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48 Bible Verses about Sleeplessness

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Proverbs 6:1-4

My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger, thou art snared with the words of thy mouth; thou art taken with the words of thy mouth. Do this now, my son, and deliver thyself, for thou hast fallen into the hand of thy friend; go, humble thyself, and make sure thy friend.read more.
Give not sleep to thine eyes, nor slumber to thine eyelids.

Jeremiah 45:3

Thou didst say, Woe is me now! for the LORD has added grief to my sorrow; I fainted in my sighing, and I have found no rest.

Job 7:4-5

When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise? I measure the night, and I am full of tossings to and fro unto the dawning of the day. My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken and abominable.

Job 33:19

He is chastened also upon his bed with strong pain in all his bones,

Revelation 14:11

and the smoke of their torment ascends up for ever and ever; and those that worship the beast and its image and whosoever receives the mark of its name, have no rest day or night.

Proverbs 4:14-16

Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men. Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away. For they do not sleep, unless they have done evil; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause someone to fall.

Isaiah 5:27

None shall be weary nor stumble among them; none shall slumber nor sleep; neither shall the girdle of their loins be loosed, nor the latchet of their shoes be broken;

Psalm 132:4-5

I will not give sleep to my eyes or slumber to my eyelids, until I find out a place for the LORD, a habitation for the mighty God of Jacob.

Isaiah 62:6

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night; ye that make mention of the LORD, do not keep silent

Acts 12:12

And considering this, he came to the house of Mary the mother of John, whose surname was Mark, where many were gathered together praying.

1 Samuel 16:15-23

And Saul's slaves said unto him, Behold now, an evil spirit from God troubles thee. Let our lord now command thy slaves, which are before thee, to seek out a man who is a cunning player on a harp, and it shall come to pass, when the evil spirit from God is upon thee, that he shall play with his hand and thou shalt have relief. And Saul said unto his slaves, Provide me now a man that can play well and bring him to me.read more.
Then one of the servants answered and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse of Bethlehem, that is cunning in playing and a mighty valiant man and a man of war and prudent in speech and handsome, and the LORD is with him. Therefore Saul sent messengers unto Jesse and said, Send me David, thy son, who is with the sheep. And Jesse took an ass laden with bread and a bottle of wine and a kid and sent them by David, his son, unto Saul. And David came to Saul and stood before him; and he loved him greatly, and he became his armourbearer. And Saul sent to Jesse, saying, Let David, I pray thee, stand before me, for he has found favour in my sight. And it came to pass, when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took a harp and played with his hand; so Saul was refreshed and was better, and the evil spirit departed from him.

Job 7:4

When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise? I measure the night, and I am full of tossings to and fro unto the dawning of the day.

Job 7:11-15

Therefore, I will not refrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul. Am I a sea, or a dragon, that thou settest a watch over me? When I say, My bed shall comfort me, my couch shall ease my complaint;read more.
then thou dost scare me with dreams and terrify me with visions. And my soul thought it better to be strangled and desired death more than my bones.

Daniel 6:18

Then the king went to his palace and lay down without eating; neither were instruments of music brought before him, and his sleep fled from him.

Hebrews 3:11

So I swore in my wrath, They shall not enter into my rest.

Hebrews 4:1-5

Let us, therefore, fear, lest a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it. For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them, but it did not profit those that heard the word without mixing it with faith. (For we who have believed do enter into the rest) as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, they shall not enter into my rest although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.read more.
For he spoke in a certain place of the seventh day like this, And God rested the seventh day from all his works. And in this place again, They shall not enter into my rest.

Deuteronomy 28:67

In the morning thou shalt say, I wish it were evening, and in the evening thou shalt say, I wish it were morning! For the fear of thine heart with which thou shalt fear and for that which thine eyes shall see.

Isaiah 21:4

My heart panted; the horror frightened me; the night of my pleasure he has turned into fear unto me.

Isaiah 23:12

And he said, Thou shalt no more rejoice, O thou oppressed virgin, daughter of Zidon; arise, pass over to Chittim, and even there thou shalt have no rest.

Isaiah 57:20-21

But the wicked are like the sea in tempest, that cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt. There is no peace, saith my God, for the wicked.

Lamentations 5:5

Our necks are under persecution; we are become tired and have no rest.

Daniel 2:1

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

Zechariah 4:1

And the angel that talked with me came again and waked me, as a man that is wakened out of his sleep,

1 Samuel 3:1-10

And the child Samuel ministered unto the LORD before Eli. And the word of the LORD was precious in those days; there was no open vision. And it came to pass one day when Eli was lain down in his place, his eyes began to wax dim, that he could not see; and before the lamp of God was put out, Samuel was sleeping in the temple of the LORD, where the ark of God was;read more.
and the LORD called Samuel, and he answered, Here am I. And he ran unto Eli and said, Here am I, for thou didst call me. And he said, I did not call; lie down again. And he went and lay down. And the LORD called Samuel yet again. And Samuel arose and went to Eli and said, Here am I, for thou didst call me. And he answered, I did not call, my son; lie down again. Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD, neither had the word of the LORD yet been revealed unto him. And the LORD called Samuel again the third time. And he arose and went to Eli and said, Here am I, for thou didst call me. Then Eli perceived that the LORD was calling the child. Therefore, Eli said unto Samuel, Go, lie down, and it shall be if he calls thee, that thou shalt say, Speak, LORD, for thy slave hears. So Samuel went and lay down in his place. And the LORD came and stood and called as at the other times, Samuel, Samuel. Then Samuel answered, Speak; for thy slave hears.

Daniel 2:29

Thou, O king, in thy bed, thy thoughts rose up to know what should come to pass in the future; and he that reveals the mysteries showed thee what shall come to pass.

Matthew 27:19

When he was seated upon the judgment seat, his wife sent unto him, saying, Have thou nothing to do with that just man, for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him.

Matthew 26:36-46

Then Jesus came with them unto a place called Gethsemane and said unto the disciples, Sit ye here, while I go and pray yonder. And taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be sorrowful and very heavy. Then he said unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death; tarry ye here and watch with me.read more.
And he went a little further and fell on his face, praying and saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt. And he came unto the disciples and found them asleep and said unto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour? Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation; the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. He went away again the second time and prayed, saying, O my Father, if this cup may not pass away from me except I drink it, thy will be done. And he came and found them asleep again, for their eyes were heavy. And leaving them, he went away again and prayed the third time, saying the same words. Then he came unto his disciples and said unto them, Sleep on now and take your rest; behold, the hour is at hand, and the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners. Rise, let us be going; behold, he is at hand that doth betray me.

Mark 14:32-42

And they come to the place which is named Gethsemane, and he said to his disciples, Sit ye here while I pray. And he takes with him Peter and James and John and began to be alarmed and to be anguished and said unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful unto death; tarry ye here, and watch.read more.
And he went forward a little and fell on the ground and prayed that, if it were possible, the hour might pass from him. And he said, Abba, Father, all things are possible unto thee; take away this cup from me; nevertheless not what I will, but what thou wilt. And he came and found them sleeping and said unto Peter: Simon, sleepest thou? Could thou not watch one hour? Watch ye and pray; enter not into temptation. The spirit truly is ready, but the flesh is sick. And again he went away and prayed and spoke the same words. And when he returned, he found them asleep again (for their eyes were heavy), nor did they know what to answer him. And he came the third time and said unto them, Sleep on now and rest; it is enough, the hour is come; behold, the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of the sinners. Rise up, let us go; behold, he that betrays me is at hand.

Luke 22:47-53

And while he yet spoke, behold a multitude, and he that was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them and drew near unto Jesus to kiss him. But Jesus said unto him, Judas, betrayest thou the Son of man with a kiss? When those who were about him saw what would follow, they said unto him, Lord, shall we smite with the sword?read more.
And one of them smote the slave of the prince of the priests and cut off his right ear. And Jesus answered and said, Suffer ye thus far. And he touched his ear and healed him. Then Jesus said unto the princes of the priests and captains of the temple and the elders, who were come to him, Are ye come out as against a thief with swords and staves? When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched forth no hands against me; but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.

Psalm 57:8

Awake, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp; I myself will arise early.

Proverbs 6:10

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:

Isaiah 51:9

Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the LORD; awake, as in the ancient days, in ages past. Art thou not he who cut off the proud one, and he who smote the dragon?

Psalm 121:3-4

He will not suffer thy foot to be moved; he that keeps thee will not slumber. Behold, he that keeps Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.

Isaiah 40:28-31

Hast thou not known? Hast thou not heard that the God of the age is the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth? He does not faint, nor is he weary; and there is no one that can attain to his intelligence. He gives power to the faint; and to those that have no might he increases strength. The young men faint and are weary; the children stumble and fall;read more.
but those that wait for the LORD shall have new strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

Leviticus 26:6

For I will give peace in the land, and ye shall lie down, and no one shall make you afraid; and I will rid evil beasts out of the land, neither shall the sword go through your land.

Proverbs 3:24

When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.

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Ecclesiastes 5:12

The sleep of the servant is sweet whether he eats little or much, but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.

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Ecclesiastes 5:12

The sleep of the servant is sweet whether he eats little or much, but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.

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Ecclesiastes 5:12

The sleep of the servant is sweet whether he eats little or much, but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.

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Ecclesiastes 5:12

The sleep of the servant is sweet whether he eats little or much, but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.

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Ecclesiastes 12:4

and the doors outside shall be shut because the voice of the grinder is low, and he shall rise up at the voice of the bird and all the daughters of song shall be humbled;

Daniel 2:1

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

Sleeplessness » Common causes of loss of sleep » Sickness

Job 7:4-5

When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise? I measure the night, and I am full of tossings to and fro unto the dawning of the day. My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken and abominable.

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Ecclesiastes 5:12

The sleep of the servant is sweet whether he eats little or much, but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.

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Daniel 6:18-19

Then the king went to his palace and lay down without eating; neither were instruments of music brought before him, and his sleep fled from him. Therefore, the king arose very early in the morning at dawn and went in haste unto the den of lions.

Sleeplessness » Common causes of loss of sleep » Burdens of state

Esther 6:1

On that night the king could not sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles, and they were read before the king.