temperance

Definitions of temperance

Noun

1

abstinence from alcoholic drink.

the temperance movement

Synonyms:

teetotalism abstinence abstention sobriety self-restraint prohibition

Examples of Temperance

The essential key to nourishing our vitality is moderation and temperance .

Synonyms of temperance

Noun

teetotalism moderation sobriety

1 Timothy 3:8

Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain,

1 Timothy 3:3

not addicted to wine or pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable, free from the love of money.

Titus 1:7

For the overseer must be above reproach as God's steward, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not pugnacious, not fond of sordid gain,

Titus 2:3

Older women likewise are to be reverent in their behavior, not malicious gossips nor enslaved to much wine, teaching what is good,

From Thematic Bible

Patience » Should be accompanied by » Temperance

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » In eating

Temperance » Pr 23; isa 5; 28; da 1 » General references to

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Excess, general references to

Temperance » In relation to food in relation to speech » Appetites to be restrained

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » General references to

Temperance » Total abstinence » Law from the nazarites

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Other examples

Temperance » Total abstinence » Daniel's temperance principles

Temperance » Total abstinence » Brotherly love demands

Temperance » In speech self-control, duty of » Over the lusts of the flesh

Temperance » In speech self-control, duty of » Over the spirit

Temperance » Those that are temperate

Temperance » Those that are not temperate

Temperance » Who is temperate

Temperance » Total abstinence » Encouraged upon the priests

Temperance » Total abstinence » The wise man's injunction

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Nabal

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Uriah

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » benhadad

Temperance » Total abstinence » The law of the rechabites

Temperance » Total abstinence » Rule for kings

Temperance » In speech self-control, duty of » A cardinal virtue

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Watchmen of israel

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Elah

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Noah

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Ahasuerus

Temperance » Who should be temperate

Temperance » In speech self-control, duty of » Over the life

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Kings of israel

Temperance » Total abstinence » John the baptist a total abstainer

Temperance » In speech self-control, duty of » Over the tongue

Patience » Should be accompanied by » Temperance

2 Peter 1:6

and in your knowledge, self-control, and in your self-control, perseverance, and in your perseverance, godliness,

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » In eating

Luke 12:22

And He said to His disciples, "For this reason I say to you, do not worry about your life, as to what you will eat; nor for your body, as to what you will put on.

Proverbs 23:1-2

When you sit down to dine with a ruler, Consider carefully what is before you, And put a knife to your throat If you are a man of great appetite.

1 Corinthians 10:31

Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

1 Corinthians 10:25

Eat anything that is sold in the meat market without asking questions for conscience' sake;

Psalm 141:4

Do not incline my heart to any evil thing, To practice deeds of wickedness With men who do iniquity; And do not let me eat of their delicacies.

More verses: Proverbs 25:27 Luke 10:8 1 Timothy 4:4

Temperance » Pr 23; isa 5; 28; da 1 » General references to

Proverbs 21:17

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

Proverbs 23:1-2

When you sit down to dine with a ruler, Consider carefully what is before you, And put a knife to your throat If you are a man of great appetite.

Proverbs 25:16

Have you found honey? Eat only what you need, That you not have it in excess and vomit it.

Acts 24:25

But as he was discussing righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix became frightened and said, "Go away for the present, and when I find time I will summon you."

1 Corinthians 9:25

Everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.

More verses: 2 Peter 1:6 Titus 2:2 Galatians 5:23

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Excess, general references to

1 Peter 4:3

For the time already past is sufficient for you to have carried out the desire of the Gentiles, having pursued a course of sensuality, lusts, drunkenness, carousing, drinking parties and abominable idolatries.

Proverbs 28:7

He who keeps the law is a discerning son, But he who is a companion of gluttons humiliates his father.

2 Peter 2:13

suffering wrong as the wages of doing wrong They count it a pleasure to revel in the daytime They are stains and blemishes, reveling in their deceptions, as they carouse with you,

Galatians 5:21

envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king held a great feast for a thousand of his nobles, and he was drinking wine in the presence of the thousand.

More verses: Ephesians 5:18 Proverbs 23:30 Luke 15:13

Temperance » In relation to food in relation to speech » Appetites to be restrained

Proverbs 23:20

Do not be with heavy drinkers of wine, Or with gluttonous eaters of meat;

1 Corinthians 9:27

but I discipline my body and make it my slave, so that, after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified.

Luke 12:22

And He said to His disciples, "For this reason I say to you, do not worry about your life, as to what you will eat; nor for your body, as to what you will put on.

Luke 21:34

"Be on guard, so that your hearts will not be weighted down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of life, and that day will not come on you suddenly like a trap;

Proverbs 23:1-2

When you sit down to dine with a ruler, Consider carefully what is before you, And put a knife to your throat If you are a man of great appetite.

More verses: Proverbs 25:16

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » General references to

Proverbs 26:9

Like a thorn which falls into the hand of a drunkard, So is a proverb in the mouth of fools.

Isaiah 5:22

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

Isaiah 28:3

The proud crown of the drunkards of Ephraim is trodden under foot.

Joel 1:5

Awake, drunkards, and weep; And wail, all you wine drinkers, On account of the sweet wine That is cut off from your mouth.

Nahum 1:10

Like tangled thorns, And like those who are drunken with their drink, They are consumed As stubble completely withered.

Temperance » Total abstinence » Law from the nazarites

Numbers 6:3

he shall abstain from wine and strong drink; he shall drink no vinegar, whether made from wine or strong drink, nor shall he drink any grape juice nor eat fresh or dried grapes.

Deuteronomy 29:6

"You have not eaten bread, nor have you drunk wine or strong drink, in order that you might know that I am the LORD your God.

Judges 13:4

"Now therefore, be careful not to drink wine or strong drink, nor eat any unclean thing.

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Other examples

Joel 3:3

"They have also cast lots for My people, Traded a boy for a harlot And sold a girl for wine that they may drink.

Luke 12:45

"But if that slave says in his heart, 'My master will be a long time in coming,' and begins to beat the slaves, both men and women, and to eat and drink and get drunk;

1 Corinthians 11:21

for in your eating each one takes his own supper first; and one is hungry and another is drunk.

Temperance » Total abstinence » Daniel's temperance principles

Daniel 1:8

But Daniel made up his mind that he would not defile himself with the king's choice food or with the wine which he drank; so he sought permission from the commander of the officials that he might not defile himself.

Daniel 10:3

I did not eat any tasty food, nor did meat or wine enter my mouth, nor did I use any ointment at all until the entire three weeks were completed.

Matthew 11:18

"For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, 'He has a demon!'

Temperance » Total abstinence » Brotherly love demands

Romans 14:21

It is good not to eat meat or to drink wine, or to do anything by which your brother stumbles.

1 Corinthians 8:13

Therefore, if food causes my brother to stumble, I will never eat meat again, so that I will not cause my brother to stumble.

Temperance » In speech self-control, duty of » Over the lusts of the flesh

1 Corinthians 6:12

All things are lawful for me, but not all things are profitable. All things are lawful for me, but I will not be mastered by anything.

Romans 6:12

Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its lusts,

Temperance » In speech self-control, duty of » Over the spirit

Proverbs 16:32

He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.

Proverbs 25:28

Like a city that is broken into and without walls Is a man who has no control over his spirit.

Temperance » Those that are temperate

Proverbs 16:32

He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.

2 Peter 1:1-11

Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord; seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence. read more.

Temperance » Those that are not temperate

Proverbs 25:28

Like a city that is broken into and without walls Is a man who has no control over his spirit.

2 Peter 1:1-9

Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord; seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence. read more.

Temperance » Who is temperate

1 Corinthians 9:24-25

Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win. Everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.

Temperance » Total abstinence » Encouraged upon the priests

Leviticus 10:9

"Do not drink wine or strong drink, neither you nor your sons with you, when you come into the tent of meeting, so that you will not die--it is a perpetual statute throughout your generations--

Temperance » Total abstinence » The wise man's injunction

Proverbs 23:31

Do not look on the wine when it is red, When it sparkles in the cup, When it goes down smoothly;

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:36

Then Abigail came to Nabal, and behold, he was 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; so she did not tell him anything at all until the morning light.

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Uriah

2 Samuel 11:13

Now David called him, and he ate and drank before him, and he made him drunk; and in the evening he went out to lie on his bed with his lord's servants, but he did not go down to his house.

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » benhadad

1 Kings 20:16

They went out at noon, while Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the temporary shelters with the thirty-two kings who helped him.

Temperance » Total abstinence » The law of the rechabites

Jeremiah 35:6

But they said, "We will not drink wine, for Jonadab the son of Rechab, our father, commanded us, saying, 'You shall not drink wine, you or your sons, forever.

Temperance » Total abstinence » Rule for kings

Proverbs 31:4

It is not for kings, O Lemuel, It is not for kings to drink wine, Or for rulers to desire strong drink,

Temperance » In speech self-control, duty of » A cardinal virtue

2 Peter 1:5-7

Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge, and in your knowledge, self-control, and in your self-control, perseverance, and in your perseverance, godliness, and in your godliness, brotherly kindness, and in your brotherly kindness, love.

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Watchmen of israel

Isaiah 56:12

"Come," they say, "let us get wine, and let us drink heavily of strong drink; And tomorrow will be like today, only more so."

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Elah

1 Kings 16:9

His servant Zimri, commander of half his chariots, conspired against him Now he was at Tirzah drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was over the household at Tirzah.

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Noah

Genesis 9:21

He drank of the wine and became drunk, and uncovered himself inside his tent.

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Ahasuerus

Esther 1:10

On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar and Carkas, the seven eunuchs who served in the presence of King Ahasuerus,

Temperance » Who should be temperate

Titus 2:1-2

But as for you, speak the things which are fitting for sound doctrine. Older men are to be temperate, dignified, sensible, sound in faith, in love, in perseverance.

Temperance » In speech self-control, duty of » Over the life

Acts 24:25

But as he was discussing righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix became frightened and said, "Go away for the present, and when I find time I will summon you."

Temperance » Drunkards examples of » Kings of israel

Hosea 7:5

On the day of our king, the princes became sick with the heat of wine; He stretched out his hand with scoffers,

Temperance » Total abstinence » John the baptist a total abstainer

Luke 1:15

"For he will be great in the sight of the Lord; and he will drink no wine or liquor, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit while yet in his mother's womb.

Temperance » In speech self-control, duty of » Over the tongue

James 3:2

For we all stumble in many ways If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body as well.