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And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.

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Matthew 6:19
"Do not store up your riches on earth, where moths and rust destroy them, and where thieves break in and steal them,
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge the rich of this world not to be arrogant, nor to set their hopes on such an uncertain thing as riches, but on God who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.
James 5:1
Come now, you rich people! weep aloud and howl over the miseries that are going to overtake you!


James 4:13
Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we are going to such and such a town, to stay a year and go into business and make money,"


Luke 16:19
"There was once a rich man, who used to dress in purple and fine linen, and to live in luxury every day.
Luke 21:34
But take care that your hearts are not loaded down with self-indulgence and drunkenness and worldly cares, and that day takes you by surprise, like a trap.
1 Corinthians 15:32
From the human point of view, what good is it to me that I have fought wild animals here in Ephesus? If the dead do not rise at all, "Let us eat and drink, for we will be dead tomorrow!"
Philippians 3:19
They are doomed to destruction: their appetites are their god; they glory in their shame; they are absorbed in earthly matters.
1 Timothy 5:6
A widow who gives herself up to pleasure is dead while she is still alive.
2 Timothy 3:4
treacherous, reckless, conceited, caring more for pleasure than for God,
James 5:5
You have lived luxuriously and voluptuously here on earth; you have fattened your hearts for the day of slaughter.
1 Peter 4:3
You have spent time enough in the past in doing as the heathen like to do, indulging in sensuality, passion, drunkenness, carousing, dissipation, and detestable idolatry.
Revelation 18:7
The more she has given herself to pride and luxury the more you must give her torture and grief. Because she says to herself, 'I sit on a throne; I am not a widow, I shall never have any sorrow,'

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Luke 17:27
People went on eating, drinking, marrying, and being married up to the very day that Noah got into the ark and the flood came and destroyed them all.