Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:
And he said also to his disciples, There was a certain rich man who had a steward, and he was accused to him as wasting his goods.
And after not many days the younger son gathering all together went away into a country a long way off, and there dissipated his property, living in debauchery.
They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance.
For I was envious at the arrogant, seeing the prosperity of the wicked.
Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom: pride, fulness of bread, and careless ease was in her and in her daughters, but she did not strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.
that lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves from the midst of the stall;
And the woman was clothed in purple and scarlet, and had ornaments of gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and the unclean things of her fornication;
So much as she has glorified herself and lived luxuriously, so much torment and grief give to her. Because she says in her heart, I sit a queen, and I am not a widow; and I shall in no wise see grief:
And the weight of the golden earrings that he requested was one thousand seven hundred shekels of gold; besides the crescents and the pendants and the purple garments worn by the kings of Mid'ian, and besides the collars that were about the necks of their camels.
And Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white, and with a great crown of gold, and with a mantle of byssus and purple; and the city of Shushan shouted and was glad.
Thus wast thou decked with gold and silver, and thy raiment was byssus, and silk, and embroidered work. Thou didst eat fine flour, and honey, and oil; and thou becamest exceedingly beautiful, and thou didst prosper into a kingdom.
Byssus with broidered work from Egypt was thy sail, to serve thee for a banner; blue and purple from the isles of Elishah was thine awning.
And they clothe him with purple, and bind round on him a crown of thorns which they had plaited.
Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse, double in ways, though he be rich.
She maketh body linen and selleth it, and delivereth girdles unto the merchant.
they ate, they drank, they married, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came and destroyed all of them;