Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

I sought in mine heart to give myself unto wine, yet acquainting mine heart with wisdom; and to lay hold on folly, till I might see what was that good for the sons of men, which they should do under the heaven all the days of their life.

Bible References

Sought

Ecclesiastes 1:17
And I gave my heart to know wisdom and knowledge and to know folly and those who are mad; I learned in the end that this also is vexation of spirit.
1 Samuel 25:36
And Abigail came to Nabal, and, behold, he held a banquet in his house like the banquet of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken; therefore, she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.

Yet

Proverbs 20:1
Wine makes a mocker, and beer a reveler, and whoever errs concerning them shall never be wise.
Proverbs 31:4
It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine; nor is beer for princes
Ephesians 5:18
And be not drunk with wine, in which there is excess, but be filled with the Spirit,

And to lay

Ecclesiastes 7:18
It is good that thou should take hold of this; and also from the other not withdraw thy hand; for he that fears God shall come through with everything.
Proverbs 20:1
Wine makes a mocker, and beer a reveler, and whoever errs concerning them shall never be wise.
Proverbs 23:29
For who shall be the woe? for who shall be the woe? for who contention? for who quarrels? for who the wounds without cause? who shall have redness of eyes?
Matthew 6:24
No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other or else he will hold to the one and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and riches.
2 Corinthians 6:15
And what concord does Christ have with Belial? or what part do the faithful have with the unfaithful?

Till

Ecclesiastes 6:12
For who knows what is good for man in this life, all the days of the life of his vanity which he causes to be as a shadow? for who shall teach the man what shall be after him under the sun?
Ecclesiastes 12:13
The conclusion of the entire sermon is heard: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole happiness of man.

All

Genesis 47:9
And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are one hundred and thirty years; few and evil have the days of the years of my life been and have not attained unto the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage.
Job 14:14
If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my appointed time I will wait until my transformation comes.
Psalm 90:9
For all our days decline because of thy wrath; we end our years according to the word.