Bible Verses About Entertainments

Entertainments.
    Often great  Ge 21:8; Da 5:1; Lu 5:29
    Given on occasions of
      Marriage.  Mt 22:2
      Birthdays.  Mr 6:21
      Weaning children.  Ge 21:8
      Taking leave of friends.  1Ki 19:21
      Return of friends.  2Sa 12:4; Lu 15:23
      Ratifying covenants.  Ge 26:30; 31:54
      Sheep-shearing.  1Sa 25:2,36; 2Sa 13:23
      Harvest home.  Ru 3:2-7; Isa 9:3
      Vintage.  Jdj 9:27
      Coronation of Kings.  1Ki 1:9,18,19; 1Ch 12:39,40; Ho 7:5
      Offering voluntary sacrifice.  Ge 31:54; De 12:6,7; 1Sa 1:4,5,9
      Festivals.  1Sa 20:5,24-26
      National deliverance.  Es 8:17; 9:17-19
    Preparations made for  Ge 18:6,7; Pr 9:2; Mt 22:4; Lu 15:23
    Kinds of, mentioned in scripture
      Dinner.  Ge 43:16; Mt 22:4; Lu 14:12
      Supper.  Lu 14:12; Joh 12:2
      Banquet of wine.  Es 5:6
    Under the direction of a master of the feast  Joh 2:8,9
    Served often by hired servants  Mt 22:13; Joh 2:5
    Served often by members of the family  Ge 18:8; Lu 10:40; Joh 12:2
    Invitations to
      Often addressed to many.  Lu 14:16
      Often only to relatives and friends.  1Ki 1:9; Lu 14:12
      Often by the master in person.  2Sa 13:24; Es 5:4; Zep 1:7; Lu 7:36
      Repeated through servants when all things were ready.  Pr 9:1-5; Lu 14:17
      Should be sent to the poor, &c.  De 14:29; Lu 14:13
    Often given in
      The house.  Lu 5:29
      The air, besides fountains.  1Ki 1:9
      The court of the house.  Es 1:5,6; Lu 7:36,37
      The upper room or guest chamber.  Mr 14:14,15
    Guests at
      Saluted by the master.  Lu 7:45
      Usually anointed.  Ps 23:5; Lu 7:46
      Had their feet washed when they came a distance.  Ge 18:4; 43:24; Lu 7:38,44
      Arranged according to rank.  Ge 43:33; 1Sa 9:22; Lu 14:10
      Often had separate dishes.  Ge 43:34; 1Sa 1:4
      Often ate from the same dish.  Mt 26:23
    Forwardness to take chief seats at, condemned  Mt 23:6; Lu 14:7,8
    A choice portion reserved in, for principal guests  Ge 43:34; 1Sa 1:5; 9:23,24
    Custom of presenting the sop at, to one of the guests, alluded to  Joh 13:26
    Portions of, often sent to the absent  2Sa 11:8; Ne 8:10; Es 9:19
    Offence given by refusing to go to  Lu 14:18,24
    Anxiety to have many guests at, alluded to  Lu 14:22,23
    Men and women did not usually meet at  Es 1:8,9; Mr 6:21; Mt 14:11
    None admitted to, after the master had risen and shut the door  Lu 13:24,25
    Began with thanksgiving  1Sa 9:13; Mr 8:6
    Concluded with a hymn  Mr 14:26
    None asked to eat or drink more than he liked at  Es 1:8
    Music and dancing often introduced at  Am 6:5; Mr 6:22; Lu 15:25
    Often scenes of great intemperance  1Sa 25:36; Da 5:3,4; Ho 7:5
    Given by the guests in return  Job 1:4; Lu 14:12