Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And it came to pass in an eveningtide, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king's house: and from the roof he saw a woman washing herself; and the woman was very beautiful to look upon.
2 Samuel 4:5
So the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, departed and came to the house of Ish-bosheth in the heat of the day while he was taking his midday rest.
Laziness casts into a deep sleep, And an idle man will suffer hunger.
"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest,"
And He came to the disciples and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, "So, you men could not keep watch with Me for one hour?
1 Thessalonians 5:6
so then let us not sleep as others do, but let us be alert and sober.
1 Peter 4:7
The end of all things is near; therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of prayer.
The roof of
"When you build a new house, you shall make a parapet for your roof, so that you will not bring bloodguilt on your house if anyone falls from it.
"The houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah will be defiled like the place Topheth, because of all the houses on whose rooftops they burned sacrifices to all the heavenly host and poured out drink offerings to other gods."'"
"What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in your ear, proclaim upon the housetops.
On the next day, as they were on their way and approaching the city, Peter went up on the housetop about the sixth hour to pray.
When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable to make one wise, she took from its fruit and ate; and she gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.
that the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful; and they took wives for themselves, whomever they chose.
When Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, the prince of the land, saw her, he took her and lay with her by force.
"I have made a covenant with my eyes; How then could I gaze at a virgin?
Turn away my eyes from looking at vanity, And revive me in Your ways.
but I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
1 John 2:16
For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world.
So he left everything he owned in Joseph's charge; and with him there he did not concern himself with anything except the food which he ate. Now Joseph was handsome in form and appearance.
Do not desire her beauty in your heart, Nor let her capture you with her eyelids.
Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain, But a woman who fears the LORD, she shall be praised.