Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall;
Woe to those who rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink, who tarry late into the night, till wine inflame them!
And, behold, joy and gladness, slaying oxen and killing sheep, eating flesh and drinking wine. Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we shall die.
Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, faring sumptuously daily.
Let us walk decently as in the day, not in revelry and drunkenness, not in beddings and wantonness, not in strife and envy.
Ye have lived in luxury on the earth, and were self-indulgent. Ye have nourished your hearts as in a day of slaughter.
Stretch themselves upon their couches
1 Samuel 25:36
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 drunk. Therefore she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.
Their eyes stand out with fatness. They have more than heart could wish.
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou have many goods laid up for many years. Take thine ease, eat, drink, be merry.
And Abraham ran to the herd, and fetched a calf tender and good, and gave it to the servant. And he hastened to dress it.
They sing to the timbrel and harp, and rejoice at the sound of the pipe.
And thou shall not go into the house of feasting to sit with them, to eat and to drink.
And I will cause the noise of thy songs to cease, and the sound of thy harps shall no more be heard.