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32 Wine taken in moderation lifts up the mind and the heart.
Sir31:Sir34:28 Wine measurably drunk and in season bringeth gladness of the heart, and cheerfulness of the mind
33 Sober drinking is healthful to mind and body.
34 Wine taken in excess stirs up conflict and anger, and brings many to ruin.
Sir31:Sir34:29 But wine drunken with excess maketh bitterness of the mind, with brawling and quarrelling.
35 Wine taken in excess is bitter to the soul.
36 The effects of inebriation are a stumbling block to the imprudent, diminishing strength and causing wounds.
Sir31:Sir34:30 Drunkenness increaseth the rage of a fool till he offend: it diminisheth strength, and maketh wounds.
37 You should not argue with your neighbor during a banquet of wine. And you should not spurn him in his cheerfulness.
Sir31:Sir34:31 Rebuke not thy neighbour at the wine, and despise him not in his mirth: give him no despiteful words, and press not upon him with urging him to drink.
38 You should not speak words of reproach to him. And you should not press him with repeated requests.