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 the hands to rest,

A Conservative Version

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 lie down and 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 thy hands together yet a little, that thou mayest sleep:

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 clasping of the hands to rest,

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

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Against Sloth

9 How long will you lie down, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep? 10 "A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest"-- 11 Your poverty will come in like a vagabond And your need like an armed man.


Cross References

Proverbs 6:6

Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise,

Proverbs 23:33-34

Your eyes will see strange things And your mind will utter perverse things.

Proverbs 24:33-34

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

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