Why is Bible engagement down in the digital age? Bible Gateway's Rachel Barach shares some insight.
2:5 wine is a traitor . . . arrogant man. The arrogance and insatiability of the Babylonians is compared to a drunkard besotted with wine.
Sheol . . . death. It was proverbial that death was like a devouring mouth always ready for more to die (Prov. 1:12; 27:20; 30:15, 16).