5229 bed

5229 bed

A household item of furniture set aside for sleep, rest and quietness.

Various kinds of bed

Dt 3:11; Am 6:4; Ac 9:34 See also Mt 9:6 pp Mk 2:11-12 pp Lk 5:18-19; Mk 2:4 pp Mt 9:2 pp Lk 5:24; Ac 5:15

The bed as a place of rest

2Ki 4:10 See also 1Sa 3:2; 2Sa 4:5,7; 2Sa 11:13; Est 7:8; Job 33:15; Ps 139:8; Pr 7:16-17; Pr 26:14; Isa 28:20 Beds were not always comfortable; Da 4:5; Da 7:1; Lk 11:7

The bed as a place of recuperation

Ps 41:3; Ac 28:8 See also Ge 48:2; Ex 21:18; 2Sa 13:5; 1Ki 17:19; 2Ki 1:4; 2Ki 4:21; Job 7:13-14; Job 33:19; Da 8:27; Mt 8:14 pp Mk 1:30; Rev 2:22

The bed as a place in which to be alone

Ps 4:4; Mic 2:1 See also 1Ki 21:4; 2Ki 6:12; 2Ki 11:2; Ps 6:6; Ps 63:6; Ecc 10:20

The bed representing sexual union

Dt 22:30; Heb 13:4 See also Ge 39:7; Dt 27:20; 2Sa 13:11; 1Ch 5:1; Eze 22:10; Eze 23:17

Unusual places used as beds

Ge 28:11; 1Ki 19:5; Jnh 1:5; Mk 4:38

Bed associated with a description of apostasy

Isa 57:7

See also

1409dream
5056rest
5297disease
5533sleep, physical
6237sexual sin
6243adultery, spiritual
8704apostasy

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