17 Bible Verses about Alcoholics
Most Relevant Verses
Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler,
And whoever is intoxicated by it is not wise.
Let him drink and forget his poverty
And remember his trouble no more.
Give strong drink to him who is perishing,
And wine to him whose life is bitter.
he shall abstain from wine and strong drink; he shall drink no vinegar, whether made from wine or strong drink, nor shall he drink any grape juice nor eat fresh or dried grapes.
You may spend the money for whatever your heart desires: for oxen, or sheep, or wine, or strong drink, or whatever your heart desires; and there you shall eat in the presence of the Lord your God and rejoice, you and your household.
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit,
The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Behold, a gluttonous man and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ Yet wisdom is vindicated by her deeds.”
Woe to those who rise early in the morning that they may pursue strong drink,
Who stay up late in the evening that wine may inflame them!