16 Bible Verses about overeating
Most Relevant Verses
When you find honey, eat only what is sufficient for you, lest you become stuffed with it and vomit it up.
When you sit down to eat with a ruler, consider carefully what is before you,
For when it is time to eat, everyone proceeds with his own supper. One is hungry and another becomes drunk.
and put a knife to your throat if you possess a large appetite.
"But be on your guard so that your hearts are not weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of this life, and that day close down upon you suddenly like a trap.
But when you are invited, go and take the least important place, so that when your host approaches he will say to you, 'Friend, move up here to a better place.' Then you will be honored in the presence of all who share the meal with you.
because drunkards and gluttons become impoverished, and drowsiness clothes them with rags.
"'See here -- this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: She and her daughters had majesty, abundance of food, and enjoyed carefree ease, but they did not help the poor and needy.
It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable for people to seek their own glory.
Do not spend time among drunkards, among those who eat too much meat,
So do not be overly concerned about what you will eat and what you will drink, and do not worry about such things.
For in those days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day Noah entered the ark.
So the king died and was taken to Samaria, where they buried him.
If an unbeliever invites you to dinner and you want to go, eat whatever is served without asking questions of conscience.
Therefore the land has become unclean and I have brought the punishment for its iniquity upon it, so that the land has vomited out its inhabitants.
Dear friends, I urge you as foreigners and exiles to keep away from fleshly desires that do battle against the soul,