Drunkard and Glutton Prov. 23: 20-21, 29-35

The Drunkard & the Glutton Prov. 23: 20-21, 29-35 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO

The Bible has some strong words against the drunkard and glutton or simply against drinking and eating too much, in general, for that matter.

(Rom 13:13)  Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.

(1 Cor 5:11)  But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat.

(1 Cor 6:10)  Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

(Eph 5:18)  And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;

(Deu 21:20)  And they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton, and a drunkard.

(1 Sam 25:36)  And Abigail came to Nabal; and, behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king; and Nabal’s heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken: wherefore she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.

(Gen 9:21)  And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent.

(Hab 2:15)  Woe unto him that giveth his neighbour drink, that puttest thy bottle to him, and makest him drunken also, that thou mayest look on their nakedness!

(1 Ki 16:9)  And his servant Zimri, captain of half his chariots, conspired against him, as he was in Tirzah, drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza steward of his house in Tirzah.

(1 Ki 20:16)  And they went out at noon. But Benhadad was drinking himself drunk in the pavilions, he and the kings, the thirty and two kings that helped him.

(2 Sam 11:13)  And when David had called him, he did eat and drink before him; and he made him drunk: and at even he went out to lie on his bed with the servants of his lord, but went not down to his house.