8 By edict of the king, no limits were placed on the drinking, for the king had instructed all his palace officials to serve each man as much as he wanted. (NLT)
Partying is a practice that has gone on for many generations. We find that Noah was drunk after the flood. Whether he knew that drinking could end that way or not it happened to him.
Now we have a pagan king or a king that was not trying to honor the LORD with his actions who had a party that lasted over an hundred days. He gave instructions to make sure that everyone had as much as they wanted to drink.
The only limit he set on his servants was that they were not to force anyone to drink too much. Every man made his own choice regarding the amount of drinking he wanted. ...