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Theasaurus: Gluttony

36 Bible Verses about Gluttony

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Isaiah 22:12-14

And call doth the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts, In that day, to weeping and to lamentation, And to baldness and to girding on of sackcloth, And lo, joy and gladness, slaying of oxen, And slaughtering of sheep, Eating of flesh, and drinking of wine, Eat and drink, for to-morrow we die. And revealed it hath been in mine ears, By Jehovah of Hosts: Not pardoned is this iniquity to you, Till ye die, said the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts.

Zechariah 7:4-6

And there is a word of Jehovah of Hosts unto me, saying: 'Speak unto all the people of the land, and unto the priests, saying: When ye fasted with mourning in the fifth and in the seventh months -- even these seventy years -- did ye keep the fast to Me -- Me? And when ye eat, and when ye drink, is it not ye who are eating, and ye who are drinking?

Mark 7:21-23

for from within, out of the heart of men, the evil reasonings do come forth, adulteries, whoredoms, murders, thefts, covetous desires, wickedness, deceit, arrogance, an evil eye, evil speaking, pride, foolishness; all these evils do come forth from within, and they defile the man.'

1 Corinthians 6:9-10

have ye not known that the unrighteous the reign of God shall not inherit? be not led astray; neither whoremongers, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor sodomites, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, the reign of God shall inherit.

Exodus 32:6

and they rise early on the morrow, and cause burnt-offerings to ascend, and bring nigh peace-offerings; and the people sit down to eat and to drink, and rise up to play.

Judges 9:27

and go out into the field, and gather their vineyards, and tread, and make praises, and go into the house of their god, and eat and drink, and revile Abimelech.

1 Samuel 25:36

And Abigail cometh in unto Nabal, and lo, he hath a banquet in his house, like a banquet of the king, and the heart of Nabal is glad within him, and he is drunk unto excess, and she hath not declared to him anything, less or more, till the light of the morning.

Proverbs 23:20-21

Be not thou among quaffers of wine, Among gluttonous ones of flesh, For the quaffer and glutton become poor, And drowsiness clotheth with rags.

Proverbs 23:1-2

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, Thou considerest diligently that which is before thee, And thou hast put a knife to thy throat, If thou art a man of appetite.

Luke 12:19-20

and I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast many good things laid up for many years, be resting, eat, drink, be merry. And God said to him, Unthinking one! this night thy soul they shall require from thee, and what things thou didst prepare -- to whom shall they be?

1 Corinthians 5:9-11

I did write to you in the epistle, not to keep company with whoremongers -- and not certainly with the whoremongers of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or idolaters, seeing ye ought then to go forth out of the world -- and now, I did write to you not to keep company with him, if any one, being named a brother, may be a whoremonger, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner -- with such a one not even to eat together;

Galatians 5:19-21

And manifest also are the works of the flesh, which are: Adultery, whoredom, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, strifes, emulations, wraths, rivalries, dissensions, sects, envyings, murders, drunkennesses, revellings, and such like, of which I tell you before, as I also said before, that those doing such things the reign of God shall not inherit.

Titus 1:12-13

A certain one of them, a prophet of their own, said -- 'Cretans! always liars, evil beasts, lazy bellies!' this testimony is true; for which cause convict them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith,

1 Peter 4:3-4

for sufficient to us is the past time of life the will of the nations to have wrought, having walked in lasciviousnesses, desires, excesses of wines, revellings, drinking-bouts, and unlawful idolatries, in which they think it strange -- your not running with them to the same excess of dissoluteness, speaking evil,

Genesis 25:29-34

And Jacob boileth pottage, and Esau cometh in from the field, and he is weary; and Esau saith unto Jacob, 'Let me eat, I pray thee, some of this red red thing, for I am weary;' therefore hath one called his name Edom Red; and Jacob saith, 'Sell to-day thy birthright to me.'read more.
And Esau saith, 'Lo, I am going to die, and what is this to me -- birthright?' and Jacob saith, 'Swear to me to-day:' and he sweareth to him, and selleth his birthright to Jacob; and Jacob hath given to Esau bread and pottage of lentiles, and he eateth, and drinketh, and riseth, and goeth; and Esau despiseth the birthright.

Numbers 11:32

And the people rise all that day, and all the night, and all the day after, and gather the quails -- he who hath least hath gathered ten homers -- and they spread them out for themselves round about the camp.

1 Samuel 30:16

And he bringeth him down, and lo, they are spread out over the face of all the earth, eating, and drinking, and feasting, with all the great spoil which they have taken out of the land of the Philistines, and out of the land of Judah.

1 Kings 1:24-25

And Nathan saith, 'My lord, O king, thou hast said, Adonijah doth reign after me, and he doth sit on my throne; for he hath gone down to-day, and doth sacrifice ox, and fatling, and sheep, in abundance, and calleth for all the sons of the king, and for the heads of the host, and for Abiathar the priest, and lo, they are eating and drinking before him, and they say, Let king Adonijah live!

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king hath made a great feast to a thousand of his great men, and before the thousand he is drinking wine;

Luke 11:39

And the Lord said unto him, 'Now do ye, the Pharisees, the outside of the cup and of the plate make clean, but your inward part is full of rapine and wickedness;

Matthew 24:49

and may begin to beat the fellow-servants, and to eat and to drink with the drunken,

Luke 12:45

'And if that servant may say in his heart, My lord doth delay to come, and may begin to beat the men-servants and the maid-servants, to eat also, and to drink, and to be drunken;

Luke 15:13

'And not many days after, having gathered all together, the younger son went abroad to a far country, and there he scattered his substance, living riotously;

2 Peter 2:13-14

about to receive a reward of unrighteousness, pleasures counting the luxury in the day, spots and blemishes, luxuriating in their deceits, feasting with you, having eyes full of adultery, and unable to cease from sin, enticing unstable souls, having an heart exercised in covetousnesses, children of a curse,

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Gluttony » Leads to » Carnal security

1 Corinthians 15:32

if after the manner of a man with wild beasts I fought in Ephesus, what the advantage to me if the dead do not rise? let us eat and drink, for to-morrow we die!

Isaiah 22:13

And lo, joy and gladness, slaying of oxen, And slaughtering of sheep, Eating of flesh, and drinking of wine, Eat and drink, for to-morrow we die.

Gluttony » Exemplified

Numbers 11:4

And the rabble who are in its midst have lusted greatly, and the sons of Israel also turn back and weep, and say, 'Who doth give us flesh?

Hebrews 12:16-17

lest any one be a fornicator, or a profane person, as Esau, who in exchange for one morsel of food did sell his birthright, for ye know that also afterwards, wishing to inherit the blessing, he was disapproved of, for a place of reformation he found not, though with tears having sought it.

Genesis 25:30-34

and Esau saith unto Jacob, 'Let me eat, I pray thee, some of this red red thing, for I am weary;' therefore hath one called his name Edom Red; and Jacob saith, 'Sell to-day thy birthright to me.' And Esau saith, 'Lo, I am going to die, and what is this to me -- birthright?' read more.
and Jacob saith, 'Swear to me to-day:' and he sweareth to him, and selleth his birthright to Jacob; and Jacob hath given to Esau bread and pottage of lentiles, and he eateth, and drinketh, and riseth, and goeth; and Esau despiseth the birthright.

Psalm 78:18

And they try God in their heart, To ask food for their lust.

Gluttony » Instances of » Esau

Hebrews 12:16-17

lest any one be a fornicator, or a profane person, as Esau, who in exchange for one morsel of food did sell his birthright, for ye know that also afterwards, wishing to inherit the blessing, he was disapproved of, for a place of reformation he found not, though with tears having sought it.

Genesis 25:30-34

and Esau saith unto Jacob, 'Let me eat, I pray thee, some of this red red thing, for I am weary;' therefore hath one called his name Edom Red; and Jacob saith, 'Sell to-day thy birthright to me.' And Esau saith, 'Lo, I am going to die, and what is this to me -- birthright?' read more.
and Jacob saith, 'Swear to me to-day:' and he sweareth to him, and selleth his birthright to Jacob; and Jacob hath given to Esau bread and pottage of lentiles, and he eateth, and drinketh, and riseth, and goeth; and Esau despiseth the birthright.

Gluttony » The wicked addicted to

Jude 1:12

These are in your love-feasts craggy rocks; feasting together with you, without fear shepherding themselves; clouds without water, by winds carried about; trees autumnal, without fruit, twice dead, rooted up;

Gluttony » Instances of » Israel

Numbers 11:4

And the rabble who are in its midst have lusted greatly, and the sons of Israel also turn back and weep, and say, 'Who doth give us flesh?

Psalm 78:18

And they try God in their heart, To ask food for their lust.

Gluttony » Of princes, ruinous to their people

Ecclesiastes 10:16-17

Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a youth, And thy princes do eat in the morning. Happy art thou, O land, When thy king is a son of freemen, And thy princes do eat in due season, For might, and not for drunkenness.

Gluttony » Punishment of

Numbers 11:33-34

The flesh is yet between their teeth -- it is not yet cut off -- and the anger of Jehovah hath burned among the people, and Jehovah smiteth among the people -- a very great smiting; and one calleth the name of that place Kibroth-Hattaavah, for there they have buried the people who lust.

Gluttony » Caution against

Proverbs 23:2-3

And thou hast put a knife to thy throat, If thou art a man of appetite. Have no desire to his dainties, seeing it is lying food.

Gluttony » Leads to » Poverty

Gluttony » Christ was falsely accused of

Gluttony » Danger of, illustrated

Luke 12:45-46

'And if that servant may say in his heart, My lord doth delay to come, and may begin to beat the men-servants and the maid-servants, to eat also, and to drink, and to be drunken; the lord of that servant will come in a day in which he doth not look for him, and in an hour that he doth not know, and will cut him off, and his portion with the unfaithful he will appoint.

Gluttony » Instances of » Sons of eli

1 Samuel 2:12-17

and the sons of Eli are sons of worthlessness, they have not known Jehovah. And the custom of the priests with the people is: any man sacrificing a sacrifice -- then hath the servant of the priest come in when the flesh is boiling, and the hook of three teeth in his hand, and hath struck it into the pan, or kettle, or caldron, or pot; all that the hook bringeth up doth the priest take for himself; thus they do to all Israel who are coming in, there, in Shiloh. read more.
Also before they make perfume with the fat -- then hath the priest's servant come in, and said to the man who is sacrificing, 'Give flesh to roast for the priest, and he doth not take of thee flesh boiled, but raw;' and the man saith unto him, 'Let them surely make a perfume (as to-day) with the fat, then take to thee as thy soul desireth;' and he hath said to him, 'Surely now thou dost give; and if not -- I have taken by strength.' And the sin of the young men is very great in the presence of Jehovah, for the men have despised the offering of Jehovah.

Gluttony » Pray against temptations to

Psalm 141:4

Incline not my heart to an evil thing, To do habitually actions in wickedness, With men working iniquity, Yea, I eat not of their pleasant things.

Gluttony » Is inconsistent in saints

Gluttony » Exemplified » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king hath made a great feast to a thousand of his great men, and before the thousand he is drinking wine;

Gluttony » Instances of » Belshazzar

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king hath made a great feast to a thousand of his great men, and before the thousand he is drinking wine;

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is derived from » Gluttony

Isaiah 22:13

And lo, joy and gladness, slaying of oxen, And slaughtering of sheep, Eating of flesh, and drinking of wine, Eat and drink, for to-morrow we die.

Habakkuk 1:16

Therefore he doth sacrifice to his net, And doth make perfume to his drag, For by them is his portion fertile, and his food fat.

Happiness of the The Wicked » Is derived from » Gluttony

Isaiah 22:13

And lo, joy and gladness, slaying of oxen, And slaughtering of sheep, Eating of flesh, and drinking of wine, Eat and drink, for to-morrow we die.

Habakkuk 1:16

Therefore he doth sacrifice to his net, And doth make perfume to his drag, For by them is his portion fertile, and his food fat.