Most Relevant Verses
The one who loves pleasure will become a poor man;
whoever loves wine and oil will not get rich.
For the drunkard and the glutton will become poor,
and grogginess will clothe them in rags.
Who has woe? Who has sorrow?
Who has conflicts? Who has complaints?
Who has wounds for no reason?
Who has red eyes? Those who linger over wine,
those who go looking for mixed wine.
These also stagger because of wine
and stumble under the influence of beer:
priest and prophet stagger because of beer,
they are confused by wine.
They stumble because of beer,
they are muddled in their visions,
they stumble in their judgments.
At their feasts they have lyre, harp,
tambourine, flute, and wine.
They do not perceive the Lord’s actions,
and they do not see the work of His hands.
Let us walk with decency, as in the daylight: not in carousing and drunkenness; not in sexual impurity and promiscuity; not in quarreling and jealousy.
Wine is a mocker, beer is a brawler,
and whoever staggers because of them is not wise.
He drank some of the wine, became drunk, and uncovered himself inside his tent. Ham, the father of Canaan, saw his father naked and told his two brothers outside.
- Results (37 instances)
- Alcohol Abuse
- Alcoholic Beverages
- Amusements, Evil Results
- Avoiding Poverty
- Leisure, And Pastimes
- Self Indulgence
- Strong Drink
- Worldly Pleasures, Leads To