Do not join those who drink too much wine or gorge themselves on meat.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 24:49
And he begins to beat his fellow servants and to eat and drink with drunkards.
But watch yourselves, or your hearts will be weighed down by dissipation, drunkenness, and the worries of life--and that day will spring upon you suddenly like a snare.
Let us behave decently, as in the daytime, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and debauchery, not in dissension and jealousy.
Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to reckless indiscretion. Instead, be filled with the Spirit.
and say to the elders, "This son of ours is stubborn and rebellious; he does not obey us. He is a glutton and a drunkard."
Wine is a mocker, strong drink is a brawler, and whoever is led astray by them is not wise.
and put a knife to your throat if you possess a great appetite.
Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has contentions? Who has complaints? Who has needless wounds? Who has bloodshot eyes?
Those who linger over wine, those who go to taste mixed drinks.
A discerning son keeps the law, but a companion of gluttons disgraces his father.
Woe to those who are heroes in drinking wine, and champions in mixing beer,
Chapter Outline1. Consider carefully what is before you
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