Bible Verses About Marijuana


Genesis 1:29

ESVAnd God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit. You shall have them for food.
KJVAnd God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.
NASBThen God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you;
NIVThen God said, “I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.
NLTThen God said, “Look! I have given you every seed-bearing plant throughout the earth and all the fruit trees for your food.
Bible verses about marijuana

1 Peter 5:8

ESVBe sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
KJVBe sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
NASBBe of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
NIVBe alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
NLTStay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.
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Genesis 9:3

ESVEvery moving thing that lives shall be food for you. And as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything.
KJVEvery moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things.
NASB“Every moving thing that is alive shall be food for you; I give all to you, as I gave the green plant.
NIVEverything that lives and moves about will be food for you. Just as I gave you the green plants, I now give you everything.
NLTI have given them to you for food, just as I have given you grain and vegetables.

Ephesians 5:18

ESVAnd do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit,
KJVAnd be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
NASBAnd do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit,
NIVDo not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit,
NLTDon’t be drunk with wine, because that will ruin your life. Instead, be filled with the Holy Spirit,

Genesis 1:12

ESVThe earth brought forth vegetation, plants yielding seed according to their own kinds, and trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
KJVAnd the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
NASBThe earth brought forth vegetation, plants yielding seed after their kind, and trees bearing fruit with seed in them, after their kind; and God saw that it was good.
NIVThe land produced vegetation: plants bearing seed according to their kinds and trees bearing fruit with seed in it according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good.
NLTThe land produced vegetation—all sorts of seed-bearing plants, and trees with seed-bearing fruit. Their seeds produced plants and trees of the same kind. And God saw that it was good.

1 Peter 5:7

ESVCasting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
KJVCasting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.
NASBcasting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you.
NIVCast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
NLTGive all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you.

2 Timothy 4:5

ESVAs for you, always be sober-minded, endure suffering, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.
KJVBut watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.
NASBBut you, be sober in all things, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.
NIVBut you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, discharge all the duties of your ministry.
NLTBut you should keep a clear mind in every situation. Don’t be afraid of suffering for the Lord. Work at telling others the Good News, and fully carry out the ministry God has given you.

Ecclesiastes 10:17

ESVHappy 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!
KJVBlessed art thou, O land, when thy king is the son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness!
NASBBlessed are you, O land, whose king is of nobility and whose princes eat at the appropriate time— for strength and not for drunkenness.
NIVBlessed is the land whose king is of noble birth and whose princes eat at a proper time— for strength and not for drunkenness.
NLTHappy is the land whose king is a noble leader and whose leaders feast at the proper time to gain strength for their work, not to get drunk.

Matthew 15:11

ESVIt is not what goes into the mouth that defiles a person, but what comes out of the mouth; this defiles a person.”
KJVNot that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.
NASB“It is not what enters into the mouth that defiles the man, but what proceeds out of the mouth, this defiles the man.”
NIVWhat goes into someone’s mouth does not defile them, but what comes out of their mouth, that is what defiles them.”
NLTWhat goes into someone’s mouth does not defile them, but what comes out of their mouth, that is what defiles them.”

Proverbs 13:4

ESVThe soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied.
KJVThe soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
NASBThe soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, But the soul of the diligent is made fat.
NIVA sluggard’s appetite is never filled, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.
NLTLazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper.

Proverbs 20:1

ESVWine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, and whoever is led astray by it is not wise.
KJVWine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
NASBWine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, And whoever is intoxicated by it is not wise.
NIVWine is a mocker and beer a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise.
NLTWine produces mockers; alcohol leads to brawls. Those led astray by drink cannot be wise.

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