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Job 17:13-16

But if I look to Sheol (the unseen state) as my abode, if I spread my couch in the darkness, If I say to the grave and corruption, You are my father, and to the worm [that feeds on decay], You are my mother and my sister [because I will soon be closest to you], Where then is my hope? And if I have hope, who will see [its fulfillment]?read more.
[My hope] shall go down to the bars of Sheol (the unseen state) when once there is rest in the dust.

Isaiah 57:7

Upon a lofty and high mountain you have openly and shamelessly set your [idolatrous and adulterous] bed; even there you went up to offer sacrifice [in spiritual unfaithfulness to your divine Husband].

Luke 11:7

And he from within will answer, Do not disturb me; the door is now closed, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot get up and supply you [with anything]?

2 Samuel 4:5-7

Now the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, went about in the heat of the day to the house of Ish-bosheth, who lay resting on his bed at noon. And they came into the interior of the house as though they were delivering wheat, and they smote him in the body; and Rechab and Baanah his brother escaped. Now when they had come into the house and he lay on his bed in his bedroom, they [not only] smote and slew him, [but] beheaded him and took his head and went by the way of the plain all night.

Genesis 49:33

When Jacob had finished commanding his sons, he drew his feet up into the bed and breathed his last and was gathered to his [departed] people.

Amos 6:4

Woe to those who lie upon beds of ivory and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock and the calves out of the midst of the stall,

Proverbs 7:16

I have spread my couch with rugs and cushions of tapestry, with striped sheets of fine linen of Egypt.

Psalm 36:4

He plans wrongdoing on his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he does not reject or despise evil.

Psalm 149:5

Let the saints be joyful in the glory and beauty [which God confers upon them]; let them sing for joy upon their beds.

Genesis 28:11

And he came to a certain place and stayed there overnight, because the sun was set. Taking one of the stones of the place, he put it under his head and lay down there to sleep.

Deuteronomy 3:11

For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of the [gigantic] Rephaim. Behold, his bedstead was of iron; is it not in Rabbah of the Ammonites? Nine cubits was its length and four cubits its breadth, using the cubit of a man [the forearm to the end of the middle finger].

Esther 1:6

There were hangings of fine white cloth, of green and of blue [cotton], fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings or rods and marble pillars. The couches of gold and silver rested on a [mosaic] pavement of porphyry, white marble, mother-of-pearl, and [precious] colored stones.

Exodus 21:18

If men quarrel and one strikes another with a stone or with his fist and he does not die but keeps his bed,

Leviticus 15:4

Every bed on which the one who has the discharge lies is unclean, and everything on which he sits shall be unclean.

Leviticus 15:6

And whoever sits on anything on which he who has the discharge has sat shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the evening.

Proverbs 22:27

If you have nothing with which to pay, why should he take your bed from under you?

Ezekiel 23:17

And the Babylonians came to her into the bed of love, and they defiled her with their evil desire; and when she was polluted by them, she [Jerusalem] broke the relationship and pushed them away from her in disgust.

Hosea 7:14

They do not cry to Me from their heart, but they wail upon their beds; they gash and distress and assemble themselves [in mourning] for grain and new wine; they rebel against Me.

Amos 3:12

Thus says the Lord: As the shepherd rescues out of the mouth of the lion two legs or a piece of an ear [of a sheep], so shall the children of Israel who dwell in Samaria be rescued with the corner of a couch and [part of] the damask covering of a bed.

Mark 6:55

And they ran about the whole countryside, and began to carry around sick people on their sleeping pads or mats to any place where they heard that He was.

Acts 5:15

So that they [even] kept carrying out the sick into the streets and placing them on couches and sleeping pads, [in the hope] that as Peter passed by, at least his shadow might fall on some of them.

2 Samuel 17:28

Brought beds, basins, earthen vessels, wheat, barley, meal, parched grain, beans, lentils, parched [pulse -- "seeds of peas and beans],

2 Kings 4:10

Let us make a small chamber on the [housetop] and put there for him a bed, a table, a chair, and a lamp. Then whenever he comes to us, he can go [up the outside stairs and rest] here.

Isaiah 28:20

For [they will find that] the bed is too short for a man to stretch himself on and the covering too narrow for him to wrap himself in. [All their sources of confidence will fail them.]

Esther 7:8

When the king returned out of the palace garden into the place of the drinking of wine, Haman was falling upon the couch where Esther was. Then said the king, Will he even forcibly assault the queen in my presence, in my own palace? As the king spoke the words, [the servants] covered Haman's face.

Matthew 9:2

And behold, they brought to Him a man paralyzed and prostrated by illness, lying on a sleeping pad; and when Jesus saw their faith, He said to the paralyzed man, Take courage, son; your sins are forgiven and the penalty remitted.

Luke 5:18

And behold, some men were bringing on a stretcher a man who was paralyzed, and they tried to carry him in and lay him before [Jesus].

Matthew 9:6

But in order that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins and remit the penalty, He then said to the paralyzed man, Get up! Pick up your sleeping pad and go to your own house.

Mark 2:9

Which is easier: to say to the paralyzed man, Your sins are forgiven and put away, or to say, Rise, take up your sleeping pad or mat, and start walking about [and keep on walking]?

Mark 2:11-12

I say to you, arise, pick up and carry your sleeping pad or mat, and be going on home. And he arose at once and picked up the sleeping pad or mat and went out before them all, so that they were all amazed and recognized and praised and thanked God, saying, We have never seen anything like this before!

Luke 5:24

But that you may know that the Son of Man has the [ power of] authority and right on earth to forgive sins, He said to the paralyzed man, I say to you, arise, pick up your litter (stretcher), and go to your own house!

John 5:8-12

Jesus said to him, Get up! Pick up your bed (sleeping pad) and walk! Instantly the man became well and recovered his strength and picked up his bed and walked. But that happened on the Sabbath. So the Jews kept saying to the man who had been healed, It is the Sabbath, and you have no right to pick up your bed [it is not lawful].read more.
He answered them, The Man Who healed me and gave me back my strength, He Himself said to me, Pick up your bed and walk! They asked him, Who is the Man Who told you, Pick up your bed and walk?

Acts 9:34

And Peter said to him, Aeneas, Jesus Christ (the Messiah) [now] makes you whole. Get up and make your bed! And immediately [Aeneas] stood up.

Acts 9:33

There he found a man named Aeneas, who had been bedfast for eight years and was paralyzed.

2 Samuel 4:7

Now when they had come into the house and he lay on his bed in his bedroom, they [not only] smote and slew him, [but] beheaded him and took his head and went by the way of the plain all night.

2 Samuel 4:11

How much more -- "when wicked men have slain a just man in his own house on his bed -- "shall I not now require his blood of your hand and remove you from the earth!

2 Samuel 11:2

One evening David arose from his couch and was walking on the roof of the king's house, when from there he saw a woman bathing; and she was very lovely to behold.

Proverbs 26:14

As the door turns on its hinges, so does the lazy man [move not from his place] upon his bed.

Job 7:13

When I say, My bed shall comfort me, my couch shall ease my complaint,

Isaiah 57:8

Behind the door and the doorpost you have set up your [idol] symbol [as a substitute for the Scripture text God ordered]. Deserting Me, you have uncovered and ascended and enlarged your bed; and you have made a [fresh] bargain for yourself with [the adulterers], and you loved their bed, where you saw [a beckoning hand or a passion-inflaming image].

Mark 7:30

And she went home and found the child thrown on the couch, and the demon departed.

Luke 17:34

I tell you, in that night there will be two men in one bed; one will be taken and the other will be left.

Mark 4:38

But He [Himself] was in the stern [of the boat], asleep on the [leather] cushion; and they awoke Him and said to Him, Master, do You not care that we are perishing?

Revelation 2:22

Take note: I will throw her on a bed [ of anguish], and those who commit adultery with her [her paramours] I will bring down to pressing distress and severe affliction, unless they turn away their minds from conduct [such as] hers and repent of their doings.

Genesis 47:31

Then Jacob said, Swear to me [that you will do it]. And he swore to him. And Israel bowed himself upon the head of the bed.

Genesis 48:2

When Jacob was told, Your son Joseph has come to you, Israel collected his strength and sat up on the bed.

1 Samuel 28:23

But he said, I will not eat. But his servants, together with the woman, urged him, and he heeded their words. So he arose from the ground and sat upon the bed.

Exodus 8:3

And the river shall swarm with frogs which shall go up and come into your house, into your bedchamber and on your bed, and into the houses of your servants and upon your people, and into your ovens, your kneading bowls, and your dough.

1 Samuel 19:13-16

And Michal took the teraph (household good luck image) and laid it in the bed, put a pillow of goats' hair at its head, and covered it with a bedspread. And when Saul sent messengers to take David, she said, He is sick. Then Saul sent the messengers again to see David, saying, Bring him up to me in the bed, that I may slay him.read more.
And when the messengers came in, behold, there was an image in the bed, with a pillow of goats' hair at its head.

Mark 2:4

And when they could not get him to a place in front of Jesus because of the throng, they dug through the roof above Him; and when they had scooped out an opening, they let down the [ thickly padded] quilt or mat upon which the paralyzed man lay.

Luke 5:19

But finding no way to bring him in because of the crowd, they went up on the roof and lowered him with his stretcher through the tiles into the midst, in front of Jesus.

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Beds » Used for » Reclining on at meals

1 Samuel 28:23-25

But he said, I will not eat. But his servants, together with the woman, urged him, and he heeded their words. So he arose from the ground and sat upon the bed. The woman had a fat calf in the house; she hurried and killed it, and took flour, kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread. Then she brought it before Saul and his servants, and they ate. Then they rose up and went away that night.

Amos 6:4-6

Woe to those who lie upon beds of ivory and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock and the calves out of the midst of the stall, Who sing idle songs to the sound of the harp and invent for themselves instruments of music like David's, Who drink wine in bowls and anoint themselves with the finest oils, but are not grieved and sick at heart over the affliction and ruin of Joseph (Israel)!

Luke 7:36-38

One of the Pharisees asked Jesus to dine with him, and He went into the Pharisee's house and reclined at table. And behold, a woman of the town who was an especially wicked sinner, when she learned that He was reclining at table in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster flask of ointment (perfume). And standing behind Him at His feet weeping, she began to wet His feet with [her] tears; and she wiped them with the hair of her head and kissed His feet [affectionately] and anointed them with the ointment (perfume).

John 13:23

One of His disciples, whom Jesus loved [whom He esteemed and delighted in], was reclining [next to Him] on Jesus' bosom.

Beds » Saints meditate and praise God while on

Psalm 4:4

Be angry [or stand in awe] and sin not; commune with your own hearts upon your beds and be silent (sorry for the things you say in your hearts). Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Psalm 149:5

Let the saints be joyful in the glory and beauty [which God confers upon them]; let them sing for joy upon their beds.

Song of Songs 3:1

In the night I dreamed that I sought the one whom I love. [She said] I looked for him but could not find him.

Beds » Not used in affliction

2 Samuel 13:31

Then the king arose and tore his garments and lay on the floor; and all his servants standing by tore their clothes.

Beds » Supplied with pillows

1 Samuel 26:7

So David and Abishai went to the army by night, and there Saul lay sleeping within the encampment with his spear stuck in the ground at his head; and Abner and the army lay round about him.

1 Samuel 19:13

And Michal took the teraph (household good luck image) and laid it in the bed, put a pillow of goats' hair at its head, and covered it with a bedspread.

Beds » Often perfumed

Proverbs 7:17

I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.

Ezekiel 23:41

And you sat upon a stately couch with a table spread before it upon which you set My incense and My oil.

Beds » Used for » Reclining on by day

2 Samuel 11:2

One evening David arose from his couch and was walking on the roof of the king's house, when from there he saw a woman bathing; and she was very lovely to behold.

2 Samuel 4:5

Now the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, went about in the heat of the day to the house of Ish-bosheth, who lay resting on his bed at noon.

Beds » Antiquity of

Genesis 47:31

Then Jacob said, Swear to me [that you will do it]. And he swore to him. And Israel bowed himself upon the head of the bed.

Exodus 8:3

And the river shall swarm with frogs which shall go up and come into your house, into your bedchamber and on your bed, and into the houses of your servants and upon your people, and into your ovens, your kneading bowls, and your dough.

Beds » Persons sometimes took to, in grief

1 Kings 21:4

And Ahab [already depressed by the Lord's message to him] came into his house [more] resentful and sullen because of what Naboth the Jezreelite had said to him; for he had said, I will not give you the inheritance of my fathers. And he lay down on his bed, turned away his face, and would eat no food.

Hosea 7:14

They do not cry to Me from their heart, but they wail upon their beds; they gash and distress and assemble themselves [in mourning] for grain and new wine; they rebel against Me.

Beds » Made of » Wood

Song of Songs 3:7-8

[Someone answered] Behold, it is the traveling litter (the bridal car) of Solomon. Sixty mighty men are around it, of the mighty men of Israel. They all handle the sword and are expert in war; every man has his sword upon his thigh, that fear be not excited in the night.

Beds » The wicked devise mischief while on

Micah 2:1

Woe to those who devise iniquity and work out evil upon their beds! When the morning is light, they perform and practice it because it is in their power.

Psalm 36:4

He plans wrongdoing on his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he does not reject or despise evil.

Beds » Used for » Sleeping on

Job 33:15

[One may hear God's voice] in a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on men while slumbering upon the bed,

Luke 11:7

And he from within will answer, Do not disturb me; the door is now closed, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot get up and supply you [with anything]?

Beds » Couches or divans used as

Job 7:13

When I say, My bed shall comfort me, my couch shall ease my complaint,

Psalm 6:6

I am weary with my groaning; all night I soak my pillow with tears, I drench my couch with my weeping.

Beds » Made of » Iron

Deuteronomy 3:11

For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of the [gigantic] Rephaim. Behold, his bedstead was of iron; is it not in Rabbah of the Ammonites? Nine cubits was its length and four cubits its breadth, using the cubit of a man [the forearm to the end of the middle finger].

Beds » Of the poor covered with their upper garment

Exodus 22:26-27

If you ever take your neighbor's garment in pledge, you shall give it back to him before the sun goes down; For that is his only covering, his clothing for his body. In what shall he sleep? When he cries to Me, I will hear, for I am gracious and merciful.

Beds » A small pallet or mattress used as

1 Samuel 19:15

Then Saul sent the messengers again to see David, saying, Bring him up to me in the bed, that I may slay him.

Beds » Subject to ceremonial defilement

Leviticus 15:4

Every bed on which the one who has the discharge lies is unclean, and everything on which he sits shall be unclean.

Beds » Of the poor often sold for debt

Proverbs 22:27

If you have nothing with which to pay, why should he take your bed from under you?

Beds » The slothful too fond of

Proverbs 26:14

As the door turns on its hinges, so does the lazy man [move not from his place] upon his bed.

Beds » Covered with tapestry and linen

Proverbs 7:16

I have spread my couch with rugs and cushions of tapestry, with striped sheets of fine linen of Egypt.

Beds » Illustrative » (too short,) of plans which afford no rest or peace

Isaiah 28:20

For [they will find that] the bed is too short for a man to stretch himself on and the covering too narrow for him to wrap himself in. [All their sources of confidence will fail them.]

Beds » Considered necessary

2 Kings 4:10

Let us make a small chamber on the [housetop] and put there for him a bed, a table, a chair, and a lamp. Then whenever he comes to us, he can go [up the outside stairs and rest] here.

Beds » Illustrative » (made on high,) of carnal security

Isaiah 57:7

Upon a lofty and high mountain you have openly and shamelessly set your [idolatrous and adulterous] bed; even there you went up to offer sacrifice [in spiritual unfaithfulness to your divine Husband].

Beds » Illustrative » Of the grave

Isaiah 57:2

He [in death] enters into peace; they rest in their beds, each one who walks straight and in his uprightness.

Beds » Illustrative » (made in sickness,) of divine support and comfort

Beds » Made of » Gold and silver

Esther 1:6

There were hangings of fine white cloth, of green and of blue [cotton], fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings or rods and marble pillars. The couches of gold and silver rested on a [mosaic] pavement of porphyry, white marble, mother-of-pearl, and [precious] colored stones.

Beds » Illustrative » (made in darkness,) of extreme misery

Job 17:13

But if I look to Sheol (the unseen state) as my abode, if I spread my couch in the darkness,

Beds » Made of » Ivory

Amos 6:4

Woe to those who lie upon beds of ivory and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock and the calves out of the midst of the stall,

Beds » Purification of

Mark 7:4

And [when they come] from the marketplace, they do not eat unless they purify themselves; and there are many other traditions [oral, man-made laws handed down to them, which they observe faithfully and diligently, such as], the washing of cups and wooden pitchers and widemouthed jugs and utensils of copper and beds -- "

Ivory » Other articles made of » Beds

Amos 6:4

Woe to those who lie upon beds of ivory and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock and the calves out of the midst of the stall,