Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
but her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword.
I said of laughter, Madness! and of mirth, What availeth it?
It is better for a man to hear the rebuke of the wise, than to hear the song of fools.
Rejoice, 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 that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
But Abraham said, Child, recollect that thou hast fully received thy good things in thy lifetime, and likewise Lazarus evil things. But now he is comforted here, and thou art in suffering.
Be wretched, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.
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: