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Job 17:13-16

If I wait, Sheol is my house; I spread my bed in the darkness: I cry to the grave, Thou art my father! to the worm, My mother, and my sister! And where is then my hope? yea, my hope, who shall see it?read more.
It shall go down to the bars of Sheol, when our rest shall be together in the dust.

Isaiah 57:7

Upon a lofty and high mountain hast thou set thy bed: even thither didst thou go up to offer sacrifice.

Luke 11:7

and he within answering should say, Do not disturb me; the door is already shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise up to give it thee?

2 Samuel 4:5-7

And the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, went and came in about the heat of the day into the house of Ishbosheth, who was taking his noonday rest. And they came thither into the midst of the house, as though they would fetch wheat; and they smote him in the belly; and Rechab and Baanah his brother escaped. They came into the house, as he lay on his bed in his bedchamber, and they smote him, and slew him, and beheaded him; and they took his head, and went by the way of the plain all night.

Genesis 49:33

And when Jacob had made an end of commanding his sons, he gathered his feet into the bed, and expired, and was gathered to his peoples.

Amos 6:4

that lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves from the midst of the stall;

Proverbs 7:16

I have decked my bed with tapestry coverlets of variegated linen from Egypt;

Psalm 36:4

He deviseth wickedness up on his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good: he abhorreth not evil.

Psalm 149:5

Let the godly exult in glory; let them shout for joy upon their beds.

Genesis 28:11

And he lighted on a certain place, and lodged there, because the sun had set. And he took one of the stones of the place, and made it his pillow, and lay down in that place.

Deuteronomy 3:11

For only Og the king of Bashan remained of the residue of giants: behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbah of the children of Ammon? its length was nine cubits, and its breadth four cubits, after the cubit of a man.

Esther 1:6

White, green, and blue hangings were fastened with cords of byssus and purple to silver rings and pillars of white marble; couches of gold and silver lay upon a pavement of red and white marble, and alabaster, and black marble.

Exodus 21:18

And if men dispute, and one strike the other with a stone, or with the fist, and he die not, but take to his bed,

Leviticus 15:4

Every bed whereon he lieth that hath the flux shall be unclean; and every object on which he sitteth shall be unclean.

Leviticus 15:6

And he that sitteth on any object whereon he sat that hath the flux shall wash his garments, and bathe in water, and be unclean until the even.

Proverbs 22:27

if thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

Ezekiel 23:17

And the children of Babylon came to her into the bed of love, and they defiled her with their fornication; she too defiled herself with them, and her soul was alienated from them.

Hosea 7:14

And they cried not unto me in their heart, when they howled upon their beds; they assemble themselves for corn and new wine; they have turned aside from me.

Amos 3:12

Thus saith Jehovah: Like as the shepherd rescueth out of the jaw of the lion two legs, or a piece of an ear; so shall the children of Israel be rescued that sit in Samaria in the corner of a couch, and upon the damask of a bed.

Mark 6:55

they ran through that whole country around, and began to carry about those that were ill on couches, where they heard that he was.

Acts 5:15

so that they brought out the sick into the streets and put them on beds and couches, that at least the shadow of Peter, when he came, might overshadow some one of them.

2 Samuel 17:28

brought beds, and basons, and earthen vessels, and wheat, and barley, and flour, and parched corn, and beans, and lentils, and parched pulse,

2 Kings 4:10

Let us make, I pray thee, a small upper chamber with walls, and let us set for him there a bed, and a table, and a seat, and a lampstand; and it shall be when he cometh to us, he shall turn in thither.

Isaiah 28:20

For the bed is too short to stretch oneself on, and the covering too narrow when he would wrap himself in it.

Esther 7:8

And the king returned out of the palace garden into the house of the banquet of wine, and Haman was fallen upon the couch on which Esther was. And the king said, Will he even force the queen before me in the house? The word went forth out of the king's mouth, and they covered Haman's face.

Matthew 9:2

And behold, they brought to him a paralytic, laid upon a bed; and Jesus, seeing their faith, said to the paralytic, Be of good courage, child; thy sins are forgiven.

Luke 5:18

And lo, men bringing upon a couch a man who was paralysed; and they sought to bring him in, and put him before him.

Matthew 9:6

But that ye may know that the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins, (then he says to the paralytic,) Rise up, take up thy bed and go to thy house.

Mark 2:9

Which is easier, to say to the paralytic, Thy sins are forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and take up thy couch and walk?

Mark 2:11-12

To thee I say, Arise, take up thy couch and go to thine house. And he rose up straightway, and, having taken up his couch, went out before them all, so that all were amazed, and glorified God, saying, We never saw it thus.

Luke 5:24

But that ye may know that the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins, he said to the paralysed man, I say to thee, Arise, and take up thy little couch and go to thine house.

John 5:8-12

Jesus says to him, Arise, take up thy couch and walk. And immediately the man became well, and took up his couch and walked: and on that day was sabbath. The Jews therefore said to the healed man, It is sabbath, it is not permitted thee to take up thy couch.read more.
He answered them, He that made me well, he said to me, Take up thy couch and walk. They asked him therefore, Who is the man who said to thee, Take up thy couch and walk?

Acts 9:34

And Peter said to him, Aeneas, Jesus, the Christ, heals thee: rise up, and make thy couch for thyself. And straightway he rose up.

Acts 9:33

And he found there a certain man, Aeneas by name, who had been lying for eight years upon a couch, who was paralysed.

2 Samuel 4:7

They came into the house, as he lay on his bed in his bedchamber, and they smote him, and slew him, and beheaded him; and they 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 righteous person in his own house upon his bed? and should I not now demand his blood of your hand, and take you away from the earth?

2 Samuel 11:2

And it came to pass at evening time that David arose from off his couch, and walked upon the roof of the king's house; and from the roof he saw a woman bathing, and the woman was very beautiful;

Proverbs 26:14

As the door turneth upon its hinges, so the sluggard 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 doors also and the posts hast thou set up thy remembrance: for apart from me, thou hast uncovered thyself, and art gone up; thou hast enlarged thy bed, and hast made agreement with them; thou lovedst their bed, thou sawest their nakedness.

Mark 7:30

And having gone away to her house she found the demon gone out, and her daughter lying on the bed.

Luke 17:34

I say to you, In that night there shall be two men upon one bed; one shall be seized and the other shall be let go.

Revelation 2:22

Behold, I cast her into a bed, and those that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, unless they repent of her works,

Genesis 47:31

And he said, Swear to me; and he swore to him. And Israel worshipped on the bed's head.

Genesis 48:2

And one told Jacob and said, Behold, thy son Joseph is coming to thee. And Israel strengthened himself, and sat upon the bed.

1 Samuel 28:23

But he refused and said, I will not eat. Then his servants, and the woman also, compelled him, and he hearkened to their voice; and he arose from the earth and sat on the bed.

Exodus 8:3

And the river shall swarm with frogs, and they shall go up and come into thy house, and into thy bedroom, and upon thy bed, and into the house of thy bondmen, and upon thy people, and into thine ovens, and into thy kneading-troughs.

1 Samuel 19:13-16

And Michal took the image, and laid it in the bed, and put the net of goats' hair at its head, and covered it with the coverlet. And Saul sent messengers to take David, and she said, He is sick. And Saul sent the messengers to see David, saying, Bring him up to me in the bed, that I may put him to death.read more.
And the messengers came in, and behold, the image was in the bed, and the net of goats' hair at its head.

Mark 2:4

and, not being able to get near to him on account of the crowd, they uncovered the roof where he was, and having dug it up they let down the couch on which the paralytic lay.

Luke 5:19

And not finding what way to bring him in, on account of the crowd, going up on the housetop they let him down through the tiles, with his little couch, into the midst before Jesus.

From Thematic Bible


Beds » Used for » Reclining on at meals

1 Samuel 28:23-25

But he refused and said, I will not eat. Then his servants, and the woman also, compelled him, and he hearkened to their voice; and he arose from the earth and sat on the bed. And the woman had a fat calf in the house; and she hasted and killed it, and took flour, and kneaded it, and baked unleavened bread thereof; and she brought it near before Saul, and before his servants, and they ate. And they rose up and went away that night.

Amos 6:4-6

that lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves from the midst of the stall; that chant to the sound of the lute, and invent them instruments of music, like David; that drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments; but are not grieved for the breach of Joseph.

Luke 7:36-38

But one of the Pharisees begged him that he would eat with him. And entering into the house of the Pharisee he took his place at table; and behold, a woman in the city, who was a sinner, and knew that he was sitting at meat in the house of the Pharisee, having taken an alabaster box of myrrh, and standing at his feet behind him weeping, began to wash his feet with tears; and she wiped them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the myrrh.

Beds » Saints meditate and praise God while on

Psalm 149:5

Let the godly exult in glory; let them shout for joy upon their beds.

Song of Songs 3:1

On my bed, in the nights, I sought him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.

Beds » Not used in affliction

2 Samuel 13:31

Then the king arose, and rent his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their garments rent.

Beds » Supplied with pillows

1 Samuel 26:7

And David and Abishai came to the people by night, and behold, Saul lay sleeping within the wagon-defence, and his spear stuck in the ground at his head; and Abner and the people lay round about him.

1 Samuel 19:13

And Michal took the image, and laid it in the bed, and put the net of goats' hair at its head, and covered it with the coverlet.

Beds » Often perfumed

Proverbs 7:17

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

Ezekiel 23:41

and satest upon a stately bed, with a table prepared before it, whereupon thou hadst set mine incense and mine oil.

Beds » Used for » Reclining on by day

2 Samuel 11:2

And it came to pass at evening time that David arose from off his couch, and walked upon the roof of the king's house; and from the roof he saw a woman bathing, and the woman was very beautiful;

2 Samuel 4:5

And the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, went and came in about the heat of the day into the house of Ishbosheth, who was taking his noonday rest.

Beds » Antiquity of

Genesis 47:31

And he said, Swear to me; and he swore to him. And Israel worshipped on the bed's head.

Exodus 8:3

And the river shall swarm with frogs, and they shall go up and come into thy house, and into thy bedroom, and upon thy bed, and into the house of thy bondmen, and upon thy people, and into thine ovens, and into thy kneading-troughs.

Beds » Persons sometimes took to, in grief

1 Kings 21:4

And Ahab came into his house sullen and vexed because of the word that Naboth the Jizreelite had spoken to him; for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he lay down on his bed, and turned away his face, and ate no bread.

Hosea 7:14

And they cried not unto me in their heart, when they howled upon their beds; they assemble themselves for corn and new wine; they have turned aside from me.

Beds » Made of » Wood

Song of Songs 3:7-8

Behold his couch, Solomon's own: Threescore mighty men are about it, Of the mighty of Israel. They all hold the sword, Experts in war; Each hath his sword upon his thigh Because of alarm in the nights.

Beds » The wicked devise mischief while on

Micah 2:1

Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! When the morning is light they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Psalm 36:4

He deviseth wickedness up on his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good: he abhorreth not evil.

Beds » Used for » Sleeping on

Job 33:15

In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed;

Luke 11:7

and he within answering should say, Do not disturb me; the door is already shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise up to give it thee?

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 wearied with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I dissolve my couch with my tears.

Beds » Made of » Iron

Deuteronomy 3:11

For only Og the king of Bashan remained of the residue of giants: behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbah of the children of Ammon? its length was nine cubits, and its breadth four cubits, after the cubit of a man.

Beds » Of the poor covered with their upper garment

Exodus 22:26-27

If thou at all take thy neighbour's garment in pledge, thou shalt return it to him before the sun goes down; for that is his only covering, his garment for his skin: on what shall he lie down? And it shall come to pass, when he crieth unto me, that I will hear; for I am gracious.

Beds » A small pallet or mattress used as

1 Samuel 19:15

And Saul sent the messengers to see David, saying, Bring him up to me in the bed, that I may put him to death.

Beds » Subject to ceremonial defilement

Leviticus 15:4

Every bed whereon he lieth that hath the flux shall be unclean; and every object on which he sitteth shall be unclean.

Beds » Of the poor often sold for debt

Proverbs 22:27

if thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

Beds » The slothful too fond of

Proverbs 26:14

As the door turneth upon its hinges, so the sluggard upon his bed.

Beds » Covered with tapestry and linen

Proverbs 7:16

I have decked my bed with tapestry coverlets of variegated linen from Egypt;

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

Isaiah 28:20

For the bed is too short to stretch oneself on, and the covering too narrow when he would wrap himself in it.

Beds » Considered necessary

2 Kings 4:10

Let us make, I pray thee, a small upper chamber with walls, and let us set for him there a bed, and a table, and a seat, and a lampstand; and it shall be when he cometh to us, he shall turn in thither.

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

Isaiah 57:7

Upon a lofty and high mountain hast thou set thy bed: even thither didst thou go up to offer sacrifice.

Beds » Illustrative » Of the grave

Isaiah 57:2

He entereth into peace: they rest in their beds, each one that hath walked in his uprightness.

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

Beds » Made of » Gold and silver

Esther 1:6

White, green, and blue hangings were fastened with cords of byssus and purple to silver rings and pillars of white marble; couches of gold and silver lay upon a pavement of red and white marble, and alabaster, and black marble.

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

Job 17:13

If I wait, Sheol is my house; I spread my bed in the darkness:

Beds » Made of » Ivory

Amos 6:4

that lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves from the midst of the stall;

Beds » Purification of

Mark 7:4

and on coming from the market-place, unless they are washed, they do not eat; and there are many other things which they have received to hold, the washing of cups and vessels, and brazen utensils, and couches),

Ivory » Other articles made of » Beds

Amos 6:4

that lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves from the midst of the stall;