Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about of winds; trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;
2 Peter 2:13
suffering wrong for their wrongdoing. They count it a pleasure to revel in the daytime. They are blots and blemishes, reveling in their deceptions, as they carouse with you.
1 Corinthians 11:21
for in eating, each one goes ahead with his own meal, and one is hungry and another is drunk.
And I will say to my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years; take your ease; eat, drink, and be merry."'
"There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and feasted sumptuously every day.
"But take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts be weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and cares of this life, and that Day come on you unexpectedly like a trap.
Their end is destruction, their god is the belly, and they glory in their shame, with minds set on earthly things.
1 Thessalonians 5:6
So then let us not sleep, as others do, but let us be alert and sober.
You have lived on the earth in luxury and in pleasure; you have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter.
2 Peter 2:17
These are springs without water and mists driven by a storm; for them the blackest darkness has been reserved.
As a result, we are no longer to be children, tossed here and there by waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by the cunning of men, by their craftiness in deceitful scheming.
But when the sun was up they were scorched, and because they had no root they withered away.
And seeing a fig tree by the road he went to it, and found nothing on it but leaves only. And he said to it, "May no fruit ever come from you again!" And immediately the fig tree withered.
But when the sun came up it was scorched, and because it had no root it withered away.
Peter remembered and said to him, "Rabbi, look! The fig tree which you cursed has withered."
Some fell on the rock; and as it grew up, it withered away, because it had no moisture.
Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me.
1 Timothy 5:6
But she who lives for pleasure is dead even while she lives.
For it is impossible for those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, and have become partakers of the Holy Spirit,
2 Peter 2:18
For speaking out arrogant words of vanity, they entice by fleshly desires, by sensuality, those who barely escape from the ones who live in error.
He answered, "Every plant which my heavenly Father has not planted will be rooted up.
In the morning, as they passed by, they saw the fig tree withered from the roots.
Two others, criminals, were also led with him to be put to death.