Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For those who sleep do their sleeping at night, and those who get drunk get drunk at night.

King James Version

For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are drunken in the night.

Holman Bible

For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk are drunk at night.

International Standard Version

For people who go to sleep, go to sleep at night; and people who get drunk, get drunk at night.

A Conservative Version

For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who are intoxicated get drunk at night.

American Standard Version

For they that sleep sleep in the night: and they that are drunken are drunken in the night.

Amplified

For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who are drunk, get drunk at night.

An Understandable Version

For people sleep at night, and get drunk at night [i.e., generally speaking].

Anderson New Testament

For those who sleep, sleep in the night; and those who are drunken, are drunken in the night.

Bible in Basic English

For those who are sleeping do so in the night; and those who are the worse for drink are so in the night;

Common New Testament

For those who sleep, sleep at night; and those who get drunk, get drunk at night.

Daniel Mace New Testament

they that are sober take their rest in the night, whilst they that are sots, are drunk in the night:

Darby Translation

for they that sleep sleep by night, and they that drink drink by night;

Godbey New Testament

For those sleeping, sleep in the night; and those who are drunken, get drunk in the night:

Goodspeed New Testament

For those who sleep sleep at night and those who get drunk do so at night,

John Wesley New Testament

For they that sleep, sleep in the night, and they that are drunken are drunken in the night.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For those that sleep in the night, and those that are drunken are drunken in the night.

Julia Smith Translation

For they sleeping sleep in the night; and they drunken are drunken in the night.

King James 2000

For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that are drunk are drunk in the night.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk, are drunk at night.

Modern King James verseion

For those sleeping sleep in the night, and those being drunken are drunken in the night.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For they that sleep, sleep in the night: and they that be drunken, are drunken in the night.

Moffatt New Testament

for sleepers sleep by night and drunkards are drunk by night,

Montgomery New Testament

For those who are sleeping, sleep in the night, and those who are drunken, are drunken in the night.

NET Bible

For those who sleep, sleep at night and those who get drunk are drunk at night.

New Heart English Bible

For those who sleep, sleep in the night, and those who are drunk are drunk in the night.

Noyes New Testament

For they that sleep, sleep in the night; and they that are drunken, are drunken in the night;

Sawyer New Testament

For they that sleep sleep in the night, and they that are drunk drink in the night;

The Emphasized Bible

For, they that sleep, by night, do sleep, and, they that drink, by night, do drink: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For they who sleep, sleep in the night, and they who are drunken, are drunken in the night;

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is at night that men sleep, and at night that drunkards get drunk.

Webster

For they that sleep, sleep in the night; and they that are drunken, are drunken in the night.

Weymouth New Testament

For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who drink freely, drink at night.

Williams New Testament

For those who sleep at night and those who get drunk are drunken at night,

World English Bible

For those who sleep, sleep in the night, and those who are drunk are drunk in the night.

Worrell New Testament

For those who sleep sleep at night, and those who are drunken are drunken at night.

Worsley New Testament

for they, that sleep, sleep in the night; and drunkards are drunk in the night:

Youngs Literal Translation

for those sleeping, by night do sleep, and those making themselves drunk, by night are drunken,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

καθεύδω 
Katheudo 
μεθύω 
methuo 
Usage: 11
Usage: 6

καθεύδω 
Katheudo 
Usage: 11

καθεύδω 
Katheudo 
Usage: 11

in the night
νύξ 
Nux 
Usage: 52

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

μεθύσκω 
methusko 
be drunken, be drunk
Usage: 2

μεθύω 
methuo 
Usage: 6

Context Readings

The Sudden Arrival Of The Day Of The Lord

6 so then let us not sleep as others do, but let us be alert and sober. 7 For those who sleep do their sleeping at night, and those who get drunk get drunk at night. 8 But since we are of the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet, the hope of salvation.


Cross References

Acts 2:15

"For these men are not drunk, as you suppose, for it is only the third hour of the day;

2 Peter 2:13

suffering wrong as the wages of doing wrong They count it a pleasure to revel in the daytime They are stains and blemishes, reveling in their deceptions, as they carouse with you,

Romans 13:13

Let us behave properly as in the day, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and sensuality, not in strife and jealousy.

1 Samuel 25:36-37

Then Abigail came to Nabal, and behold, he was holding a feast in his house, like the feast of a king And Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunk; so she did not tell him anything at all until the morning light.

Job 4:13

"Amid disquieting thoughts from the visions of the night, When deep sleep falls on men,

Job 33:15

"In a dream, a vision of the night, When sound sleep falls on men, While they slumber in their beds,

Proverbs 23:29-35

Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has contentions? Who has complaining? Who has wounds without cause? Who has redness of eyes?

Isaiah 21:4-5

My mind reels, horror overwhelms me; The twilight I longed for has been turned for me into trembling.

Daniel 5:4-5

They drank the wine and praised the gods of gold and silver, of bronze, iron, wood and stone.

Luke 21:34-35

"Be on guard, so that your hearts will not be weighted down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of life, and that day will not come on you suddenly like a trap;

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."

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