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 and listen, you sons of Jacob; listen to Israel, your father.
When Joseph's brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, "What if Joseph bears a grudge and wants to repay us in full for all the harm we did to him?"
Now his sons used to go and hold a feast in the house of each one in turn, and they would send and invite their three sisters to eat and to drink with them.
Those who get up early to drink beer are as good as dead, those who keep drinking long after dark until they are intoxicated with wine.
At that time the sovereign master, the Lord who commands armies, called for weeping and mourning, for shaved heads and sackcloth.
You refuse to believe a day of disaster will come, but you establish a reign of violence.
"Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
But on Herod's birthday, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod,
1 Peter 4:3
For the time that has passed was sufficient for you to do what the non-Christians desire. You lived then in debauchery, evil desires, drunkenness, carousing, drinking bouts, and wanton idolatries.
Who can count the dust of Jacob, Or number the fourth part of Israel? Let me die the death of the upright, and let the end of my life be like theirs."
I wish that they were wise and could understand this, and that they could comprehend what will happen to them."
So what benefit did you then reap from those things that you are now ashamed of? For the end of those things is death.
Their end is destruction, their god is the belly, they exult in their shame, and they think about earthly things.
And just as people are appointed to die once, and then to face judgment,
he said to them, "Keep in mind all the words I am solemnly proclaiming to you today; you must command your children to observe carefully all the words of this law.
You said, 'I will rule forever as permanent queen!' You did not think about these things; you did not consider how it would turn out.
Here then is what the Lord who rules over all says: 'Think carefully about what you are doing.
"'Do not go to a house where people are feasting and sit down to eat and drink with them either.