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Job 17:13-16

If I hope [for] Sheol [as] my house, [if] I spread my couch in the darkness, [if] I call to the pit, 'You [are] my father,' to the maggot, '[You are] my mother or my sister,' where then [is] my hope? And {who will see my hope}?read more.
Will they go down [to] the bars of Sheol? Or shall we descend together into the dust?"

Isaiah 57:7

You have set your bed upon a high and lofty mountain; indeed, you went up there to slaughter sacrifice.

Luke 11:7

And that one will answer from inside [and] say, 'Do not cause me trouble! The door has already been shut and my children are with me in bed! I am not able to get up to give you [anything].'

2 Samuel 4:5-7

When the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, Recab and Baanah, set out, they came at the heat of the day to the house of Ish-Bosheth while {he [was] taking a noontime rest}. They came as far as the middle of the house [as if] takers of wheat, and they struck him in the stomach. Then Recab and Baanah his brother escaped. When they had come [into] the house, he [was] lying on his couch {in his bedchamber}, and they attacked him and killed him. Then they {beheaded him}, and they took his head and went on the way of the Arabah all night.

Genesis 49:33

When Jacob finished instructing his sons he drew his feet up to the bed. Then he took his last breath and was gathered to his people.

Amos 6:4

[Alas for] those who lie on beds of ivory and lounge on their couches, and those eating young rams from [the] sheep and goats, and bull-calves from the middle of [the] animal stall.

Proverbs 7:16

[With] coverings I have adorned my couch, spreads of the linen of Egypt;

Psalm 36:4

He plans sin on his bed. He puts himself on a way [that is] not good. He does not reject evil.

Psalm 149:5

Let [the] faithful exult in glory; let them sing for joy on their beds.

Genesis 28:11

And he arrived at a [certain] place and spent the night there, because the sun had set. And he took [one] of the stones of the place and put [it] under his head and slept at that place.

Deuteronomy 3:11

(For only Og, king of Bashan, was left from the remnant of the Rephaim. Indeed, his bedstead--it [was] a bedstead of iron. It is in Rabbah of the {Ammonites}. Nine cubits [is] its length, and four cubits [is] its width according to the cubit of a man.)

Esther 1:6

There were curtains of finely woven linen and blue cloth tied with cords of fine white linen and purple cloth to silver curtain rings and pillars of alabaster, [and] couches of gold and silver on a paved floor of alabaster, precious stone, mother-of-pearl, and costly stones.

Exodus 21:18

" 'And if men quarrel and a man strikes his neighbor with a stone or with a fist and he does not die, but {he is confined to bed},

Leviticus 15:4

Any bed upon which the person who discharges lies down becomes unclean, and any object upon which he sits becomes unclean.

Leviticus 15:6

And the person who sits on the object upon which the person who discharges has sat must wash his garments, and he shall wash [himself] with water, and he shall be unclean until the evening.

Proverbs 22:27

If there is nothing for you to pay, why will he take your bed from under you?

Ezekiel 23:17

And so the {Babylonians} came to her [for the] bed of lovemaking; and they defiled her with their fornication, and she was defiled by them, and she turned from them.

Hosea 7:14

They do not cry out to me from their heart, but they wail on their beds; because of grain and new wine they lacerate themselves; they depart from me.

Amos 3:12

Thus says Yahweh, "Just as the shepherd rescues two legs or a piece of an ear from the mouth of the lion, so shall the {people} of Israel who dwell in Samaria, with the corner of a couch and the damask of a bed."

Mark 6:55

They ran about [through] that whole region and began to carry around those {who were sick} on stretchers, wherever they heard that he was.

Acts 5:15

so that they even carried out the sick into the streets and put [them] on cots and mats so that [when] Peter came by, at least [his] shadow would fall on some of them.

2 Samuel 17:28

brought beds and basins and objects of pottery, as well as wheat, barley, flour, roasted grain, beans, lentils,

2 Kings 4:10

let us make a small enclosed room [upstairs] and put a bed, table, chair, and lampstand there for him, so that when he comes to us, he can turn and stay there.

Isaiah 28:20

For the bed is too short {to stretch out on}, and the covering is [too] narrow when wrapping oneself.

Esther 7:8

And the king returned from the palace garden to the {banquet hall}, [where] Haman [was] lying prostrate on the couch that Esther [was] on, and the king said, "Will he also molest the queen with me in the house?" As the words went from the king's mouth they covered Haman's face.

Matthew 9:2

And behold, they brought to him a paralytic lying on a stretcher, and [when] Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, "Have courage, child, your sins are forgiven."

Luke 5:18

And behold, men [came] carrying on a stretcher a man who was paralyzed, and they were seeking to bring him in and place [him] before him.

Matthew 9:6

But in order that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins," then he said to the paralytic, "Get up, pick up your stretcher and go to your home."

Mark 2:9

Which is easier to say to the paralytic, 'Your sins are forgiven,' or to say 'Get up and pick up your stretcher and walk'?

Mark 2:11-12

"I say to you, get up, pick up your stretcher, and go to your home." And he got up and immediately picked up his stretcher [and] went out in front of [them] all, so that they were all amazed and glorified God, saying, "We have never seen [anything] like this!"

Luke 5:24

But in order that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins," he said to the one who was paralyzed, "I say to you, 'Get up and pick up your stretcher [and] go to your home.'"

John 5:8-12

Jesus said to him, "Get up! Pick up your mat and walk!" And immediately the man became well and picked up his mat and began to walk. (Now it was the Sabbath on that day.) So the Jews were saying to the one who had been healed, "It is the Sabbath, and it is not permitted for you to pick up the mat!"read more.
But he answered them, "The one who made me well--that one said to me, 'Pick up your mat and walk!'" So they asked him, "Who is the man who said to you, 'Pick up [your mat] and walk?'"

Acts 9:34

And Peter said to him, "Aeneas, Jesus Christ heals you! Get up and make your bed yourself!" And immediately he got up.

Acts 9:33

And he found there a certain man {named} Aeneas who was paralyzed, who had been lying on a mat for eight years.

2 Samuel 4:7

When they had come [into] the house, he [was] lying on his couch {in his bedchamber}, and they attacked him and killed him. Then they {beheaded him}, and they took his head and went on the way of the Arabah all night.

2 Samuel 4:11

{How much more} when wicked men kill a righteous man in his house, on his bed! So then, shall I not seek his lifeblood from your hand, so that I may destroy you from the earth?"

2 Samuel 11:2

It happened {late one afternoon} [that] David got up from his bed and walked about on the roof of the king's house, and he saw a woman bathing on her roof. Now the woman {was very beautiful}.

Proverbs 26:14

The door turns on its hinge, and a lazy person on his bed.

Job 7:13

When I say, 'My bed will comfort me, and my couch will ease my complaint,'

Isaiah 57:8

And you have set your symbol behind the door and the doorpost; for you depart from me, and you go up; you make your bed wide, and you {make a deal with} them, you have loved their bed; you have seen [their] {genitals}.

Mark 7:30

And [when she] went to her home, she found the child lying on the bed and the demon gone.

Luke 17:34

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

Mark 4:38

And he was in the stern sleeping on the cushion, and they woke him up and said to him, "Teacher, is it not a concern to you that we are perishing?"

Revelation 2:22

Behold, I am throwing her into a sickbed and those who committed adultery with her into great affliction, unless they repent from her deeds.

Genesis 47:31

Then he said, "Swear to me." And he swore to him. Then Israel bowed himself on the head of the bed.

Genesis 48:2

And it was told to Jacob, "Behold, your son Joseph has come to you." Then Israel strengthened himself and he sat up in the bed.

1 Samuel 28:23

But he refused and said, "I will not eat!" However, his servants urged him, and the woman also. So he listened {to what they said}, and he got up from the ground and sat on the bed.

Exodus 8:3

And the Nile will swarm with frogs, and they will go up and come into your house and into your {bedroom} and onto your bed and into the house of your servants and among your people and into your ovens and into your kneading troughs.

1 Samuel 19:13-16

Then Michal took the household god and put it on the bed and put a quilt of goat's hair at its head and covered [it] with the clothes. And Saul sent messengers to arrest David, but she said, "He [is] ill." So Saul sent the messengers to see David, saying, "Bring him up to me in the bed, so that I can kill him."read more.
When the messengers came, {to their surprise} the idol [was] on the bed [with] the quilt of goat's hair at the head.

Mark 2:4

And [when] they were not able to bring [him] to him because of the crowd, they removed the roof where he was. And [after] digging through, they lowered the stretcher on which the paralytic was lying.

Luke 5:19

And [when they] did not find a way to bring him in because of the crowd, they went up on the roof [and] let him down through the roof tiles with the stretcher into the midst [of them], in front of Jesus.

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Beds » Used for » Reclining on at meals

1 Samuel 28:23-25

But he refused and said, "I will not eat!" However, his servants urged him, and the woman also. So he listened {to what they said}, and he got up from the ground and sat on the bed. Now the woman had a fattened bull calf in the house, {so she quickly slaughtered it} and took flour, kneaded [dough], and baked him [some] unleavened bread. She brought it before Saul and his servants, and they ate. Then they got up and went away that [very] night.

Amos 6:4-6

[Alas for] those who lie on beds of ivory and lounge on their couches, and those eating young rams from [the] sheep and goats, and bull-calves from the middle of [the] animal stall. [Alas for those] who sing to the tune of the harp; like David they improvise on instruments of music. [Alas for those] who drink from sprinkling bowls of wine and anoint themselves with the best of olive oils and are not grieved over the ruin of Joseph.

Luke 7:36-38

Now one of the Pharisees asked him to eat with him, and he entered into the house of the Pharisee [and] reclined at the table. And behold, a woman in the town who was a sinner, [when she] learned that he was dining in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster flask of perfumed oil, and standing behind [him] at his feet weeping, she began to wet his feet with [her] tears and was wiping [them] with the hair of her head and was kissing his feet and anointing [them] with the perfumed oil.

Beds » Saints meditate and praise God while on

Psalm 149:5

Let [the] faithful exult in glory; let them sing for joy on their beds.

Song of Songs 3:1

On my bed in the night, I sought him whom my {heart} loves. I sought him, but I did not find him.

Beds » Not used in affliction

2 Samuel 13:31

Then the king rose and tore his garments, and he lay on the ground, and all his servants standing by [were] tearing their garments.

Beds » Supplied with pillows

1 Samuel 26:7

So David and Abishai came to the army [by] night, and {there was} Saul lying asleep in the encampment with his spear thrust into the ground near his head, and Abner and the army [were] lying all around him.

1 Samuel 19:13

Then Michal took the household god and put it on the bed and put a quilt of goat's hair at its head and covered [it] with the clothes.

Beds » Often perfumed

Proverbs 7:17

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

Ezekiel 23:41

And you sat on a magnificent couch and a table prepared {before her}, and my incense and my olive oil you put on her.

Beds » Used for » Reclining on by day

2 Samuel 11:2

It happened {late one afternoon} [that] David got up from his bed and walked about on the roof of the king's house, and he saw a woman bathing on her roof. Now the woman {was very beautiful}.

2 Samuel 4:5

When the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, Recab and Baanah, set out, they came at the heat of the day to the house of Ish-Bosheth while {he [was] taking a noontime rest}.

Beds » Antiquity of

Genesis 47:31

Then he said, "Swear to me." And he swore to him. Then Israel bowed himself on the head of the bed.

Exodus 8:3

And the Nile will swarm with frogs, and they will go up and come into your house and into your {bedroom} and onto your bed and into the house of your servants and among your people and into your ovens and into your kneading troughs.

Beds » Persons sometimes took to, in grief

1 Kings 21:4

Then Ahab went to his house, sullen and angry because of the word that Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him [when] he had said, "I will not give to you the inheritance of my ancestors." So he lay on his bed, turned away his face, and would not eat [any] food.

Hosea 7:14

They do not cry out to me from their heart, but they wail on their beds; because of grain and new wine they lacerate themselves; they depart from me.

Beds » Made of » Wood

Song of Songs 3:7-8

Look! [It is] Solomon's {portable couch}! Sixty mighty men surround {it}, the mighty men of Israel. All of them {wield swords}; [they are] {trained in warfare}, each with his sword at his thigh [to guard] {against terror} in the night.

Beds » The wicked devise mischief while on

Micah 2:1

Woe [to] those who plan wickedness and evil deeds upon their beds! In the light of the morning they did it, because they have power in their hands.

Psalm 36:4

He plans sin on his bed. He puts himself on a way [that is] not good. He does not reject evil.

Beds » Used for » Sleeping on

Job 33:15

"In a dream, a vision of [the] night, when a deep sleep falls on men slumbering on [their] bed,

Luke 11:7

And that one will answer from inside [and] say, 'Do not cause me trouble! The door has already been shut and my children are with me in bed! I am not able to get up to give you [anything].'

Beds » Couches or divans used as

Job 7:13

When I say, 'My bed will comfort me, and my couch will ease my complaint,'

Psalm 6:6

I am weary with my groaning; {I flood} my bed every night. With my tears {I drench} my couch.

Beds » Made of » Iron

Deuteronomy 3:11

(For only Og, king of Bashan, was left from the remnant of the Rephaim. Indeed, his bedstead--it [was] a bedstead of iron. It is in Rabbah of the {Ammonites}. Nine cubits [is] its length, and four cubits [is] its width according to the cubit of a man.)

Beds » Of the poor covered with their upper garment

Exodus 22:26-27

If indeed you require the cloak of your neighbor as a pledge, you will return it to him at sundown, because it is his only garment; it is his cloak for his skin. In what will he sleep? {And} when he cries out to me, I will hear, because I [am] gracious.

Beds » A small pallet or mattress used as

1 Samuel 19:15

So Saul sent the messengers to see David, saying, "Bring him up to me in the bed, so that I can kill him."

Beds » Subject to ceremonial defilement

Leviticus 15:4

Any bed upon which the person who discharges lies down becomes unclean, and any object upon which he sits becomes unclean.

Beds » Of the poor often sold for debt

Proverbs 22:27

If there is nothing for you to pay, why will he take your bed from under you?

Beds » The slothful too fond of

Proverbs 26:14

The door turns on its hinge, and a lazy person on his bed.

Beds » Covered with tapestry and linen

Proverbs 7:16

[With] coverings I have adorned my couch, spreads of the linen of Egypt;

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

Isaiah 28:20

For the bed is too short {to stretch out on}, and the covering is [too] narrow when wrapping oneself.

Beds » Considered necessary

2 Kings 4:10

let us make a small enclosed room [upstairs] and put a bed, table, chair, and lampstand there for him, so that when he comes to us, he can turn and stay there.

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

Isaiah 57:7

You have set your bed upon a high and lofty mountain; indeed, you went up there to slaughter sacrifice.

Beds » Illustrative » Of the grave

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

Beds » Made of » Gold and silver

Esther 1:6

There were curtains of finely woven linen and blue cloth tied with cords of fine white linen and purple cloth to silver curtain rings and pillars of alabaster, [and] couches of gold and silver on a paved floor of alabaster, precious stone, mother-of-pearl, and costly stones.

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

Job 17:13

If I hope [for] Sheol [as] my house, [if] I spread my couch in the darkness,

Beds » Made of » Ivory

Amos 6:4

[Alas for] those who lie on beds of ivory and lounge on their couches, and those eating young rams from [the] sheep and goats, and bull-calves from the middle of [the] animal stall.

Beds » Purification of

Mark 7:4

And [when they come] from the marketplace, they do not eat unless they wash. And there are many other [traditions] which they have received [and] hold fast to--[for example,] the washing of cups and pitchers and bronze kettles and dining couches.)

Ivory » Other articles made of » Beds

Amos 6:4

[Alas for] those who lie on beds of ivory and lounge on their couches, and those eating young rams from [the] sheep and goats, and bull-calves from the middle of [the] animal stall.