Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.
The man among you who is by nature tender and sensitive will turn against his brother, his beloved wife, and his remaining children.
The Lord says, "The women of Zion are proud. They walk with their heads high and flirt with their eyes. They skip along and the jewelry on their ankles jingles.
So a treaty curse devours the earth; its inhabitants pay for their guilt. This is why the inhabitants of the earth disappear, and are reduced to just a handful of people.
You complacent women, get up and listen to me! You carefree daughters, pay attention to what I say!
I will destroy Daughter Zion, who is as delicate and defenseless as a young maiden.
You refuse to believe a day of disaster will come, but you establish a reign of violence.
What did you go out to see? A man dressed in fancy clothes? Look, those who wear fancy clothes and live in luxury are in kings' courts!
1 Timothy 5:6
But the one who lives for pleasure is dead even while she lives.
As much as she exalted herself and lived in sensual luxury, to this extent give her torment and grief because she said to herself, 'I rule as queen and am no widow; I will never experience grief!'
2 Samuel 1:24
O daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet as well as jewelry, who put gold jewelry on your clothes.
She is not afraid of the snow for her household, for all of her household are clothed with scarlet.
"There was a rich man who dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day.
They are soaked by mountain rains and huddle in the rocks because they lack shelter.
Death has climbed in through our windows. It has entered into our fortified houses. It has taken away our children who play in the streets. It has taken away our young men who gather in the city squares.'
He was longing to eat the carob pods the pigs were eating, but no one gave him anything.
For we lie in the dirt, with our bellies pressed to the ground.