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glutton

Hebrew: zolel, from a word meaning “to shake out,” “to squander;” and hence one who is prodigal, who wastes his means by indulgence (Deuteronomy 21:20)

In Proverbs 23:21, the word means debauchees or wasters of their own body.

In Proverbs 28:7, the word (plural) is rendered King James Version “riotous men;” Revised King James Version, “gluttonous.” Matthew 11:19; Luke 7:34, Greek phagos, given to eating, gluttonous.