36 Bible Verses about relaxation
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"A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to relax,
and your poverty will come like a bandit, and your need like an armed robber."
For six days you are to do your work, but on the seventh day you must cease, in order that your ox and your donkey may rest and that your female servant's son and any hired help may refresh themselves.
Do not love sleep, lest you become impoverished; open your eyes so that you might be satisfied with food.
and the doors along the street are shut; when the sound of the grinding mill grows low, and one is awakened by the sound of a bird, and all their songs grow faint,
So anyone who breaks one of the least of these commands and teaches others to do so will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever obeys them and teaches others to do so will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
and to you who are being afflicted to give rest together with us when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with his mighty angels.
The Ephraimites were armed with bows, but they retreated in the day of battle.
The human spirit is like the lamp of the Lord, searching all his innermost parts.
For even when we came into Macedonia, our body had no rest at all, but we were troubled in every way -- struggles from the outside, fears from within.
For this is what the master, the Lord, the Holy One of Israel says: "If you repented and patiently waited for me, you would be delivered; if you calmly trusted in me you would find strength, but you are unwilling.
"Remember the Sabbath day to set it apart as holy.
But they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives so much that they were afraid to die.
He does not allow me to recover my breath, for he fills me with bitterness.
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
I will instruct and teach you about how you should live. I will advise you as I look you in the eye.
Counsel in a person's heart is like deep water, but an understanding person draws it out.
Therefore do not defile the land that you will inhabit, in which I live, for I the Lord live among the Israelites."
Now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you except to revere him, to obey all his commandments, to love him, to serve him with all your mind and being,
I had no relief in my spirit, because I did not find my brother Titus there. So I said good-bye to them and set out for Macedonia.
Relent, Lord, rescue me! Deliver me because of your faithfulness!
She is like a tree of life to those who obtain her, and everyone who grasps hold of her will be blessed.
He ordered the centurion to guard Paul, but to let him have some freedom, and not to prevent any of his friends from meeting his needs.
For I do not say this so there would be relief for others and suffering for you, but as a matter of equality.
This will bring healing to your body, and refreshment to your inner self.
Now I say to you that whoever divorces his wife, except for immorality, and marries another commits adultery."
Many people profess their loyalty, but a faithful person -- who can find?
And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.
So the Jewish leaders said to the man who had been healed, "It is the Sabbath, and you are not permitted to carry your mat."
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
Now I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that the gospel I preached is not of human origin.
If a man is found kidnapping a person from among his fellow Israelites, and regards him as mere property and sells him, that kidnapper must die. In this way you will purge evil from among you.
Now the day came when the sons of God came to present themselves before the Lord -- and Satan also arrived among them.
They tie up heavy loads, hard to carry, and put them on men's shoulders, but they themselves are not willing even to lift a finger to move them.
Even a young man is known by his actions, whether his activity is pure and whether it is right.
It is an honor for a person to cease from strife, but every fool quarrels.