36 Now Abigail went to Nabal, and there he was, (A)holding a feast in his house, like the feast of a king. And Nabal’s heart was merry within him, for he was very drunk; therefore she told him nothing, little or much, until morning light.

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Wine Is a Mocker

20 Wine (A)is a mocker,
Strong drink is a brawler,
And whoever is led astray by it is not wise.

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17 He who loves pleasure will be a poor man;
He who loves wine and oil will not be rich.

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11 (A)Woe to those who rise early in the morning,
That they may [a]follow intoxicating drink;
Who continue until night, till wine inflames them!

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 5:11 pursue

But they also (A)have erred through wine,
And through intoxicating drink are out of the way;
(B)The priest and the prophet have erred through intoxicating drink,
They are swallowed up by wine,
They are out of the way through intoxicating drink;
They err in vision, they stumble in judgment.

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18 And (A)do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled with the Spirit,

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