Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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

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.

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 You are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness. 6 Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober. 7 For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that are drunk are drunk in the night.


Cross References

Luke 22:46

And said unto them, Why sleep you? rise and pray, lest you enter into temptation.

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

Matthew 24:42

Watch therefore: for you know not what hour your Lord does come.

Romans 13:11-14

And this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.

Proverbs 19:15

Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.

Jonah 1:6

So the captain came to him, and said unto him, What mean you, O sleeper? arise, call upon your God, if so be that God will think upon us, that we perish not.

Matthew 13:25

But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.

Matthew 25:5

While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.

Matthew 25:13

Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour in which the Son of man comes.

Matthew 26:38

Then said he unto them, My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even unto death: tarry you here, and watch with me.

Matthew 26:40-41

And he came unto the disciples, and found them asleep, and said unto Peter, What, could you not watch with me one hour?

Mark 13:34-35

For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the doorkeeper to watch.

Mark 13:37

And what I say unto you I say unto all, Watch.

Mark 14:37-38

And he came, and found them sleeping, and said unto Peter, Simon, do you sleep? could you not watch one hour?

Luke 12:37

Blessed are those servants, whom the lord when he comes shall find watching: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to eat, and will come forth and serve them.

Luke 12:39

And this know, that if the owner of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched, and not have allowed his house to be broken through.

Luke 21:36

Watch therefore, and pray always, that you may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.

Acts 20:31

Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn everyone night and day with tears.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Watch, stand fast in the faith, be men, be strong.

Ephesians 5:14

Therefore he says, Awake you that sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light.

Ephesians 6:18

Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thus with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;

Philippians 4:5

Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.

Colossians 4:2

Continue in prayer, and watch in it with thanksgiving;

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

1 Timothy 2:9

In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with decency and propriety; not with braided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;

1 Timothy 2:15

Yet she shall be saved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and love and holiness with propriety.

1 Timothy 3:2

A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

1 Timothy 3:11

Even so must their wives be serious, not slanderers, temperate, faithful in all things.

2 Timothy 4:5

But you watch in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, fully carry out your ministry.

Titus 2:6

Young men likewise exhort to be sensible.

Titus 2:12

Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live sensibly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of all things is at hand: be therefore sober minded, and watch unto prayer.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour:

Revelation 3:2

Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found your works perfect before God.

Revelation 16:15

Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watches, and keeps his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.

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