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98 Bible Verses About Overeating

Here are 98 Bible verses about overeating from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

1 Corinthians 10:31 KJV

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

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Proverbs 23:2 KJV

And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.

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1 Corinthians 6:19-20 KJV

And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.

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Proverbs 23:20-21 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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1 Corinthians 6:19 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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Philippians 3:19 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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Proverbs 25:27 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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Philippians 4:13 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 6:20 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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1 Corinthians 3:16 KJV

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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Jeremiah 17:14 KJV

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

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Proverbs 28:7 KJV

Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved: for thou art my praise.

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Romans 14:21 KJV

Whoso keepeth the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of riotous men shameth his father.

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Ephesians 5:18 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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Exodus 15:26 KJV

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

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Romans 14:17 KJV

And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that healeth thee.

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1 John 1:9 KJV

For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

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Galatians 2:20 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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Matthew 7:7 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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Philippians 4:5 KJV

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

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Proverbs 25:16 KJV

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

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Matthew 6:33 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 Corinthians 10:13 KJV

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

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Deuteronomy 21:20 KJV

There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.

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John 14:16 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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Genesis 1:29-30 KJV

And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;

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Romans 3:23 KJV

And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat. And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.

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John 10:10 KJV

For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;

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Leviticus 3:17 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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Proverbs 23:1-3 KJV

It shall be a perpetual statute for your generations throughout all your dwellings, that ye eat neither fat nor blood.

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Psalms 104:15 KJV

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee: And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite. Be not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitful meat.

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Deuteronomy 8:3 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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Proverbs 23:21 KJV

And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the LORD doth man live.

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Philippians 3:18-19 KJV

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

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Proverbs 20:1 KJV

(For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.)

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1 Corinthians 3:16-17 KJV

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

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Ecclesiastes 12:13-14 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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Proverbs 23:20 KJV

Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.

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Proverbs 3:7 KJV

Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh:

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Proverbs 17:22 KJV

Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.

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Genesis 1:29 KJV

A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.

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Titus 1:12 KJV

And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.

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1 Timothy 5:23 KJV

One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.

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Colossians 3:5 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 9:27 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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Matthew 5:16 KJV

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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Psalms 78:18 KJV

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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Matthew 11:19 KJV

And they tempted God in their heart by asking meat for their lust.

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James 4:7 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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Romans 13:14 KJV

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

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Ruth 2:14 KJV

But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.

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2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

And Boaz said unto her, At mealtime come thou hither, and eat of the bread, and dip thy morsel in the vinegar. And she sat beside the reapers: and he reached her parched corn, and she did eat, and was sufficed, and left.

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Acts 5:29 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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Luke 7:34 KJV

Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

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Zechariah 7:6 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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Proverbs 31:27 KJV

And when ye did eat, and when ye did drink, did not ye eat for yourselves, and drink for yourselves?

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Proverbs 25:28 KJV

She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.

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Revelation 21:4 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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Matthew 4:4 KJV

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

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Ecclesiastes 9:7 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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Exodus 23:25 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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1 Corinthians 6:12 KJV

And ye shall serve the LORD your God, and he shall bless thy bread, and thy water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of thee.

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Ezekiel 16:49 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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James 1:14 KJV

Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.

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Philippians 4:8 KJV

But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.

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John 14:17 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 53:5 KJV

Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

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Proverbs 18:20 KJV

But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.

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Psalms 30:2 KJV

A man’s belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.

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Revelation 22:2 KJV

O LORD my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me.

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1 John 2:16 KJV

In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.

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1 Corinthians 10:7 KJV

For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

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Matthew 6:17-18 KJV

Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.

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Isaiah 59:2 KJV

But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face; That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father which is in secret: and thy Father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly.

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James 2:17 KJV

But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.

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Galatians 5:22-23 KJV

Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone.

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Romans 12:1 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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Luke 1:37 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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Matthew 16:25 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Matthew 4:23 KJV

For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.

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Isaiah 30:20 KJV

And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people.

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Proverbs 20:17 KJV

And though the Lord give you the bread of adversity, and the water of affliction, yet shall not thy teachers be removed into a corner any more, but thine eyes shall see thy teachers:

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

Bread of deceit is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.

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James 3:16 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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Galatians 5:22 KJV

For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

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1 Corinthians 15:32 KJV

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

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John 3:16-17 KJV

If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts at Ephesus, what advantageth it me, if the dead rise not? let us eat and drink; for to morrow we die.

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Ezekiel 38:19 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. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

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Proverbs 4:17 KJV

For in my jealousy and in the fire of my wrath have I spoken, Surely in that day there shall be a great shaking in the land of Israel;

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Psalms 78:17-19 KJV

For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.

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1 Corinthians 11:21 KJV

And they sinned yet more against him by provoking the most High in the wilderness. And they tempted God in their heart by asking meat for their lust. Yea, they spake against God; they said, Can God furnish a table in the wilderness?

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Luke 14:10 KJV

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

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Luke 21:34 KJV

But when thou art bidden, go and sit down in the lowest room; that when he that bade thee cometh, he may say unto thee, Friend, go up higher: then shalt thou have worship in the presence of them that sit at meat with thee.

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1 Peter 2:11 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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Matthew 24:38 KJV

Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

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Luke 12:29 KJV

For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark,

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1 Kings 22:37 KJV

And seek not ye what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink, neither be ye of doubtful mind.

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Leviticus 18:25 KJV

And the land is defiled: therefore I do visit the iniquity thereof upon it, and the land itself vomiteth out her inhabitants.

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Proverbs 23:1 KJV

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee:

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1 Corinthians 10:27 KJV

If any of them that believe not bid you to a feast, and ye be disposed to go; whatsoever is set before you, eat, asking no question for conscience sake.

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