The state of inebriation induced by the ingestion of too much alcohol, in the Bible, principally wine. Wine was enjoyed in Israel as a divinely given fruit of the ground, but drunkenness was persistently condemned (Gen 9:20-27; Gal 5:21).

Gen 9:20-27

20Noah, a man of the soil, was the first to plant a vineyard.21He drank some of the wine and became drunk, and he lay uncovered in his tent.22And Ham, the fathe ... View more

Gal 5:21

21envy, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these. I am warning you, as I warned you before: those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

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