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Theasaurus: Intoxication

6 Bible Verses about Intoxication

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 23:29

Who has woe? Who has sorrow?
Who has conflicts? Who has complaints?
Who has wounds for no reason?
Who has red eyes?

Joel 1:5

Wake up, you drunkards, and weep;
wail, all you wine drinkers,
because of the sweet wine,
for it has been taken from your mouth.

Psalm 69:12

Those who sit at the city gate talk about me,
and drunkards make up songs about me.

Hosea 4:11

Promiscuity, wine, and new wine
take away one’s understanding.

From Thematic Bible


Intoxication » Examples of » Drunkards, general references to

Proverbs 26:9

A proverb in the mouth of a fool
is like a stick with thorns,
brandished by the hand of a drunkard.

Isaiah 28:3

The majestic crown of Ephraim’s drunkards
will be trampled underfoot.

Joel 1:5

Wake up, you drunkards, and weep;
wail, all you wine drinkers,
because of the sweet wine,
for it has been taken from your mouth.

Nahum 1:10

For they will be consumed
like entangled thorns,
like the drink of a drunkard
and like straw that is fully dry.

Intoxication » Examples of » Other examples

Joel 3:3

They cast lots for My people;
they bartered a boy for a prostitute
and sold a girl for wine to drink.

Luke 12:45

But if that slave says in his heart, ‘My master is delaying his coming,’ and starts to beat the male and female slaves, and to eat and drink and get drunk,

1 Corinthians 11:21

For at the meal, each one eats his own supper ahead of others. So one person is hungry while another gets drunk!

Intoxication » Examples of » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:36

Then Abigail went to Nabal, and there he was in his house, holding a feast fit for a king. Nabal was in a good mood and very drunk, so she didn’t say anything to him until morning light.

Intoxication » Examples of » Uriah

2 Samuel 11:13

Then David invited Uriah to eat and drink with him, and David got him drunk. He went out in the evening to lie down on his cot with his master’s servants, but he did not go home.

Intoxication » Examples of » benhadad

1 Kings 20:16

They marched out at noon while Ben-hadad and the 32 kings who were helping him were getting drunk in the tents.

Intoxication » Examples of » Watchmen of israel

Isaiah 56:12

“Come, let me get some wine,
let’s guzzle some beer;
and tomorrow will be like today,
only far better!”

Intoxication » Examples of » Elah

1 Kings 16:9

His servant Zimri, commander of half his chariots, conspired against him while Elah was in Tirzah getting drunk in the house of Arza, who was in charge of the household at Tirzah.

Intoxication » Examples of » Noah

Intoxication » Examples of » Ahasuerus

Esther 1:10

On the seventh day, when the king was feeling good from the wine, Ahasuerus commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar, and Carkas, the seven eunuchs who personally served him,

Intoxication » Examples of » Kings of israel

Hosea 7:5

On the day of our king,
the princes are sick with the heat of wine
there is a conspiracy with traitors.

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