Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Rise up

Bible References

Vain

Psalm 39:5
Behold, thou gavest my days a hand-breadth, and my life as nothing before thee: but every man stood all vanity. Silence.
Ecclesiastes 1:14
I saw all the works they did under the sun; and behold, all vanity and striving of the spirit
Ecclesiastes 2:1
I Said in my heart, Go now, I will prove thee with gladness, and look thou upon good: and behold, this also vanity.
Ecclesiastes 4:8
There is one, and not a second; also a son and brother not to him: and no end to all his labor; also his eye shall not be satisfied with riches: and for whom do I labor and diminish my soul from good? Also this is vanity, and it is an evil labor.

Rise up

Proverbs 31:15
She will rise while yet night, and she will give food to her house, and a portion to her girls.

For so he

Psalm 3:5
I lay down and I, shall sleep; I awaked: for Jehovah will uphold me.
Psalm 4:8
In peace together shall I lie down, and I shall sleep: for thou Jehovah alone wilt cause me to dwell confidently.
Ecclesiastes 5:12
The sleep of the servant is sweet, if little, or if much he shall eat: and the satiety to the rich not permitting to him to sleep.
Jeremiah 31:26
Upon this I awoke, and I shall see; and my sleep sweet to me
Ezekiel 34:25
And I cut out to them a covenant of peace, and I caused the evil beast to cease from the land: and they dwelt with confidence in the desert, and they slept in the forests.
Acts 12:5
Truly therefore was Peter kept in prison: and prayer was made continually by the church to God for him.

General references

Genesis 1:28
And God will praise them, and God will say to them, be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the heavens, and over every living thing creeping upon the earth.
Ecclesiastes 5:12
The sleep of the servant is sweet, if little, or if much he shall eat: and the satiety to the rich not permitting to him to sleep.
Jeremiah 31:26
Upon this I awoke, and I shall see; and my sleep sweet to me