Proverbs 31:6-7 Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.

Amazing but here is permission to give wine and strong drink to someone. Give it to the guy that is about to die or is super depressed. Let him drink and forget all of his problems. This is the advice of the king’s mom but she makes it clear that the drink is not for kings or leaders.

Alcohol has a way of messing up your thinking. She warns her son to steer clear. She basically says-the drinking is for the loser not the leader.

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