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Alcohol is for people who are dying, for those who are in misery.
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Give strong drink to them that are sad; and wine to them that are grieved in mind:
Psalm 104:15 And that wine may cheer the heart of man. That he may make the face cheerful with oil: and that bread may strengthen man's heart.
1 Timothy 5:23 Do not still drink water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thy frequent infirmities.
of heavy hearts or bitter of soul
1 Samuel 1:10 As Anna had her heart full of grief, she prayed to the Lord, shedding many tears,
1 Samuel 30:6 And David was greatly afflicted: for the people had a mind to stone him, for the soul of every man was bitterly grieved for his sons and daughters: but David took courage in the Lord his God.
2 Kings 4:27 And when she came to the man of God, to the mount, she caught hold on his feet: and Giezi came to remove her. And the man of God said: Let her alone for her soul is in anguish, and the Lord hath hid it from me, and hath not told me.
ContextThe Words of King Lemuel
…5And lest they drink and forget judgments, and pervert the cause of the children of the poor. 6Give strong drink to them that are sad; and wine to them that are grieved in mind:7Let them drink, and forget their want, and remember their sorrow no more.…
Why is light given to him that is in misery, and life to them that are in bitterness of soul?
The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me, and I comforted the heart of the widow.
And that wine may cheer the heart of man. That he may make the face cheerful with oil: and that bread may strengthen man's heart.
Let them drink, and forget their want, and remember their sorrow no more.
What shall I say, or what shall he answer for me, whereas he himself hath done it? I will recount to thee all my years in the bitterness of my soul.
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