Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


In the day of our king the princes have made him sick with bottles of wine; he stretched out his hand with scorners.

He stretched

Bible References

The day

Genesis 40:20
And it happened [that] on the third day, [which was] Pharaoh's birthday, he made a feast for all his servants. And he lifted up the head of the chief cupbearer and the head of the chief baker in the midst of his servants.
Daniel 5:1
Belshazzar the king made a great festival for thousand [of] his lords, and {in the presence of} the thousand [lords] he was drinking wine.
Matthew 14:6
But [when] Herod's birthday celebration took place, the daughter of Herodias danced in the midst [of them] and pleased Herod.
Mark 6:21
And a suitable day came when Herod, on his birthday, gave a banquet for his courtiers and military tribunes and the most prominent [men] of Galilee.


Proverbs 20:1
Wine [is] a mocker, strong drink a brawler, and any who go astray by it are not wise.
Isaiah 5:11
Ah! Those who rise early in the morning, they pursue strong drink. Those who linger in the evening, wine inflames them.
Isaiah 28:1
Ah! The garland of the pride of the drunkards of Ephraim and [the] withering flower of the glory of his beauty, which [is] at [the] head of {the rich valley}, {ones overcome} with wine!
Habakkuk 2:15
Woe to [him who] gives a drink to his neighbors, pouring out your wrath and also making [them] drunk in order to see their nakedness!
Ephesians 5:18
And do not be drunk with wine (in which is dissipation), but be filled by the Spirit,
1 Peter 4:3
For the time that has passed [was] sufficient {to do what the Gentiles desire to do}, having lived in licentiousness, [evil] desires, drunkenness, carousing, drinking parties, and wanton idolatries,

He stretched

1 Kings 13:4
It happened at the moment the king heard the word of the man of God that he cried out against the altar in Bethel, Jeroboam stretched out his hand from the altar, saying, "Seize him!" But his hand which he stretched out to him was paralyzed, and he was not able to draw it back to himself.

With scorners

Psalm 1:1
Blessed is the man who does not walk in the advice of [the] wicked; nor does he stand in [the] way of sinners; nor does he sit in [the] assembly of mockers.
Psalm 69:12
Those sitting at [the] gate talk about me [as] also [the] songs of [the] drunkards.
Proverbs 13:20
Walk with the wise and be wise, but as for the companion of fools, he will suffer harm.
Proverbs 23:29
To whom [is] woe? To whom [is] sorrow? To whom [are] quarrels? To whom [is] complaint? To whom [are] wounds without cause? To whom [is] redness of [the] eyes?
Daniel 5:4
They drank the wine and praised the gods of gold and silver, bronze, iron, wood and stone.

General references

Proverbs 6:27
Can a man carry fire in his lap, and his clothes not burn?
Proverbs 20:1
Wine [is] a mocker, strong drink a brawler, and any who go astray by it are not wise.
Proverbs 31:4
[It is] not for the kings, O Lemuel; drinking wine [is] not for the kings, nor [is] strong drink for rulers.