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
You shall tell him, 'Long life to you! Peace be to you, and peace be to your house, and peace be to all that you have.
They send forth their little ones like a flock. Their children dance.
from men by your hand, Yahweh, from men of the world, whose portion is in this life. You fill the belly of your cherished ones. Your sons have plenty, and they store up wealth for their children.
Their eyes bulge with fat. Their minds pass the limits of conceit.
Rejoice, 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 to those who rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; who stay late into the night, until wine inflames them!
"Now therefore hear this, you who are given to pleasures, who sit securely, who 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," [say they], "I will get wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and tomorrow shall be as this day, [a day] great beyond measure."
Woe to those who are at ease in Zion, and to those who are secure on the mountain of Samaria, the notable men of the chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel come!
"Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, living in luxury every day.
1 Timothy 5:6
But she who gives herself to pleasure is dead while she lives.
2 Timothy 3:4
traitors, headstrong, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God;
These are hidden rocky reefs in your love feasts when they feast with you, shepherds who without fear feed themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn leaves without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;
However much she glorified herself, and grew wanton, so much give her of torment and mourning. For she says in her heart, 'I sit a queen, and am no widow, and will in no way see mourning.'
Moreover Yahweh said, "Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with outstretched necks and flirting eyes, walking to trip as they go, jingling ornaments on their feet;
Let us walk properly, as in the day; not in reveling and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and lustful acts, and not in strife and jealousy.
"Sacrifices of peace offerings are with me. This day I have paid my vows.
Better is a dry morsel with quietness, than a house full of feasting with strife.
and behold, joy and gladness, killing cattle and killing sheep, eating flesh and drinking wine: "Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we will die."
You, son of man, thus says the Lord Yahweh: Speak to the birds of every sort, and to every animal 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 on the mountains of Israel, that you may eat flesh and drink blood.
I saw an angel standing in the sun. He cried with a loud voice, saying to all the birds that fly in the sky, "Come! Be gathered together to the great supper of God,
"'If you sell anything to your neighbor, or buy from your neighbor, you shall not wrong one another.
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
I will cause the noise of your songs to cease; and the sound of your harps shall be no more heard.
Likewise, even as it happened in the days of Lot: they ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built;