Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

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 you shall walk in your way securely, and your foot won't stumble. 24 When you lie down, you will not be afraid. Yes, you will lie down, and your sleep will be sweet. 25 Do not be afraid of sudden fear, or of the storm of the wicked when it comes:



Cross References

Psalm 3:5

I laid myself down and slept. I awakened; for the LORD sustains me.

Proverbs 6:22

When you walk, it will lead you. When you sleep, it will watch over you. When you awake, it will talk with you.

Leviticus 26:6

"'I will give peace in the land, and you shall lie down, and no one will make you afraid; and I will remove evil animals out of the land, neither shall the sword go through your land.

Psalm 4:8

In peace I will both lay myself down and sleep, for you, the LORD alone, make me live in safety.

Jeremiah 31:26

On this I awakened, and saw; and my sleep was sweet to me.

Job 11:19

Also you shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid. Yes, many shall court your favor.

Psalm 127:2

It is vain for you to rise up early, to stay up late, eating the bread of toil; for he gives sleep to his loved ones.

Ezekiel 34:15

I myself will be the shepherd of my sheep, and I will cause them to lie down," says the Lord GOD.

Acts 12:6

The same night when Herod was about to bring him out, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains. Guards in front of the door kept the prison.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

But we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, concerning those who have fallen asleep, so that you do not grieve like the rest, who have no hope.

Psalm 121:4-7

Behold, he who keeps Israel will neither slumber nor sleep.

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