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 their unrighteousness, as those that count it pleasure to live luxuriously every day. These are spots and blemishes, who eat together with you, while at the same time they revel in their deceit,
1 Corinthians 11:21
For in eating, each one takes his own supper first: and one is hungry, and another is drunken.
So they did eat and were well filled; for he gave them their own desire;
His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant; they are all dumb dogs; they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, they love to slumber.
as I live, said the Lord GOD, surely because my flock became a prey, and my flock became food to every beast of the field, without a pastor, neither did my shepherds search for my flock, but the shepherds fed themselves and did not feed my flock;
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast many goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.
There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and fared sumptuously every day;
And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with excess and drunkenness and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.
whose end shall be perdition, whose God is their belly and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things).
1 Thessalonians 5:6
Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.
Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth and been wanton; ye have refreshed your hearts, as in the day of slaughter of sacrifices.
Whosoever boasts in a gift of falsehood is like clouds and wind without rain.
O Ephraim, what shall I do unto thee? O Judah, what shall I do unto thee? Your mercy is as a morning cloud, and as the early dew it goes away.
2 Peter 2:17
These are wells without water, clouds that are brought by a whirlwind, to whom gross darkness is reserved for ever.
That we no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men and cunning craftiness, by which they lie in wait to deceive,
And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatever he does shall prosper.
For they shall soon be cut down like the grass and wither as the green herb.
and when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.
And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it and found nothing upon it, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee from now on for ever. And then the fig tree withered away.
but when the sun was up, it was scorched, and because it had no root, it withered away.
Then Peter, remembering, said unto him, Master, behold, the fig tree which thou didst curse is withered away.
And some fell upon the rock, and as soon as it was sprung up, it withered away because it lacked moisture.
Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abides in the vine, no more can ye, except ye abide in me.
1 Timothy 5:6
but she that lives in pleasure is dead while she lives.
For it is impossible that those who once received the light and tasted of that heavenly gift and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit
2 Peter 2:18
For speaking arrogant words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were clean escaped from those who converse in error,
2 Chronicles 7:20
I will pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have sanctified for my name, I will cast out of my presence, and will make it to be a proverb and a byword among all peoples.
Say thou: Thus hath the Lord GOD said, Shall it be prospered? Shall he not pull it up its roots and destroy its fruit and let it wither? All of the leaves of her spring shall wither, even without great power or many people plucking it up by its roots.
But he answered and said, Every plant which my heavenly Father has not planted shall be rooted up.
And passing by in the morning, they saw the fig tree dried up from the roots.
And if the plague comes again and breaks out in the house after he has taken away the stones and after he has scraped the house and after it is plastered,
1 Samuel 2:15
Likewise, before they burnt the fat, the priest's servant would come and say to the man that sacrificed, Give flesh to roast for the priest, for he will not take cooked flesh of thee, but raw.
When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee;
For if they do these things in the green tree, what shall be done in the dry?