Treasury of Scripture
And the drinking was according to the law; none did compel: for so the king had appointed to all the officers of his house, that they should do according to every man's pleasure.
none did compel. Every person drank what he pleased. Among the Greeks, however, each guest was obliged to keep the round, or leave the company: hence the proverb Drink, or begone. Mr. Herbert, in his poem entitled The Church Porch, has severely reprobated this vile custom. In Britain, however, this demoralizing custom is now almost destroyed, and a new era of social pleasure is arising, by temperate habits, increased domestic comforts, and the spread of gospel truths.
Jeremiah 35:8 Thus have we obeyed the voice of Jonadab the son of Rechab our father in all that he has charged us, to drink no wine all our days, we...
Jeremiah 51:7 Babylon has been a golden cup in the LORD's hand, that made all the earth drunken: the nations have drunken of her wine...
Habakkuk 2:15,16 Woe to him that gives his neighbor drink, that put your bottle to him, and make him drunken also, that you may look on their nakedness!...
John 2:8 And he said to them, Draw out now, and bear to the governor of the feast. And they bore it.
Strong's ConcordanceAnd the drinking [was] according to the law; none did compel: for so the king had appointed to all the officers of his house, that they should do according to every man's pleasure.
Topical BibleAccordance Allowed Appointed Chief Command Commandment Compel Compelled Compulsion Compulsory Constrained Constraint Desired Desires Drink Drinking Forced Guest Household Instructed Keeping Law Magnates Man's None Officers Official Officials Orders Palace Pleasing Pleasure Pressing Servants Serve Stewards Wine Wished
Esther Chapter 1 Verse 8
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OT History: Esther 1:8 In accordance with the law the drinking (Est Esth. Es)