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Job 17:13-16

If I wait, the grave is my house: I have made my bed in the darkness. I have said to corruption, You are my father: to the worm, You are my mother, and my sister. And where is now my hope? as for my hope, who shall see it?read more.
They shall go down to the gates of the pit, when our rest together is in the dust.

Isaiah 57:7

Upon a lofty and high mountain have you set your bed: even there you went 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 you.

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 Ish-bosheth, who lay on a bed at noon. And they came there into the midst of the house, as though they would have gotten wheat; and they struck 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 struck him, and slew him, and beheaded him, and took his head, and got themselves away through the plain all night.

Genesis 49:33

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

Amos 6:4

That lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch yourselves upon your 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 colored spreads, with fine linen of Egypt.

Psalm 36:4

He devises mischief upon his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he abhors not evil.

Psalm 149:5

Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds.

Genesis 28:11

And he came upon a certain place, and tarried 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 remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbah of the children of Ammon? nine cubits was the length thereof, and four cubits the breadth of it, after the cubit of a man.

Esther 1:6

Where there were white, green, and blue hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble: the couches were of gold and silver, upon a pavement of red, and blue, and white and black marble.

Exodus 21:18

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

Leviticus 15:4

Every bed, whereon he lies that has the discharge, is unclean: and everything, whereon he sits, shall be unclean.

Leviticus 15:6

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

Proverbs 22:27

If you have nothing to pay, why should he take away 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 harlotry, and she was polluted with them, and her mind was alienated from them.

Hosea 7:14

And they have not cried unto me with their heart, when they wailed upon their beds: they assemble themselves for grain and wine, and they rebel against me.

Amos 3:12

Thus says the LORD; As the shepherd takes out of the mouth of the lion two legs, or a piece of an ear; so shall the children of Israel be taken out that dwell in Samaria in the corner of a bed, and on the edge of a 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 that they brought forth the sick into the streets, and laid them on beds and pallets, 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 grain, and beans, and lentils, and parched seed,

2 Kings 4:10

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

Isaiah 28:20

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

Esther 7:8

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

Matthew 9:2

And, behold, they brought to him a man sick, a paralytic, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the paralytic; Son, be of good cheer; your sins be forgiven you.

Luke 5:18

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

Matthew 9:6

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

Mark 2:9

Which is it easier to say to the paralytic, Your sins be forgiven you; or to say, Arise, and take up your bed, and walk?

Mark 2:11-12

I say unto you, Arise, and take up your bed, and go your way into your house. And immediately he arose, took up the bed, and went forth before them all; so that they were all amazed, and glorified God, saying, We never saw it in this fashion.

Luke 5:24

But that you may know that the Son of man has power upon earth to forgive sins, (he said unto the paralytic,) I say unto you, Arise, and take up your bed, and go into your house.

John 5:8-12

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

Acts 9:34

And Peter said unto him, Aeneas, Jesus Christ makes you whole: arise, and make your bed. And he arose immediately.

Acts 9:33

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

2 Samuel 4:7

For when they came into the house, he lay on his bed in his bedchamber, and they struck him, and slew him, and beheaded him, and took his head, and got themselves away through 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? shall I not therefore now require his blood of your hand, and take you away from the earth?

2 Samuel 11:2

And it came to pass in an 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 its 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 doorposts have you set up your symbol: for you have uncovered yourself to another than me, and have gone up; you have enlarged your bed, and made you a covenant with them; you loved their bed where you saw it.

Mark 7:30

And when she was come to her house, she found the demon gone out, and her daughter laid 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.

Revelation 2:22

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

Genesis 47:31

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

Genesis 48:2

And one told Jacob, and said, Behold, your son Joseph comes unto you: and Israel strengthened himself, and sat upon the bed.

1 Samuel 28:23

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

Exodus 8:3

And the river shall bring forth frogs abundantly, which shall go up and come into your house, and into your bedchamber, and upon your bed, and into the house of your servants, and upon your people, and into your ovens, and into your kneading troughs:

1 Samuel 19:13-16

And Michal took an image, and laid it in the bed, and put a pillow of goats' hair for 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 for his head.

Mark 2:4

And when they could not come near unto him for the crowd, they uncovered the roof where he was: and when they had broken it up, they let down the bed on which the paralytic lay.

Luke 5:19

And when they could not find by what way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went upon the housetop, and let him down through the tiling with his bed 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 servants, together with the woman, compelled him; and he hearkened unto their voice. So he arose from the earth, and sat upon the bed. And the woman had a fatted calf in the house; and she hastened, and killed it, and took flour, and kneaded it, and did bake unleavened bread of it: And she brought it before Saul, and before his servants; and they did eat. Then they rose up, and went away that night.

Amos 6:4-6

That lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch yourselves upon your 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 harp, and invent for yourselves instruments of music, like David; That drink wine in bowls, and anoint yourselves 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 that he would eat with him. And he went into the Pharisee's house, and sat down to eat. And, behold, a woman in the city, who was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat to eat in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster flask of ointment, And stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe 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

Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them 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 found him not.

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 servants stood by with their clothes torn.

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 camp, and his spear stuck in the ground at his head: but Abner and the people lay round about him.

1 Samuel 19:13

And Michal took an image, and laid it in the bed, and put a pillow of goats' hair for 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 sat upon a stately bed, and a table prepared before it, upon which you have set my incense and my oil.

Beds » Used for » Reclining on by day

2 Samuel 11:2

And it came to pass in an 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 Ish-bosheth, who lay on a bed at noon.

Beds » Antiquity of

Genesis 47:31

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

Exodus 8:3

And the river shall bring forth frogs abundantly, which shall go up and come into your house, and into your bedchamber, and upon your bed, and into the house of your servants, and upon your people, and into your ovens, and into your kneading troughs:

Beds » Persons sometimes took to, in grief

1 Kings 21:4

And Ahab came into his house sullen and displeased because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him: for he had said, I will not give you the inheritance of my fathers. And he laid himself 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 wailed upon their beds: they assemble themselves for grain and wine, and they rebel against me.

Beds » Made of » Wood

Song of Songs 3:7-8

Behold the couch, which is Solomon's; threescore valiant men are about it, of the valiant of Israel. They all hold swords, being expert in war: every man has his sword upon his thigh because of fear in the night.

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 practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Psalm 36:4

He devises mischief upon his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he abhors not 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 you.

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 make I my bed wet with tears; I water my couch with my tears.

Beds » Made of » Iron

Deuteronomy 3:11

For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbah of the children 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 you at all take your neighbor's clothing as pledge, you shall deliver it unto him by the time the sun goes down: For that is his only covering, it is his clothing for his skin: in what shall he sleep? and it shall come to pass, when he cries 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 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, whereon he lies that has the discharge, is unclean: and everything, whereon he sits, shall be unclean.

Beds » Of the poor often sold for debt

Proverbs 22:27

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

Beds » The slothful too fond of

Proverbs 26:14

As the door turns upon its 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 colored spreads, 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 a man can stretch himself upon: and the covering narrower than he can wrap himself in.

Beds » Considered necessary

2 Kings 4:10

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

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

Isaiah 57:7

Upon a lofty and high mountain have you set your bed: even there you went 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

Where there were white, green, and blue hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble: the couches were of gold and silver, upon a pavement of red, and blue, and white and black marble.

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

Job 17:13

If I wait, the grave 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 yourselves upon your 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, except they wash, they eat not. And many other things there be, which they have received to hold, as the washing of cups, and pots, bronze vessels, and of tables.

Ivory » Other articles made of » Beds

Amos 6:4

That lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch yourselves upon your couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall;