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Intemperance

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Proverbs 23:19-21

Listen, my son, and be wise, And direct your heart in the way. Do not be with heavy drinkers of wine, Or with gluttonous eaters of meat; For the heavy drinker and the glutton will come to poverty, And drowsiness will clothe one with rags.

Romans 1:26-27

For this reason God gave them over to degrading passions; for their women exchanged the natural function for that which is unnatural, and in the same way also the men abandoned the natural function of the woman and burned in their desire toward one another, men with men committing indecent acts and receiving in their own persons the due penalty of their error.

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Numbers 11:20

but a whole month, until it comes out of your nostrils and becomes loathsome to you; because you have rejected the LORD who is among you and have wept before Him, saying, "Why did we ever leave Egypt?"'"

1 Samuel 25:36-38

Then Abigail came to Nabal, and behold, he was holding a feast in his house, like the feast of a king And Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunk; so she did not tell him anything at all until the morning light. But in the morning, when the wine had gone out of Nabal, his wife told him these things, and his heart died within him so that he became as a stone. About ten days later, the LORD struck Nabal and he died.

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Intemperance » Examples of » Excess, general references to

2 Peter 2:13

suffering wrong as the wages of doing wrong They count it a pleasure to revel in the daytime They are stains and blemishes, reveling in their deceptions, as they carouse with you,

Galatians 5:21

envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king held a great feast for a thousand of his nobles, and he was drinking wine in the presence of the thousand.

Intemperance » Examples of » Drunkards, general references to

Proverbs 26:9

Like a thorn which falls into the hand of a drunkard, So is a proverb in the mouth of fools.

Isaiah 28:3

The proud crown of the drunkards of Ephraim is trodden under foot.

Joel 1:5

Awake, drunkards, and weep; And wail, all you wine drinkers, On account of the sweet wine That is cut off from your mouth.

Nahum 1:10

Like tangled thorns, And like those who are drunken with their drink, They are consumed As stubble completely withered.

Intemperance » Examples of » Other examples

Joel 3:3

"They have also cast lots for My people, Traded a boy for a harlot And sold a girl for wine that they may drink.

Luke 12:45

"But if that slave says in his heart, 'My master will be a long time in coming,' and begins to beat the slaves, both men and women, and to eat and drink and get drunk;

1 Corinthians 11:21

for in your eating each one takes his own supper first; and one is hungry and another is drunk.

Intemperance » Examples of » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:36

Then Abigail came to Nabal, and behold, he was holding a feast in his house, like the feast of a king And Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunk; so she did not tell him anything at all until the morning light.

Intemperance » Examples of » Uriah

2 Samuel 11:13

Now David called him, and he ate and drank before him, and he made him drunk; and in the evening he went out to lie on his bed with his lord's servants, but he did not go down to his house.

Intemperance » Examples of » benhadad

1 Kings 20:16

They went out at noon, while Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the temporary shelters with the thirty-two kings who helped him.

Intemperance » Examples of » Watchmen of israel

Isaiah 56:12

"Come," they say, "let us get wine, and let us drink heavily of strong drink; And tomorrow will be like today, only more so."

Intemperance » Examples of » Elah

1 Kings 16:9

His servant Zimri, commander of half his chariots, conspired against him Now he was at Tirzah drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was over the household at Tirzah.

Intemperance » Examples of » Noah

Intemperance » Examples of » Ahasuerus

Esther 1:10

On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar and Carkas, the seven eunuchs who served in the presence of King Ahasuerus,

Intemperance » Examples of » Kings of israel

Hosea 7:5

On the day of our king, the princes became sick with the heat of wine; He stretched out his hand with scoffers,

Kings » Specially warned against » Intemperance

Proverbs 31:4-5

It is not for kings, O Lemuel, It is not for kings to drink wine, Or for rulers to desire strong drink, For they will drink and forget what is decreed, And pervert the rights of all the afflicted.



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