Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.

Bible References

Stolen

Proverbs 20:17
Bread obtained by falsehood is sweet to a man,
But afterward his mouth will be filled with gravel.
Proverbs 23:31
Do not look on the wine when it is red,
When it sparkles in the cup,
When it goes down smoothly;
Genesis 3:6
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.
Romans 7:8
But sin, taking opportunity through the commandment, produced in me coveting of every kind; for apart from the Law sin is dead.
James 1:14
But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust.

Eaten in secret

Proverbs 7:18
“Come, let us drink our fill of love until morning;
Let us delight ourselves with caresses.
Proverbs 30:20
This is the way of an adulterous woman:
She eats and wipes her mouth,
And says, “I have done no wrong.”
2 Kings 5:24
When he came to the hill, he took them from their hand and deposited them in the house, and he sent the men away, and they departed.
Ephesians 5:12
for it is disgraceful even to speak of the things which are done by them in secret.

General references

Leviticus 15:20
Everything also on which she lies during her menstrual impurity shall be unclean, and everything on which she sits shall be unclean.
Proverbs 1:18
But they lie in wait for their own blood;
They ambush their own lives.
Proverbs 4:17
For they eat the bread of wickedness
And drink the wine of violence.
Proverbs 9:5
“Come, eat of my food
And drink of the wine I have mixed.