Thursday, May 18, 2017

Wine and strong drink in the books of Moses.

Noah drunk
Genesis 9:21 - He drank of the wine and became drunk and lay uncovered in his tent.
Genesis 9:24 - When Noah awoke from his wine and knew what his youngest son had done to him,Melchisdek and Abraham
Genesis 14:18 - And Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine. (He was priest of God Most High.)
Lot's daughters
Genesis 19:32 - Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie with him, that we may preserve offspring from our father.”
Genesis 19:33 - So they made their father drink wine that night. And the firstborn went in and lay with her father. He did not know when she lay down or when she arose.
Genesis 19:34 - The next day, the firstborn said to the younger, “Behold, I lay last night with my father. Let us make him drink wine tonight also. Then you go in and lie with him, that we may preserve offspring from our father.”
Genesis 19:35 - So they made their father drink wine that night also. And the younger arose and lay with him, and he did not know when she lay down or when she arose.
Genesis 27:25 - Then he said, “Bring it near to me, that I may eat of my son's game and bless you.” So he brought it near to him, and he ate; and he brought him wine, and he drank.
Wine to be a blessingGenesis 27:28 - May God give you of the dew of heaven and of the fatness of the earth and plenty of grain and wine.
Genesis 27:37 - Isaac answered and said to Esau, “Behold, I have made him lord over you, and all his brothers I have given to him for servants, and with grain and wine I have sustained him. What then can I do for you, my son?”
Jacob's blessingGenesis 49:11 - Binding his foal to the vine and his donkey's colt to the choice vine, he has washed his garments in wine and his vesture in the blood of grapes.
Genesis 49:12 - His eyes are darker than wine, and his teeth whiter than milk.
Drink offeringExodus 29:40 - And with the first lamb a tenth measure of fine flour mingled with a fourth of a hin of beaten oil, and a fourth of a hin of wine for a drink offering.
Leviticus 23:13 - And the grain offering with it shall be two tenths of an ephah of fine flour mixed with oil, a food offering to the LORD with a pleasing aroma, and the drink offering with it shall be of wine, a fourth of a hin.
Numbers 15:5 - and you shall offer with the burnt offering, or for the sacrifice, a quarter of a hin of wine for the drink offering for each lamb.
Numbers 15:7 - And for the drink offering you shall offer a third of a hin of wine, a pleasing aroma to the LORD.
Numbers 15:10 - And you shall offer for the drink offering half a hin of wine, as a food offering, a pleasing aroma to the LORD.
Priests to abstain
Leviticus 10:9 - “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.
Numbers 6:3 - 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.
NaziritesNumbers 6:20 - and the priest shall wave them for a wave offering before the LORD. They are a holy portion for the priest, together with the breast that is waved and the thigh that is contributed. And after that the Nazirite may drink wine.
In the promised land
Deuteronomy 32:14 - Curds from the herd, and milk from the flock, with fat of lambs, rams of Bashan and goats, with the very finest of the wheat— and you drank foaming wine made from the blood of the grape.
Deuteronomy 33:28 - So Israel lived in safety, Jacob lived alone, in a land of grain and wine, whose heavens drop down dew.heavens drop down dew.
Rebellious Israel;
Deuteronomy 32:33 - their wine is the poison of serpents and the cruel venom of asps.
With false gods
37 Then he will say, f‘Where are their gods,the rock in which they took refuge,
Deuteronomy32:38 - who ate the fat of their sacrifices and drank the wine of their drink offering Let them rise up and help you; let them be your protection!

Strong drink
We have already seen priests are to abstain
Drink offering
Numbers 28:7 - Its drink offering shall be a quarter of a hin for each lamb. In the Holy Place you shall pour out a drink offering of strong drink to the LORD.
The titheDeuteronomy 14:26 - 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.
During the exodus wanderingsDeuteronomy 29:6 - You have not eaten bread, and you have not drunk wine or strong drink, that you may know that I am the LORD your God.

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