunk, - to the end thou mayest gloat over their parts of shame.

Haggai 1:6

Ye have sown much, but have brought in little, have eaten, and not been filled, have drunk, and not been satisfied with drink, have clothed you, and none hath been warm, - and, he that hath hired himself out, hath put his wages into a bag with holes.

Matthew 9:17

Neither pour they new wine into old skins: otherwise at least, the skins are burst, and, the wine, runneth out, and, the skins, are spoiled, - but they pour new wine into unused skins, and, both, are together preserved.

Mark 2:22

And, no one, poureth new wine into fold skins, - otherwise, at least, the wine will burst the skins, and the wine is lost, and, the skins. But new wine is for unused skins.

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