Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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:

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
For
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

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Sudden Arrival Of The Day Of The Lord

6 So then do not let us sleep as the rest do, but let us watch and be sober; 7 for they that sleep sleep by night, and they that drink drink by night; 8 but we being of the day, let us be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and as helmet the hope of salvation;


Cross References

Acts 2:15

for these are not full of wine, as ye suppose, for it is the third hour of the day;

2 Peter 2:13

receiving the reward of unrighteousness; accounting ephemeral indulgence pleasure; spots and blemishes, rioting in their own deceits, feasting with you;

Romans 13:13

As in the day, let us walk becomingly; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and lasciviousness, not in strife and emulation.

1 Samuel 25:36-37

And Abigail came to Nabal; and behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was drunken to excess; so she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.

Job 4:13

In thoughts from visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men: --

Job 33:15

In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed;

Proverbs 23:29-35

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

Isaiah 21:4-5

My heart panteth, horror affrighteth me: the night of my pleasure hath he turned into trembling unto me.

Daniel 5:4-5

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

Luke 21:34-35

But take heed to yourselves lest possibly your hearts be laden with surfeiting and drinking and cares of life, and that day come upon you suddenly unawares;

1 Corinthians 15:34

Awake up righteously, and sin not; for some are ignorant of God: I speak to you as a matter of shame.

Ephesians 5:14

Wherefore he says, Wake up, thou that sleepest, and arise up from among the dead, and the Christ shall shine upon thee.

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