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 harm as the wages for their harmful ways. By considering it a pleasure to carouse in broad daylight, they are stains and blemishes, indulging in their deceitful pleasures when they feast together with you.
1 Corinthians 11:21
For when it is time to eat, everyone proceeds with his own supper. One is hungry and another becomes drunk.
They ate until they were stuffed; he gave them what they desired.
All their watchmen are blind, they are unaware. All of them are like mute dogs, unable to bark. They pant, lie down, and love to snooze.
As surely as I live, declares the sovereign Lord, my sheep have become prey and have become food for all the wild beasts. There was no shepherd, and my shepherds did not search for my flock, but fed themselves and did not feed my sheep,
And I will say to myself, "You have plenty of goods stored up for many years; relax, eat, drink, celebrate!"'
"There was a rich man who dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day.
"But be on your guard so that your hearts are not weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of this life, and that day close down upon you suddenly like a trap.
Their end is destruction, their god is the belly, they exult in their shame, and they think about earthly things.
1 Thessalonians 5:6
So then we must not sleep as the rest, but must stay alert and sober.
You have lived indulgently and luxuriously on the earth. You have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter.
Like cloudy skies and wind that produce no rain, so is the one who boasts of a gift not given.
What am I going to do with you, O Ephraim? What am I going to do with you, O Judah? For your faithfulness is as fleeting as the morning mist; it disappears as quickly as dawn's dew!
2 Peter 2:17
These men are waterless springs and mists driven by a storm, for whom the utter depths of darkness have been reserved.
So we are no longer to be children, tossed back and forth by waves and carried about by every wind of teaching by the trickery of people who craftily carry out their deceitful schemes.
He is like a tree planted by flowing streams; it yields its fruit at the proper time, and its leaves never fall off. He succeeds in everything he attempts.
For they will quickly dry up like grass, and wither away like plants.
But when the sun came up, they were scorched, and because they did not have sufficient root, they withered.
After noticing a fig tree by the road he went to it, but found nothing on it except leaves. He said to it, "Never again will there be fruit from you!" And the fig tree withered at once.
When the sun came up it was scorched, and because it did not have sufficient root, it withered.
Peter remembered and said to him, "Rabbi, look! The fig tree you cursed has withered."
Other seed fell on rock, and when it came up, it withered because it had no moisture.
Remain in me, and I will remain in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it remains in the vine, so neither can you unless you remain in me.
1 Timothy 5:6
But the one who lives for pleasure is dead even while she lives.
For it is impossible in the case of those who have once been enlightened, tasted the heavenly gift, become partakers of the Holy Spirit,
2 Peter 2:18
For by speaking high-sounding but empty words they are able to entice, with fleshly desires and with debauchery, people who have just escaped from those who reside in error.
2 Chronicles 7:20
then I will remove you from my land I have given you, I will abandon this temple I have consecrated with my presence, and I will make you an object of mockery and ridicule among all the nations.
"'Say to them: This is what the sovereign Lord says: "'Will it prosper? Will he not rip out its roots and cause its fruit to rot and wither? All its foliage will wither. No strong arm or large army will be needed to pull it out by its roots.
And he replied, "Every plant that my heavenly Father did not plant will be uprooted.
In the morning as they passed by, they saw the fig tree withered from the roots.
"If the infection returns and breaks out in the house after he has pulled out the stones, scraped the house, and it is replastered,
1 Samuel 2:15
Even before they burned the fat, the priest's attendant would come and say to the person who was making the sacrifice, "Hand over some meat for the priest to roast! He won't take boiled meat from you, but only raw."
When you sit down to eat with a ruler, consider carefully what is before you,
For if such things are done when the wood is green, what will happen when it is dry?"