Bed in the Bible

Made of wood

  • Song of Solomon 3:7-9 Behold his bed, which is Solomon's; threescore valiant men are about it, of the valiant of Israel. 8 They all hold swords, being expert in war: every man hath his sword upon his thigh because of fear in the night. 9 King Solomon made himself a chariot of the wood of Lebanon.

Definition of bed

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 Rabbath of the children of Ammon? nine cubits was the length thereof, and four cubits the breadth of it, after the cubit of a man.

See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Bed.

Made of ivory

  • Amos 6:4 That lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall;

Made of gold and silver

  • Esther 1:6 Where were white, green, and blue, hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble: the beds were of gold and silver, upon a pavement of red, and blue, and white, and black, marble.

Used at meals

  • Amos 6:4 That lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall;

Exempt from execution for debt

  • Proverbs 22:27 If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

Perfumed

  • Proverbs 7:17 I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.

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