excessive eating and drinking.
Gluttony (Latin: gula), derived from the Latin gluttire meaning to gulp down or
swallow, means over-indulgence and over-consumption of food, drink, or wealth
The one whose concern is with that which enters the belly will discover that his
value is found in that which goes out of it - Imam Al-Ghazali ...
Is gluttony a sin? What does the Bible say about overeating? Why is the sin of
gluttony so often ignored by Christians?
''Consort not with winebibbers, nor with those who eat meat to excess; for the drunkard and the glutton come to poverty, and torpor clothes a man in rags," warns the Book of Proverbs, while Deuteronomy orders the parents of a ''stubborn and unruly son" to denounce him a... More »
Gluttony is generally defined as "excessive eating." In the Bible, the word glutton
and its variants are often mentioned alongside drunkenness. Therefore, it is ...
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The chief error about Gluttony is to think it only pertains to food. Some people can
't have enough toys, television, entertainment, sex, or company. It is about an ...
Called one of the seven deadly sins, gluttony is characterized by a limitless
appetite for food and drink and overindulgence to the point where one is no
Define gluttony: the act or habit of eating or drinking too much—usage, synonyms