"I have made a covenant with my eyes;
Why then should I look upon a young woman?
"I made a solemn pact with myself
never to undress a girl with my eyes.
(from THE MESSAGE: The Bible in Contemporary Language © 2002 by Eugene H. Peterson. All rights reserved.)
In reading through the Bible again in 2017, yesterday's Old Testament Scripture was recorded in Genesis 39:2-9 (I selected just a portion this amazing story about Joseph):
2 The LORD was with Joseph, so that he became a prosperous man. He was in the house of his master, the Egyptian. 3 His master saw that the LORD was with him and that the LORD made all that he did to prosper. 4 Joseph found favor in his sight and served him. So he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put under his charge. 5 From the time that he had made him overseer in his house and over all that he had, the LORD blessed the Egyptian’s house on account of Joseph. So the blessing of the LORD was on all that he had in the house and in the field. 6 So he left all that he had in Joseph’s charge, and he had no concerns regarding anything except the food he ate.
Now Joseph was handsome and well-built. 7 After a time, his master’s wife took notice of Joseph and said, “Lie with me.”
8 But he refused and said to his master’s wife, “My master does not concern himself with anything concerning me in the house, and he has committed all that he has to my charge. 9 There is none greater in this house than I. He has kept nothing back from me but you, because you are his wife. How then can I do this great wickedness and sin against God?”
(Modern English Version)