100 Bible Verses about Wine

Ephesians 5:18 ESV / 43 helpful votes

And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit,

1 Timothy 5:23 ESV / 37 helpful votes

(No longer drink only water, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments.)

Proverbs 20:1 ESV / 31 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 31:6 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Give strong drink to the one who is perishing, and wine to those in bitter distress;

Numbers 6:3 ESV / 19 helpful votes

He shall separate himself from wine and strong drink. He shall drink no vinegar made from wine or strong drink and shall not drink any juice of grapes or eat grapes, fresh or dried.

Mark 14:23 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them, and they all drank of it.

Psalm 104:15 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And wine to gladden the heart of man, oil to make his face shine and bread to strengthen man's heart.

Romans 14:21 ESV / 17 helpful votes

It is good not to eat meat or drink wine or do anything that causes your brother to stumble.

Isaiah 25:6 ESV / 16 helpful votes

On this mountain the Lord of hosts will make for all peoples a feast of rich food, a feast of well-aged wine, of rich food full of marrow, of aged wine well refined.

Isaiah 5:11 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Woe to those who rise early in the morning, that they may run after strong drink, who tarry late into the evening as wine inflames them!

Proverbs 31:4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, or for rulers to take strong drink,

Titus 2:3 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to much wine. They are to teach what is good,

Proverbs 31:7 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Let them drink and forget their poverty and remember their misery no more.

Isaiah 5:22 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Woe to those who are heroes at drinking wine, and valiant men in mixing strong drink,

Luke 21:34 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“But watch yourselves lest your hearts be weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and cares of this life, and that day come upon you suddenly like a trap.

Hosea 4:11 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Whoredom, wine, and new wine, which take away the understanding.

Isaiah 55:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“Come, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and he who has no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.

Proverbs 21:17 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Whoever loves pleasure will be a poor man; he who loves wine and oil will not be rich.

Genesis 9:21 ESV / 8 helpful votes

He drank of the wine and became drunk and lay uncovered in his tent.

Revelation 6:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And I heard what seemed to be a voice in the midst of the four living creatures, saying, “A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius, and do not harm the oil and wine!”

John 2:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And said to him, “Everyone serves the good wine first, and when people have drunk freely, then the poor wine. But you have kept the good wine until now.”

Luke 5:39 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And no one after drinking old wine desires new, for he says, ‘The old is good.’”

Zechariah 9:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For how great is his goodness, and how great his beauty! Grain shall make the young men flourish, and new wine the young women.

Joel 2:19 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The Lord answered and said to his people, “Behold, I am sending to you grain, wine, and oil, and you will be satisfied; and I will no more make you a reproach among the nations.

Psalm 60:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

You have made your people see hard things; you have given us wine to drink that made us stagger.

Judges 13:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Therefore be careful and drink no wine or strong drink, and eat nothing unclean,

Revelation 14:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Another angel, a second, followed, saying, “Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great, she who made all nations drink the wine of the passion of her sexual immorality.”

John 2:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

When the master of the feast tasted the water now become wine, and did not know where it came from (though the servants who had drawn the water knew), the master of the feast called the bridegroom

Matthew 26:27-29 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them, saying, “Drink of it, all of you, for this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins. I tell you I will not drink again of this fruit of the vine until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father's kingdom.”

Matthew 11:19 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Look at him! A glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ Yet wisdom is justified by her deeds.”

Habakkuk 2:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“Moreover, wine is a traitor, an arrogant man who is never at rest. His greed is as wide as Sheol; like death he has never enough. He gathers for himself all nations and collects as his own all peoples.”

Song of Solomon 8:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I would lead you and bring you into the house of my mother— she who used to teach me. I would give you spiced wine to drink, the juice of my pomegranate.

Proverbs 23:31 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 23:29-32 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaining? Who has wounds without cause? Who has redness of eyes? Those who tarry long over wine; those who go to try mixed wine. Do not look at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup and goes down smoothly. In the end it bites like a serpent and stings like an adder.

Deuteronomy 14:26 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And spend the money for whatever you desire—oxen or sheep or wine or strong drink, whatever your appetite craves. And you shall eat there before the Lord your God and rejoice, you and your household.

Genesis 27:28 ESV / 5 helpful votes

May God give you of the dew of heaven and of the fatness of the earth and plenty of grain and wine.

John 6:53-56 ESV / 4 helpful votes

So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you. Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day. For my flesh is true food, and my blood is true drink. Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood abides in me, and I in him.

Luke 5:37 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And no one puts new wine into old wineskins. If he does, the new wine will burst the skins and it will be spilled, and the skins will be destroyed.

Joel 2:24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“The threshing floors shall be full of grain; the vats shall overflow with wine and oil.

Hosea 7:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

They do not cry to me from the heart, but they wail upon their beds; for grain and wine they gash themselves; they rebel against me.

Daniel 1:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But Daniel resolved that he would not defile himself with the king's food, or with the wine that he drank. Therefore he asked the chief of the eunuchs to allow him not to defile himself.

Jeremiah 35:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The command that Jonadab the son of Rechab gave to his sons, to drink no wine, has been kept, and they drink none to this day, for they have obeyed their father's command. I have spoken to you persistently, but you have not listened to me.

Isaiah 28:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

These also reel with wine and stagger with strong drink; the priest and the prophet reel with strong drink, they are swallowed by wine, they stagger with strong drink, they reel in vision, they stumble in giving judgment.

Song of Solomon 1:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! For your love is better than wine;

Ecclesiastes 10:18-19 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Through sloth the roof sinks in, and through indolence the house leaks. Bread is made for laughter, and wine gladdens life, and money answers everything.

Proverbs 9:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Come, eat of my bread and drink of the wine I have mixed.

Proverbs 9:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

She has slaughtered her beasts; she has mixed her wine; she has also set her table.

Proverbs 4:1-27 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Hear, O sons, a father's instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain insight, for I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching. When I was a son with my father, tender, the only one in the sight of my mother, he taught me and said to me, “Let your heart hold fast my words; keep my commandments, and live. Get wisdom; get insight; do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth.

Psalm 104:14-15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

You cause the grass to grow for the livestock and plants for man to cultivate, that he may bring forth food from the earth and wine to gladden the heart of man, oil to make his face shine and bread to strengthen man's heart.

Psalm 75:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For in the hand of the Lord there is a cup with foaming wine, well mixed, and he pours out from it, and all the wicked of the earth shall drain it down to the dregs.

Psalm 4:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

You have put more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and wine abound.

Job 32:19 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Behold, my belly is like wine that has no vent; like new wineskins ready to burst.

Joshua 9:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

They on their part acted with cunning and went and made ready provisions and took worn-out sacks for their donkeys, and wineskins, worn-out and torn and mended,

Numbers 6:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, When either a man or a woman makes a special vow, the vow of a Nazirite, to separate himself to the Lord,

Leviticus 10:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“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.

Revelation 16:19 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The great city was split into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell, and God remembered Babylon the great, to make her drain the cup of the wine of the fury of his wrath.

1 Corinthians 6:9-10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Acts 13:1-16:40 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Now there were in the church at Antioch prophets and teachers, Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a member of the court of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” Then after fasting and praying they laid their hands on them and sent them off. So, being sent out by the Holy Spirit, they went down to Seleucia, and from there they sailed to Cyprus. When they arrived at Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews. And they had John to assist them.

Acts 2:13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But others mocking said, “They are filled with new wine.”

Luke 22:20 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And likewise the cup after they had eaten, saying, “This cup that is poured out for you is the new covenant in my blood.

Luke 10:34 ESV / 3 helpful votes

He went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he set him on his own animal and brought him to an inn and took care of him.

Luke 5:38 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But new wine must be put into fresh wineskins.

Luke 1:15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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.

Mark 15:23 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And they offered him wine mixed with myrrh, but he did not take it.

Mark 14:24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And he said to them, “This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many.

Mark 2:22 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And no one puts new wine into old wineskins. If he does, the wine will burst the skins—and the wine is destroyed, and so are the skins. But new wine is for fresh wineskins.”

Matthew 27:48 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And one of them at once ran and took a sponge, filled it with sour wine, and put it on a reed and gave it to him to drink.

Matthew 26:28 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.

Matthew 9:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Neither is new wine put into old wineskins. If it is, the skins burst and the wine is spilled and the skins are destroyed. But new wine is put into fresh wineskins, and so both are preserved.”

Haggai 1:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And I have called for a drought on the land and the hills, on the grain, the new wine, the oil, on what the ground brings forth, on man and beast, and on all their labors.”

Habakkuk 2:15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Woe to him who makes his neighbors drink— you pour out your wrath and make them drunk, in order to gaze at their nakedness!

Amos 6:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Who drink wine in bowls and anoint themselves with the finest oils, but are not grieved over the ruin of Joseph!

Joel 3:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And have cast lots for my people, and have traded a boy for a prostitute, and have sold a girl for wine and have drunk it.

Joel 1:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Awake, you drunkards, and weep, and wail, all you drinkers of wine, because of the sweet wine, for it is cut off from your mouth.

Hosea 7:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

On the day of our king, the princes became sick with the heat of wine; he stretched out his hand with mockers.

Hosea 2:22 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And the earth shall answer the grain, the wine, and the oil, and they shall answer Jezreel,

Hosea 2:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And she did not know that it was I who gave her the grain, the wine, and the oil, and who lavished on her silver and gold, which they used for Baal.

Daniel 10:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

I ate no delicacies, no meat or wine entered my mouth, nor did I anoint myself at all, for the full three weeks.

Daniel 1:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

So the steward took away their food and the wine they were to drink, and gave them vegetables.

Daniel 1:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The king assigned them a daily portion of the food that the king ate, and of the wine that he drank. They were to be educated for three years, and at the end of that time they were to stand before the king.

Ezekiel 44:21 ESV / 3 helpful votes

No priest shall drink wine when he enters the inner court.

Jeremiah 51:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Babylon was a golden cup in the Lord's hand, making all the earth drunken; the nations drank of her wine; therefore the nations went mad.

Jeremiah 48:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Therefore, behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I shall send to him pourers who will pour him, and empty his vessels and break his jars in pieces.

Jeremiah 48:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Moab has been at ease from his youth and has settled on his dregs; he has not been emptied from vessel to vessel, nor has he gone into exile; so his taste remains in him, and his scent is not changed.

Jeremiah 40:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Then all the Judeans returned from all the places to which they had been driven and came to the land of Judah, to Gedaliah at Mizpah. And they gathered wine and summer fruits in great abundance.

Jeremiah 40:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord after Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard had let him go from Ramah, when he took him bound in chains along with all the captives of Jerusalem and Judah who were being exiled to Babylon.

Jeremiah 35:19 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Therefore thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: Jonadab the son of Rechab shall never lack a man to stand before me.”

Jeremiah 35:18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But to the house of the Rechabites Jeremiah said, “Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: Because you have obeyed the command of Jonadab your father and kept all his precepts and done all that he commanded you,

Jeremiah 35:2-10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Go to the house of the Rechabites and speak with them and bring them to the house of the Lord, into one of the chambers; then offer them wine to drink.” So I took Jaazaniah the son of Jeremiah, son of Habazziniah and his brothers and all his sons and the whole house of the Rechabites. I brought them to the house of the Lord into the chamber of the sons of Hanan the son of Igdaliah, the man of God, which was near the chamber of the officials, above the chamber of Maaseiah the son of Shallum, keeper of the threshold. Then I set before the Rechabites pitchers full of wine, and cups, and I said to them, “Drink wine.” But they answered, “We will drink no wine, for Jonadab the son of Rechab, our father, commanded us, ‘You shall not drink wine, neither you nor your sons forever.

Jeremiah 23:9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Concerning the prophets: My heart is broken within me; all my bones shake; I am like a drunken man, like a man overcome by wine, because of the Lord and because of his holy words.

Jeremiah 13:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“You shall speak to them this word: ‘Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, “Every jar shall be filled with wine.”’ And they will say to you, ‘Do we not indeed know that every jar will be filled with wine?’

Isaiah 56:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Come,” they say, “let me get wine; let us fill ourselves with strong drink; and tomorrow will be like this day, great beyond measure.”

Isaiah 28:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Ah, the proud crown of the drunkards of Ephraim, and the fading flower of its glorious beauty, which is on the head of the rich valley of those overcome with wine!

Isaiah 24:9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

No more do they drink wine with singing; strong drink is bitter to those who drink it.

Isaiah 16:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And joy and gladness are taken away from the fruitful field, and in the vineyards no songs are sung, no cheers are raised; no treader treads out wine in the presses; I have put an end to the shouting.

Proverbs 23:29-35 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaining? Who has wounds without cause? Who has redness of eyes? Those who tarry long over wine; those who go to try mixed wine. Do not look at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup and goes down smoothly. In the end it bites like a serpent and stings like an adder. Your eyes will see strange things, and your heart utter perverse things.

Proverbs 4:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Psalm 104:14 ESV / 3 helpful votes

You cause the grass to grow for the livestock and plants for man to cultivate, that he may bring forth food from the earth

Esther 5:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And as they were drinking wine after the feast, the king said to Esther, “What is your wish? It shall be granted you. And what is your request? Even to the half of my kingdom, it shall be fulfilled.”

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