Drunk, (-en, be), Drunkard, Drunkenness - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Drunk, (-en, be), Drunkard, Drunkenness

[ A-1,Verb,G3184, methuo ]
signifies to be drunk with wine" (from methu, "mulled wine;" hence Eng., "mead, honey-wine"); originally it denoted simply "a pleasant drink." For John 2:10 See under DRINK. The verb is used of "being intoxicated" in Matthew 24:49; Acts 2:15; 1 Corinthians 11:21; 1 Thessalonians 5:7; metaphorically, of the effect upon men of partaking of the abominations of the Babylonish system, Revelation 17:2; of being in a state of mental "intoxication," through the shedding of men's blood profusely, Revelation 17:6.

[ A-2,Verb,G3182, methusko ]
signifies "to make drunk, or to grow drunk" (an inceptive verb, marking the process or the state expressed in No. 1), "to become intoxicated," Luke 12:45; Ephesians 5:18; 1 Thessalonians 5:7.

[ B-1,Adjective,G3183, methusos ]
"drunken" (cp. No. 2), is used as noun, in the singular, in 1 Corinthians 5:11, and in the plural, in 1 Corinthians 6:10, "drunkard," "drunkards."

[ C-1,Noun,G3178, methe ]
"strong drink" (akin to methu, "wine," See under A. 1, above), denotes "drunkenness, habitual intoxication," Luke 21:34; Romans 13:13; Galatians 5:21.

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