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4608. sikera -- fermented liquor
... 4608 (a transliteration of the Hebrew 7941, "alcoholic drink") -- any fermented,
intoxicating drink (sometimes made from grapes); "strong drink, fermented from ...
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4222. potizo -- to give to drink
... give drink, feed, water. From a derivative of the alternate of pino; to furnish
drink, irrigate -- give (make) to drink, feed, water. ... Strong's Numbers.
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4689. spendo -- to pour out (as a drink offering), to make a ...
... 2). to pour out as a drink offering. Apparently ... be offered. (spendomai) -- 2
Occurrences. 4688, 4689. spendo. 4690 . Strong's Numbers.
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4188. poma -- a drink
... From the alternate of pino; a beverage -- drink. see GREEK pino. (poma) -- 1 Occurrence.
(pomasin) -- 1 Occurrence. 4187, 4188. poma. 4189 . Strong's Numbers
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4095. pino -- to drink
... which (together with another form) poo (po'-o) occurs only as an alternate in certain
tenses; to imbibe (literally or figuratively) -- drink. ... Strong's Numbers.
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4213. posis -- a drinking, a drink
... the act), ie (concretely) a draught -- drink. see GREEK pino. (posei) -- 1 Occurrence.
(posis) -- 2 Occurrences. 4212, 4213. posis. 4214 . Strong's Numbers
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4844. sumpino -- to drink with
... pino; to partake a beverage in company -- drink with. see GREEK sun. see GREEK pino.
(sunepiomen) -- 1 Occurrence. 4843, 4844. sumpino. 4844a . Strong's Numbers
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5202. hudropoteo -- to drink water
... To abstain from vinous beverages -- drink water. see GREEK hudor. see GREEK pino.
(udropotei) -- 1 Occurrence. 5201, 5202. hudropoteo. 5203 . Strong's Numbers
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2666. katapino -- to drink down
... devour, drown, swallow up. From kata and pino; to drink down, ie Gulp entire (literally
or figuratively) -- devour, drown, swallow (up). ... Strong's Numbers.
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4844a. sumpino -- to drink with
... Word Origin from sun and pino Definition to drink with NASB Word Usage drank
(1). 4844, 4844a. sumpino. 4844b . Strong's Numbers.
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Strong's Hebrew
7941. shekar -- intoxicating drink, strong drink
... intoxicating drink, strong drink. Transliteration: shekar Phonetic Spelling:
(shay-kawr') Short Definition: drink. ... strong drink, drunkard, strong wine. ...
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8248. shaqah -- cause to drink water, give to drink
... give to, let, make to) drink, drown, moisten, water. See shakar, shathah. see HEBREW
shakar. see HEBREW shathah. 8247, 8248. shaqah. 8249 . Strong's Numbers
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8354. shathah -- to drink
... banquet, X certainly, drink(-er, -ing), drunk (X -ard), surely. (Prop. Intensive
of shaqah.). see HEBREW shaqah. 8353, 8354. shathah. 8355 . Strong's Numbers
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4960. mishteh -- a feast, drink
... by implication) a banquet or (generally) feast -- banquet, drank, drink,
feast((-ed), -ing). see HEBREW shathah. 4959, 4960. mishteh. 4961 . Strong's
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5435. sobe -- a drink, liquor
... From caba'; potation, concretely (wine), or abstractly (carousal) -- drink, drunken,
wine. see HEBREW caba'. 5434, 5435. sobe. 5436 . Strong's Numbers.
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8250. shiqquy -- a drink
... From shaqah; a beverage; moisture, ie (figuratively) refreshment -- drink, marrow.
see HEBREW shaqah. 8249, 8250. shiqquy. 8251 . Strong's Numbers.
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5262a. nesek -- a drink offering
... a drink offering NASB Word Usage drink (1), drink offering (29), drink offerings
(29), libations (1). 5262, 5262a. nesek or nesek. 5262b . Strong's Numbers
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8355. shethah -- to drink
... drinking (2). drink. (Aramaic) corresponding to shathah -- drink. see HEBREW
shathah. 8354, 8355. shethah. 8356 . Strong's Numbers.
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7301. ravah -- to be saturated, drink one's fill
... root Definition to be saturated, drink one's fill NASB Word Usage drench (1), drink
(1), drink its fill (1), drink our fill (1), fill (2 ... Strong's Numbers.
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5261. nesak -- a drink offering
... drink offering. (Aramaic) corresponding to necek; a libation -- drink offering.
see HEBREW necek. 5260, 5261. nesak. 5262 . Strong's Numbers.
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Internal Foes.
... Now take appetite. That is an enemy inside. How many young men are ruined by the
appetite for strong drink! ... Strong drink is an enemy, both to body and soul. ...
// overcoming life/part ii internal foes.htm

The Judgment of Drunkards and Mockers
... that sitteth in judgment, and for strength to them that turn the battle to the
gate.7. But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/the judgment of drunkards and.htm

The Vow of Chastity, and Its Rites in the Law; vines, Christ, and ...
... 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 ...
/.../chapter v the vow of chastity.htm

A String of Pearls
... 'Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is
not wise.2. The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/a string of pearls.htm

The Voice in the Wilderness
... 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. . . . ...
// desire of ages/chapter 10 the voice in.htm

Annunciation to Zacharias of the Birth of John the Baptist.
... many [but not all] shall rejoice at his birth.15 For he shall be great in the sight
of the Lord [compare verse 6], and he shall drink no wine nor strong drink. ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/v annunciation to zacharias of.htm

Strange Fire
... And they did according to the word of Moses.8. And the Lord spake unto Aaron, saying,
9. Do not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, nor thy sons with thee, when ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture k/strange fire.htm

Talmage -- a Bloody Monster
... Noah took to strong drink. By this vice, Alexander the Conqueror was conquered. ...
Let them grow up with an utter aversion to strong drink. ...
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A Prophet's Woes
... Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong
drink; that continue until night, till wine inflame them! 12. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/a prophets woes.htm

Separation to God.
... Let us now look into the law of the Nazarite. IMPLICIT OBEDIENCE: verses 3, 4.
"He shall separate himself from wine and strong drink, and shall drink no ...
/.../taylor/separation and service/part i separation to god.htm

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Strong Drink

The Hebrew term shecar , in its etymological sense, applies to any beverage that had intoxicating qualities. With regard to the application of the term in later times we have the explicit statement of Jerome, as well as other sources of information, from which we may state the that following beverages were known to the Jews:--

  1. Beer , which was largely consumed in Egypt under the name of zythus , and was thence introduced into Palestine. It was made of barley; certain herbs, such as lupine and skirret, were used as substitutes for hops.
  2. Cider , which is noticed in the Mishna as apple wine.
  3. Honey wine , of which there were two sorts, one consisting of a mixture of wine, honey and pepper; the other a decoction of the juice of the grape, termed debash (honey) by the Hebrews, and dibs by the modern Syrians.
  4. Date wine , which was also manufactured in Egypt. It was made by mashing the fruit in water in certain proportions.
  5. Various other fruits and vegetables are enumerated by Pliny as supplying materials for factitious or home-made wine, such as figs, millet, the carob fruit, etc. It is not improbable that the Hebrews applied raisins to this purpose in the simple manner followed by the Arabians, viz., by putting them in jars of water and burying them in the ground until fermentation took place.
ATS Bible Dictionary
Strong Drink


Topical Bible Verses
Proverbs 20:1
Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whoever is deceived thereby is not wise.

Isaiah 5:22
Woe to them that are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mingle strong drink:

Isaiah 28:7
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.

Romans 14:21
It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor any thing whereby your brother stumbles, or is offended, or is made weak.

Ephesians 5:18
And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;

1 Timothy 3:8
Likewise must the deacons be grave, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;

Habakkuk 2:15
Woe to him that gives his neighbor drink, that put your bottle to him, and make him drunken also, that you may look on their nakedness!

1 Timothy 5:23
Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for your stomach's sake and your often infirmities.

1 Corinthians 6:10
Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortionists, shall inherit the kingdom of God.



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