For as in those days which were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ship,
For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are like God's angels in heaven.
that God's sons saw that men's daughters were beautiful, and they took for themselves wives of all that they chose.
Noah went into the ship with his sons, his wife, and his sons' wives, because of the waters of the flood.
Abigail came to Nabal; and behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king. Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken. Therefore she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.
When he had brought him down, behold, they were spread around over all the ground, eating, drinking, and dancing, because of all the great spoil that they had taken out of the land of the Philistines, and out of the land of Judah.
In that day, the Lord, Yahweh of Armies, called to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to dressing in sackcloth:
Behold, this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: pride, fullness of bread, and prosperous ease was in her and in her daughters; neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.
Those who put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;
I will tell my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years. Take your ease, eat, drink, be merry."'
But if that servant says in his heart, 'My lord delays his coming,' and begins to beat the menservants and the maidservants, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken,
They all as one began to make excuses. "The first said to him, 'I have bought a field, and I must go and see it. Please have me excused.'
As it happened in the days of Noah, even so will it be also in the days of the Son of Man.
"So be careful, or your hearts will be loaded down with carousing, drunkenness, and cares of this life, and that day will come on you suddenly.
Let us walk properly, as in the day; not in reveling and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and lustful acts, and not in strife and jealousy.
But I say this, brothers: the time is short, that from now on, both those who have wives may be as though they had none;