Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 securely in thy way, and, thy foot, shall not stumble; 24 When thou sittest down, thou shalt have no dread, yea thou shalt lie down, and sweet shall be thy sleep. 25 Be not thou afraid of sudden dread, nor of the desolation of the lawless, when it cometh.



Cross References

Psalm 3:5

I, laid me down and slept, - I awoke, Surely, Yahweh, sustaineth me!

Proverbs 6:22

When thou walkest abroad, it shall guide thee, when thou sleepest, it shall watch over thee, when thou wakest, it shall speak to thee:

Leviticus 26:6

And I will give peace in the land, And ye shall lie down, and nothing shall make you afraid; And I will take away vicious beasts out of the land; And, the sword, shall not go through your land.

Psalm 4:8

In peace, will I lay me down and at once sleep; for, thou, Yahweh alone, wilt cause me, in security, to dwell.

Jeremiah 31:26

Upon this, I awoke and considered, - And, my sleep, had been sweet to me!

Job 11:19

And shalt rest, with none to put thee in terror, - and many shall entreat thy favour.

Job 11:19

And shalt rest, with none to put thee in terror, - and many shall entreat thy favour.

Ezekiel 34:15

myself will tend my flock. And, I, myself will cause them to lie down, Declareth My Lord Yahweh:

Acts 12:6

And, when Herod was about to bring him forth, on that night, was Peter sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, guards, also, before the door, were keeping the prison.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

But we do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them who are falling asleep, - lest ye be sorrowing, even as the rest also, who are without hope;

Psalm 121:4-7

Lo! neither will slumber nor sleep, The keeper of Israel.

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