This is necessary because you know the times it's already time for you to wake up from sleep, because our salvation is nearer now than when we became believers.
for the light is making everything visible. That is why it says, "Wake up, sleeper! Arise from the dead, and the Messiah will shine on you.''
During your travels wisdom will lead you; she will watch over you while you rest; and when you are startled from your sleep, she will commune with you.
Awake, awake! Clothe yourself with strength, O Zion! Put on your beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city, for the uncircumcised and the unclean won't enter you.
But as for me, justified, I will behold your face; when I awake, your presence will satisfy me. To the Director: By the servant of the LORD, David, who spoke the words of this song to the LORD on the day when the LORD delivered him from the hands of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul.
I lie down and sleep, I wake up, because the LORD sustains me.
Then Jacob woke up during the night and told himself, "Surely, the LORD is in this place and I never knew it!"
Song of Solomon 8:4
Swear to me, young women of Jerusalem, that you won't awaken or arouse love before its proper time!
Then I awoke and looked around, and I had had a pleasant sleep.
This is what the LORD says: "Look, people are coming from a northern country. A great nation is stirring from the ends of the earth.
Wake up, my soul, wake up, lyre and harp! I will awaken at dawn.
1 Corinthians 15:34
Come back to your senses as you should, and stop sinning! For some of you I say this to your shame don't fully know God.
"Awake! Awake! Clothe yourself with strength, you arm of the LORD! Awake, as in days gone by, as in generations of long ago. Was it not you who split apart Rehob, who pierced that sea monster through?
"The Lord GOD has given me a learned tongue, so that I may know how to sustain the weary with words. And morning after morning he wakens, and he wakens my ear to listen like those who are being taught.
The LORD awoke as though from sleep, like a mighty warrior stimulated by wine.
"Woe to the one who says to a tree, "Wake up!' or "Arise!' to a speechless stone. Idols like this can't teach, can they? Look, even though it is overlaid with gold and silver, there's no breath in it at all."
Song of Solomon 4:16
Awake, north wind, and come, south wind. Make my garden breathe out, let its fragrance flow. Let my beloved come into his garden, and let him eat its choicest fruits.
Awake, harp and lyre! I will wake up at dawn.
These were the things he said. Then after this, he told them, "Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep, but I'm leaving to wake him up."
Then the angel who had been speaking with me returned and woke me up as if I had been asleep.
if you are clean and upright, surely then, he'll act on your behalf and restore your rightful place.
"But your dead will live; their bodies will rise. Those who live in the dust will wake up and shout for joy! For your dew is like the dew of dawn, and the earth will give birth to the dead.
His watchmen are blind; they are all without knowledge. They are all dumb dogs they cannot bark. They keep on dreaming and lying around, and they're lovers of sleep!
Like a dream when one awakens, Lord, you will despise their image when you arise.
How long will you lie down, lazy man? When will you get up from your sleep?
so that I may sing praise to you and not remain silent. LORD, my God, I will give you thanks forever! To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.
Won't your creditors revolt unexpectedly? Won't those who make you tremble wake up? As a result, you'll become their prey!
Reveal your power before Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh, then come to our rescue.
1 Samuel 28:15
Samuel told Saul, "Why did you disturb me by bringing me up?" Saul said, "I'm in great distress. The Philistines are waging war against me. God has departed from me and won't answer me anymore, either by messages written by the hand of the prophets or by dreams. So I've summoned you to tell me what I should do."
1 Kings 18:27
Starting about noon, Elijah began to tease them: "Shout louder! "He's a god, so maybe he's busy. "Maybe he's relieving himself. "Maybe he's busy someplace. "Maybe he's taking a nap and somebody needs to wake him up."
so also a person lies down and does not get up; they won't awaken until the heavens are no more, nor will they arise from their sleep."
2 Kings 4:31
Meanwhile, Gehazi went on ahead of them and placed the staff on the youngster's face, but when there was no sound or reaction, he returned, met Elisha, and told him, "The youngster has shown no sign of awakening."
1 Thessalonians 5:6
Therefore, let's not fall asleep like others do, but let's stay awake and be sober.
"Let the nations be awakened and come to the Valley of Jehoshaphat; because I will sit to judge all the surrounding nations.
My heart is committed, God, my heart is committed, so I will sing and play music.
They went to him and woke him up. "Lord!" they cried, "Save us! We're going to die!"