'Rouse' in the Bible
Judah is a lion's whelp: from the prey, my son, thou art gone up: he stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as an old lion; who shall rouse him up?
A people rise up like a lioness;They rouse themselves like a lion.They will not lie down until they devour the preyand drink the blood of the slain.
He crouches, he lies down like a lionor a lioness—who dares to rouse him?Those who bless you will be blessed,and those who curse you will be cursed.
Then the Spirit of the LORD began to rouse him where the tribe of Dan was encamped, between Zorah and Eshtaol.
Let them curse it that curse the day, who are ready to rouse Leviathan;
If you are pure and upright,Surely now He would rouse Himself for youAnd restore your righteous estate.
No one is ferocious enough to rouse Leviathan;who then can stand against Me?
Rouse yourself, wake up and vindicate me! My God and Lord, defend my just cause!
Rouse yourself! Why do you sleep, O Lord? Wake up! Do not reject us forever!
They run and set themselves against me though there is no guilt in me;Stir Yourself to meet and help me, and see [what they are doing]!
You, O Lord God, the invincible warrior, the God of Israel, rouse yourself and punish all the nations! Have no mercy on any treacherous evildoers! (Selah)
For the LORD will stand upon Mount Perazim, he will rouse himself in the Valley of Gibeon; to carry out his work his strange deed, and to perform his task his alien task!
The Lord will go forth like a warrior,He will stir up His zeal like a man of war;He will shout out, yes, He will raise a war cry.He will prevail [mightily] against His enemies.
Rouse yourself! Rouse yourself! Arise, O Jerusalem,You who have drunk from the Lord’s hand the cup of His anger;The chalice of reeling you have drained to the dregs.
For I will rouse into action and bring against Babylon a host of mighty nations from the land of the north. They will set up their battle lines against her. They will come from the north and capture her. Their arrows will be like a skilled soldier who does not return from the battle empty-handed.
“Therefore, O Oholibah, thus says the Lord God, ‘Behold, I will stir up your lovers (allies) against you, from whom you turned away in disgust, and I will bring them against you from every side:
He will rouse his strength and enthusiasm against the king of the south with a large army. The king of the south will wage war with a large and very powerful army, but he will not be able to prevail because of the plans devised against him.
Look, I am about to rouse them up from the place where you sold them; I will bring retribution on your heads.
Proclaim this among the nations:Prepare for holy war;rouse the warriors;let all the men of war advance and attack!
Let the nations rouse themselves, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat; for there will I sit to judge all the nations round about.
For I will bend Judah as My bow;I will fill that bow with Ephraim.I will rouse your sons, Zion,against your sons, Greece.I will make you like a warrior’s sword.
But Jesus came and touched them, and said, "Rouse yourselves and have no fear."
Rouse yourselves. Let us be going. My betrayer is close at hand."
Rouse yourselves, let us be going: my betrayer is close at hand."
"I tell you that even if he will not rise and give him the loaves because he is his friend, at any rate because of his persistency he will rouse himself and give him as many as he requires.
Do this, knowing that this is a critical time. It is already the hour for you to awaken from your sleep [of spiritual complacency]; for our salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed [in Christ].
Wake up, and strengthen and reaffirm what remains [of your faithful commitment to Me], which is about to die; for I have not found [any of] your deeds completed in the sight of My God or meeting His requirements.
So remember and take to heart the lessons you have received and heard. Keep and obey them, and repent [change your sinful way of thinking, and demonstrate your repentance with new behavior that proves a conscious decision to turn away from sin]. So then, if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come to you.