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Theasaurus: Intemperance

6 Bible Verses about Intemperance

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Proverbs 23:19-21

Listen, my son, and be wise, commit yourself to live God's way. Don't associate with heavy drinkers or dine with gluttons, because drunks and gluttons tend to become poor, and drowsiness will clothe them in rags.

Romans 1:26-27

For this reason, God delivered them to degrading passions as their females exchanged their natural sexual function for one that is unnatural. In the same way, their males also abandoned their natural sexual function toward females and burned with lust toward one another. Males committed indecent acts with males, and received within themselves the appropriate penalty for their perversion.

Numbers 11:20

but for a whole month until it comes out your nostrils and makes you vomit. This is because you've despised the LORD, who is among you, and you cried out in his presence by complaining, "Why did we ever leave Egypt?"'"

1 Samuel 25:36-38

Abigail returned to Nabal, and he was there in his house holding a festival like the festival of a king. Nabal's heart was glad, and he was very drunk, so she didn't tell him anything at all until morning. After Nabal became sober the next morning, his wife told him all that had happened. Nabal's heart failed and he became paralyzed. 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 harm as punishment for their wrongdoing. They take pleasure in wild parties in broad daylight. They are stains and blemishes, reveling in their deceitful pleasures while they eat with you.

Galatians 5:21

envy, murder, drunkenness, wild partying, and things like that. I am telling you now, as I have told you in the past, that people who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Daniel 5:1

King Belshazzar put on a great festival for a thousand of his officials. He joined all one thousand of them in getting drunk.

Intemperance » Examples of » Drunkards, general references to

Proverbs 26:9

A thorn in the hand of a drunkard that's what a proverb quoted by a fool is.

Isaiah 28:3

With hands and feet, that proud garland those drunks of Ephraim will be trampled.

Joel 1:5

"Wake up, you drunkards! Cry aloud and howl, you wine drinkers, because your supply of new wine has been snatched from you.

Nahum 1:10

Indeed, while tangled as by a thorn bush, while drunken as by a strong drink, the Ninevites will be burned like dry straw.

Intemperance » Examples of » Other examples

Joel 3:3

They cast lots for my people they sold a young boy in exchange for a prostitute, and a girl for wine, so they could drink."

Luke 12:45

But if that servant says to himself, "My master is taking a long time to come back,' and begins to beat the other servants and to eat, drink, and get drunk,

1 Corinthians 11:21

For as you eat, each of you rushes to eat his own supper, and one person goes hungry while another gets drunk.

Intemperance » Examples of » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:36

Abigail returned to Nabal, and he was there in his house holding a festival like the festival of a king. Nabal's heart was glad, and he was very drunk, so she didn't tell him anything at all until morning.

Intemperance » Examples of » Uriah

2 Samuel 11:13

Then at David's invitation, he and Uriah dined and drank wine together, and David got him drunk. Later that evening, Uriah went out to lie on a couch in the company of his lord's servants, and he did not go down to his house.

Intemperance » Examples of » benhadad

1 Kings 20:16

They attacked at noon, just as Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the battle pavilions, along with the 32 kings who had joined him.

Intemperance » Examples of » Watchmen of israel

Isaiah 56:12

""Come!' they say, "let's have some wine, and let's fill ourselves with strong drink! Then, tomorrow will be like today, or even much better!'"

Intemperance » Examples of » Elah

1 Kings 16:9

But his servant Zimri, who commanded half of his chariot forces, conspired against Elah while he was drinking himself drunk in the home of Arza, who managed the household at Tirzah.

Intemperance » Examples of » Noah

Intemperance » Examples of » Ahasuerus

Esther 1:10

A week later, when the king was under the influence of all that wine, he ordered Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcas, the seven eunuchs who served King Ahasuerus,

Intemperance » Examples of » Kings of israel

Hosea 7:5

"On the king's festival day the princes got drunk from wine, so the king joined the mockers.

Kings » Specially warned against » Intemperance

Proverbs 31:4-5

It is not for kings, Lemuel Not for kings to drink wine or for rulers to desire liquor. Otherwise, they may drink and forget what has been ordained, perverting justice for all the oppressed.

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