Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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;

Stretch themselves upon their couches

Bible References

Lie

Isaiah 5:11
Woe unto them that, rising early in the morning, run after strong drink; that linger till twilight, till wine inflameth them!
Isaiah 22:13
and behold joy and rejoicing, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: Let us eat and drink, for to-morrow we die.
Luke 16:19
Now there was a rich man and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, making good cheer in splendour every day.
Romans 13:13
As in the day, let us walk becomingly; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and lasciviousness, not in strife and emulation.
James 5:5
Ye have lived luxuriously on the earth and indulged yourselves; 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 drunken to excess; so she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.
Psalm 73:7
Their eyes stand out from fatness, they exceed the imaginations of their heart:
Luke 12:19
and I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much good things laid by for many years; repose thyself, eat, drink, be merry.

General references

Genesis 18:7
And Abraham ran to the herd, and took a calf tender and good, and gave it to the attendant; and he hasted to dress it.
Job 21:12
They shout to the tambour and harp, and rejoice at the sound of the pipe.
Jeremiah 16:8
And thou shalt not go into the house of feasting, to sit with them, to eat and to drink.
Ezekiel 26:13
And I will cause the noise of thy songs to cease; and the sound of thy harps shall be no more heard.