Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


There is a crying for wine in the streets; all joy is darkened, the mirth of the land is gone.

Bible References

A crying

Proverbs 31:6
Give strong drink to him who is ready to perish, and wine to the bitter in soul.
Hosea 7:14
And they have not cried to me with their heart, but they howl upon their beds. They assemble themselves for grain and new wine. They rebel against me.
Joel 1:15
Alas for the day! For the day of LORD is at hand, and it shall come as destruction from the Almighty.

All joy

Isaiah 24:7
The new wine mourns. The vine languishes. All the merry-hearted do sigh.
Isaiah 8:22
And they shall look to the earth, and, behold, distress and darkness, the gloom of anguish, and into thick darkness [to be] driven away.
Isaiah 9:19
Through the wrath of LORD of hosts is the land burnt up, and the people are as the fuel of fire; no man spares his brother.
Jeremiah 48:33
And gladness and joy is taken away from the fruitful field and from the land of Moab. And I have caused wine to cease from the winepresses. None shall tread with shouting. The shouting shall be no shouting.
Lamentations 5:14
The elders have ceased from the gate, the young men from their music.
Amos 5:16
Therefore thus says LORD, the God of hosts, LORD: Wailing shall be in all the broad ways. And they shall say in all the streets, Alas! Alas! And they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful in lamentation to
Matthew 22:11
But when the king came in to see those who were dining, he saw there a man who was not clothed with a wedding garment.
Luke 16:25
But Abraham said, Child, remember that thou in thy lifetime received thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things. But now here he is comforted and thou are in agony.