Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

so then let us not sleep as others do, but let us be alert and sober.

King James Version

Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.

Holman Bible

So then, we must not sleep, like the rest, but we must stay awake and be sober.

International Standard Version

Therefore, let's not fall asleep like others do, but let's stay awake and be sober.

A Conservative Version

So then let us not sleep, as also the others, but let us watch and be sober.

American Standard Version

so then let us not sleep, as do the rest, but let us watch and be sober.

Amplified

Accordingly then, let us not sleep, as the rest do, but let us keep wide awake (alert, watchful, cautious, and on our guard) and let us be sober (calm, collected, and circumspect).

An Understandable Version

So then, we should not be [spiritually] asleep, like the rest [i.e., the unsaved world], but we should be alert and sober [i.e., in control of our senses].

Anderson New Testament

Therefore, let us not sleep, as do others, but let us watch and be sober.

Bible in Basic English

So then, let us not take our rest as the others do, but let us be self-controlled and awake.

Common New Testament

So then let us not sleep, as others do, but let us be alert and sober.

Daniel Mace New Testament

therefore let us not sleep away our time like others, but be vigilant and temperate.

Darby Translation

So then do not let us sleep as the rest do, but let us watch and be sober;

Godbey New Testament

then therefore let us not sleep like the rest, but watch and be sober.

Goodspeed New Testament

So we must not sleep like other men, but we must be vigilant and composed.

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore let us not sleep as the others, but let us awake and keep awake.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore let us not sleep, as also the rest; but let us watch and be sober.

King James 2000

Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So then, we must not sleep like the rest, but must be on the alert and be self-controlled.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore let us not sleep as the rest do, but let us watch and be calm.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore let us not sleep as do others: but let us watch and be sober.

Moffatt New Testament

Well then, we must not sleep like the rest of men, but be wakeful and sober;

Montgomery New Testament

So then let us not be sleeping as do the rest, but let us be watchful and self-controlled.

NET Bible

So then we must not sleep as the rest, but must stay alert and sober.

New Heart English Bible

so then let us not sleep, as the rest do, but let us watch and be sober.

Noyes New Testament

Let us not sleep, then, as others, but let us watch and be sober.

Sawyer New Testament

Therefore let us not sleep as others, but let us watch and be sober.

The Emphasized Bible

Hence, then, let us not be sleeping, as the rest, but let us watch and be sober: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let us not then sleep as do others; but let us watch and be sober.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore let us not sleep as others do. No, let us be watchful and self-controlled.

Webster

Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.

Weymouth New Testament

So then let us not sleep, like the rest of the world, but let us keep awake and be sober.

Williams New Testament

So let us stop sleeping as others do, but let us stay awake and keep sober.

World English Bible

so then let's not sleep, as the rest do, but let's watch and be sober.

Worrell New Testament

So, then, let us not sleep as do the rest, but let us watch and be sober.

Worsley New Testament

Therefore let us not sleep like others, but let us watch and be sober:

Youngs Literal Translation

so, then, we may not sleep as also the others, but watch and be sober,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore , then , so , and , now , wherefore , but , not tr ,
Usage: 417

let us
καθεύδω 
Katheudo 
Usage: 11

not
μή 
me 
not , no , that not , God forbid 9 , lest , neither , no man , but , none , not translated ,
Usage: 493

καθεύδω 
Katheudo 
Usage: 11

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as , when , how , as it were , about ,
Usage: 417

do others
λοιποί 
Loipoy 
Usage: 33

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but , yea , yet , nevertheless , howbeit , nay , therefore , save , not tr ,
Usage: 461

let us watch
γρηγορεύω 
Gregoreuo 
Usage: 6

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals containing 1 Thessalonians 5:6

Images 1 Thessalonians 5:6

Context Readings

The Sudden Arrival Of The Day Of The Lord

5 for you are all sons of light and sons of day We are not of night nor of darkness; 6 so then let us not sleep as others do, but let us be alert and sober. 7 For those who sleep do their sleeping at night, and those who get drunk get drunk at night.


Cross References

Luke 22:46

and said to them, "Why are you sleeping? Get up and pray that you may not enter into temptation."

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore, prepare your minds for action, keep sober in spirit, fix your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Matthew 24:42

"Therefore be on the alert, for you do not know which day your Lord is coming.

Romans 13:11-14

Do this, knowing the time, that it is already the hour for you to awaken from sleep; for now salvation is nearer to us than when we believed.

Proverbs 19:15

Laziness casts into a deep sleep, And an idle man will suffer hunger.

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind, All of them know nothing. All of them are mute dogs unable to bark, Dreamers lying down, who love to slumber;

Jonah 1:6

So the captain approached him and said, "How is it that you are sleeping? Get up, call on your god Perhaps your god will be concerned about us so that we will not perish."

Matthew 13:25

"But while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went away.

Matthew 25:5

"Now while the bridegroom was delaying, they all got drowsy and began to sleep.

Matthew 25:13

"Be on the alert then, for you do not know the day nor the hour.

Matthew 26:38

Then He said to them, "My soul is deeply grieved, to the point of death; remain here and keep watch with Me."

Matthew 26:40-41

And He came to the disciples and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, "So, you men could not keep watch with Me for one hour?

Mark 13:34-35

"It is like a man away on a journey, who upon leaving his house and putting his slaves in charge, assigning to each one his task, also commanded the doorkeeper to stay on the alert.

Mark 13:37

"What I say to you I say to all, 'Be on the alert!'"

Mark 14:37-38

And He came and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, "Simon, are you asleep? Could you not keep watch for one hour?

Luke 12:37

"Blessed are those slaves whom the master will find on the alert when he comes; truly I say to you, that he will gird himself to serve, and have them recline at the table, and will come up and wait on them.

Luke 12:39

"But be sure of this, that if the head of the house had known at what hour the thief was coming, he would not have allowed his house to be broken into.

Luke 21:36

"But keep on the alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are about to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man."

Acts 20:31

"Therefore be on the alert, remembering that night and day for a period of three years I did not cease to admonish each one with tears.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Become sober-minded as you ought, and stop sinning; for some have no knowledge of God I speak this to your shame.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

Ephesians 5:14

For this reason it says, "Awake, sleeper, And arise from the dead, And Christ will shine on you."

Ephesians 6:18

With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,

Philippians 4:5

Let your gentle spirit be known to all men. The Lord is near.

Colossians 4:2

Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving;

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But since we are of the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet, the hope of salvation.

1 Timothy 2:9

Likewise, I want women to adorn themselves with proper clothing, modestly and discreetly, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly garments,

1 Timothy 2:15

But women will be preserved through the bearing of children if they continue in faith and love and sanctity with self-restraint.

1 Timothy 3:2

An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,

1 Timothy 3:11

Women must likewise be dignified, not malicious gossips, but temperate, faithful in all things.

2 Timothy 4:5

But you, be sober in all things, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.

Titus 2:6

Likewise urge the young men to be sensible;

Titus 2:12

instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age,

1 Peter 4:7

The end of all things is near; therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of prayer.

1 Peter 5:8

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

Revelation 3:2

'Wake up, and strengthen the things that remain, which were about to die; for I have not found your deeds completed in the sight of My God.

Revelation 16:15

("Behold, I am coming like a thief Blessed is the one who stays awake and keeps his clothes, so that he will not walk about naked and men will not see his shame.")

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