25 Bible Verses About Drunkenness (NIV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Drunkenness (NIV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Drunkenness

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Proverbs 20:1

1 Wine is a mocker and beer a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise.

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Ephesians 5:18

18 Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit.

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40

Galatians 5:19-21

19 The acts of the sinful nature are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; 20 idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions 21 and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.

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38

Romans 13:13

13 Let us behave decently, as in the daytime, not in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and debauchery, not in dissension and jealousy.

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38

Luke 21:34

34 "Be careful, or your hearts will be weighed down with dissipation, drunkenness and the anxieties of life, and that day will close on you unexpectedly like a trap.

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33

Galatians 5:21

21 and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.

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30

Isaiah 5:11

11 Woe to those who rise early in the morning to run after their drinks, who stay up late at night till they are inflamed with wine.

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30

Proverbs 23:29-35

29 Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaints? Who has needless bruises? Who has bloodshot eyes? 30 Those who linger over wine, who go to sample bowls of mixed wine. 31 Do not gaze at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup, when it goes down smoothly! 32 In the end it bites like a snake and poisons like a viper. 33 Your eyes will see strange sights and your mind imagine confusing things. 34 You will be like one sleeping on the high seas, lying on top of the rigging. 35 "They hit me," you will say, "but I'm not hurt! They beat me, but I don't feel it! When will I wake up so I can find another drink?"

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28

1 Timothy 5:23

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

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26

Isaiah 5:22

22 Woe to those who are heroes at drinking wine and champions at mixing drinks,

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22

1 Peter 5:8

8 Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.

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21

Genesis 9:21

21 When he drank some of its wine, he became drunk and lay uncovered inside his tent.

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21

Romans 14:21

21 It is better not to eat meat or drink wine or to do anything else that will cause your brother to fall.

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21

Isaiah 28:7

7 And these also stagger from wine and reel from beer: Priests and prophets stagger from beer and are befuddled with wine; they reel from beer, they stagger when seeing visions, they stumble when rendering decisions.

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19

Proverbs 23:21

21 for drunkards and gluttons become poor, and drowsiness clothes them in rags.

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17

1 Corinthians 6:10

10 nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

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17

Hosea 4:11

11 to prostitution, to old wine and new, which take away the understanding

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17

Proverbs 23:20

20 Do not join those who drink too much wine or gorge themselves on meat,

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16

1 Corinthians 6:19-20

19 Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; 20 you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your body.

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16

Matthew 24:49

49 and he then begins to beat his fellow servants and to eat and drink with drunkards.

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16

Psalm 104:14-15

14 He makes grass grow for the cattle, and plants for man to cultivate- bringing forth food from the earth: 15 wine that gladdens the heart of man, oil to make his face shine, and bread that sustains his heart.

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16

Proverbs 23:31

31 Do not gaze at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup, when it goes down smoothly!

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15

Luke 1:15

15 for he will be great in the sight of the Lord. He is never to take wine or other fermented drink, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit even from birth.

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15

Proverbs 23:20-21

20 Do not join those who drink too much wine or gorge themselves on meat, 21 for drunkards and gluttons become poor, and drowsiness clothes them in rags.

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14

1 Peter 4:3

3 For you have spent enough time in the past doing what pagans choose to do--living in debauchery, lust, drunkenness, orgies, carousing and detestable idolatry.

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