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Intemperance.

Lack of moderation; includes all abuse of God's gifts by excess; assoc. esp. with excessive drinking of intoxicants. Lk 21:34; Ro 13:13; 1 Co 6:10; Gl 5:21; Eph 5:18; 1 Ti 3:8; 2 Ptr 1:6. Cp. WA 47, 757–771.


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