Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Let us not

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.
Mark 14:37
And He came and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, "Simon, are you asleep? Could you not keep watch for one hour?
Luke 22:46
and said to them, "Why are you sleeping? Get up and pray that you may not enter into temptation."
Romans 13:11
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.
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.
Ephesians 5:14
For this reason it says, "Awake, sleeper, And arise from the dead, And Christ will shine on you."

Watch

Matthew 24:42
"Therefore be on the alert, for you do not know which day your Lord is coming.
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."
Mark 13:34
"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 14:38
"Keep watching and praying that you may not come into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."
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 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."
Luke 22:46
and said to them, "Why are you sleeping? Get up and pray that you may not enter into temptation."
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 16:13
Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.
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,
Colossians 4:2
Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving;
2 Timothy 4:5
But you, be sober in all things, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.
1 Peter 4:7
The end of all things is near; therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of prayer.
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.")

General references

Leviticus 11:16
and the ostrich and the owl and the sea gull and the hawk in its kind,
Proverbs 24:33
"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest,"
Matthew 25:13
"Be on the alert then, for you do not know the day nor the hour.
Mark 13:33
"Take heed, keep on the alert; for you do not know when the appointed time will come.
Luke 12:40
"You too, be ready; for the Son of Man is coming at an hour that you do not expect."