Parallel Verses

Worsley New Testament

Therefore let us not sleep like 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

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.

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.

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


Cross References

Luke 22:46

and He said to them, Why do ye sleep? rise and pray, that ye enter not into temptation.

1 Peter 1:13

Wherefore girding up the loins of your mind, be sober, and stedfastly hope for the grace to be conferred upon you at the appearing of Jesus Christ;

Matthew 24:42

Watch therefore, for ye know not at what hour your Lord cometh:

Romans 13:11-14

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

Romans 13:11

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

Romans 13:11

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

Romans 13:11

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

Matthew 13:25

but while men were asleep, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went away.

Matthew 25:5

Now while the bridegroom stayed, they were all drowsy and fell asleep:

Matthew 25:13

Watch therefore, for ye know not the day, nor the season in which the Son of man cometh.

Matthew 26:38

and saith unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful even unto death, stay here and watch with me.

Matthew 26:40-41

And coming to the disciples, he findeth them asleep, and saith to Peter, what! could ye not watch with me one hour?

Mark 13:34-35

as a man travelling abroad, who left his house, and gave charge to his servants, to each his work, and bid the porter be watchful.

Mark 13:37

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

Mark 14:37-38

And He cometh and findeth them asleep, and saith to Peter, Simon, art thou sleeping? couldst thou not watch one hour?

Luke 12:37

Happy are those servants, whom the master when he cometh shall find watching: verily I say unto you, that he will gird himself, and make them sit down, and will come and serve them.

Luke 12:39

And this ye know, that if the master of a house had known at what hour the thief would come, he would have watched, and not have suffered his house to be broke open:

Luke 21:36

Watch therefore and be constant in prayer, that ye may be counted worthy to escape all these things, which shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.

Acts 20:31

Watch therefore, remembering that for the space of three years I ceased not by night and by day to warn every one with tears.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Behave soberly, as ye ought to do, and sin not: for some of you have not the knowledge of God; to your shame I speak it.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Be watchful, stand fast in the faith, behave like men, be strong:

Ephesians 5:14

Wherefore He saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.

Ephesians 6:18

praying at all seasons with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance, and intercession for all the saints;

Philippians 4:5

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

Colossians 4:2

Persevere in prayer, and be watchful in it, with thanksgiving.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

but let us, who are of the day, be sober; putting on the breast-plate of faith and love, and for an helmet the hope of salvation.

1 Timothy 2:9

likewise that women dress themselves in decent apparel with modesty and prudence, not in braided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly garments;

1 Timothy 2:15

Yet shall she be saved through childbirth, if they continue in faith and love, in holiness and modesty.

1 Timothy 3:2

A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of but one wife, sober, prudent, grave,

1 Timothy 3:11

And their wives likewise grave, not slanderers, sober, and faithful in all things.

2 Timothy 4:5

But be thou watchful in all things, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, give full proof of thy ministry.

Titus 2:6

Exhort the young men in like manner to be temperate:

Titus 2:12

teaching us that denying ungodliness, and worldly desires, we should live soberly, and righteously, and piously in this present world;

1 Peter 4:7

But the end of all things draws nigh: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer:

1 Peter 5:8

Be sober, be vigilant; for your adversary the devil, like a roaring lion, walketh 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 thy works perfect in the sight of God.

Revelation 16:15

"Behold, I come as a thief: blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, that he may not walk naked, and his shame be seen."

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