bible verses about Wine

Bible Verses About Wine - Understanding the Biblical Viewpoint

Wine has been part of human history for thousands of years. In the Bible, wine is often mentioned in relation to joy, celebration, and covenant-making. However, the Bible also warns against drunkenness and overindulgence in wine. To understand the biblical viewpoint on wine, it's essential to explore relevant Bible verses. Through the verses, you'll uncover the significance of wine in spiritual and everyday life, appreciate the beauty of God's provision and guidance on how to use wine, and learn how to use wine in moderation.

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Wine in the Bible

30 Bible Scriptures about Wine

And Noah began to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard:

Genesis, Chapter: 9, Verse: 20

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And they made their father drink wine that night: and the firstborn went in, and lay with her father; and he perceived not when she lay down, nor when she arose.

Genesis, Chapter: 19, Verse: 33

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And they made their father drink wine that night also: and the younger arose, and lay with him; and he perceived not when she lay down, nor when she arose.

Genesis, Chapter: 19, Verse: 35

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And Isaac answered and said unto Esau, Behold, I have made him thy lord, and all his brethren have I given to him for servants; and with corn and wine have I sustained him: and what shall I do now unto thee, my son?

Genesis, Chapter: 27, Verse: 37

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His eyes shall be red with wine, and his teeth white with milk.

Genesis, Chapter: 49, Verse: 12

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Do not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, nor thy sons with thee, when ye go into the tabernacle of the congregation, lest ye die: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations:

Leviticus, Chapter: 10, Verse: 9

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And the priest shall wave them for a wave offering before the LORD: this is holy for the priest, with the wave breast and heave shoulder: and after that the Nazarite may drink wine.

Numbers, Chapter: 6, Verse: 20

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Their wine is the poison of dragons, and the cruel venom of asps.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 32, Verse: 33

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But he said unto me, Behold, thou shalt conceive, and bear a son; and now drink no wine nor strong drink, neither eat any unclean thing: for the child shall be a Nazarite to God from the womb to the day of his death.

Judges, Chapter: 13, Verse: 7

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She may not eat of any thing that cometh of the vine, neither let her drink wine or strong drink, nor eat any unclean thing: all that I commanded her let her observe.

Judges, Chapter: 13, Verse: 14

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Now therefore the wheat, and the barley, the oil, and the wine, which my lord hath spoken of, let him send unto his servants:

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 2, Verse: 15

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And they gave them drink in vessels of gold, (the vessels being diverse one from another,) and royal wine in abundance, according to the state of the king.

Esther, Chapter: 1, Verse: 7

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On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, and Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcas, the seven chamberlains that served in the presence of Ahasuerus the king,

Esther, Chapter: 1, Verse: 10

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Which make oil within their walls, and tread their winepresses, and suffer thirst.

Job, Chapter: 24, Verse: 11

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Behold, my belly is as wine which hath no vent; it is ready to burst like new bottles.

Job, Chapter: 32, Verse: 19

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Thou hast shewed thy people hard things: thou hast made us to drink the wine of astonishment.

Psalm, Chapter: 60, Verse: 3

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And behold joy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink; for to morrow we shall die.

Isaiah, Chapter: 22, Verse: 13

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In that day sing ye unto her, A vineyard of red wine.

Isaiah, Chapter: 27, Verse: 2

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Wherefore art thou red in thine apparel, and thy garments like him that treadeth in the winefat?

Isaiah, Chapter: 63, Verse: 2

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Therefore thou shalt speak unto them this word; Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Every bottle shall be filled with wine: and they shall say unto thee, Do we not certainly know that every bottle shall be filled with wine?

Jeremiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 12

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But they said, We will drink no wine: for Jonadab the son of Rechab our father commanded us, saying, Ye shall drink no wine, neither ye, nor your sons for ever:

Jeremiah, Chapter: 35, Verse: 6

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And joy and gladness is taken from the plentiful field, and from the land of Moab; and I have caused wine to fail from the winepresses: none shall tread with shouting; their shouting shall be no shouting.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 48, Verse: 33

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Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.

Daniel, Chapter: 5, Verse: 1

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And it shall come to pass in that day, that the mountains shall drop down new wine, and the hills shall flow with milk, and all the rivers of Judah shall flow with waters, and a fountain shall come forth of the house of the LORD, and shall water the valley of Shittim.

Joel, Chapter: 3, Verse: 18

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But ye gave the Nazarites wine to drink; and commanded the prophets, saying, Prophesy not.

Amos, Chapter: 2, Verse: 12

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And no man putteth new wine into old bottles: else the new wine doth burst the bottles, and the wine is spilled, and the bottles will be marred: but new wine must be put into new bottles.

Mark, Chapter: 2, Verse: 22

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And no man putteth new wine into old bottles; else the new wine will burst the bottles, and be spilled, and the bottles shall perish.

Luke, Chapter: 5, Verse: 37

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But new wine must be put into new bottles; and both are preserved.

Luke, Chapter: 5, Verse: 38

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No man also having drunk old wine straightway desireth new: for he saith, The old is better.

Luke, Chapter: 5, Verse: 39

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Others mocking said, These men are full of new wine.

Acts, Chapter: 2, Verse: 13

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