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Beds


1. Antiquity of. Ge 47:31; Ex 8:3.

2. Couches or divans used as. Job 7:13; Ps 6:6.

3. A small pallet or mattress used as. 1Sa 19:15.

4. Considered necessary. 2Ki 4:10.

5. Made of

a. Iron. De 3:11.

b. Ivory. Am 6:4.

c. Gold and Silver. Es 1:6.

6. Wood. Song 3:7-9.

7. Supplied with pillows. 1Sa 19:13; 26:7.

8. Covered with tapestry and linen. Pr 7:16.

9. Often perfumed. Pr 7:17; Eze 23:41.

10. Of the poor covered with upper garment. Ex 22:26,27; De 24:12,13.

11. Used for

a. Sleeping on. Job 33:15; Lu 11:7.

b. Reclining on by day. 2Sa 4:5; 11:2.

c. Reclining on at meals. 1Sa 28:23-25; Am 6:4-6; Lu 7:36-38; Joh 13:23.

12. Not used in affliction. 2Sa 12:16; 13:31.

13. Persons sometimes took to, in grief. 1Ki 21:4; Ho 7:14.

14. Saints meditate and praise God while on. Ps 4:4; 149:5; Song 3:1.

15. The wicked devise mischief while on. Ps 36:4; Mic 2:1.

16. The slothful too fond of. Pr 26:14.

17. Of the poor often sold for debt. Pr 22:27.

18. Subject to ceremonial defilement. Le 15:4.

19. Purification of. Mr 7:4.

20. Illustrative

a. Of the grave. Isa 57:2.

b. (Made in darkness,) of extreme misery. Job 17:13.

c. (Made in sickness,) of divine support and comfort. Ps 41:3.

d. (Made on high,) of carnal security. Isa 57:7.

e. (Too short,) of plans which afford no rest or peace. Isa 28:20.