And do this because we know the time, that it is already the hour for us to awake from sleep, for our salvation is now nearer than when we became believers.
For everything made evident is light, and for this reason it says: "Awake, O sleeper! Rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you!"
When you walk about, they will guide you; when you lie down, they will watch over you; when you wake up, they will talk to you.
Wake up! Wake up! Clothe yourself with strength, O Zion! Put on your beautiful clothes, O Jerusalem, holy city! For uncircumcised and unclean pagans will no longer invade you.
As for me, because I am innocent I will see your face; when I awake you will reveal yourself to me.
I rested and slept; I awoke, for the Lord protects me.
Then Jacob woke up and thought, "Surely the Lord is in this place, but I did not realize it!"
Song of Solomon 8:4
The Beloved to the Maidens: I admonish you, O maidens of Jerusalem: "Do not arouse or awaken love until it pleases!"
Then they will say, 'Under these conditions I can enjoy sweet sleep when I wake up and look around.'"
"This is what the Lord says: 'Beware! An army is coming from a land in the north. A mighty nation is stirring into action in faraway parts of the earth.
Awake, my soul! Awake, O stringed instrument and harp! I will wake up at dawn!
1 Corinthians 15:34
Sober up as you should, and stop sinning! For some have no knowledge of God -- I say this to your shame!
Wake up! Wake up! Clothe yourself with strength, O arm of the Lord! Wake up as in former times, as in antiquity! Did you not smash the Proud One? Did you not wound the sea monster?
The sovereign Lord has given me the capacity to be his spokesman, so that I know how to help the weary. He wakes me up every morning; he makes me alert so I can listen attentively as disciples do.
But then the Lord awoke from his sleep; he was like a warrior in a drunken rage.
The one who says to wood, 'Wake up!' is as good as dead -- he who says to speechless stone, 'Awake!' Can it give reliable guidance? It is overlaid with gold and silver; it has no life's breath inside it.
Song of Solomon 4:16
The Beloved to Her Lover: Awake, O north wind; come, O south wind! Blow on my garden so that its fragrant spices may send out their sweet smell. May my beloved come into his garden and eat its delightful fruit!
Awake, O stringed instrument and harp! I will wake up at dawn!
After he said this, he added, "Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep. But I am going there to awaken him."
The angelic messenger who had been speaking with me then returned and woke me, as a person is wakened from sleep.
if you become pure and upright, even now he will rouse himself for you, and will restore your righteous abode.
Your dead will come back to life; your corpses will rise up. Wake up and shout joyfully, you who live in the ground! For you will grow like plants drenched with the morning dew, and the earth will bring forth its dead spirits.
All their watchmen are blind, they are unaware. All of them are like mute dogs, unable to bark. They pant, lie down, and love to snooze.
They are like a dream after one wakes up. O Lord, when you awake you will despise them.
How long, you sluggard, will you lie there? When will you rise from your sleep?
So now my heart will sing to you and not be silent; O Lord my God, I will always give thanks to you.
Your creditors will suddenly attack; those who terrify you will spring into action, and they will rob you.
In the sight of Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh reveal your power! Come and deliver us!
1 Samuel 28:15
Samuel said to Saul, "Why have you disturbed me by bringing me up?" Saul replied, "I am terribly troubled! The Philistines are fighting against me and God has turned away from me. He does not answer me -- not by the prophets nor by dreams. So I have called on you to tell me what I should do."
1 Kings 18:27
At noon Elijah mocked them, "Yell louder! After all, he is a god; he may be deep in thought, or perhaps he stepped out for a moment or has taken a trip. Perhaps he is sleeping and needs to be awakened."
so man lies down and does not rise; until the heavens are no more, they will not awake nor arise from their sleep.
2 Kings 4:31
Now Gehazi went on ahead of them. He placed the staff on the child's face, but there was no sound or response. When he came back to Elisha he told him, "The child did not wake up."
Let the nations be roused and let them go up to the valley of Jehoshaphat, for there I will sit in judgment on all the surrounding nations.
I am determined, O God! I am determined! I will sing and praise you!
So they came and woke him up saying, "Lord, save us! We are about to die!"