Bible verses about "drinking" | ISV

Luke 21:34

34 "Constantly be on your guard so that your hearts will not be loaded down with self-indulgence, drunkenness, and the worries of this life, or that day will take you by surprise

1 Peter 4:3

3 For you spent enough time in the past doing what the gentiles like to do, living in sensuality, sinful desires, drunkenness, wild celebrations, drinking parties, and detestable idolatry.

James 4:17

17 Therefore, anyone who knows what is right but fails to do it is guilty of sin.

Titus 2:3

3 Likewise, older women are to show their reverence for God by their behavior. They are not to be gossips or addicted to alcohol, but to be examples of goodness.

Hebrews 10:26

26 For if we choose to go on sinning we learned the full truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins,

1 Corinthians 6:10

10 thieves, greedy people, drunks, slanderers, and robbers will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Romans 14:21

21 The right thing to do is to avoid eating meat, drinking wine, or doing anything else that makes your brother stumble, upset, or weak.

Proverbs 31:6-7

6 Give liquor to someone who is perishing, and wine to someone who is deeply depressed. 7 Let him drink, forget his poverty, and remember his troubles no more.

Proverbs 23:29-35

29 Who has woe? Who has grief? Who has contention? Who has complaints? Who has wounds without cause? Who has bloodshot eyes? 30 Those who linger over their wine, who consume mixed drinks. 31 Don't stare into your wine, when it sparkles in the cup and goes down smoothly. 32 Eventually it will bite like a snake and sting like a serpent. 33 Your eyes will see strange things, and with slurred words you'll speak what you really believe. 34 You will be like someone who lies down in the sea, or like someone who sleeps on top of a mast. 35 "They struck me," you will say, "but I never felt it. They beat me, but I never knew it When will I wake up? I want another drink."

Matthew 11:18-19

18 Because John didn't come eating or drinking, yet people say, 'He has a demon!' 19 The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, 'Look, a glutton and a drunk, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!'11 Absolved from every act of sin, is wisdom by her kith and kin."

Romans 13:13-14

13 Let's behave decently, as people who live in the light of day. No wild parties, drunkenness, sexual immorality, promiscuity, quarreling, or jealousy! 14 Instead, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and do not obey your flesh and its desires.

1 Timothy 5:23

23 Stop drinking only water, but use a little wine for your stomach because of your frequent illnesses.

Proverbs 20:1

1 Wine causes mocking, and beer causes fights; everyone led astray by them lacks wisdom.

Galatians 5:21

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.

1 Peter 5:8

8 Be clear-minded and alert. Your opponent, the devil, is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.

Ephesians 5:18

18 Stop getting drunk with wine, which leads to wild living, but keep on being filled with the Spirit.

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