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Theasaurus: Gluttony

36 Bible Verses about Gluttony

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Isaiah 22:12-14

And the Lord Jehovah of armies in that day will call to weeping and to wailing, and to baldness and to girding with sackcloth: And behold, gladness and joy, killing cattle and slaughtering sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: eat and drink, for to-morrow we shall die. And it was uncovered in the ears of Jehovah of armies, If this iniquity shall be expiated to you till ye shall die, said the Lord Jehovah of armies.

Zechariah 7:4-6

And the word of Jehovah of armies was to me, saying, Say to all the people of the land, and to the priests, saying, When ye fasted and mourned in the fifth and in the seventh, and this seventy years, fasting, fasted ye to me, me? And when ye shall eat, and when ye shall drink, are ye not eating, and are ye not drinking?

Mark 7:21-23

For within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil reflections, adulteries, fornications, murders, Thefts, overreaching, deceit, licentiousness, an evil eye, defamation, pride, foolishness: All these evils go out from within, and pollute a man.

1 Corinthians 6:9-10

Or know ye not that the unjust shall not inherit the kingdom of God Be ye not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor sodomites, Nor thieves; nor covetous, nor intoxicated, nor railers, nor rapacious, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

James 5:5

Ye have led a luxurious life upon the earth, and have rioted in luxury; ye have nourished your hearts, as in the day of slaughter.

Exodus 32:6

And they will rise early early on the morrow, and they will raise up a burnt-offering, and they will bring near peace; and the people will sit down to eat and drink, and they will rise up to play.

Judges 9:27

And they will go forth to the field, and they will gather their vineyards, and they will tread down, and they will make rejoicings, and go in to the house of their God, and they will eat and drink, and curse Abimelech.

1 Samuel 25:36

And Abigail will go to Nabal; and behold, to him a drinking in his house as the drinking of a king; and Nabal's heart good with him, and he was intoxicated even greatly; and she announced not to him a word small and great till the light of the morning.

Proverbs 23:20-21

Thou shalt not be with those drinking wine to excess, and with squanderers of flesh to them: For the drunkard and the squanderer shall be dispossessed: and slumber shall clothe with rags.

Proverbs 23:1-2

If thou shalt sit to eat with a ruler, understanding, thou shalt understand what is before thee. And put a knife to thy swallow if thou the possessor of a soul.

Luke 12:19-20

And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast many good things laid up for many years; rest, eat, drink, be gladdened. And God said to him, O foolish one, this night they require thy soul from thee: and what thou hast prepared, to whom shall it be?

1 Corinthians 5:9-11

I wrote to you in the epistle not to mix together with fornicators. And not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or the rapacious, or idolaters; for then must ye needs go out of the world. And now I wrote to you not to mix together, if any called a brother is a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or intoxicated, or rapacious; not to eat with such.

Galatians 5:19-21

And the works of the flesh are manifest, which are; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, licentiousness, Idolatry, charm, enmities, strifes, jealousies, wraths, intriguings, seditions, sects Envyings, slaughters, drunkenness, revelries, and the like: to these which I foretell you, as I have also said before, that they doing such shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

Titus 1:12-13

A certain of them said, their own prophet, The Cretians always liars, evil beasts, lazy bellies. This testimony is true. For this cause reprove them severely, that they may be sound in the faith;

1 Peter 4:3-4

For the time of life passed over sufficient for us to have wrought the will of the nations, having gone in licentiousness, eager desires, drunkenness, revellings, drinkings, and criminal idolatries: In which they are astonished, you not running together in the same pouring out of lavish expense, blaspheming:

Genesis 25:29-34

And Jacob will boil a boiling, and Esau will come from the country, and he faint And Esau will say to Jacob, Give me now to eat from the red; this red, for I faint: for this he called his name Edom. And Jacob will say, Sell this day thy birth-right to me.read more.
And Esau will say, Behold, I am going to die, and what to me this birthright? And Jacob will say, Swear to me this day: and he will swear to him: and he will sell his birth-right to Jacob. And Jacob gave Esau food, and the boiling of lentiles; and he will eat and drink and will rise and go forth: and Esau will despise the birth-right

Numbers 11:32

And the people will rise up all that day and all the night, and all the day of the morrow, and will gather the quails: the few gathered ten homers; and they will spread for themselves a spreading round about the camp.

1 Samuel 30:16

And he will bring him down, and behold them spread out upon the face of all the earth, eating and drinking and keeping a festival, for all the great spoil which they took from the land of the rovers, and from the land of Judah.

1 Kings 1:24-25

And Nathan will say, My lord the king, saidst thou Adonijah shall reign after me and he shall sit upon my throne? For he went down this day, and he will sacrifice oxen and the fatling, and sheep for multitude, and he will call to all the king's sons, and for the chief of the army, and for Abiathar the priest, and behold them eating and drinking before him, and they will say, King Adonijah shall live.

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king made great food for a thousand of his nobles, and before the thousand he drank wine.

Matthew 23:25

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye cleanse the outside of the cup, and the side dish of sweet-meats, and within they are full of pillage and bad mixture.

Matthew 24:49

And he should begin to strike the fellow-servants, and to eat and drink with those intoxicated;

Luke 12:45

And if that servant should say in his heart, My Lord delays to come; and should begin to strike the servants and maids, also to eat and drink, and to be intoxicated;

Luke 15:13

And not many days after, having gathered all things, the younger son went abroad into a far-off country, and there disposed his property, living in a profligate manner.

2 Peter 2:13-14

Receiving the reward of injustice, deeming luxurious indulgence pleasure in the day. Spots and blemishes, rioting in their deceits, feasting together with you Having eyes full of an adulteress, not ceasing from sin; decoying unstable souls: having a heart exercised with covetousness; children of a curse:

From Thematic Bible


Gluttony » Leads to » Carnal security

Isaiah 22:13

And behold, gladness and joy, killing cattle and slaughtering sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: eat and drink, for to-morrow we shall die.

Gluttony » Exemplified

Numbers 11:4

And the scraped together which in its midst will long a longing; and the sons of Israel also will turn back and weep, and they will say, Who will feed us with flesh?

Hebrews 12:16-17

Lest any fornicator, or profane, as Esau, who for one act of' eating sold his primogeniture. For ye know also afterwards, wishing to inherit the praise, he was disapproved of: for he found no place for a change of mind, although having sought it with tears.

Genesis 25:30-34

And Esau will say to Jacob, Give me now to eat from the red; this red, for I faint: for this he called his name Edom. And Jacob will say, Sell this day thy birth-right to me. And Esau will say, Behold, I am going to die, and what to me this birthright? read more.
And Jacob will say, Swear to me this day: and he will swear to him: and he will sell his birth-right to Jacob. And Jacob gave Esau food, and the boiling of lentiles; and he will eat and drink and will rise and go forth: and Esau will despise the birth-right

Psalm 78:18

And they will tempt God in their heart to ask food for their soul.

Gluttony » Instances of » Esau

Hebrews 12:16-17

Lest any fornicator, or profane, as Esau, who for one act of' eating sold his primogeniture. For ye know also afterwards, wishing to inherit the praise, he was disapproved of: for he found no place for a change of mind, although having sought it with tears.

Genesis 25:30-34

And Esau will say to Jacob, Give me now to eat from the red; this red, for I faint: for this he called his name Edom. And Jacob will say, Sell this day thy birth-right to me. And Esau will say, Behold, I am going to die, and what to me this birthright? read more.
And Jacob will say, Swear to me this day: and he will swear to him: and he will sell his birth-right to Jacob. And Jacob gave Esau food, and the boiling of lentiles; and he will eat and drink and will rise and go forth: and Esau will despise the birth-right

Gluttony » The wicked addicted to

Jude 1:12

These are spots in your loves, feasting together fearlessly, taking care of themselves: clouds wanting water, carried about by winds; decayed trees, unfruitful, twice dead, uprooted;

Gluttony » Instances of » Israel

Numbers 11:4

And the scraped together which in its midst will long a longing; and the sons of Israel also will turn back and weep, and they will say, Who will feed us with flesh?

Psalm 78:18

And they will tempt God in their heart to ask food for their soul.

Gluttony » Of princes, ruinous to their people

Ecclesiastes 10:16-17

Wo! to thee, O land: thy king a youth, and thy chiefs will eat in the morning. Happy thou, O land: thy king the son of nobles, and thy chiefs shall eat in time, in strength and not in drinking.

Gluttony » Punishment of

Numbers 11:33-34

And the flesh yet between their teeth, before it shall be withdrawn and the anger of Jehovah was kindled against the people, and Jehovah will smite upon them an exceeding great blow. And he will call the name of that place, The Graves of Longings, for there they buried the people longing.

Gluttony » Caution against

Proverbs 23:2-3

And put a knife to thy swallow if thou the possessor of a soul. Thou shalt not long for his dainties: and it is the bread of lies.

Gluttony » Leads to » Poverty

Gluttony » Christ was falsely accused of

Gluttony » Danger of, illustrated

Luke 12:45-46

And if that servant should say in his heart, My Lord delays to come; and should begin to strike the servants and maids, also to eat and drink, and to be intoxicated; The lord of that servant shall come in a day which he expects not, and in an hour which he knows not, and he will cut him in two equal parts, and set his portion with the unbelieving.

Gluttony » Instances of » Sons of eli

1 Samuel 2:12-17

And the sons of Eli, sons of Beli-al; they knew not Jehovah. And the priests judging the people, every man sacrificing a sacrifice; and the boy of the priest came as the flesh boiled, and the fork of three teeth in his hand; And he struck into the fire-pan or into the boiler, or into the kettle, or into the pot; all which the fork will bring up the priest will take for himself. So they will do to all Israel coming there into Shiloh. read more.
Also before they will burn the fat and the boy of the priest came and said to the man sacrificing, Thou shalt give flesh to roast for the priest; and he will not take from thee flesh boiled but living. And the man will say to him, Burning, they shall burn the fat as the day, and take to thee as thy soul shall desire; and he said to him, But now thou shalt give, and if not I will take by force. And the sin of the boys will be exceedingly great before Jehovah, for the men despised the gifts of Jehovah.

Gluttony » Pray against temptations to

Psalm 141:4

Thou wilt not incline my heart to an evil word, to work works in injustice with men doing iniquity: and I will not eat upon their dainties.

Gluttony » Is inconsistent in saints

Gluttony » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king made great food for a thousand of his nobles, and before the thousand he drank wine.

Gluttony » Instances of » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king made great food for a thousand of his nobles, and before the thousand he drank wine.

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Gluttony

Isaiah 22:13

And behold, gladness and joy, killing cattle and slaughtering sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: eat and drink, for to-morrow we shall die.

Habakkuk 1:16

For this he will sacrifice to his net and burn incense to his fish-net; for by them his portion fat and his food. growing fat

Happiness of the The Wicked » Is derived from » Gluttony

Isaiah 22:13

And behold, gladness and joy, killing cattle and slaughtering sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: eat and drink, for to-morrow we shall die.

Habakkuk 1:16

For this he will sacrifice to his net and burn incense to his fish-net; for by them his portion fat and his food. growing fat