James 5:5
Good News Translation
Your life here on earth has been full of luxury and pleasure. You have made yourselves fat for the day of slaughter.

Contemporary English Version
While here on earth, you have thought only of filling your own stomachs and having a good time. But now you are like fat cattle on their way to be butchered.

Douay-Rheims Bible
You have feasted upon earth: and in riotousness you have nourished your hearts, in the day of slaughter.

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You have feasted upon earth: and in riotousness you have nourished your hearts, in the day of slaughter.

have lived.

1 Samuel 25:6,36 And you shall say: Peace be to my brethren, and to thee, and peace to thy house, and peace to all that thou hast. . . .

Job 21:11-15 Their little ones go out like a flock, and their children dance and play. . . .

Psalm 17:14 From the enemies of thy hand. O Lord, divide them from the few of the earth in their life: their belly is filled from thy hidden stores. They are full of children: and they have left to their little ones the rest of their substance.

Psalm 73:7 Their iniquity hath come forth, as it were from fatness: they have passed into the affection of the heart.

Ecclesiastes 11:9 Rejoice therefore, O young man, in thy youth, and let thy heart be in that which is good in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thy heart, and in the sight of thy eyes: and know that for all these God will bring thee into judgment.

Isaiah 5:11,12 Woe to you that rise up early in the morning to follow drunkenness, and to drink in the evening, to be inflamed with wine. . . .

Isaiah 47:8 And now hear these things, thou that art delicate, and dwellest confidently, that sayest in thy heart: I am, and there is none else besides me: I shall not sit as a widow, and I shall not know barrenness.

Isaiah 56:12 Come, let us take wine, and be filled with drunkenness: and it shall be as to day, so also to morrow, and much more.

Amos 6:1,4-6 Woe to you that are wealthy in Sion, and to you that have confidence in the mountain of Samaria: ye great men, heads of the people, that go in with state into the house of Israel. . . .

Luke 16:19,25 There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and feasted sumptuously every day. . . .

1 Timothy 5:6 For she that liveth in pleasures is dead while she is living.

2 Timothy 3:4 Traitors, stubborn, puffed up, and lovers of pleasure more than of God:

Jude 1:12 These are spots in their banquets, feasting together without fear, feeding themselves: clouds without water, which are carried about by winds: trees of the autumn, unfruitful, twice dead, plucked up by the roots:

Revelation 18:7 As much as she hath glorified herself and lived in delicacies, so much torment and sorrow give ye to her. Because she saith in her heart: I sit a queen and am no widow: and sorrow I shall not see.

been.

Isaiah 3:16 And the Lord said: Because the daughters of Sion are haughty, and have walked with stretched out necks, and wanton glances of their eyes, and made a noise as they walked with their feet and moved in a set pace:

Romans 13:13 Let us walk honestly, as in the day: not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and impurities, not in contention and envy.

as in.

Proverbs 7:14 Therefore I am come out to meet thee, desirous to see thee, and I have found thee.

Proverbs 17:1 Better is a dry morsel with joy, than a house full of victims with strife.

Isaiah 22:13 And behold joy and gladness, killing calves, and slaying rams, eating flesh, and drinking wine: Let us eat and drink; for to morrow we shall die.

Ezekiel 39:17 And thou, O son of man, saith the Lord God, say to every fowl, and to all the birds, and to all the beasts of the field: Assemble yourselves, make haste, come together from every side to my victim, which I slay for you, a great victim upon the mountains of Israel: to eat flesh, and drink blood.

Revelation 19:17,18 And I saw an angel standing in the sun: and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the birds that did fly through the midst of heaven: Come, gather yourselves together to the great supper of God: . . .

Context
Warning to the Rich
4Behold the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which by fraud has been kept back by you, crieth: and the cry of them hath entered into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth. 5You have feasted upon earth: and in riotousness you have nourished your hearts, in the day of slaughter. 6You have condemned and put to death the Just One: and he resisted you not.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 12:3
And thou, O Lord, hast known me, thou hast seen me, and proved my heart with thee: gather them together as for the day of slaughter.

Jeremiah 25:34
Howl, ye shepherds, and cry: and sprinkle yourselves with ashes, ye leaders of the flock: for the days of your slaughter and your dispersion are accomplished, and you shall fall like precious vessels.

Ezekiel 16:49
Behold this was the iniquity of Sodom thy sister, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance, and the idleness of her, and of her daughters: and they did not put forth their hand to the needy, and the poor.

Luke 16:19
There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and feasted sumptuously every day.

1 Timothy 5:6
For she that liveth in pleasures is dead while she is living.

2 Peter 2:13
Receiving the reward of their injustice, counting for a pleasure the delights of a day: stains and spots, sporting themselves to excess, rioting in their feasts with you:

Additional Translations
You have lived on earth in luxury and self-indulgence. You have fattened your hearts in the day of slaughter.

You lived in luxury and lived in self-indulgence upon the earth. You have fattened your hearts in the day of slaughter.

You have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; you have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter.

Ye have lived delicately on the earth, and taken your pleasure; ye have nourished your hearts in a day of slaughter.

Ye have lived luxuriously on the earth and indulged yourselves; ye have nourished your hearts [as] in a day of slaughter;

Ye have lived delicately on the earth, and taken your pleasure; ye have nourished your hearts in a day of slaughter.

Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; ye have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter.

Here on earth you have lived self-indulgent and profligate lives. You have stupefied yourselves with gross feeding; but a day of slaughter has come.

You have lived delicately on the earth, and taken your pleasure. You have nourished your hearts as in a day of slaughter.

ye did live in luxury upon the earth, and were wanton; ye did nourish your hearts, as in a day of slaughter;
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