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 wealth, and in a moment go down to the grave.
Who said unto God, Depart from us: and what can the Almighty do to us?
The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in any of his thoughts.
For, lo, they that are far from you shall perish: you have destroyed all them that go after idols, departing from you.
As a bird that wanders from her nest, so is a man that wanders from his place.
Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a descendant of evildoers, children that are corrupters: they have forsaken the LORD, they have provoked the Holy One of Israel unto anger, they have turned away backward.
Get out of the way, turn aside out of the path, cause the Holy One of Israel to cease from before us.
Thus says the LORD, What iniquity have your fathers found in me, that they have gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and are become vain?
O my people, what have I done unto you? and in what have I wearied you? testify against me.
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off are made near by the blood of Christ.
But as soon as this your son came, who has devoured your living with harlots, you have killed for him the fatted calf.
And he said also unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man, who had a steward; and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods.
Remove your way far from her, and come not near the door of her house:
For by means of a harlot a man is reduced to a piece of bread: and the adulteress will prey upon his precious life.
He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
He that loves pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loves wine and oil shall not be rich.
Hear you, my son, and be wise, and guide your heart in the way.
Whosoever keeps the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of gluttonous men shames his father.
Whosoever loves wisdom rejoices his father: but he that keeps company with harlots wastes his substance.
Rejoice, O young man, in your youth; and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth, and walk in the ways of your heart, and in the sight of your eyes: but know that for all these things God will bring you into judgment.
But instead, joy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating meat, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink; for tomorrow we shall die.
Come you, they say, I will bring wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and tomorrow shall be as this day, and much more abundant.
You that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;
Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in reveling and drunkenness, not in debauchery and wantonness, not in strife and envying.
1 Peter 4:3
For the time past of our life will suffice us to have done the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in licentiousness, lusts, excess of wine, reveling, carousing, and abominable idolatries:
2 Peter 2:13
And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness, as they that count it pleasure to revel in the daytime. Spots they are and blemishes, reveling themselves with their own deceivings while they feast with you;
Because the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have performed the commandment of their father, which he commanded them; but this people has not hearkened unto me: