Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I said of laughter, It is mad, and of mirth, What does it do?
Before your pots can feel the fire of the thorns, he shall take them away as with a whirlwind, both living, and in his wrath.
They compassed me about like bees; they were quenched as the fire of thorns; for in the name of the LORD I will cut them off.
Therefore thus has the Lord GOD said, Behold, my slaves shall eat, but ye shall be hungry; behold, my slaves shall drink, but ye shall be thirsty; behold, my slaves shall rejoice, but ye shall be ashamed:
and I will turn your feasts into mourning and all your songs into lamentation; and I will cause sackcloth to be brought up upon all loins and baldness upon every head; and I will make it as the mourning of an only son and the end thereof as a bitter day.
Woe unto you that are full! for ye shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.
But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime didst receive thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things; but now he is comforted here, and thou art tormented.
2 Peter 2:13
receiving the reward of their unrighteousness, as those that count it pleasure to live luxuriously every day. These are spots and blemishes, who eat together with you, while at the same time they revel in their deceit,
These are spots in your banquets of charity, feeding themselves without any fear whatsoever: clouds without water, carried to and fro of the winds; trees withered as in fall, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;
If a wise man contends with a foolish man, whether he rages or laughs, there is no rest.
Even in laughter, the scorner has pain in his heart, and the end of that mirth is heaviness.