Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Defraud ye not one the other, except it be with consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again, that Satan tempt you not for your incontinency.
And he said unto the people, Be ready, by the third day, - do not approach a woman.
1 Samuel 21:4
And the priest answered David, and said, There is no common bread under my hand, - but, hallowed bread, there is, if the young men have kept themselves, at least from women.
Gather the people, hallow a convocation, collect the elders, gather the children, and the sucklings of the breasts, - let the bridegroom, come forth, from his chamber, and the bride from her bower:
to speak unto the priests that pertained to the house of Yahweh of hosts, and unto the prophets, saying, - Shall I weep in the fifth month, separating myself, as I have done these so many years?
So shall the land, wail, family by family, apart, - the family of the house of David apart, and their wives apart, the family of the house of Nathan apart, and their wives apart;
But, he, said unto them - Not all, find room for he word, save they to whom it hath been given;
1 Thessalonians 3:5
For this cause, I also, no longer concealing my anxiety, sent, that I might get to know your faith, lest by any means he that tempteth, should have tempted you, and, in vain, should have been our toil.