For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.
Here we read of one who drinks to the point of drunkenness.
Webster has this to say about the word DRUNK "Intoxicated; inebriated; overwhelmed or overpowered by spirituous liquor; stupefied or inflamed by the action of spirit on the stomach and brain. "
A few words jumped out at me.
Here we read of a product that will OVERPOWER you and keep you from making good decisions. Something that is INFLAMED; out of control. I understand how alcohol makes one become out of control but Solomon adds one that's an over eater in the same category. One would quickly say "one who over indulges with alcohol I understand but with food, is it not different?" One would think so, but wait if that be true how in the world does one come to weigh 500 pounds? Same way one becomes INFLAMED, over indulging. We must have food to live and we could say we use alcohol for many other reasons than sitting down and drinking a half gallon of liquor. There's alcohol in mouthwash,flavoring we use in baking or cooking, in medicine we take, and when used properly they are of great help. When missed used they will cloth us in rags. Can't work and make a living for yourself or your family when you inebriated. In the same way one can't work weighting 500 pounds. So both drunkenness as well as gluttony will without doubt cause poverty and laziness so that one becomes clothed with rags.