Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For all his days are sorrows, and his travail grief; yea, his heart taketh not rest in the night. This is also vanity.
The sleep of a laboring man is sweet, whether he eats little or much, but the fullness of the rich will not allow him to sleep.
On that night the king could not sleep. And he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles, and they were read before the king.
When I say, My bed shall comfort me. My couch shall ease my complaint.
I am weary with my groaning. Every night I make my bed to swim. I water my couch with my tears.
For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me. My moisture was changed [as] with the drought of summer. Selah.
In the day of my trouble I sought LORD. My hand was stretched out in the night, and slacked not. My soul refused to be comforted.
Then the king went to his palace, and passed the night fasting, nor were instruments of music brought before him. And his sleep fled from him.
strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that it was necessary for us to enter into the kingdom of God through many tribulations.