Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
Assemble yourselves, and hear, ye sons of Jacob, And listen to Israel your father.
And when Joseph's brethren saw that their father was dead, they said, If now Joseph should be hostile to us, and should indeed requite us all the evil that we did to him!
And his sons went and made a feast in the house of each one on his day; and they sent and invited their three sisters to eat and to drink with them.
Woe unto them that, rising early in the morning, run after strong drink; that linger till twilight, till wine inflameth them!
And in that day did the Lord Jehovah of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth;
Ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;
Blessed they that mourn, for they shall be comforted.
But when Herod's birthday was celebrated, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod;
1 Peter 4:3
For the time past is sufficient for us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, walking in lasciviousness, lusts, wine-drinking, revels, drinkings, and unhallowed idolatries.
Who can count the dust of Jacob, and the number of the fourth part of Israel? Let my soul die the death of the righteous, and let my end be like his!
Oh that they had been wise! they would have understood this, They would have considered their latter end!
What fruit therefore had ye then in the things of which ye are now ashamed? for the end of them is death.
whose end is destruction, whose god is the belly, and their glory in their shame, who mind earthly things:)
And forasmuch as it is the portion of men once to die, and after this judgment;
he said unto them, Set your hearts unto all the words that I testify among you this day, which ye shall command your children to take heed to do, all the words of this law.
and thou saidst, I shall be a mistress for ever; so that thou didst not take these things to heart, thou didst not remember the end thereof.
And now thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Consider your ways.
And thou shalt not go into the house of feasting, to sit with them, to eat and to drink.