Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart.

General references

Bible References

Better

Genesis 49:2
“Gather together and hear, O sons of Jacob;
And listen to Israel your father.
Genesis 50:15
When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, “What if Joseph bears a grudge against us and pays us back in full for all the wrong which we did to him!”
Job 1:4
His sons used to go and hold a feast in the house of each one on his day, and they would send and invite their three sisters to eat and drink with them.
Isaiah 5:11
Woe to those who rise early in the morning that they may pursue strong drink,
Who stay up late in the evening that wine may inflame them!
Isaiah 22:12
Therefore in that day the Lord God of hosts called you to weeping, to wailing,
To shaving the head and to wearing sackcloth.
Amos 6:3
Do you put off the day of calamity,
And would you bring near the seat of violence?
Matthew 5:4
“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
Matthew 14:6
But when Herod’s birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod,
1 Peter 4:3
For the time already past is sufficient for you to have carried out the desire of the Gentiles, having pursued a course of sensuality, lusts, drunkenness, carousing, drinking parties and abominable idolatries.

That

Numbers 23:10
Who can count the dust of Jacob,
Or number the fourth part of Israel?
Let me die the death of the upright,
And let my end be like his!”
Deuteronomy 32:29
Would that they were wise, that they understood this,
That they would discern their future!
Romans 6:21
Therefore what benefit were you then deriving from the things of which you are now ashamed? For the outcome of those things is death.
Philippians 3:19
whose end is destruction, whose god is their appetite, and whose glory is in their shame, who set their minds on earthly things.
Hebrews 9:27
And inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment,

Living

Deuteronomy 32:46
he said to them, “Take to your heart all the words with which I am warning you today, which you shall command your sons to observe carefully, even all the words of this law.
Isaiah 47:7
“Yet you said, ‘I will be a queen forever.’
These things you did not consider
Nor remember the outcome of them.
Haggai 1:5
Now therefore, thus says the Lord of hosts, “Consider your ways!

General references

Jeremiah 16:8
Moreover you shall not go into a house of feasting to sit with them to eat and drink.”