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92 Bible Verses About Moderation

Here are 92 Bible verses about moderation from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

1 Corinthians 6:12 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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Proverbs 25:27 KJV

It is not good to eat much honey: so for men to search their own glory is not glory.

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1 Corinthians 9:25 KJV

It is not good to eat much honey: so for men to search their own glory is not glory.

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Philippians 4:5 KJV

And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.

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Ephesians 5:18 KJV

Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.

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Galatians 5:13 KJV

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

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Titus 2:7 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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Proverbs 25:16 KJV

In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,

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Proverbs 20:1 KJV

Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it.

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1 Peter 5:8 KJV

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

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1 Timothy 5:23 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 23:20-21 KJV

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

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Titus 2:3 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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Colossians 2:20-23 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 Timothy 3:8 KJV

Wherefore if ye be dead with Christ from the rudiments of the world, why, as though living in the world, are ye subject to ordinances, (Touch not; taste not; handle not; Which all are to perish with the using;) after the commandments and doctrines of men? Which things have indeed a shew of wisdom in will worship, and humility, and neglecting of the body; not in any honour to the satisfying of the flesh.

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Romans 14:21 KJV

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

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Psalms 104:15 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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Ephesians 5:18-20 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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1 Timothy 6:10 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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Matthew 7:12 KJV

For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

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Galatians 5:21 KJV

Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

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1 Corinthians 5:11 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 5:1 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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1 Corinthians 8:9 KJV

Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;

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Habakkuk 2:15 KJV

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

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1 Corinthians 6:19-20 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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Luke 7:34 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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Psalms 104:14-15 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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Luke 1:37 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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Hosea 4:11 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Proverbs 31:4-5 KJV

Whoredom and wine and new wine take away the heart.

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Proverbs 23:31 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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Titus 2:6 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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1 Corinthians 6:9-10 KJV

Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded.

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Proverbs 25:28 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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Proverbs 23:21 KJV

He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls.

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2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

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

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Philippians 4:8 KJV

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

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Romans 12:2 KJV

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

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Isaiah 5:11 KJV

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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Proverbs 23:31-32 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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Titus 1:8 KJV

Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.

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Galatians 5:22-23 KJV

But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;

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Galatians 2:20 KJV

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

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1 Corinthians 10:31 KJV

I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

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John 10:10 KJV

Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.

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Proverbs 31:4 KJV

The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

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Psalms 23:1 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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2 Peter 1:5-6 KJV

The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness;

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Galatians 6:7 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Galatians 5:23 KJV

Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.

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Galatians 5:17 KJV

Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

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Proverbs 16:32 KJV

For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.

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Numbers 6:2-3 KJV

He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.

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1 Peter 5:7 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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Colossians 3:5 KJV

Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

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Philippians 4:6 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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Philippians 3:19 KJV

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

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Ephesians 3:20 KJV

Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.)

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Galatians 5:22 KJV

Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,

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1 Corinthians 9:24-27 KJV

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

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Romans 5:8 KJV

Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain. And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible. I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air: But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.

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Matthew 5:13-16 KJV

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

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Matthew 4:4 KJV

Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men. Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

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Isaiah 5:22 KJV

But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

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Proverbs 31:6-7 KJV

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

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Proverbs 21:17 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 23:4 KJV

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

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2 Kings 4:43-44 KJV

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

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Genesis 1:1 KJV

And his servitor said, What, should I set this before an hundred men? He said again, Give the people, that they may eat: for thus saith the LORD, They shall eat, and shall leave thereof. So he set it before them, and they did eat, and left thereof, according to the word of the LORD.

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Revelation 3:20 KJV

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

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1 John 4:8 KJV

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.

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Colossians 3:23 KJV

He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.

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Romans 13:13 KJV

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

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Romans 12:19 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 12:1 KJV

Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.

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Romans 8:31 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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Romans 8:18 KJV

What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?

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John 3:16 KJV

For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.

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Hebrews 11:1 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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Proverbs 22:6 KJV

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

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James 2:26 KJV

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

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Romans 1:16 KJV

For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.

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Acts 2:38 KJV

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

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Proverbs 23:4 KJV

Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

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Proverbs 15:16 KJV

Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom.

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Colossians 4:6 KJV

Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.

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Proverbs 17:27 KJV

Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.

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Proverbs 12:16 KJV

He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.

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Deuteronomy 4:41-43 KJV

A fool’s wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covereth shame.

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Revelation 3:15-16 KJV

Then Moses severed three cities on this side Jordan toward the sunrising; That the slayer might flee thither, which should kill his neighbour unawares, and hated him not in times past; and that fleeing unto one of these cities he might live: Namely, Bezer in the wilderness, in the plain country, of the Reubenites; and Ramoth in Gilead, of the Gadites; and Golan in Bashan, of the Manassites.

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Titus 1:7-8 KJV

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.

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