Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.
So that the man that is gentle among you, and very refined, his eye shall show no compassion toward his brother, and toward the wife of his bosom, and toward the remnant of his children which he shall leave behind:
Moreover the LORD says, Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with outstretched necks and wanton eyes, walking and tripping as they go, and making a jingling with their feet:
Therefore has the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell in it are desolate: therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left.
Rise up, you women that are at ease; hear my voice, you complacent daughters; give ear unto my speech.
I have likened the daughter of Zion to a lovely and delicate woman.
You that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;
But what went you out to see? A man clothed in soft clothing? Behold, they who are gorgeously appareled, and live in luxury, are in kings' courts.
1 Timothy 5:6
But she that lives in pleasure is dead while she lives.
So much as she has glorified herself, and lived luxuriously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she says in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.
2 Samuel 1:24
You daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet, with other delights, who put on ornaments of gold upon your apparel.
She is not afraid of the snow for her household: for all her household are clothed with scarlet.
There was a certain rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen, and feasted sumptuously every day:
They are wet with the showers of the mountains, and embrace the rock for want of a shelter.
For death is come up into our windows, and is entered into our palaces, to cut off the children from outside, and the young men from the squares.
And he would gladly have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him.
For our soul is bowed down to the dust: our body cleaves unto the earth.