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
Wo to those rising early in the morning, they will follow strong drink; remaining in the evening, wine will inflame them.
Isaiah 22:13
And behold, gladness and joy, killing cattle and slaughtering sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: eat and drink, for to-morrow we shall die.
Luke 16:19
A certain man was rich, and was clothed in purple and fine linen, being daily splendidly gladdened:
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.
James 5:5
Ye have led a luxurious life upon the earth, and have rioted in luxury; ye have nourished your hearts, as in the day of slaughter.

Stretch themselves upon their couches

1 Samuel 25:36
And Abigail will go to Nabal; and behold, to him a drinking in his house as the drinking of a king; and Nabal's heart good with him, and he was intoxicated even greatly; and she announced not to him a word small and great till the light of the morning.
Psalm 73:7
Their eye will come forth from fat: they passed over the imaginations of the heart
Luke 12:19
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast many good things laid up for many years; rest, eat, drink, be gladdened.

General references

Genesis 18:7
And Abraham running to the oxen, will take the son of a cow, tender and good, and will give to the youth, and he will hasten to do it
Job 21:12
They will lift up with the drum and harp, and they will rejoice at the voice of the pipe.
Jeremiah 16:8
And to the house of drinking thou shalt not go in to sit with them to eat and to drink.
Ezekiel 26:13
And I caused the noise of thy songs to cease and the voice of thy harps shall no more be heard.