Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.
2 Chronicles 33:1
Manasseh was twelve years old when he began to reign; and he reigned fifty and five years in Jerusalem.
They spend their days in prosperity, And in a moment they go down to Sheol.
Who said unto God, Depart from us; And, What can the Almighty do for us?
The wicked, in the pride of his countenance,'saith , He will not require it . All his thoughts are, There is no God.
For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: Thou hast destroyed all them that play the harlot, departing from thee.
As a bird that wandereth from her nest, So is a man that wandereth from his place.
Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evil-doers, children that deal corruptly! they have forsaken Jehovah, they have despised the Holy One of Israel, they are estranged and gone backward.
get you out of the way, turn aside out of the path, cause the Holy One of Israel to cease from before us.
thus saith Jehovah, What unrighteousness have your fathers found in me, that they are gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and are become vain?
O my people, what have I done unto thee? and wherein have I wearied thee? testify against me.
But now in Christ Jesus ye that once were far off are made nigh in the blood of Christ.
but when this thy son came, who hath devoured thy living with harlots, thou killedst for him the fatted calf.
And he said also unto the disciples, There was a certain rich man, who had a steward; and the same was accused unto him that he was wasting his goods.
Remove thy way far from her, And come not nigh the door of her house;
For on account of a harlot a man is brought to a piece of bread; And the adulteress hunteth for the precious life.
He also that is slack in his work Is brother to him that is a destroyer.
He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: He that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.
Hear thou, my son, and be wise, And guide thy heart in the way.
Whoso keepeth the law is a wise son; But he that is a companion of gluttons shameth his father.
Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father; But he that keepeth company with harlots wasteth his'substance.
Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth, and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thy heart, and in the sight of thine eyes; but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
and behold, joy and gladness, slaying oxen and killing sheep, eating flesh and drinking wine: let us eat and drink, for to-morrow we shall die.
Come ye,'say they , I will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and to-morrow shall be as this day, a day great beyond measure.
-ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;
Let us walk becomingly, as in the day; not in revelling and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and jealousy.
1 Peter 4:3
For the time past may suffice to have wrought the desire of the Gentiles, and to have walked in lasciviousness, lusts, winebibbings, revellings, carousings, and abominable idolatries:
2 Peter 2:13
suffering wrong as the hire of wrong-doing; men that count it pleasure to revel in the day-time, spots and blemishes, revelling in their deceivings while they feast with you;
Forasmuch as the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have performed the commandment of their father which he commanded them, but this people hath not hearkened unto me;