Ephesians 5:18
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English Standard Version
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit,

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

American Standard Version
And be not drunken with wine, wherein is riot, but be filled with the Spirit;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And be not drunk with wine, wherein is luxury; but be ye filled with the holy Spirit,

English Revised Version
And be not drunken with wine, wherein is riot, but be filled with the Spirit;

Webster's Bible Translation
And be not drunk with wine, in which is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;

Weymouth New Testament
Do not over-indulge in wine--a thing in which excess is so easy--

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Vincent's Word Studies

Be not drunk (μὴ μεθύσκεσθε)

See on John 2:10.

Wherein

In drunkenness, not in wine.

Excess (ἀσωτία)

Rev., riot. Lit., unsavingness. See on riotous living, Luke 15:13.

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be not.

Genesis 9:21 And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent.

Genesis 19:32-35 Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie with him, that we may preserve seed of our father...

Deuteronomy 21:20 And they shall say to the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton...

Psalm 69:12 They that sit in the gate speak against me; and I was the song of the drunkards.

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

Proverbs 23:20,21,29-35 Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh...

Isaiah 5:11-13,22 Woe to them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflame them!...

Matthew 24:49 And shall begin to smite his fellow servants, and to eat and drink with the drunken;

Luke 12:45 But and if that servant say in his heart, My lord delays his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens...

Luke 21:34 And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life...

Romans 13:13 Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.

1 Corinthians 5:11 But now I have written to you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater...

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

1 Corinthians 11:21 For in eating every one takes before other his own supper: and one is hungry, and another is drunken.

Galatians 5:21 Contentions, murders, drunkenness, revelings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past...

1 Thessalonians 5:7 For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are drunken in the night.

excess.

Matthew 23:25 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter...

1 Peter 4:3,4 For the time past of our life may suffice us to have worked the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts...

but.

Psalm 63:3-5 Because your loving kindness is better than life, my lips shall praise you...

Songs 1:4 Draw me, we will run after you: the king has brought me into his chambers: we will be glad and rejoice in you...

Songs 7:9 And the roof of your mouth like the best wine for my beloved, that goes down sweetly...

Isaiah 25:6 And in this mountain shall the LORD of hosts make to all people a feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees...

Isaiah 55:1 Ho, every one that thirsts, come you to the waters, and he that has no money; come you, buy, and eat...

Zechariah 9:15-17 The LORD of hosts shall defend them; and they shall devour, and subdue with sling stones; and they shall drink...

Luke 11:13 If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children...

Acts 2:13-18 Others mocking said, These men are full of new wine...

Acts 11:24 For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith: and much people was added to the Lord.

Galatians 5:22-25 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith...

Cross References
Leviticus 10:9
"Drink no wine or strong drink, you or your sons with you, when you go into the tent of meeting, lest you die. It shall be a statute forever throughout your generations.

Proverbs 20:1
Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, and whoever is led astray by it is not wise.

Proverbs 23:20
Be not among drunkards or among gluttonous eaters of meat,

Proverbs 23:30
Those who tarry long over wine; those who go to try mixed wine.

Proverbs 23:31
Do not look at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup and goes down smoothly.

Proverbs 23:32
In the end it bites like a serpent and stings like an adder.

Luke 1:15
for he will be great before the Lord. And he must not drink wine or strong drink, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb.

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