'Sleeps' in the Bible
And the person who sleeps in the house must wash his garments, and the person who eats in the house shall wash his garments.
If a man sleeps with a woman and has an emission of semen, both of them are to bathe with water, and they will remain unclean until evening.
Everything that she sleeps on during her uncleanness will be unclean. Moreover, everything that she sits on will become unclean.
If a man sleeps with her, and blood from her menstruation gets on him, he will be unclean for seven days, and every bed he lies on will become unclean.
Every bed on which she sleeps the whole time she has the discharge will be her own unclean bed, so that every object on which she sits becomes unclean like her menstrual uncleanness.
a woman who is in her menstrual period; anyone who has a discharge, whether male or female; and a man who sleeps with an unclean woman.”
If a man sleeps with his father’s wife, he has shamed his father. Both of them must be put to death; their blood is on their own hands.
If a man sleeps with his daughter-in-law, both of them must be put to death. They have acted perversely; their blood is on their own hands.
If a man sleeps with a man as with a woman, they have both committed a detestable thing. They must be put to death; their blood is on their own hands.
If a man sleeps with a menstruating woman and has sexual intercourse with her, he has exposed the source of her flow, and she has uncovered the source of her blood. Both of them must be cut off from their people.
If a man sleeps with his aunt, he has shamed his uncle; they will bear their guilt and die childless.
and sleeps with another, but it is concealed from her husband, and she is undetected, even though she has defiled herself, since there is no witness against her, and she wasn’t caught in the act;
‘The one who sleeps with his father’s wife is cursed, for he has violated his father’s marriage bed.’And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’
‘The one who sleeps with his sister, whether his father’s daughter or his mother’s daughter is cursed.’And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’
‘The one who sleeps with his mother-in-law is cursed.’And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’
Otherwise it will come about, as soon as my lord the king sleeps with his fathers, that I and my son Solomon will be considered offenders.”
And it came to pass at noon that Elijah mocked them and said, Cry aloud; for he is a god; for he is meditating, or gone aside, or he is on a journey; perhaps he sleeps, and will awake.
Look! The one who is guarding Israel never sleeps and does not take naps.
So it is with the one who sleeps withanother man’s wife;no one who touches her will go unpunished.
The son who gathers during summer is prudent;the son who sleeps during harvest is disgraceful.
You will be like someone who lies down in the sea, or like someone who sleeps on top of a mast.
‘And your kisses like the best wine!’”
None of them grows weary or stumbles;no one slumbers or sleeps.No belt is looseand no sandal strap broken.
For they have stirred up themselves like an oven as they lie in ambush. Their baker sleeps through the night; in the morning, the oven will be blazing like a fire.
he said, Withdraw, for the damsel is not dead, but sleeps. And they derided him.
he sleeps and rises—night and day, and the seed sprouts and grows—he doesn’t know how.
And entering in he says to them, Why do ye make a tumult and weep? the child has not died, but sleeps.
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