Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And Abigail came to Nabal; and, behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken: wherefore she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.

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Bible References

A feast

2 Samuel 13:23
And it will be for two years of days, and shearers will be to Absalom in Baal-Hazor, which is with Ephraim: and Absalom will call for all the king's sons.
Esther 1:3
In the third year to his reign he made a drinking to all his chiefs and his servants; the power of Persia and Media, the nobles and chiefs of the provinces before him:
Luke 14:12
And he also said to him having called him, When thou makest a breakfast or supper, call not thy friends, nor thy rich neighbors, nor thy brethren; lest they call thee in return, and a giving back be to thee.


2 Samuel 13:28
And Absalom will command his boys, saying, See now, when the heart of Amnon is good with wine, and I said to you, Strike Amnon; and kill him; ye shall not be afraid, for I commanded you: be strong and be for sons of strength.
1 Kings 20:16
And they will go forth at noon. And Ben-hadad was drinking strong drink in the booths, he and the kings, the thirty and two kings helping him.
Proverbs 20:1
Wine is mocking, strong drink is noisy: and every one going astray by it will not be wise.
Proverbs 23:29
To whom wo? to whom want? to whom strife? to whom complaint? to whom wounds gratuitously? to whom dark fleshings of the eyes?
Ecclesiastes 2:2
To laughter I said, It is mad: and to gladness, What did this?
Ecclesiastes 10:19
For laughter they make bread, and wine will gladden the living: and silver will answer with all.
Isaiah 28:3
With the feet shall the crown of pride, the hirelings of Ephraim, be trodden down.
Jeremiah 51:57
And I made drunk her chiefs and her wise, her prefects and her rulers, and her strong ones: and they shall sleep an eternal sleep, and they shall not rise up, says the King, Jehovah of armies his name.
Daniel 5:1
Belshazzar the king made great food for a thousand of his nobles, and before the thousand he drank wine.
Nahum 1:10
For even to thorns surrounding them, and drinking to excess as drunkards, they shall be devoured as straw fully dried up.
Habakkuk 2:15
Wo! to him giving his neighbor drink, pouring out thy leathern bottle, and also to be drunken so as to look upon their nakedness.
Luke 21:34
And attend to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be loaded with dizziness, caused by excess, and drunkenness, and cares of life, and that day come upon you unexpectedly.
Romans 13:13
As in the day, let us walk becomingly; not in revelries and drunkenness, not in coition and licentiousness, not in strife and envy.
Ephesians 5:18
And be not drunk with wine, in which is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit;
1 Thessalonians 5:7
For they sleeping sleep in the night; and they drunken are drunken in the night.

She told him

1 Samuel 25:19
And she will say to her boys, Pass over before me; behold me coming after you. And she announced not to her husband Nabal.
Psalm 112:5
A good man, being merciful and lending: he will hold up his words in judgment;
Matthew 10:16
Behold I send you as sheep in the midst of wolves; be ye therefore discerning as serpents, and pure as doves.
Ephesians 5:14
Wherefore he says, Awake, who sleeping, and arise from the dead, and Christ will enlighten thee.

General references

Proverbs 20:1
Wine is mocking, strong drink is noisy: and every one going astray by it will not be wise.
Luke 17:27
They ate, they drank, they married, they were given in marriage, till the day which Noe came into the ark, and the overflow came, and destroyed all.