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So the disciples told him, "Lord, if he has fallen asleep, he will get well." Jesus, however, had been speaking about his death, but they thought that he was speaking about resting or sleeping.
It is useless to get up early and to stay up late, eating the food of exhausting labor truly he gives sleep to those he loves.
My son, do not let wisdom leave your sight. Carefully observe sound judgment and discernment, and they will be life to you and a graceful ornament for your neck. Then you will travel safely on your way, and your foot will not stumble.read more.
When you sit down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be pleasant.
"But there is no peace," says the LORD, "for the wicked."
I must do the work of the one who sent me while it is day. Night is approaching, when no one can work.
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. The night is almost over, and the day is near. Let's therefore put aside the actions of darkness and put on the armor of light.
He reached a certain place and spent the night there, because the sun was setting. He found a stone there, used it for a pillow, and slept there for the night, when he had a dream! He saw a raised highway that had been built with its ending point on earth and its beginning point in heaven. God's angels were ascending and descending on it.
Then the hordes of all the nations that fight against Aruel, all that attack her and her fortification and besiege her, will become like a dream, with its visions in the night as when a hungry man dreams he eats, but wakes up still hungry; or when a thirsty man dreams he drinks, but wakes up faint, with his thirst unquenched. So will it be with the hordes of all the nations that fight against Mount Zion.
In the first year of the reign of King Belshazzar of Babylon, Daniel dreamed a dream, receiving visions in his mind while in bed, after which he recorded the dream, relating this summary of events.
In response, Leah asked her, "Wasn't it enough that you've taken away my husband? Now you also want to take my son's mandrakes!" But Rachel replied, "Okay, let's let Jacob sleep with you tonight in exchange for your son's mandrakes." When Jacob came in from the field that evening, Leah went to meet him and told him, "You're having sex with me tonight. I traded my son's mandrakes for you!" So he slept with her that night.
So David sent some messengers, took her from her home, and she went to him, and he had sex with her. (She had been consecrating herself following her menstrual separation.) Then she returned to her home.
So Sarai told Abram, "You are well aware that the LORD has prevented me from giving birth to a child. Go have sex with my servant, so that I may possibly bear a son through her."
"When a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged to be married and has sexual relations with her, he must pay her bride price, and she is to become his wife.
"If a man is caught having sexual relations with a married woman, then both of them must die the man who had sex with the woman and the woman herself so that this evil will be removed from Israel.
Let marriage be kept honorable in every way, and the marriage bed undefiled. For God will judge those who commit sexual sins, especially those who commit adultery.
I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, LORD, enable me to live securely. To the Director: For flutes. A Davidic Psalm
But Jesus was in the back of the boat, asleep on a cushion. So they woke him up and asked him, "Teacher, don't you care that we're going to die?"
That very night, before Herod was going to bring him out, Peter, bound with two chains, was sleeping between two soldiers, and guards in front of the door were watching the prisoners.
He will never let your foot slip, nor will your guardian become drowsy. Look! The one who is guarding Israel never sleeps and does not take naps.
I lie down and sleep, I wake up, because the LORD sustains me. I will not fear multitudes of people, who set themselves against me on every side.
"I'm going to enter into a covenant with them, one of peace, and I'll eliminate wild beasts from the land so they can live securely in the wilderness and sleep in the forests.
"A message was confided to me; my ear caught a whisper of it. Disquieting thoughts from dreams at night; when deep sleep falls on everyone.
"God speaks time and time again but nobody notices in a dream or night vision, when a deep sleep falls on mankind while they sleep on their beds. That's when he opens the ear of mankind, authenticating his messages to them,read more.
turning a person from his actions, keeping him from pride, sparing his soul from the Pit and his life from violent death.
So David took the spear and the jug of water at Saul's head, and they left. No one saw, and no one knew, because no one was awake. They were all asleep, because a deep sleep from the LORD had fallen over them.
Whoever harvests during summer acts wisely, but the son who sleeps during harvest is disgraceful.
At this point the mariners became terrified, and each man cried out to his gods. They began to throw the cargo into the sea in order to lighten the vessel. But Jonah had gone down into the vessel's hold, had lain down, and was fast asleep. So the captain approached him, and told him, "What are you doing asleep? Get up! Call on your gods! Maybe your god will think about us so we won't die!"
When he got up from prayer, he went to the disciples and found them asleep from sorrow. He asked them, "Why are you sleeping? Get up and keep on praying that you may not be tempted."
A young man named Eutychus, who was sitting in a window, began to sink off into a deep sleep as Paul kept speaking longer and longer. Overcome by sleep, he fell down from the third floor and was picked up dead.
Later on, Delilah told Samson, "You're still mocking me and telling me lies! Tell me how to tie you up!" He answered her, "If you weave the seven locks on my head into a loom and fasten it with a peg, then I will become weak and just like any other human being." So Delilah took the seven locks on his head and wove them into the loom while he slept. She fastened his hair with a peg and then told him, "The Philistines are attacking you, Samson!" But he woke up from his nap and pulled the pin from the loom and the weaving.
My son, if you guarantee a loan for your neighbor, if you have agreed to a deal with a stranger, trapped by your own words, and caught by your own words, then do this, my son, and deliver yourself, because you have come under your neighbor's control. Go, humble yourself! Plead passionately with your neighbor!read more.
Don't allow yourself to sleep or even to close your eyes. Deliver yourself like a gazelle from a hunter's hand, or like a bird from a fowler's hand.
How long will you lie down, lazy man? When will you get up from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, and your poverty will come on you like a bandit and your desperation like an armed man.
Do not love sleep or you'll become poor, keep your eyes open and you'll have plenty of food.
because drunks and gluttons tend to become poor, and drowsiness will clothe them in rags.
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!
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