Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; ye have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter.
1 Samuel 25:6
And thus shall ye say: Long life to thee! and peace be to thee, and peace be to thy house, and peace be to all that thou hast!
They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance.
From men who are thy hand, O Jehovah, from men of this age: their portion is in this life, and their belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure; they have their fill of sons, and leave the rest of their substance to their children.
Their eyes stand out from fatness, they exceed the imaginations of their heart:
Rejoice, young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thy heart, and in the sight of thine eyes; but know that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
Woe unto them that, rising early in the morning, run after strong drink; that linger till twilight, till wine inflameth them!
And now hear this, thou voluptuous one, that dwellest carelessly, that sayest in thy heart, It is I, and there is none but me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know loss of children:
Come, say they, I will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and to-morrow shall be as this day, and much more abundant.
Woe to them that are at ease in Zion and that are secure in the mountain of Samaria, the renowned of the first of the nations, to whom the house of Israel come.
Now there was a rich man and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, making good cheer in splendour every day.
1 Timothy 5:6
But she that lives in habits of self-indulgence is dead while living.
2 Timothy 3:4
traitors, headlong, of vain pretensions, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God;
These are spots in your love-feasts, feasting together with you without fear, pasturing themselves; clouds without water, carried along by the winds; autumnal trees, without fruit, twice dead, rooted up;
So much as she has glorified herself and lived luxuriously, so much torment and grief give to her. Because she says in her heart, I sit a queen, and I am not a widow; and I shall in no wise see grief:
And Jehovah said, Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched-out neck and wanton eyes, and go along mincing, and making a tinkling with their feet;
As in the day, let us walk becomingly; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and lasciviousness, not in strife and emulation.
I have peace-offerings with me; this day have I paid my vows:
Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than a house full of feasting with strife.
and behold joy and rejoicing, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: Let us eat and drink, for to-morrow we die.
And thou, son of man, thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Speak unto the birds of every wing, and to every beast of the field, Gather yourselves together and come, assemble yourselves on every side to my sacrifice which I sacrifice for you, a great sacrifice upon the mountains of Israel, that ye may eat flesh, and drink blood.
And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the birds that fly in mid-heaven, Come, gather yourselves to the great supper of God,
And if ye sell ought unto your neighbour, or buy of your neighbour's hand, ye shall not overreach one another.
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
And I will cause the noise of thy songs to cease; and the sound of thy harps shall be no more heard.
and in like manner as took place in the days of Lot: they ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded;