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 you say to him that lives in prosperity, Peace be both to you, and peace be to your house, and peace be unto all that you have.
They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance.
From men by your hand, O LORD, from men of the world, who have their portion in this life, and whose belly you fill with your hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.
Their eyes stand out with abundance: they have more than heart could wish.
Rejoice, O young man, in your youth; and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth, and walk in the ways of your heart, and in the sight of your eyes: but know that for all these things God will bring you into judgment.
Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflames them!
Therefore hear now this, you that are given to pleasures, that dwell securely, that say in your heart, I am, and there is none else besides me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children:
Come you, they say, I will bring wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and tomorrow shall be as this day, and much more abundant.
Woe to them that are at ease in Zion, and trust in the mountain of Samaria, who are named chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel came!
There was a certain rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen, and feasted sumptuously every day:
1 Timothy 5:6
But she that lives in pleasure is dead while she lives.
2 Timothy 3:4
Traitors, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;
These are spots in your love feasts, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about by winds; trees whose fruit withers, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;
So much as she has glorified herself, and lived luxuriously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she says in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.
Moreover the LORD says, Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with outstretched necks and wanton eyes, walking and tripping as they go, and making a jingling with their feet:
Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in reveling and drunkenness, not in debauchery and wantonness, not in strife and envying.
I have peace offerings with me; this day have I paid my vows.
Better is a dry morsel, with quietness, than a house full of sacrifices with strife.
But instead, joy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating meat, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink; for tomorrow we shall die.
And, you son of man, thus says the Lord GOD; Speak unto every feathered fowl, and to every beast of the field, Assemble yourselves, and come; gather yourselves on every side to my sacrifice that I do sacrifice for you, even a great sacrifice upon the mountains of Israel, that you 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 fowls that fly in midheaven, Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God;
And if you sell anything unto your neighbor, or buy anything of your neighbor's hand, you shall not oppress one another:
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
And I will cause the noise of your songs to cease; and the sound of your harps shall be no more heard.
Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built;