Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Delight is not seemly for a fool; much less for a servant to have rule over princes.

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Proverbs 30:21
For three things the earth is disquieted, and the fourth it cannot bear:
1 Samuel 25:36
And Abigail came to Nabal, and, behold, he held a banquet in his house like the banquet of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken; therefore, she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.
Esther 3:15
The posts went out in haste by the king's commandment, and the law was given in Shushan, the palace. And the king and Haman sat down to drink; but the city of Shushan was perplexed.
Isaiah 5:11
Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning that they may continue their drunkenness; that continue until night until wine inflames them!
Isaiah 22:12
Therefore the Lord GOD of the hosts did call in this day unto weeping and to mourning and to baldness and to girding with sackcloth:
Hosea 7:3
They make the king glad with their wickedness and the princes with their lies.
Hosea 9:1
Do not rejoice, O Israel, for joy, as the peoples; for thou hast gone a whoring from thy God, thou hast loved the salary of a harlot upon every threshing floor.
Amos 6:3
Ye that put far away the evil day and cause the seat of violence to come near;
Luke 16:19
There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and fared sumptuously every day;
James 4:9
Be afflicted and mourn and weep; let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to heaviness.


2 Samuel 3:24
Then Joab came to the king and said, What hast thou done? Behold, Abner came unto thee; why is it that thou hast let him go?
Ecclesiastes 10:5
There is another evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceeds from the ruler:
Isaiah 3:5
And the people shall do violence, one against another, and each one against his neighbour; the child shall rise up against the ancient and the base against the honourable.

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Ecclesiastes 10:7
I saw slaves upon horses, and princes walking as slaves upon the earth.