Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

So then let us not sleep, like the rest of the world, but let us keep 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.

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.

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.

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 sons of Light and sons of the day. We belong neither to the night nor to darkness. 6 So then let us not sleep, like the rest of the world, but let us keep awake and be sober. 7 For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who drink freely, drink at night.


Cross References

Luke 22:46

"Why are you sleeping?" He said; "stand up; and pray that you may not come into temptation."

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore gird up your minds and fix your hopes calmly and unfalteringly upon the boon that is soon to be yours, at the re-appearing of Jesus Christ.

Matthew 24:42

Be on the alert therefore, for you do not know the day on which your Lord is coming.

Romans 13:11-14

Carry out these injunctions because you know the critical period at which we are living, and that it is now high time, to rouse yourselves from sleep; for salvation is now nearer to us than when we first became believers.

Romans 13:11

Carry out these injunctions because you know the critical period at which we are living, and that it is now high time, to rouse yourselves from sleep; for salvation is now nearer to us than when we first became believers.

Romans 13:11

Carry out these injunctions because you know the critical period at which we are living, and that it is now high time, to rouse yourselves from sleep; for salvation is now nearer to us than when we first became believers.

Romans 13:11

Carry out these injunctions because you know the critical period at which we are living, and that it is now high time, to rouse yourselves from sleep; for salvation is now nearer to us than when we first became believers.

Matthew 13:25

but during the night his enemy comes, and over the first seed he sows darnel among the wheat, and goes away.

Matthew 25:5

The bridegroom was a long time in coming, so that meanwhile they all became drowsy and fell asleep.

Matthew 25:13

"Keep awake therefore; for you know neither the day nor the hour.

Matthew 26:38

and He said to them, "My soul is crushed with anguish to the very point of death; wait here, and keep awake with me."

Matthew 26:40-41

Then He came to the disciples and found them asleep, and He said to Peter, "Alas, none of you could keep awake with me for even a single hour!

Mark 13:34-35

It is like a man living abroad who has left his house, and given the management to his servants--to each one his special duty--and has ordered the porter to keep awake.

Mark 13:37

Moreover, what I say to you I say to all--Be wakeful!"

Mark 14:37-38

Then He came and found them asleep, and He said to Peter, "Simon, are you asleep? Had you not strength to keep awake a single hour?

Luke 12:37

Blessed are those servants, whom their Master when He comes shall find on the watch. I tell you in solemn truth, that He will tie an apron round Him, and will bid them recline at table while He comes and waits on them.

Luke 12:39

Of this be sure, that if the master of the house had known what time the robber was coming, he would have kept awake and not have allowed his house to be broken into.

Luke 21:36

But beware of slumbering; and every moment pray that you may be fully strengthened to escape from all these coming evils, and to take your stand in the presence of the Son of Man."

Acts 20:31

Therefore be on the alert; and remember that, night and day, for three years, I never ceased admonishing every one, even with tears.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Wake from this drunken fit; live righteous lives, and cease to sin; for some have no knowledge of God: I speak thus in order to move you to shame.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Be on the alert; stand firm in the faith; acquit yourselves like men; be strong.

Ephesians 5:14

For this reason it is said, "Rise, sleeper; rise from among the dead, and Christ will shed light upon you."

Ephesians 6:18

Pray with unceasing prayer and entreaty on every fitting occasion in the Spirit, and be always on the alert to seize opportunities for doing so, with unwearied persistence and entreaty on behalf of all God's people,

Philippians 4:5

Let your forbearing spirit be known to every one--the Lord is near.

Colossians 4:2

Be earnest and unwearied in prayer, being on the alert in it and in your giving of thanks.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But let us, belonging--as we do--to the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.

1 Timothy 2:9

and I would have the women dress becomingly, with modesty and self-control, not with plaited hair or gold or pearls or costly clothes,

1 Timothy 2:15

Yet a woman will be brought safely through childbirth if she and her husband continue to live in faith and love and growing holiness, with habitual self-restraint.

1 Timothy 3:2

A minister then must be a man of irreproachable character, true to his one wife, temperate, sober-minded, well-behaved, hospitable to strangers, and with a gift for teaching;

1 Timothy 3:11

Deaconesses, in the same way, must be sober-minded women, not slanderers, but in every way temperate and trustworthy.

2 Timothy 4:5

But as for you, you must exercise habitual self-control, and not live a self-indulgent life, but do the duty of an evangelist and fully discharge the obligations of your office.

Titus 2:6

In the same way exhort the younger men to be discreet,

Titus 2:12

training us to renounce ungodliness and all the pleasures of this world, and to live sober, upright, and pious lives at the present time,

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of all things is now close at hand: therefore be sober-minded and temperate, so that you may give yourselves to prayer.

1 Peter 5:8

Curb every passion, and be on the alert. Your great accuser, the Devil, is going about like a roaring lion to see whom he can devour.

Revelation 3:2

Rouse yourself and keep awake, and strengthen those things which remain but have well-nigh perished; for I have found no doings of yours free from imperfection in the sight of My God.

Revelation 16:15

("I am coming like a thief. Blessed is the man who keeps awake and guards his raiment for fear he walk about ill-clad, and his uncomeliness become manifest.")

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