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
receiving the reward of unrighteousness; accounting ephemeral indulgence pleasure; spots and blemishes, rioting in their own deceits, feasting with you;
1 Corinthians 11:21
For each one in eating takes his own supper before others, and one is hungry and another drinks to excess.
And they did eat, and were well filled; for that they lusted after, he brought to them.
His watchmen are all of them blind, they are without knowledge; they are all dumb dogs that cannot bark, dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber:
As I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, verily because my sheep have been a prey, and my sheep have been meat to every beast of the field, because there was no shepherd, and my shepherds searched not for my flock, but the shepherds fed themselves, and fed not my flock,
and I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much good things laid by for many years; repose thyself, eat, drink, be merry.
Now there was a rich man and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, making good cheer in splendour every day.
But take heed to yourselves lest possibly your hearts be laden with surfeiting and drinking and cares of life, and that day come upon you suddenly unawares;
whose end is destruction, whose god is the belly, and their glory in their shame, who mind earthly things:)
1 Thessalonians 5:6
So then do not let us sleep as the rest do, but let us watch and be sober;
Ye have lived luxuriously on the earth and indulged yourselves; ye have nourished your hearts as in a day of slaughter;
Clouds and wind without rain, so is a man that boasteth himself of a false gift.
What shall I do unto thee, Ephraim? What shall I do unto thee, Judah? For your goodness is as a morning cloud, and as the dew that early passeth away.
2 Peter 2:17
These are springs without water, and mists driven by storm, to whom the gloom of darkness is reserved for ever.
in order that we may be no longer babes, tossed and carried about by every wind of that teaching which is in the sleight of men, in unprincipled cunning with a view to systematized error;
And he is as a tree planted by brooks of water, which giveth its fruit in its season, and whose leaf fadeth not; and all that he doeth prospereth.
for they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and fade as the green herb.
but when the sun rose they were burned up, and because of not having any root were dried up;
And seeing one fig-tree in the way, he came to it and found on it nothing but leaves only. And he says to it, Let there be never more fruit of thee for ever. And the fig-tree was immediately dried up.
and when the sun arose it was burnt up, and because of its not having any root, it withered.
And Peter, remembering what Jesus had said, says to him, Rabbi, see, the fig-tree which thou cursedst is dried up.
and other fell upon the rock, and having sprung up, it was dried up because it had not moisture;
Abide in me and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abide in the vine, thus neither can ye unless ye abide in me.
1 Timothy 5:6
But she that lives in habits of self-indulgence is dead while living.
For it is impossible to renew again to repentance those once enlightened, and who have tasted of the heavenly gift, and have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit,
2 Peter 2:18
For while speaking great highflown words of vanity, they allure with the lusts of the flesh, by dissoluteness, those who have just fled those who walk in error,
2 Chronicles 7:20
then will I pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have hallowed to my name, will I cast out of my sight, and will make it a proverb and a byword among all peoples.
Say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Shall it prosper? Shall he not pull up its roots, and cut off its fruit, that it may wither? All its fresh sprouting leaves shall wither, even without a great arm and many people to pluck it up by its roots.
But he answering said, Every plant which my heavenly Father has not planted shall be rooted up.
And passing by early in the morning they saw the fig-tree dried up from the roots.
And if the plague come again, and break out in the house, after he hath taken away the stones, and after he hath scraped the house, and after it is plastered,
1 Samuel 2:15
Even before they burned the fat, the priest's servant came, and said to the man that sacrificed, Give flesh to roast for the priest, and he will not accept sodden flesh of thee, but raw.
When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider well who is before thee;
for if these things are done in the green tree, what shall take place in the dry?