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Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thine heart in the way. Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh: For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.
One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.
For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.
Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.)
More Verses on Intemperance
And Abigail came to Nabal; and, behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken: wherefore she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light. But it came to pass in the morning, when the wine was gone out of Nabal, and his wife had told him these things, that his heart died within him, and he became as a stone. And it came to pass about ten days after, that the LORD smote Nabal, that he died.
From Thematic Bible
Intemperance » Examples of » Excess, general references to
For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries:
Whoso keepeth the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of riotous men shameth his father.
And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness, as they that count it pleasure to riot in the day time. Spots they are and blemishes, sporting themselves with their own deceivings while they feast with you;
Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
Intemperance » Examples of » Drunkards, general references to
For while they be folden together as thorns, and while they are drunken as drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.
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Intemperance » Examples of » Nabal
And Abigail came to Nabal; and, behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken: wherefore she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.
Intemperance » Examples of » Uriah
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Intemperance » Examples of » Watchmen of israel
Intemperance » Examples of » Elah
Intemperance » Examples of » Noah
Intemperance » Examples of » Ahasuerus
On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, and Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcas, the seven chamberlains that served in the presence of Ahasuerus the king,