they were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were being given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.
“Then it shall come about when the Lord your God brings you into the land which He swore to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to give you, great and splendid cities which you did not build,
otherwise, when you have eaten and are satisfied, and have built good houses and lived in them,
Then Abigail came to Nabal, and behold, he was holding a feast in his house, like the feast of a king. And Nabal’s heart was merry within him, for he was very drunk; so she did not tell him anything at all until the morning light.
Their houses are safe from fear, And the rod of God is not on them.
My mind reels, horror overwhelms me; The twilight I longed for has been turned for me into trembling.
Therefore in that day the Lord God of hosts called you to weeping, to wailing, To shaving the head and to wearing sackcloth.
And I will say to my soul, “Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years to come; take your ease, eat, drink and be merry.”’
“Now there was a rich man, and he habitually dressed in purple and fine linen, joyously living in splendor every day.
Now as to the times and the epochs, brethren, you have no need of anything to be written to you.