You bring their lives to an end and they “fall asleep.” 1 In the morning they are like the grass that sprouts up;
Permit no sleep to your eyes 1 or slumber to your eyelids.
When 1 you lie down you will not be filled with fear; 2 when 3 you lie down your sleep will be pleasant. 4
How long, you sluggard, will you lie there? When will you rise from your sleep? 1
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to relax, 1
“A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to relax,
Then they will say, ‘Under these conditions I can enjoy sweet sleep when I wake up and look around.’” 1
Then Jacob woke up 1 and thought, 2 “Surely the Lord is in this place, but I did not realize it!”
I was consumed by scorching heat 1 during the day and by piercing cold 2 at night, and I went without sleep. 3
so man lies down and does not rise; until the heavens are no more, 1 they 2 will not awake nor arise from their sleep.
The bravehearted 1 were plundered; 2 they “fell asleep.” 3 All the warriors were helpless. 4
For they cannot sleep unless they cause harm; 1 they are robbed of sleep 2 until they make someone stumble. 3
Do not love sleep, 1 lest you become impoverished; open your eyes so that 2 you might be satisfied with food. 3
In the second year of his 1 reign Nebuchadnezzar had many dreams. 2 His mind 3 was disturbed and he suffered from insomnia. 4
The angelic messenger 1 who had been speaking with me then returned and woke me, as a person is wakened from sleep.
So she made him go to sleep, wove the seven braids of his hair into the fabric on the loom, fastened it with the pin, and said to him, “The Philistines are here, 1 Samson!” 2 He woke up 3 and tore away the pin of the loom and the fabric.
She said, “The Philistines are here, 1 Samson!” He woke up 2 and thought, 3 “I will do as I did before 4 and shake myself free.” But he did not realize that the Lord had left him.
Throughout that night the king was unable to sleep, 1 so he asked for the book containing the historical records 2 to be brought. As the records 3 were being read in the king’s presence,
It is vain for you to rise early, come home late, and work so hard for your food. 1 Yes, 2 he can provide for those whom he loves even when they sleep. 3
The sleep of the laborer is pleasant – whether he eats little or much – but the wealth of the rich will not allow him to sleep.