Sleep, Spiritual

Most Relevant Verses

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.

Matthew 24:43-44

But know this: If the homeowner had known what time the thief was coming, he would have stayed alert and not let his house be broken into. This is why you also must be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.

Luke 12:39-40

But know this: If the homeowner had known at what hour the thief was coming, he would not have let his house be broken into. You also be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at an hour that you do not expect.”

Mark 13:35-36

Therefore be alert, since you don’t know when the master of the house is coming—whether in the evening or at midnight or at the crowing of the rooster or early in the morning. Otherwise, he might come suddenly and find you sleeping.

Acts 28:25-27

Disagreeing among themselves, they began to leave after Paul made one statement: “The Holy Spirit correctly spoke through the prophet Isaiah to your ancestors when He said,Go to these people and say:
You will listen and listen,
yet never understand;
and you will look and look,
yet never perceive. For the hearts of these people
have grown callous,
their ears are hard of hearing,
and they have shut their eyes;
otherwise they might see with their eyes
and hear with their ears,
understand with their heart,
and be converted,
and I would heal them.

Isaiah 6:9-10

And He replied:Go! Say to these people:
Keep listening, but do not understand;
keep looking, but do not perceive. Dull the minds of these people;
deafen their ears and blind their eyes;
otherwise they might see with their eyes
and hear with their ears,
understand with their minds,
turn back, and be healed.

Proverbs 23:34-35

You’ll be like someone sleeping out at sea
or lying down on the top of a ship’s mast. “They struck me, but I feel no pain!
They beat me, but I didn’t know it!
When will I wake up?
I’ll look for another drink.”

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.

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.

Isaiah 51:17

Wake yourself, wake yourself up!
Stand up, Jerusalem,
you who have drunk the cup of His fury
from the hand of the Lord;
you who have drunk the goblet to the dregs—
the cup that causes people to stagger.

Isaiah 52:1

“Wake up, wake up;
put on your strength, Zion!
Put on your beautiful garments,
Jerusalem, the Holy City!
For the uncircumcised and the unclean
will no longer enter you.

Ephesians 5:14

for what makes everything clear is light. Therefore it is said:Get up, sleeper, and rise up from the dead,
and the Messiah will shine on you.

Revelation 3:2

Be alert and strengthen what remains, which is about to die, for I have not found your works complete before My God.

Mark 13:32-34

“Now concerning that day or hour no one knows—neither the angels in heaven nor the Son—except the Father. Watch! Be alert! For you don’t know when the time is coming. It is like a man on a journey, who left his house, gave authority to his slaves, gave each one his work, and commanded the doorkeeper to be alert.

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8

So then, we must not sleep, like the rest, but we must stay awake and be serious. For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk are drunk at night. But since we belong to the day, we must be serious and put the armor of faith and love on our chests, and put on a helmet of the hope of salvation.

Psalm 80:18

Then we will not turn away from You;
revive us, and we will call on Your name.

Psalm 85:6

Will You not revive us again
so that Your people may rejoice in You?

Psalm 78:65

Then the Lord awoke as if from sleep,
like a warrior from the effects of wine.

Psalm 7:6

Rise up, Lord, in Your anger;
lift Yourself up against the fury of my adversaries;
awake for me;
You have ordained a judgment.

Psalm 35:23

Wake up and rise to my defense,
to my cause, my God and my Lord!

Psalm 44:23-24

Wake up, Lord! Why are You sleeping?
Get up! Don’t reject us forever! Why do You hide Yourself
and forget our affliction and oppression?

Psalm 73:20

Like one waking from a dream,
Lord, when arising, You will despise their image.

Psalm 80:1-2

For the choir director: according to “The Lilies.” A testimony of Asaph. A psalm.Listen, Shepherd of Israel,
who leads Joseph like a flock;
You who sit enthroned on the cherubim,
rise up before Ephraim,
Benjamin, and Manasseh.
Rally Your power and come to save us.

Isaiah 51:9

Wake up, wake up!
Put on the strength of the Lord’s power.
Wake up as in days past,
as in generations of long ago.
Wasn’t it You who hacked Rahab to pieces,
who pierced the sea monster?

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.

1 Kings 18:27

At noon Elijah mocked them. He said, “Shout loudly, for he’s a god! Maybe he’s thinking it over; maybe he has wandered away; or maybe he’s on the road. Perhaps he’s sleeping and will wake up!”

Habakkuk 2:19

Woe to him who says to wood: Wake up!
or to mute stone: Come alive!
Can it teach?
Look! It may be plated with gold and silver,
yet there is no breath in it at all.

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