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 say thus - Long life to thee! Mayest, thou, prosper, And, thy household, prosper, And, all that thou hast, prosper!
They send forth - like a flock - their young ones, and, their children, skip about for joy;
From men who are thy hand, O Yahweh, From the men of this age, whose portion, is among the living, and, with thy treasure, thou fillest their bosom, - They must be satisfied with sons, And must leave their abundance to their children: -
Their iniquity, hath proceeded from fatness, They have surpassed the imaginations of the heart;
Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth, and let thy heart gladden thee in the days of thine early manhood, and walk thou - in the ways of thine own heart, and in that which is seen by thine own eyes, - yet know, that, for all these things, will God bring thee into judgment.
Alas, for them who rise early in the morning that strong drink, they may pursue, - Who follow on in the evening cool until with wine, they are heated;
Now, therefore hear this, Thou Lady of pleasure Who dwelleth securely, Who saith in her heart, - I, am , and there is no one besides, I shall not sit a widow, Nor know loss of children.
Come ye! I will fetch wine Let us fill ourselves with strong drink, - And like this day, shall, to-morrow be - Great beyond measure!
Alas for the careless in Zion, and for them who put confidence in the mountain of Samaria, - the distinguished among the first group of nations, to whom came in the house of Israel.
Now, a certain man, was rich, and he used to clothe himself with purple and fine linen, making merry day by day, brilliantly.
1 Timothy 5:6
Whereas, she that runneth riot, while living, is, dead:
2 Timothy 3:4
traitors, reckless, beclouded, lovers of pleasure more than lovers of God,
These are they - who, in your love-feasts, are hidden rocks, as they fare sumptuously together, fearlessly, themselves, shepherding, - clouds without water, by winds swept along, trees autumnal, fruitless, twice dead, uprooted,
As much as she glorified herself, and waxed wanton, so much give, unto her, torment and grief: - because, in her heart, she saith - I sit a Queen, and, widow, am I not, and, grief, in nowise shall I see!
Because haughty are the daughters of Zion, And they walk with neck thrown back, and wanton eyes, - Tripping along as they go, And with their feet, making, a tinkling sound,
As in daytime, becomingly let us walk: not in revellings and in drunken bouts, not in chamberings and in wanton deeds, not in strife and envy; -
Peace-offerings, are by me, to-day, have I paid my vows;
Better a dry morsel, and peace therewith, than a house full of contentious sacrifices.
Then lo! joy and rejoicing, killing oxen and slaughtering sheep, eating flesh and drinking wine, - Let us eat and drink, For to-morrow, we may die!
Thou, therefore, son of man, Thus saith My Lord Yahweh, Say to the bird of every wing. And to every wild beast of the field. Assemble yourselves and come Gather yourselves from every side, unto my sacrifice which I am sacrificing for yon A great sacrifice on the mountains of Israel,- And ye shall eat flesh and drink blood:
And I saw one messenger, standing in the sun, and he cried out with a loud voice, saying, unto all the birds that fly in mid-heaven, - Hither! be gathered together unto the great supper of God, -
And when ye sell anything to thy neighbour, or buy aught at thy neighbour's hand, do not overreach one another.
For they consume bread gotten by lawlessness, and, wine obtained by violence, they drink.
And I will cause to cease the hum of thy songs; And the sound of thy lyres, shall not be heard any more.
In like manner, as it came to pass in the days of Lot, They were eating, they were drinking, they were buying, they were selling, they were planting, they were building, -