Carousing

This is one of The Deeds of the Flesh.

Related post:  Drunkenness

A search of “carous” at NASB returns four verses (Romans 13:13; Galatians 5:21; 1 Peter 4:3; 2 Peter 2:13), all below.

The first three verses are translations of Strong’s Greek word # 2970 (kômos; from 2968; a village festival, revel:–carousing(3).).

The fourth and fifth verses below are translations of Strong’s Greek word # 4910 (suneuôcheomai; from 4862 and euôcheô (to entertain sumptuously, feast); to entertain together, pass. feast together:–carouse(1), feast(1).).  These are the only two occurrences of this Greek word in the NASB.

Romans 13:13-14  –  “Let us behave properly as in the day, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and sensuality, not in strife and jealousy.  But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lusts.”

Galatians 5:19-21  –  “Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensualityidolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factionsenvying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.”

1 Peter 4:1-3  –  “…For the time already past is sufficient for you to have carried out the desire of the Gentiles, having pursued a course of sensuality, lusts, drunkenness, carousing, drinking parties and abominable idolatries.

2 Peter 2:13-16  –  “…reveling in their deceptions, as they carouse with you, having eyes full of adultery that never cease from sin, enticing unstable souls…”

Jude 1:12-13  –  “These are the men who are hidden reefs in your love feasts when they feast with you without fear, caring for themselves…”

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