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64 Bible Verses About Alcohol and Drugs

Here are 64 Bible verses about alcohol and drugs from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 KJV

What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.

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Proverbs 20:1 KJV

Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.

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Ephesians 5:18 KJV

Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.

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Galatians 5:21 KJV

And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;

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1 Corinthians 6:19 KJV

Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

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Isaiah 28:7 KJV

What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?

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Isaiah 5:11 KJV

But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way; the priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink, they are swallowed up of wine, they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.

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Galatians 5:19-21 KJV

Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflame them!

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1 Corinthians 6:10 KJV

Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

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1 Peter 5:8 KJV

Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

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Galatians 5:20 KJV

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

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Proverbs 31:6 KJV

Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,

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Proverbs 31:4 KJV

Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts.

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1 Timothy 5:23 KJV

It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine; nor for princes strong drink:

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Leviticus 10:9 KJV

Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach’s sake and thine often infirmities.

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1 Corinthians 3:16-17 KJV

Do not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, nor thy sons with thee, when ye go into the tabernacle of the congregation, lest ye die: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations:

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John 8:44 KJV

Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.

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Psalms 104:14-15 KJV

Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

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Judges 13:7 KJV

He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth; And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, and oil to make his face to shine, and bread which strengtheneth man’s heart.

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2 Peter 3:10 KJV

But he said unto me, Behold, thou shalt conceive, and bear a son; and now drink no wine nor strong drink, neither eat any unclean thing: for the child shall be a Nazarite to God from the womb to the day of his death.

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2 Peter 3:9 KJV

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

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1 Timothy 3:3 KJV

The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

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Romans 13:13 KJV

Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;

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Luke 21:34 KJV

Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.

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Proverbs 23:29 KJV

And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

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Revelation 21:8 KJV

Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes?

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1 Peter 4:7 KJV

But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

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Titus 3:1 KJV

But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.

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2 Timothy 4:5 KJV

Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,

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1 Timothy 3:8 KJV

But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.

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Ephesians 5:17 KJV

Likewise must the deacons be grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;

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Ephesians 5:1 KJV

Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.

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Galatians 5:19 KJV

Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;

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Galatians 5:13 KJV

Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,

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1 Corinthians 6:12 KJV

For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.

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1 Corinthians 3:17 KJV

All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.

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Luke 7:33 KJV

If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.

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Luke 1:15 KJV

For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine; and ye say, He hath a devil.

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Daniel 1:8 KJV

For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother’s womb.

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Isaiah 28:1 KJV

But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.

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Genesis 9:20-21 KJV

Woe to the crown of pride, to the drunkards of Ephraim, whose glorious beauty is a fading flower, which are on the head of the fat valleys of them that are overcome with wine!

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Revelation 5:10 KJV

And Noah began to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard: And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent.

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1 Corinthians 3:16 KJV

And hast made us unto our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth.

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Romans 14:21 KJV

Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?

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Romans 12:1 KJV

It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak.

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Luke 10:34 KJV

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

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Luke 7:34 KJV

And went to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him.

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Hosea 4:11 KJV

The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners!

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Jeremiah 35:5-8 KJV

Whoredom and wine and new wine take away the heart.

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Isaiah 56:12 KJV

And I set before the sons of the house of the Rechabites pots full of wine, and cups, and I said unto them, Drink ye wine. But they said, We will drink no wine: for Jonadab the son of Rechab our father commanded us, saying, Ye shall drink no wine, neither ye, nor your sons for ever: Neither shall ye build house, nor sow seed, nor plant vineyard, nor have any: but all your days ye shall dwell in tents; that ye may live many days in the land where ye be strangers. Thus have we obeyed the voice of Jonadab the son of Rechab our father in all that he hath charged us, to drink no wine all our days, we, our wives, our sons, nor our daughters;

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Isaiah 55:1 KJV

Come ye, say they, I will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and to morrow shall be as this day, and much more abundant.

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Isaiah 29:9 KJV

Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.

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Isaiah 5:22 KJV

Stay yourselves, and wonder; cry ye out, and cry: they are drunken, but not with wine; they stagger, but not with strong drink.

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Proverbs 23:32 KJV

Woe unto them that are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mingle strong drink:

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Proverbs 23:31 KJV

At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.

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Proverbs 21:17 KJV

Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright.

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Judges 13:4 KJV

He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.

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Numbers 6:3 KJV

Now therefore beware, I pray thee, and drink not wine nor strong drink, and eat not any unclean thing:

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Exodus 20:3 KJV

He shall separate himself from wine and strong drink, and shall drink no vinegar of wine, or vinegar of strong drink, neither shall he drink any liquor of grapes, nor eat moist grapes, or dried.

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Exodus 12:8 KJV

Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

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Revelation 1:5-6 KJV

And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread; and with bitter herbs they shall eat it.

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1 Corinthians 6:9-10 KJV

And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood, And hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

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Luke 10:1 KJV

Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

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Matthew 26:27 KJV

After these things the Lord appointed other seventy also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himself would come.

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