The problem emerged in Jewish experience after the conquest of Canaan.
The land of Canaan flowed not only with milk and honey but with wine as well.
In general, they regarded wine as a gift, and they praised God for it (Psalm 1-15), but saw excessive drinking as foolish (Proverbs 20:1).
Have you ever wondered what The Bible says about all this?
Strong's exhaustive concordance of the Bible, which lists every word in the Bible, lists the word "sorcery" as word #5332 and tells us that it is translated from the original Greek word "pharmakon." It gives the definition as: a drug i.e.
The result is an Amplified Bible that is easier to read and better than ever to study and understand.
The Amplified Bible of 2015 includes more amplification in the Old Testament and refined amplification in the New Testament.