Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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 serious.

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

So then let us not sleep [in spiritual indifference] as the rest [of the world does], but let us keep wide awake [alert and cautious] and let us be sober [self-controlled, calm, and wise].

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.

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

Prayers for 1 Thessalonians 5:6

Context Readings

The Sudden Arrival Of The Day Of The Lord

5 For all of you are children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to darkness. 6 Therefore, let's not fall asleep like others do, but let's stay awake and be sober. 7 For people who go to sleep, go to sleep at night; and people who get drunk, get drunk at night.


Cross References

Luke 22:46

He asked them, "Why are you sleeping? Get up and keep on praying that you may not be tempted."

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore, prepare your minds for action, keep a clear head, and set your hope completely on the grace to be given you when Jesus, the Messiah, is revealed.

Matthew 24:42

"So keep on watching, because you don't know on what day your Lord is coming.

Romans 13:11-14

This is necessary because you know the times it's already time for you to wake up from sleep, because our salvation is nearer now than when we became believers.

Proverbs 19:15

Laziness puts one to sleep, and an idle person will go hungry.

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind; they are all without knowledge. They are all dumb dogs they cannot bark. They keep on dreaming and lying around, and they're lovers of sleep!

Jonah 1:6

So the captain approached him, and told him, "What are you doing asleep? Get up! Call on your gods! Maybe your god will think about us so we won't die!"

Matthew 13:25

While people were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat and went away.

Matthew 25:5

Since the groom was late, all of them became sleepy and lay down.

Matthew 25:13

So keep on watching, because you don't know the day or the hour."

Matthew 26:38

Then he told them, "I'm so deeply grieved that I feel I'm about to die. Wait here and stay awake with me."

Matthew 26:40-41

When he went back to the disciples, he found them asleep. He told Peter, "So, you men couldn't stay awake with me for one hour, could you?

Mark 13:34-35

It's like a man who went on a trip. As he left home, he put his servants in charge, each with his own work, and he ordered the doorkeeper to be alert.

Mark 13:37

I'm telling you what I'm telling everyone: Be alert!"

Mark 14:37-38

When he went back, he found his disciples asleep. "Simon, are you asleep?" he asked Peter. "You couldn't stay awake for one hour, could you?

Luke 12:37

How blessed are those servants whom the master finds watching for him when he comes! I tell all of you with certainty, he himself will put on an apron, make them sit down at the table, and go around and serve them.

Luke 12:39

But be sure of this: if the homeowner had known at what time the thief were coming, he would have watched and would not have let his house be broken into.

Luke 21:36

So be alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place and to take your stand in the presence of the Son of Man."

Acts 20:31

So be alert! Remember that for three years, night and day, I never stopped tearfully warning each of you.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Come back to your senses as you should, and stop sinning! For some of you I say this to your shame don't fully know God.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Remain alert. Keep standing firm in your faith. Keep on being courageous and strong.

Ephesians 5:14

for the light is making everything visible. That is why it says, "Wake up, sleeper! Arise from the dead, and the Messiah will shine on you.''

Ephesians 6:18

Pray in the Spirit at all times with every kind of prayer and request. Likewise, be alert with your most diligent efforts and pray for all the saints.

Philippians 4:5

Let your gracious attitude be known to all people. The Lord is near:

Colossians 4:2

Devote yourselves to prayer. Be alert and thankful when you pray.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But since we belong to the day, let's be sober. We must put on the breastplate of faith and love, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.

1 Timothy 2:9

Women, for their part, should display their beauty by dressing modestly and decently in appropriate clothes, not with elaborate hairstyles or by wearing gold, pearls, or expensive clothes,

1 Timothy 2:15

even though she will be saved through the birth of the Child, if they continue in faith, love, and holiness, along with good judgment.

1 Timothy 3:2

Therefore, an elder must be blameless, the husband of one wife, stable, sensible, respectable, hospitable to strangers, and teachable.

1 Timothy 3:11

Their wives must also be serious. They must not be gossips, but instead be stable and trustworthy in everything.

2 Timothy 4:5

But you must be clear-headed about everything. Endure suffering. Do the work of an evangelist. Devote yourself completely to your ministry.

Titus 2:6

Likewise, encourage the younger men to be sensible.

Titus 2:12

It trains us to renounce ungodly living and worldly passions so that we might live sensible, honest, and godly lives in the present age

1 Peter 4:7

Because everything will soon come to an end, be sensible and clear-headed, so you can pray.

1 Peter 5:8

Be clear-minded and alert. Your opponent, the Devil, is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.

Revelation 3:2

"I know what you've been doing. You are known for being alive, but you are dead. Be alert, and strengthen the things that are left, which are about to die. I note that your actions are incomplete before my God.

Revelation 16:15

"See, I am coming like a thief. How blessed is the person who remains alert and keeps his clothes on! He won't have to go naked and let others see his shame."

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