Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

when thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid, but thou shalt lie down and thy sleep shall be sweet.

New American Standard Bible

When you lie down, you will not be afraid;
When you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.

King James Version

When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.

Holman Bible

When you lie down, you will not be afraid;
you will lie down, and your sleep will be pleasant.

International Standard Version

When you sit down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be pleasant.

A Conservative Version

When thou lay down, thou shall not be afraid. Yea, thou shall lay down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.

American Standard Version

When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: Yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.

Amplified

When you lie down, you shall not be afraid; yes, you shall lie down, and your sleep shall be sweet.

Bible in Basic English

When you take your rest you will have no fear, and on your bed sleep will be sweet to you.

Julia Smith Translation

If thou shalt lie down thou shalt not be afraid: and thou liest down and thy sleep shall be sweet

King James 2000

When you lie down, you shall not be afraid: yea, you shall lie down, and your sleep shall be sweet.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If you sit down, you will not panic, and [if] you lie down, then your sleep shall be sweet.

Modern King James verseion

When you lie down, you shall not be afraid; yea, you shall lie down, and your sleep shall be sweet.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If thou sleepest thou shalt not be afraid, but shall take thy rest and sleep sweetly.

NET Bible

When you lie down you will not be filled with fear; when you lie down your sleep will be pleasant.

New Heart English Bible

When you lie down, you will not be afraid. Yes, you will lie down, and your sleep will be sweet.

The Emphasized Bible

When thou sittest down, thou shalt have no dread, yea thou shalt lie down, and sweet shall be thy sleep.

Webster

When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: but thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.

World English Bible

When you lie down, you will not be afraid. Yes, you will lie down, and your sleep will be sweet.

Youngs Literal Translation

If thou liest down, thou art not afraid, Yea, thou hast lain down, And sweet hath been thy sleep.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
When thou liest down
שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

thou shalt not be afraid
פּחד 
Pachad 
Usage: 25

yea, thou shalt lie down
שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

and thy sleep
שׁנא שׁנה 
Shehah 
Usage: 23

Prayers for Proverbs 3:24

Context Readings

Role Of Wisdom In Creation And Society

23 Then shalt thou walk in thy way securely, and thy foot shall not stumble; 24 when thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid, but thou shalt lie down and thy sleep shall be sweet. 25 Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the destruction of the wicked, when it cometh;



Cross References

Psalm 3:5

I laid me down and slept; I awaked, for Jehovah sustaineth me.

Proverbs 6:22

when thou walkest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.

Leviticus 26:6

And I will give peace in the land, and ye shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid; and I will put away the evil beasts out of the land; and the sword shall not go through your land.

Psalm 4:8

In peace will I both lay me down and sleep; for thou, Jehovah, alone makest me to dwell in safety.

Jeremiah 31:26

Upon this I awaked, and beheld; and my sleep was sweet unto me.

Job 11:19

Yea, thou shalt lie down, and none shall make thee afraid; and many shall seek thy favour.

Psalm 127:2

It is vain for you to rise up early, to lie down late, to eat the bread of sorrows: so to his beloved one he giveth sleep.

Ezekiel 34:15

I will myself feed my flock, and I will cause them to lie down, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Acts 12:6

And when Herod was going to bring him forth, that night Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and guards before the door kept the prison.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

But we do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them that are fallen asleep, to the end that ye be not grieved even as also the rest who have no hope.

Psalm 121:4-7

Behold, he that keepeth Israel will neither slumber nor sleep.

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