Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

I made a covenant with mine eyes; why then should I think upon a maid?

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Bible References

A covenant

Genesis 6:2
that the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful; and they took wives for themselves, whomever they chose.
2 Samuel 11:2
Now when evening came David arose from his bed and walked around on the roof of the king's house, and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful in appearance.
Psalm 119:37
Turn away my eyes from looking at vanity, And revive me in Your ways.
Proverbs 4:25
Let your eyes look directly ahead And let your gaze be fixed straight in front of you.
Proverbs 23:31
Do not look on the wine when it is red, When it sparkles in the cup, When it goes down smoothly;
Matthew 5:28
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.

Think

Proverbs 6:25
Do not desire her beauty in your heart, Nor let her capture you with her eyelids.
James 1:14
But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust.

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Proverbs 4:25
Let your eyes look directly ahead And let your gaze be fixed straight in front of you.