Sleep, Spiritual

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Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen [are] blind, none of them know. They [are] all dumb dogs; they are unable to bark, panting, lying down, loving to slumber.

Matthew 24:43-44

But understand this: that if the master of the house had known what watch of the night the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and would not have let his house be broken into. For this [reason] you also must be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at an hour that you do not think [he will come].

Luke 12:39-40

But understand this, that if the master of the house had known what hour the thief was coming, he would not have left his house to be broken into. You also must be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at an hour that you do not think [he will come]."

Mark 13:35-36

Therefore be on the alert, for you do not know when the master of the house is coming--whether in the evening, or at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or early in the morning-- lest he arrive suddenly [and] find you sleeping.

Acts 28:25-27

So being in disagreement with one another, they began to leave [after] Paul made one statement: "The Holy Spirit spoke rightly through the prophet Isaiah to your fathers, saying, 'Go to this people and say, "{You will keep on hearing} and will never understand, and {you will keep on seeing} and will never perceive. For the heart of this people has become dull, and with [their] ears they hear with difficulty, and they have shut their eyes, lest they see with [their] eyes, and hear with [their] ears, and understand with [their] heart, and turn, and I would heal them." '

Isaiah 6:9-10

And he said, "Go and say to this people, 'Keep on listening and do not comprehend! And keep on looking and do not understand!' Make the heart of this people insensitive, and make its ears unresponsive, and shut its eyes so that it may not look with its eyes and listen with its ears and comprehend [with] its mind and turn back, and it may be healed [for] him."

Proverbs 23:34-35

And you will be like him who lies down in the heart of the sea, and like him who lies down on top of a mast. "They struck me; I was not hurt. They beat me; I did not know [it]. When I will awake, I will continue; I will seek it again."

Isaiah 29:10

For Yahweh has poured out upon you a spirit of deep sleep, and he has shut your eyes, the prophets, and he has covered your heads, the seers.

Romans 13:11-12

And [do] this [because you] know the time, that [it is] already the hour for you to wake up from sleep. For our salvation [is] nearer now than when we believed. The night is far gone, and the day has drawn near. Therefore let us throw off the deeds of darkness and put on the weapons of light.

Isaiah 51:17

Rouse yourself! Rouse yourself! Stand up, Jerusalem, who have drunk from the hand of Yahweh the cup of his wrath; you have drunk the goblet, the cup of staggering; you have drained [it] out.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake! Awake; put on your strength, Zion! Put on the garments of your beauty, Jerusalem, {holy city}! For [the] uncircumcised and [the] unclean shall not {continue to} enter you any longer.

Revelation 3:2

Be on the alert and strengthen the remaining [things] that are about to die, for I have not found your works completed before my God.

Mark 13:32-34

"But concerning that day or hour no one knows--not even the angels in heaven nor the Son--except the Father. Watch out! Be alert, because you do not know when the time is! It is like a man away on a journey, who left his house and gave his slaves authority--to each one his work--and to the doorkeeper he gave orders that he should be on the alert.

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8

So then, we must not sleep like the rest, but must be on the alert and be self-controlled. For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk, are drunk at night. But [because] we are of the day, we must be sober, [by] putting on the breastplate of faith and love and [as] a helmet the hope of salvation,

Psalm 80:18

Then we will not turn back from you. Restore us to life, and we will proclaim your name.

Psalm 85:6

Will you not again revive us, that your people might rejoice in you?

Psalm 78:65

Then the Lord awoke like [one who had been] asleep, [awoke] like a warrior who had been drunk with wine.

Psalm 7:6

Rise up, O Yahweh, in your anger, and lift yourself up against the wrath of my oppressors, and awake for me, since you have commanded judgment.

Psalm 35:23

Wake up and rouse yourself for my right, for my cause, O my God and my Lord.

Psalm 44:23-24

Wake up! Why do you sleep, O Lord? Awake! Do not reject forever. Why do you hide your face? [Have] you forgotten our misery and our oppression?

Psalm 73:20

Like a dream upon awakening, when [you] wake up, O Lord, you will despise their fleeting form.

Psalm 80:1-2

Give ear, O shepherd of Israel, [who] leads Joseph like a flock. Shine forth, [you who] sits [enthroned above] the cherubim. Before Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh, stir up your power and come for our salvation.

Isaiah 51:9

Awake! Awake; put on strength, O arm of Yahweh! Awake as [in] days of long ago, [the] generations of a long time back! [Are] you not the one who cut Rahab in pieces, [the] one who pierced [the] sea-dragon?

Psalm 121:3-4

He will not allow your foot to be moved; he who protects you will not slumber. Look, he will not slumber and he will not sleep-- he who protects Israel.

1 Kings 18:27

It happened at noon that Elijah mocked them and said, "Call out with a loud voice, for he [is] a god! Perhaps he is meditating, or {is using the bathroom}, or [is] on a journey. Perhaps he [is] asleep and must wake up!"

Habakkuk 2:19

Woe to [him who] says to the wood, 'Wake up!' [And] to a lifeless stone, 'Arise!' Can he teach? Look, it is covered [with] gold and silver, and there is no breath within it.

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