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Drink, Strong

Easton's Bible Dictionary

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(Heb. shekar'), an intoxicating liquor (Judges 13:4; Luke 1:15; Isaiah 5:11; Micah 2:11 ) distilled from corn, honey, or dates. The effects of the use of strong drink are referred to in Psalm 107:27; Isaiah 24:20; 49:26; 51:17-22 . Its use prohibited, Proverbs 20:1 . (See WINE .)

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Drink, Strong'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​d/drink-strong.html. 1897.
 
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