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Promises of Sleep

  • In peace I will both lie down and sleep, For You alone, O LORD, make me to dwell in safety. Psalm 4:8 NASB
  • In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat—for he grants sleep to those he loves. Psalm 127:2 NIV


Sweet Sleep

  • The sleep of a working man is sweet, whether he eats little or much; but the full stomach (greed) of the rich [who hungers for even more] will not let him sleep. Ecclesiastes 5:12 AMP
  • My son, let them not depart from your eyes—Keep sound wisdom and discretion … When you lie down, you will not be afraid; Yes, you will lie down and your sleep will be sweet. Proverbs 3:21-24 NKJV
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  • The sleep of a laboring man is sweet, Whether he eats little or much; But the abundance of the rich will not permit him to sleep. Ecclesiastes 5:12 NASB
  • My son, see that they do not escape from your sight; Comply with sound wisdom and discretion … When you lie down, you will not be afraid; When you lie down, your sleep will be sweet. Proverbs 3:21-24 NASB

Excess Sleep

  • As the door turns on its hinges, So does the lazy person on his bed [never getting out of it]. Proverbs 26:14 AMP

Provision in Sleep

  • It is vain for you to rise early, To retire late, To eat the bread of anxious labors— For He gives [blessings] to His beloved even in his sleepPsalm 127:2 AMP

Spiritual Slumber (Sleep)

  • For this reason He says, “Awake, sleeper, And arise from the dead, And Christ will shine [as dawn] upon you and give you light.” Ephesians 5:14 AMP
  • 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]. Romans 13:11 AMP