Bible verses about "alcohol consumption" | YLT

Titus 2:3

3 aged women, in like manner, in deportment as doth become sacred persons, not false accusers, to much wine not enslaved, of good things teachers,

Titus 2:2

2 aged men to be temperate, grave, sober, sound in the faith, in the love, in the endurance;

1 Peter 5:8

8 Be sober, vigilant, because your opponent the devil, as a roaring lion, doth walk about, seeking whom he may swallow up,

Proverbs 23:29-35

29 Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? Who hath contentions? who hath plaint? Who hath wounds without cause? Who hath redness of eyes? 30 Those tarrying by the wine, Those going in to search out mixed wine. 31 See not wine when it showeth itself red, When it giveth in the cup its colour, It goeth up and down through the upright. 32 Its latter end—as a serpent it biteth, And as a basilisk it stingeth. 33 Thine eyes see strange women, And thy heart speaketh perverse things. 34 And thou hast been as one lying down in the heart of the sea, And as one lying down on the top of a mast. 35 `They smote me, I have not been sick, They beat me, I have not known. When I awake—I seek it yet again!'

1 Corinthians 6:10

10 nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, the reign of God shall inherit.

Romans 14:21

21 Right it is not to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor to do anything in which thy brother doth stumble, or is made to fall, or is weak.

Galatians 5:21

21 envyings, murders, drunkennesses, revellings, and such like, of which I tell you before, as I also said before, that those doing such things the reign of God shall not inherit.

1 Timothy 5:23

23 no longer be drinking water, but a little wine be using, because of thy stomach and of thine often infirmities;

Ephesians 5:18

18 and be not drunk with wine, in which is dissoluteness, but be filled in the Spirit,

Proverbs 20:1

1 Wine is a scorner—strong drink is noisy, And any going astray in it is not wise.

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