Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a twoedged sword.
I said of laughter, It is mad, and of mirth, What does it do?
It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise than to hear the song of fools.
Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth and walk in the ways of thine heart and in the sight of thine eyes; but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime didst receive thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things; but now he is comforted here, and thou art tormented.
Be afflicted and mourn and weep; let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to heaviness.
As much as she has glorified herself and lived deliciously, give her that much torment and sorrow; for she says in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.