Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 31:4 in English Standard Version "It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, or for rulers to take strong drink," 1Ki 16:9 But his servant Zimri, commander of half his chariots, conspired against him. When he was at Tirzah, drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza, who was over the household in Tirzah, 1Ki 20:16 And they went out at noon, while Ben-hadad was drinking himself drunk in the booths, he and the thirty-two kings who helped him. Pr 20:1 Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, and whoever is led astray by it is not wise. Ec 10:17 Happy are you, O land, when your king is the son of the nobility, and your princes feast at the proper time, for strength, and not for drunkenness! Ho 4:11 whoredom, wine, and new wine, which take away the understanding.