Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Give not sleep to thine eyes, Nor slumber to thine eyelids;

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Give not sleep to thine eyes, nor slumber to thine eyelids.

Holman Bible

Don’t give sleep to your eyes
or slumber to your eyelids.

International Standard Version

Don't allow yourself to sleep or even to close your eyes.

A Conservative Version

Do not give sleep to thine eyes, nor slumber to thine eyelids.

Amplified

Give not [unnecessary] sleep to your eyes, nor slumber to your eyelids;

Bible in Basic English

Give no sleep to your eyes, or rest to them;

Darby Translation

Give not sleep to thine eyes, nor slumber to thine eyelids:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Give not sleep to thine eyes, nor slumber to thine eyelids.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not give sleep to thine eyes, and slumber to thine eyelashes.

King James 2000

Give not sleep to your eyes, nor slumber to your eyelids.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not give sleep to your eyes, or slumber to your eyelids.

Modern King James verseion

Do not give sleep to your eyes or slumber to your eyelids.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

let not thine eyes sleep, nor thine eyelids slumber.

NET Bible

Permit no sleep to your eyes or slumber to your eyelids.

New Heart English Bible

Give no sleep to your eyes, nor slumber to your eyelids.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not give sleep to thine eyes, or slumber to thine eyelashes;

Webster

Give not sleep to thy eyes, nor slumber to thy eyelids.

World English Bible

Give no sleep to your eyes, nor slumber to your eyelids.

Youngs Literal Translation

Give not sleep to thine eyes, And slumber to thine eyelids,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

not sleep
שׁנא שׁנה 
Shehah 
Usage: 23

תּנוּמה 
T@nuwmah 
Usage: 5

References

Easton

Smith

Context Readings

Against Pledges

3 Do this now, my son, and deliver thyself, Seeing thou art come into the hand of thy neighbor: Go, humble thyself, and importune thy neighbor; 4 Give not sleep to thine eyes, Nor slumber to thine eyelids; 5 Deliver thyself as a roe from the hand of the hunter , And as a bird from the hand of the fowler.


Cross References

Psalm 132:4

I will not give sleep to mine eyes, Or slumber to mine eyelids;

Proverbs 6:10-11

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

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in Sheol, whither thou goest.

Matthew 24:17-18

let him that is on the housetop not go down to take out things that are in his house:

Mark 13:35-36

Watch therefore: for ye know not when the lord of the house cometh, whether at even, or at midnight, or at cockcrowing, or in the morning;

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