Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest,"

King James Version

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:

Holman Bible

a little sleep, a little slumber,
a little folding of the arms to rest,

International Standard Version

"A little sleep! A little slumber! A little folding of my hands to rest!"

A Conservative Version

[Yet] a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep,

American Standard Version

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to sleep;

Amplified

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep -- "

Bible in Basic English

A little sleep, a little rest, a little folding of the hands in sleep:

Darby Translation

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:

Julia Smith Translation

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to lie down:

King James 2000

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:

Lexham Expanded Bible

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands for rest,

Modern King James verseion

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to lie down;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, sleep on still a little, slumber a little, fold thine hands together yet a little;

NET Bible

"A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to relax,

New Heart English Bible

a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep;

The Emphasized Bible

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest:

Webster

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:

World English Bible

a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep;

Youngs Literal Translation

A little sleep -- a little slumber -- A little folding of the hands to lie down.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101

שׁנא שׁנה 
Shehah 
Usage: 23

a little
מעט מעט 
M@`at 
מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101
Usage: 101

תּנוּמה 
T@nuwmah 
Usage: 5

חבּק 
Chibbuq 
Usage: 2

of the hands
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

Context Readings

More Sayings Of The Wise

32 When I saw, I reflected upon it; I looked, and received instruction. 33 "A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest," 34 Then your poverty will come as a robber And your want like an armed man.



Cross References

Proverbs 6:4-11

Give no sleep to your eyes, Nor slumber to your eyelids;

Romans 13:11

Do this, knowing the time, that it is already the hour for you to awaken from sleep; for now salvation is nearer to us than when we believed.

Ephesians 5:14

For this reason it says, "Awake, sleeper, And arise from the dead, And Christ will shine on you."

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8

so then let us not sleep as others do, but let us be alert and sober.

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