Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

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Bible References

Arose from

2 Samuel 4:5
And the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, went, and came about the heat of the day to the house of Ish-bosheth, as he took his rest at noon.
Proverbs 19:15
Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; And the idle soul shall suffer hunger.
Proverbs 24:33
Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to sleep;
Matthew 26:40
And he cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them sleeping, and saith unto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour?
1 Thessalonians 5:6
so then let us not sleep, as do the rest, but let us watch and be sober.
1 Peter 4:7
But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore of sound mind, and be sober unto prayer:

The roof of

Deuteronomy 22:8
When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thy house, if any man fall from thence.
Jeremiah 19:13
and the houses of Jerusalem, and the houses of the kings of Judah, which are defiled, shall be as the place of Topheth, even all the houses upon whose roofs they have burned incense unto all the host of heaven, and have poured out drink-offerings unto other gods.
Matthew 10:27
What I tell you in the darkness, speak ye in the light; and what ye hear in the ear, proclaim upon the house-tops.
Acts 10:9
Now on the morrow, as they were on their journey, and drew nigh unto the city, Peter went up upon the housetop to pray, about the sixth hour:

He saw

Genesis 3:6
And 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 to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat; and she gave also unto her husband with her, and he did eat.
Genesis 6:2
that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all that they chose.
Genesis 34:2
And Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, the prince of the land, saw her; And he took her, and lay with her, and humbled her.
Job 31:1
I made a covenant with mine eyes; How then should I look upon a virgin?
Psalm 119:37
Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity, And quicken me in thy ways.
Matthew 5:28
but I say unto you, that every one that looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already 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 vain glory of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

Very beautiful

Genesis 39:6
And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand; and he knew not aught that was with him, save the bread which he did eat. And Joseph was comely, and well-favored.
Proverbs 6:25
Lust not after her beauty in thy heart; Neither let her take thee with her eyelids.
Proverbs 31:30
Grace is deceitful, and beauty is vain; But a woman that feareth Jehovah, she shall be praised.

General references

Proverbs 7:8
Passing through the street near her corner; And he went the way to her house,
Proverbs 23:31
Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, When it sparkleth in the cup, When it goeth down smoothly: