Proverbs 31:4-7 CSB

4 It is not for kings, Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine or for rulers [to desire] beer.
5 Otherwise, theya will drink, forget what is decreed, and pervert justice for all the oppressed.b c

References for Proverbs 31:5

    • b 31:5 - Lit he
    • c 31:5 - Lit sons of affliction
    • d 31:5 - Ps 72:1-2; Isa 28:7
      6 Give beer to one who is dying, and wine to one whose life is bitter.
      7 Let him drink so that he can forget his poverty and remember his trouble no more.