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58 Bible Verses about Sleep, Physical

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1 Kings 19:5

And as he lay and slept under a broom tree, behold, then an angel touched him and said to him, Arise, eat.

Jeremiah 31:26

On this I awoke and looked up; and my sleep was sweet to me.

John 11:12-13

Then His disciples said, Lord, if he sleeps, he will get well. But Jesus spoke of his death, but they thought that He had spoken of taking rest in sleep.

Proverbs 3:21-24

My son, do not let them depart from your eyes; keep sound wisdom and judgment, and they shall be life to your soul and grace to your neck; then you shall walk in your way safely, and your foot shall not more.
When you lie down, you shall not be afraid; yea, you shall lie down, and your sleep shall be sweet.

1 Thessalonians 5:7

For those sleeping sleep in the night, and those being drunken are drunken in the night.

Luke 17:34

I tell you, in that night there shall be two in one bed, the one shall be taken, and the other shall be left.

Romans 13:11-12

This also, knowing the time, that it is already time to awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than when we believed. The night is far spent, the day is at hand; therefore let us cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.

Genesis 28:11-12

And he came on a certain place, and stayed there all night, because the sun had set. And he took of the stones of that place, and placed them at his head. And he lay down in that place to sleep. And he dreamed. And behold! A ladder was set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to Heaven! And behold! The angels of God were ascending and descending on it!

Genesis 41:1

And it happened at the end of two years of days, Pharaoh dreamed. And behold, he stood by the river.

Isaiah 29:7-8

And the multitude of all the nations who fight against Ariel, even all who fight against her and her stronghold, and who distress her, shall be like a dream of a night vision. It shall even be as when a hungry one dreams, and behold, he eats, but he wakes and his soul is empty; or as when a thirsty man dreams, and behold, he drinks; but he awakes, and behold, he is faint and his soul is longing. So shall it be with the multitude of all the nations who fight against mount Zion.

Daniel 2:1

And in the second year of the reign of King Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar dreamed dreams, with which his spirit was troubled and his sleep left him.

Daniel 4:5

I saw a dream and it terrified me, and the thoughts on my bed and the visions of my head troubled me.

Daniel 7:1

In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon, Daniel had a dream and visions of his head on his bed. Then he wrote the dream and gave the sum of the matters.

Genesis 30:15-16

And she said to her, Is it a small matter that you have taken my husband? And would you also take my son's love-apples? And Rachel said, Therefore he shall lie with you tonight for your son's love-apples. And Jacob came out of the field in the evening. And Leah went out to meet him, and said, You must come in to me, for I have surely hired you with my son's love-apples. And he lay with her that night.

2 Samuel 11:4

And David sent messengers and took her. And she came in to him, and he lay with her. And she had purified herself from her uncleanness. And she returned to her house.

Genesis 16:2

And Sarai said to Abram, Behold now, Jehovah has kept me from bearing. I pray you, go in to my slave woman. It may be that I may be built by her. And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.

2 Samuel 3:7

And Saul had a concubine whose name was Rizpah, the daughter of Aiah. And Ishbosheth said to Abner, Why have you gone in to my father's concubine?

Matthew 8:24

And behold, a great tempest arose in the sea, so much so that the boat was covered with the waves. But He was asleep.

Mark 4:38

And He was in the stern of the boat, asleep on a headrest. And they awakened Him and said to Him, Master, do You not care that we perish?

Luke 8:23

But as they sailed, He fell asleep. And a storm of wind came onto the lake. And they were being filled with water and were in jeopardy.

Acts 12:6

And when Herod was about to bring him out, the same night Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains. Also guards were keeping the prison before the door.

Psalm 121:3-4

He will not allow your foot to be moved; He who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, He who keeps Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.

Psalm 3:5-6

I laid down and slept. I awoke, for Jehovah kept me. I am not afraid of ten thousands of people who have set against me all around.

Psalm 68:13

When you lie among the sheepfolds, the wings of a dove are covered with silver, and its pinions with the shimmer of gold.

Ezekiel 34:25

And I will make a covenant of peace with them, and will send the evil beasts out of the land. And they shall dwell safely in the wilderness and sleep in the woods.

Genesis 2:21

And Jehovah God caused a deep sleep to fall on Adam, and he slept. And He took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh underneath.

Genesis 15:12

And it happened as the sun was setting, and a deep sleep fell upon Abram. And, behold, a horror of great darkness fell upon him!

Job 4:12-13

And a word was secretly brought to me, and my ear received a little of it. In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falls upon men,

Job 33:14-18

For God speaks once, yea, twice, but not one takes notice. In a dream, a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on men; while they slumber on the bed; then He opens the ear of men and seals their teaching,read more.
so that He may turn man from his act, that He might hide pride from man. He keeps back his soul from the Pit, and his life from perishing by the sword.

Daniel 7:2

Daniel spoke and said, In my vision by night I was looking: and behold, the four winds of the heavens were stirring up the Great Sea.

Acts 16:9

And a vision appeared to Paul in the night. A certain man of Macedonia stood, begging him, saying, Come over into Macedonia and help us!

1 Samuel 26:12

And David took the spear and the cruse of water from Saul's head. And they went away, and no one saw, and no one knew; and no one was awake; for all of them were sleeping, because a deep sleep from Jehovah had fallen on them.

Isaiah 29:10

For Jehovah has poured out on you the spirit of deep sleep, and has closed your eyes; He has covered the prophets and your heads, the seers.

Matthew 28:13

saying, Say that His disciples came by night and stole Him away while we slept.

Mark 13:36

lest he come suddenly and find you sleeping.

Jonah 1:5-6

Then the seamen were afraid, and each man cried to his god. And they threw out the ship's articles in the ship, into the sea in order to lighten it. But Jonah had gone down into the hold of the ship; and he lay there, and was fast asleep. And the chief of the seaman came to him and said to him, What is it to you, O sound sleeper? Arise, call upon your God! It may be that our god will notice us, and we will not perish.

Matthew 26:40

And He came to the disciples and found them asleep. And He said to Peter, What! Could you not watch with Me one hour?

Mark 14:37

And He came and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, Simon, do you sleep? Could you not watch one hour?

Luke 22:45-46

And when He rose up from prayer and had come to His disciples, He found them sleeping because of sorrow. And He said to them, Why do you sleep? Rise and pray lest you enter into temptation.

Acts 20:9

And a certain young man named Eutychus was sitting on the window sill, Paul reasoning for a longer time, being overborne by sleep, he fell down from the third floor, and was taken up dead.

Luke 9:32

But Peter and those with him were heavy with sleep. But fully awakening, they saw His glory, and the two men who stood with Him.

Judges 16:13-14

And Delilah said to Samson, You have mocked me until now, and told me lies. Tell me with what you may be bound. And he said to her, If you weave the seven locks of my head with the web. And she fastened it with the pin, and said to him, The Philistines are upon you, Samson! And He awakened out of his sleep, and pulled out the pin, the hand-loom and the web.

Proverbs 6:1-5

My son, if you are surety for your friend, if you struck your palms with a stranger, you are snared with the words of your mouth, you are taken with the words of your mouth. My son, do this now, and deliver yourself when you have come into the hand of your friend; go, humble yourself and make your friend more.
Do not give sleep to your eyes or slumber to your eyelids. Deliver yourself as a gazelle from the hunter's hand, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.

Proverbs 23:34

Yes, you shall be as one who lies down in the middle of the sea, or as one who lies upon the top of a mast,

Matthew 13:25

But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed darnel among the wheat and went his way.

Proverbs 6:9-11

How long will you sleep, O sluggard? When will you arise out of your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to lie down; so shall your poverty come as one who travels, and your need like an armed man.

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind; they are all ignorant; they are all dumb dogs who cannot bark, dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber.

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