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Job 17:13-16

If I wait, Sheol is my house; I have made my bed in the darkness. I have said to the pit, Thou art my father; to the worms, my mother, and my sister. And where shall my hope be now? As for my hope, who shall see it?read more.
They shall go down to the bars of Sheol, and together they shall rest in the dust.

Isaiah 57:7

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

Luke 11:7

And he from within shall answer and say, Trouble me not; the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise and give thee.

2 Samuel 4:5-7

And the sons of Rimmon, the Beerothite, Rechab and Baanah, went and came about the heat of the day to the house of Ishbosheth, who lay on a bed at noon. And they came there into the midst of the house as though they were wheat merchants, and they smote him under the fifth rib; and Rechab and Baanah his brother escaped. For when they came into the house, he lay on his bed in his bedchamber, and they smote him, and slew him and beheaded him and took his head and walked all night through the plain.

Genesis 49:33

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

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 out of the midst of the stall;

Proverbs 7:16

I have decked my bed with coverings of tapestry, with carved works, with fine linen of Egypt.

Psalm 36:4

He devises iniquity upon his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he does not abhor evil.

Psalm 149:5

The merciful shall be joyful with glory; they shall sing aloud upon their beds.

Genesis 28:11

And he found a certain place and slept there all night because the sun was set; and he took of the stones of that place and put them for his pillows and lay down in that place to sleep.

Deuteronomy 3:11

For only Og, king of Bashan, had remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbath of the sons of Ammon? Nine cubits was the length thereof and four cubits the breadth of it, after the cubit of a man.

Esther 1:6

There were white, green, and blue hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble; the beds were of gold and silver, upon a pavement of porphyre and of marble and of alabaster and of blue.

Exodus 21:18

And if men strive together and one smites another with a stone or with his fist and he dies not, but keeps his bed,

Leviticus 15:4

Every bed on which the one that has the issue lies shall be unclean; and everything upon which he sits shall be unclean.

Leviticus 15:6

And he that sits on any thing upon which the one that has the issue sat shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening.

Proverbs 22:27

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

Ezekiel 23:17

And the Babylonians came to her into the bed of love, and they defiled her with their whoredom and she was polluted with them, and her soul was disjointed from them.

Hosea 7:14

And they have not cried unto me with their heart when they howled upon their beds; they congregated themselves for the wheat and the wine, and they rebelled against me.

Amos 3:12

Thus hath the LORD said: As the pastor takes out of the mouth of the lion two legs or a piece of an ear, so shall the sons of Israel escape that dwell in Samaria in the corner of the bed and at the border of the couch.

Mark 6:55

and ran through that whole region round about and began to carry about in beds those that were sick, where they heard he was.

Acts 5:15

So much that they brought forth the sick into the streets and laid them on beds and couches, that at the least the shadow of Peter passing by might overshadow some of them.

2 Samuel 17:28

brought beds and basins and earthen vessels and wheat and barley and flour and parched wheat and beans and lentils and parched grain

2 Kings 4:10

Let us make a little chamber, I pray thee, on the wall, and let us set for him there a bed and a table and a stool and a lampstand so that when he comes to us, he shall turn in there.

Isaiah 28:20

For the bed is shorter than that a man can stretch himself on it: and the covering narrower than that he can wrap himself in it.

Esther 7:8

Then the king returned out of the palace garden into the place of the banquet of wine, and Haman had fallen upon the bed upon which Esther was. Then said the king, Will he force the queen also before me in the house? When this word went out of the king's mouth, they covered Haman's face.

Matthew 9:2

And, behold, they brought him a paralyzed man, lying on a bed; and Jesus, seeing their faith, said unto the paralyzed man, Trust, son; thy sins are forgiven thee.

Luke 5:18

And, behold, men brought in a bed a man who was paralyzed, and they sought means to bring him in and to lay him before him.

Matthew 9:6

But that ye may know that the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins (then said he to the paralyzed man), Arise, take up thy bed, and go unto thine house.

Mark 2:9

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

Mark 2:11-12

I say unto thee, Arise and take up thy bed and go to thy house. And by and by he arose, took up the bed, and went forth before them all; insomuch that they were all amazed and glorified God, saying, We never saw anything like unto this.

Luke 5:24

But that ye may know that the Son of man has power upon earth to forgive sins (he said unto the paralytic), I say unto thee, Arise and take up thy couch and go to thine house.

John 5:8-12

Jesus said unto him, Rise, take up thy bed, and walk. And immediately the man was made whole and took up his bed and walked, and on that day was the sabbath. The Jews therefore said unto him that was cured, It is the sabbath day; it is not lawful for thee to carry thy bed.read more.
He answered them, He that made me whole, the same said unto me, Take up thy bed and walk. Then they asked him, Who is the man that said unto thee, Take up thy bed and walk?

Acts 9:34

And Peter said unto him, Aeneas, the Lord Jesus, the Christ, makes thee whole; arise and make thy bed. And he arose immediately.

Acts 9:33

And there he found a certain man named Aeneas, who had been in bed eight years, for he was a paralytic.

2 Samuel 4:7

For when they came into the house, he lay on his bed in his bedchamber, and they smote him, and slew him and beheaded him and took his head and walked all night through the plain.

2 Samuel 4:11

How much more unto wicked men who have slain a righteous person in his own house upon his bed? Shall I not, therefore, now require his blood of your hand and remove you from the earth?

2 Samuel 11:2

And it came to pass one evening, 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.

Proverbs 26:14

As the door turns upon his hinges, so does the slothful 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 thou hast set up thy remembrance: for thou hast discovered thyself to another than me, and art gone up; thou hast enlarged thy bed and made thee a covenant with them; thou didst love their bed wherever thou didst see it.

Mark 7:30

And when she came to her house, she found that the demon had gone out, and the daughter lay upon the bed.

Luke 17:34

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

Mark 4:38

And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow; and they awoke him and said unto him, Master, dost thou not care that we perish?

Revelation 2:22

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

Genesis 47:31

And he said, Swear unto me. And he swore unto him. Then Israel bowed himself upon the bed's head.

Genesis 48:2

And one told Jacob and said, Behold, thy son Joseph comes unto thee. Then Israel strengthened himself and sat upon the bed

1 Samuel 28:23

But he refused and said, I will not eat. But his slaves, together with the woman, compelled him, and he hearkened unto their voice. So he arose from the ground and sat upon a bed.

Exodus 8:3

And the river shall bring forth frogs abundantly, which shall go up and come into thy house and into thy bedchamber and upon thy bed and into the houses of thy slaves and upon thy people and into thine ovens and into thy kneadingtroughs;

1 Samuel 19:13-16

Then Michal took an image and laid it in the bed and put a pillow of goats' hair at his head and covered it with a cloth. And when Saul sent messengers to take David, she said, He is sick. And 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 were come in, behold, there was an image in the bed with a pillow of goats' hair at his head.

Mark 2:4

And when they could not come near unto him for the crowd, they uncovered the roof of the house where he was; and when they had broken it open, they let down the bed in which the paralytic lay.

Luke 5:19

And when they could not find any way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went upon the housetop and let him down through the tiling with his 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. But his slaves, together with the woman, compelled him, and he hearkened unto their voice. So he arose from the ground and sat upon a bed. And the woman had a fat calf in the house, and she hastened and killed it and took flour and kneaded it and baked unleavened bread with it. And she brought it before Saul and before his slaves, and after they ate, 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 out of the midst of the stall; that chant to the sound of the flute and invent to themselves instruments of music, like David; that drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments, but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.

Luke 7:36-38

And one of the Pharisees asked him if he would eat with him. And he went into the Pharisee's house and sat down to food. And, behold, a woman who had been a sinner in the city, when she knew that Jesus sat at food in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster box of ointment, and stood at his feet behind him weeping and began to wash his feet with tears and wiped them with the hairs of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment.

Beds » Saints meditate and praise God while on

Psalm 149:5

The merciful shall be joyful with glory; they shall sing aloud upon their beds.

Song of Songs 3:1

By night on my bed I sought him whom my soul loves; I sought him, but I did not find him.

Beds » Not used in affliction

2 Samuel 13:31

Then the king arose and tore his garments and lay on the earth; and all his slaves stood by with their clothes rent.

Beds » Supplied with pillows

1 Samuel 26:7

So David and Abishai came to the people by night, and, behold, Saul lay sleeping within the trench and his spear stuck in the ground at his head, but Abner and the people lay round about him.

1 Samuel 19:13

Then Michal took an image and laid it in the bed and put a pillow of goats' hair at his head and covered it with a cloth.

Beds » Often perfumed

Proverbs 7:17

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

Ezekiel 23:41

and sit upon a stately bed, and a table prepared before it, upon which thou hast set my incense and my oil.

Beds » Used for » Reclining on by day

2 Samuel 11:2

And it came to pass one evening, 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.

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 Ishbosheth, who lay on a bed at noon.

Beds » Antiquity of

Genesis 47:31

And he said, Swear unto me. And he swore unto him. Then Israel bowed himself upon the bed's head.

Exodus 8:3

And the river shall bring forth frogs abundantly, which shall go up and come into thy house and into thy bedchamber and upon thy bed and into the houses of thy slaves and upon thy people and into thine ovens and into thy kneadingtroughs;

Beds » Persons sometimes took to, in grief

1 Kings 21:4

And Ahab came into his house, sad and angry, because of the word which Naboth of Jezreel had spoken to him, for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he lay down upon his bed and turned away his face and would eat no bread.

Hosea 7:14

And they have not cried unto me with their heart when they howled upon their beds; they congregated themselves for the wheat and the wine, and they rebelled against me.

Beds » Made of » Wood

Song of Songs 3:7-8

Behold it is the bed of Solomon; sixty valiant men are about it of the valiant of Israel. They all hold swords, being expert in war; each one has his sword upon his thigh because of the fears of the night.

Beds » The wicked devise mischief while on

Micah 2:1

Woe unto those that devise iniquity and fabricate evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they put it into effect because they have power in their hands.

Psalm 36:4

He devises iniquity upon his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he does not abhor evil.

Beds » Used for » Sleeping on

Job 33:15

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

Luke 11:7

And he from within shall answer and say, Trouble me not; the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise and give 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 weary with my groaning; all the night I flood my bed; I water my couch with my tears.

Beds » Made of » Iron

Deuteronomy 3:11

For only Og, king of Bashan, had remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbath of the sons of Ammon? Nine cubits was the length thereof and four cubits the breadth of it, 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 clothing as a pledge, thou shalt deliver it unto him before the sun goes down; for only that is his covering, it is his clothing to cover his flesh, in which he must sleep; and it shall come to pass, when he cries unto me, that I will hear, for I am merciful.

Beds » A small pallet or mattress used as

1 Samuel 19:15

And 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 that has the issue lies shall be unclean; and everything upon which he sits shall be unclean.

Beds » Of the poor often sold for debt

Proverbs 22:27

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

Beds » The slothful too fond of

Proverbs 26:14

As the door turns upon his hinges, so does the slothful upon his bed.

Beds » Covered with tapestry and linen

Proverbs 7:16

I have decked my bed with coverings of tapestry, with carved works, with fine linen of Egypt.

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

Isaiah 28:20

For the bed is shorter than that a man can stretch himself on it: and the covering narrower than that he can wrap himself in it.

Beds » Considered necessary

2 Kings 4:10

Let us make a little chamber, I pray thee, on the wall, and let us set for him there a bed and a table and a stool and a lampstand so that when he comes to us, he shall turn in there.

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

Isaiah 57:7

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

Beds » Illustrative » Of the grave

Isaiah 57:2

He shall enter into peace: they shall rest in their beds, each one walking in his uprightness.

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

Beds » Made of » Gold and silver

Esther 1:6

There were white, green, and blue hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble; the beds were of gold and silver, upon a pavement of porphyre and of marble and of alabaster and of blue.

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

Job 17:13

If I wait, Sheol is my house; I have made 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 out of the midst of the stall;

Beds » Purification of

Mark 7:4

And when they come from the market, unless they wash, they eat not. And there are many other things which they took upon themselves to hold such as the washing of cups and pots, brasen vessels and of tables.)

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 out of the midst of the stall;