WINE in the New Testament

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WINE in NT’            Matt 29:29

WINE appears 37x in the New Testament, in 10 Books using 4 Greek Words

OINOS 27x in Gospels Matt, Mark, Luke, John

4x in Epistles   Rom 14:21, 1Tim 3:8, 5:23 Titus 2:3

7x in Revelation 6:6,14:8,10,16:19,17:2,18:3,13

Translated WINE: implies fermented (intoxicationg) (Hebrew YAYIN same as Greek Word)

OINOPHLUGIA 1x in 1 Peter 4:3         Translated EXCESS OF WINE

PAROINOS 2x in 1 Tim 3:3, Titus 1:7        Translated NOT GIVEN TO WINE literally tarrying at wine (Par = abusive / brawler)

GLEUKOS 1x in Acts 2:13      Translated NEW WINE implies fermented (intoxicating)

Wine Glass & Bread
WINE in the Gospels
:    (OINOS)

Matt 9:17 – 3x an illustration on why disciples did not fast (vs 14)

Mark 2:22 – 4x (see Matt) 15:23 – 1x Jesus on cross offered WINE – He DID NOT drink

Luke 1:15 – 1x John the Baptist WILL NOT drink Wine 5:37-39 4x A Parable (see Matt)

7:33 – 1x John the Baptist DID NOT drink Wine

10:34 – 1x Good Samaritan takes care of wounded man

John 2:3-10 – 5x OINOS is preceded by greek word KALOS which is Translated GOOD which equals valuable/virtuous

??? Would this be intoxication Wine ????

4:46 – 1x refers to the above miracle  (Contrast this to Proverbs 20:1 Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging; whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.

And Proverbs 23:31 Look not thou upon the Wine when it is red, when it giveth Its color in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. Is this the WINE Jesus made?)

WINE in the Epistles:

Rom 14:21 NOT good to drink WINE (cause a brother to stumble)

Eph  5:18 (command) be not drunk with WINE

1Tim 3:8 not given to much WINE

5:23 suggested for medicinal purpose “use a little Wine”

Titus 2:3 POLUS (gk) much implication is to stay away from Wine

Revelation 6:6, 14:8,10, 16:19, 17:2, 18:3,13 Speak symbolic of the wrath of God and wrath of the Woman

6:6, 18:13 refer to Wine as part of the worldly economy

What was Wine when the Bible was written?       It was squeezed grape.

It was naturally fermented (with passing of time) and would never get higher than 11% alcohol content.

What did Jesus Drink?   Matt26:29,  Mark 14:25,  Luke 22:19

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