Sleep, Physical

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1 Kings 19:5

Then he lay down and slept under the broom tree.Suddenly, an angel touched him. The angel told him, “Get up and eat.”

Jeremiah 31:26

At this I awoke and looked around. My sleep had been most pleasant to me.

John 11:12-13

Then the disciples said to Him, “Lord, if he has fallen asleep, he will get well.” Jesus, however, was speaking about his death, but they thought He was speaking about natural sleep.

Proverbs 3:21-24

Maintain your competence and discretion.
My son, don’t lose sight of them. They will be life for you
and adornment for your neck. Then you will go safely on your way;
your foot will not more.
When you lie down, you will not be afraid;
you will lie down, and your sleep will be pleasant.

1 Thessalonians 5:7

For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk are drunk at night.

Luke 17:34

I tell you, on that night two will be in one bed: One will be taken and the other will be left.

Romans 13:11-12

Besides this, knowing the time, it is already the hour for you to wake up from sleep, for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed. The night is nearly over, and the daylight is near, so let us discard the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.

Genesis 28:11-12

He reached a certain place and spent the night there because the sun had set. He took one of the stones from the place, put it there at his head, and lay down in that place. And he dreamed: A stairway was set on the ground with its top reaching heaven, and God’s angels were going up and down on it.

Genesis 41:1

Two years later Pharaoh had a dream: He was standing beside the Nile,

Isaiah 29:7-8

All the many nations
going out to battle against Ariel—
all the attackers, the siege works against her,
and those who oppress her—
will then be like a dream, a vision in the night. It will be like a hungry one who dreams he is eating,
then wakes and is still hungry;
and like a thirsty one who dreams he is drinking,
then wakes and is still thirsty, longing for water.
So it will be for all the many nations
who go to battle against Mount Zion.

Daniel 2:1

In the second year of his reign, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams that troubled him, and sleep deserted him.

Daniel 4:5

I had a dream, and it frightened me; while in my bed, the images and visions in my mind alarmed me.

Daniel 7:1

In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon, Daniel had a dream with visions in his mind as he was lying in his bed. He wrote down the dream, and here is the summary of his account.

Genesis 30:15-16

But Leah replied to her, “Isn’t it enough that you have taken my husband? Now you also want to take my son’s mandrakes?”“Well,” Rachel said, “you can sleep with him tonight in exchange for your son’s mandrakes.” When Jacob came in from the field that evening, Leah went out to meet him and said, “You must come with me, for I have hired you with my son’s mandrakes.” So Jacob slept with her that night.

2 Samuel 11:4

David sent messengers to get her, and when she came to him, he slept with her. Now she had just been purifying herself from her uncleanness. Afterward, she returned home.

Genesis 16:2

Sarai said to Abram, “Since the Lord has prevented me from bearing children, go to my slave; perhaps through her I can build a family.” And Abram agreed to what Sarai said.

2 Samuel 3:7

Now Saul had a concubine whose name was Rizpah daughter of Aiah, and Ish-bosheth questioned Abner, “Why did you sleep with my father’s concubine?”

Matthew 8:24

Suddenly, a violent storm arose on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by the waves. But He was sleeping.

Mark 4:38

But He was in the stern, sleeping on the cushion. So they woke Him up and said to Him, “Teacher! Don’t You care that we’re going to die?”

Luke 8:23

and as they were sailing He fell asleep. Then a fierce windstorm came down on the lake; they were being swamped and were in danger.

Acts 12:6

On the night before Herod was to bring him out for execution, Peter, bound with two chains, was sleeping between two soldiers, while the sentries in front of the door guarded the prison.

Psalm 121:3-4

He will not allow your foot to slip;
your Protector will not slumber. Indeed, the Protector of Israel
does not slumber or sleep.

Psalm 3:5-6

I lie down and sleep;
I wake again because the Lord sustains me. I am not afraid of the thousands of people
who have taken their stand against me on every side.

Psalm 68:13

While you lie among the sheepfolds,
the wings of a dove are covered with silver,
and its feathers with glistening gold.

Ezekiel 34:25

“I will make a covenant of peace with them and eliminate dangerous animals in the land, so that they may live securely in the wilderness and sleep in the forest.

Genesis 2:21

So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to come over the man, and he slept. God took one of his ribs and closed the flesh at that place.

Genesis 15:12

As the sun was setting, a deep sleep fell on Abram, and suddenly great terror and darkness descended on him.

Job 4:12-13

A word was brought to me in secret;
my ears caught a whisper of it. Among unsettling thoughts from visions in the night,
when deep sleep descends on men,

Job 33:14-18

For God speaks time and again,
but a person may not notice it. In a dream, a vision in the night,
when deep sleep falls on people
as they slumber on their beds, He uncovers their ears at that time
and terrifies them with warnings,read more.
in order to turn a person from his actions
and suppress his pride. God spares his soul from the Pit,
his life from crossing the river of death.

Daniel 7:2

Daniel said, “In my vision at night I was watching, and suddenly the four winds of heaven stirred up the great sea.

Acts 16:9

During the night a vision appeared to Paul: A Macedonian man was standing and pleading with him, “Cross over to Macedonia and help us!”

1 Samuel 26:12

So David took the spear and the water jug by Saul’s head, and they went their way. No one saw them, no one knew, and no one woke up; they all remained asleep because a deep sleep from the Lord came over them.

Isaiah 29:10

For the Lord has poured out on you
an overwhelming urge to sleep;
He has shut your eyes—the prophets,
and covered your heads—the seers.

Matthew 28:13

and told them, “Say this, ‘His disciples came during the night and stole Him while we were sleeping.’

Mark 13:36

Otherwise, he might come suddenly and find you sleeping.

Jonah 1:5-6

The sailors were afraid, and each cried out to his god. They threw the ship’s cargo into the sea to lighten the load. Meanwhile, Jonah had gone down to the lowest part of the vessel and had stretched out and fallen into a deep sleep. The captain approached him and said, “What are you doing sound asleep? Get up! Call to your god. Maybe this god will consider us, and we won’t perish.”

Matthew 26:40

Then He came to the disciples and found them sleeping. He asked Peter, “So, couldn’t you stay awake with Me one hour?

Mark 14:37

Then He came and found them sleeping. “Simon, are you sleeping?” He asked Peter.“Couldn’t you stay awake one hour?

Luke 22:45-46

When He got up from prayer and came to the disciples, He found them sleeping, exhausted from their grief. “Why are you sleeping?” He asked them. “Get up and pray, so that you won’t enter into temptation.”

Acts 20:9

and a young man named Eutychus was sitting on a window sill and sank into a deep sleep as Paul kept on speaking. When he was overcome by sleep, he fell down from the third story and was picked up dead.

Luke 9:32

Peter and those with him were in a deep sleep, and when they became fully awake, they saw His glory and the two men who were standing with Him.

Judges 16:13-14

Then Delilah said to Samson, “You have mocked me all along and told me lies! Tell me how you can be tied up.”He told her, “If you weave the seven braids on my head with the web of a loom—” She fastened the braids with a pin and called to him, “Samson, the Philistines are here!” He awoke from his sleep and pulled out the pin, with the loom and the web.

Proverbs 6:1-5

My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor
or entered into an agreement with a stranger, you have been trapped by the words of your lips—
ensnared by the words of your mouth. Do this, then, my son, and free yourself,
for you have put yourself in your neighbor’s power:
Go, humble yourself, and plead with your more.
Don’t give sleep to your eyes
or slumber to your eyelids. Escape like a gazelle from a hunter,
like a bird from a fowler’s trap.

Proverbs 23:34

You’ll be like someone sleeping out at sea
or lying down on the top of a ship’s mast.

Matthew 13:25

But while people were sleeping, his enemy came, sowed weeds among the wheat, and left.

Proverbs 6:9-11

How long will you stay in bed, you slacker?
When will you get up from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber,
a little folding of the arms to rest, and your poverty will come like a robber,
your need, like a bandit.

Isaiah 56:10

Israel’s watchmen are blind, all of them,
they know nothing;
all of them are mute dogs,
they cannot bark;
they dream, lie down,
and love to sleep.

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