Easton's Bible Dictionary
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Bed: (Heb. mittah), for rest at night
(Exodus 8:3; 1 Samuel 19:13,15,16) etc; during
(Genesis 47:31; 48:2; 49:33) etc.; as a sofa for rest
(1 Samuel 28:23; Amos 3:12) Another Hebrew word (er'es) so rendered denotes
a canopied bed, or a bed with curtains
(Deuteronomy 3:11; Psalms 132:3) for
(Psalms 6:6; 41:3) In the New Testament it denotes sometimes a
litter with a coverlet
(Matthew 9:2,6; Luke 5:18; Acts 5:15) The Jewish
bedstead was frequently merely the divan or platform along the sides
of the house, sometimes a very slight portable frame, sometimes only
a mat or one or more quilts. The only material for bed-clothes is
(1 Samuel 19:13) Sleeping in the open air was not
uncommon, the sleeper wrapping himself in his outer garment
(Exodus 22:26,27; Deuteronomy 24:12,13)
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