'Couch' in the Bible
Impetuous as the waters, thou shalt have no pre-eminence; Because thou wentest up to thy father's couch: Then defiledst thou it: he went up to my bed.
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;
And David invited him, and he ate and drank before him; and he made him drunk. And in the evening he went out to lie on his couch with the servants of his lord, but did not go down to his house.
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.
When I say, My bed shall comfort me, my couch shall ease my complaint;
I am wearied with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I dissolve my couch with my tears.
I will not come into the tent of my house, I will not go up to the couch of my bed;
I have perfumed my couch with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.
Behold his couch, Solomon's own: Threescore mighty men are about it, Of the mighty of Israel.
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.
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.
Which is easier, to say to the paralytic, Thy sins are forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and take up thy couch and walk?
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.
And he said to them, Does the lamp come that it should be put under the bushel or under the couch? Is it not that it should be set upon the lamp-stand?
And lo, men bringing upon a couch a man who was paralysed; and they sought to bring him in, and put him before him.
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.
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.
And no one having lighted a lamp covers it with a vessel or puts it under a couch, but sets it on a lamp-stand, that they who enter in may see the light.
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.
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?
And he found there a certain man, Aeneas by name, who had been lying for eight years upon a couch, who was paralysed.