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100 Bible Verses About Drunkards

Here are 100 Bible verses about drunkards from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

1 Corinthians 6:9-10 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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1 Corinthians 5:11 KJV

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.

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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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Galatians 5:21 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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Ephesians 5:18-20 KJV

And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit; Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;

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Proverbs 23:21 KJV

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

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Galatians 5:19-21 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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Ephesians 5:18 KJV

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

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Isaiah 28:1 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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Proverbs 26:9 KJV

As a thorn goeth up into the hand of a drunkard, so is a parable in the mouth of fools.

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Proverbs 23:20-21 KJV

Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh: For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

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Isaiah 5:11 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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Isaiah 5:22 KJV

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

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Joel 1:5 KJV

Awake, ye drunkards, and weep; and howl, all ye drinkers of wine, because of the new wine; for it is cut off from your mouth.

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Titus 2:3 KJV

The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;

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1 Corinthians 6:9 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,

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Psalms 69:12 KJV

They that sit in the gate speak against me; and I was the song of the drunkards.

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1 Corinthians 6:9-11 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. And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.

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Isaiah 28:3 KJV

The crown of pride, the drunkards of Ephraim, shall be trodden under feet:

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Deuteronomy 21:20 KJV

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.

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Romans 13:13 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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Romans 14:21 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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Nahum 1:10 KJV

For while they be folden together as thorns, and while they are drunken as drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.

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Isaiah 28:7 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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Proverbs 31:4 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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Isaiah 24:20 KJV

The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard, and shall be removed like a cottage; and the transgression thereof shall be heavy upon it; and it shall fall, and not rise again.

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Matthew 11:19 KJV

The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified of her children.

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1 John 1:9 KJV

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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Luke 21:34 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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Luke 1:15 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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Romans 1:26-27 KJV

For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.

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Habakkuk 2:15 KJV

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!

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1 Peter 5:8 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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Acts 2:15 KJV

For these are not drunken, as ye suppose, seeing it is but the third hour of the day.

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Isaiah 19:14 KJV

The LORD hath mingled a perverse spirit in the midst thereof: and they have caused Egypt to err in every work thereof, as a drunken man staggereth in his vomit.

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Romans 5:8 KJV

But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

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Isaiah 5:11-12 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! And the harp, and the viol, the tabret, and pipe, and wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not the work of the LORD, neither consider the operation of his hands.

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Genesis 9:21 KJV

And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent.

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1 Timothy 5:23 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 8:9 KJV

But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to them that are weak.

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Luke 12:45 KJV

But and if that servant say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;

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1 Timothy 3:8 KJV

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

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Hosea 4:11 KJV

Whoredom and wine and new wine take away the heart.

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Proverbs 23:20 KJV

Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh:

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Psalms 104:14-15 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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Leviticus 10:9 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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Revelation 18:3 KJV

For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.

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Matthew 24:49 KJV

And shall begin to smite his fellowservants, and to eat and drink with the drunken;

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1 Corinthians 10:23-24 KJV

All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not. Let no man seek his own, but every man another’s wealth.

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1 Corinthians 3:16-17 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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Daniel 5:23 KJV

But hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou, and thy lords, thy wives, and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; and thou hast praised the gods of silver, and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know: and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glorified:

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Daniel 1:8 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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Proverbs 31:6-7 KJV

Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.

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Psalms 104:15 KJV

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 Chronicles 7:14 KJV

If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

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Leviticus 20:13 KJV

If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

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1 Thessalonians 5:7 KJV

For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are drunken in the night.

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Colossians 3:5 KJV

Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:

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Galatians 5:13 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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Jeremiah 25:27 KJV

Therefore thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Drink ye, and be drunken, and spue, and fall, and rise no more, because of the sword which I will send among you.

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Isaiah 29:9 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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1 Kings 20:16 KJV

And they went out at noon. But Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the pavilions, he and the kings, the thirty and two kings that helped him.

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Judges 13:4 KJV

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

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Numbers 6:3 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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1 Peter 4:3-4 KJV

For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries: Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same excess of riot, speaking evil of you:

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1 Corinthians 11:21 KJV

For in eating every one taketh before other his own supper: and one is hungry, and another is drunken.

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1 Corinthians 6:11 KJV

And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.

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Luke 17:28-29 KJV

Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded; But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all.

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Isaiah 55:1 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 24:9 KJV

They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it.

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Proverbs 31:4-5 KJV

It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine; nor for princes strong drink: Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted.

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Proverbs 3:5 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

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1 Samuel 1:14 KJV

And Eli said unto her, How long wilt thou be drunken? put away thy wine from thee.

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Deuteronomy 29:6 KJV

Ye have not eaten bread, neither have ye drunk wine or strong drink: that ye might know that I am the LORD your God.

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Revelation 17:2 KJV

With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication.

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Titus 1:7-8 KJV

For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre; But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;

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John 2:10 KJV

And saith unto him, Every man at the beginning doth set forth good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse: but thou hast kept the good wine until now.

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Ecclesiastes 9:7 KJV

Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.

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Proverbs 23:31 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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Proverbs 11:17 KJV

The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.

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1 Samuel 1:15 KJV

And Hannah answered and said, No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit: I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but have poured out my soul before the LORD.

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Numbers 6:2-3 KJV

Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When either man or woman shall separate themselves to vow a vow of a Nazarite, to separate themselves unto the LORD: 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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1 Peter 4:3 KJV

For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries:

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2 Samuel 11:13 KJV

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.

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1 Samuel 30:12 KJV

And they gave him a piece of a cake of figs, and two clusters of raisins: and when he had eaten, his spirit came again to him: for he had eaten no bread, nor drunk any water, three days and three nights.

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Judges 13:7 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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Luke 7:34 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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1 Kings 16:9 KJV

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.

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Judges 13:14 KJV

She may not eat of any thing that cometh of the vine, neither let her drink wine or strong drink, nor eat any unclean thing: all that I commanded her let her observe.

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Deuteronomy 32:42 KJV

I will make mine arrows drunk with blood, and my sword shall devour flesh; and that with the blood of the slain and of the captives, from the beginning of revenges upon the enemy.

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Genesis 9:27 KJV

God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

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Titus 1:7 KJV

For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;

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Psalms 107:27 KJV

They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wits’ end.

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Jeremiah 13:13 KJV

Then shalt thou say unto them, Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will fill all the inhabitants of this land, even the kings that sit upon David’s throne, and the priests, and the prophets, and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, with drunkenness.

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1 Samuel 1:13 KJV

Now Hannah, she spake in her heart; only her lips moved, but her voice was not heard: therefore Eli thought she had been drunken.

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Proverbs 23:35 KJV

They have stricken me, shalt thou say, and I was not sick; they have beaten me, and I felt it not: when shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.

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Proverbs 31:7 KJV

Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.

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Isaiah 56:12 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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Job 12:25 KJV

They grope in the dark without light, and he maketh them to stagger like a drunken man.

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