Gen 2:21

(NIV)
So the  Lord God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man’s ribs and then closed up the place with flesh.
(ESV)
So the  Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and while he slept took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh.

Gen 15:12

(NIV)
As the sun was setting, Abram fell into a deep sleep, and a thick and dreadful darkness came over him.
(ESV)
As the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell on Abram. And behold, dreadful and great darkness fell upon him.

Gen 28:16

(NIV)
When Jacob awoke from his sleep, he thought, ‘Surely the  Lord is in this place, and I was not aware of it.’
(ESV)
Then Jacob awoke from his sleep and said, “Surely the  Lord is in this place, and I did not know it.”

Gen 31:40

(NIV)
This was my situation: The heat consumed me in the daytime and the cold at night, and sleep fled from my eyes.
(ESV)
There I was: by day the heat consumed me, and the cold by night, and my sleep fled from my eyes.

Gen 41:5

(NIV)
He fell asleep again and had a second dream: seven ears of corn, healthy and good, were growing on a single stalk.
(ESV)
And he fell asleep and dreamed a second time. And behold, seven ears of grain, plump and good, were growing on one stalk.

Lev 13:11

(NIV)
it is a chronic skin disease and the priest shall pronounce them unclean. He is not to isolate them, because they are already unclean.

(ESV)
it is a chronic leprous disease in the skin of his body, and the priest shall pronounce him unclean. He shall not shut him up, for he is unclean.

Lev 26:10

(NIV)
You will still be eating last year’s harvest when you will have to move it out to make room for the new.
(ESV)
You shall eat old store long kept, and you shall clear out the old to make way for the new.

Deut 4:25

(NIV)
After you have had children and grandchildren and have lived in the land a long time – if you then become corrupt and make any kind of idol, doing evil in the eyes of the  Lord your God and arousing his anger,
(ESV)
When you father children and children’s children, and have grown old in the land if you act corruptly by making a carved image in the form of anything, and by doing what is evil in the sight of the  Lord your God, so as to provoke him to anger,

Judg 4:21

(NIV)
But Jael, Heber’s wife, picked up a tent peg and a hammer and went quietly to him while he lay fast asleep, exhausted. She drove the peg through his temple into the ground, and he died.

(ESV)
But Jael the wife of Heber took a tent peg, and took a hammer in her hand. Then she went softly to him and drove the peg into his temple until it went down into the ground while he was lying fast asleep from weariness. So he died.

Judg 16:14

(NIV)
and tightened it with the pin.

Again she called to him, ‘Samson, the Philistines are upon you!’ He awoke from his sleep and pulled up the pin and the loom, with the fabric.

(ESV)
So while he slept, Delilah took the seven locks of his head and wove them into the web. And she made them tight with the pin and said to him, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” But he awoke from his sleep and pulled away the pin, the loom, and the web.

Judg 16:19

(NIV)
After putting him to sleep on her lap, she called for someone to shave off the seven braids of his hair, and so began to subdue him. And his strength left him.

(ESV)
She made him sleep on her knees. And she called a man and had him shave off the seven locks of his head. Then she began to torment him, and his strength left him.

Judg 16:20

(NIV)
Then she called, ‘Samson, the Philistines are upon you!’

He awoke from his sleep and thought, ‘I’ll go out as before and shake myself free.’ But he did not know that the  Lord had left him.

(ESV)
And she said, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” And he awoke from his sleep and said, “I will go out as at other times and shake myself free.” But he did not know that the  Lord had left him.

1Sam 26:7

(NIV)
So David and Abishai went to the army by night, and there was Saul, lying asleep inside the camp with his spear stuck in the ground near his head. Abner and the soldiers were lying round him.

(ESV)
So David and Abishai went to the army by night. And there lay Saul sleeping within the encampment, with his spear stuck in the ground at his head, and Abner and the army lay around him.

1Sam 26:12

(NIV)
So David took the spear and water jug near Saul’s head, and they left. No one saw or knew about it, nor did anyone wake up. They were all sleeping, because the  Lord had put them into a deep sleep.

(ESV)
So David took the spear and the jar of water from Saul’s head, and they went away. No man saw it or knew it, nor did any awake, for they were all asleep, because a deep sleep from the  Lord had fallen upon them.

1Kgs 3:20

(NIV)
So she got up in the middle of the night and took my son from my side while I your servant was asleep. She put him by her breast and put her dead son by my breast.
(ESV)
And she arose at midnight and took my son from beside me, while your servant slept, and laid him at her breast, and laid her dead son at my breast.

1Kgs 18:27

(NIV)
At noon Elijah began to taunt them. ‘Shout louder!’ he said. ‘Surely he is a god! Perhaps he is deep in thought, or busy, or travelling. Maybe he is sleeping and must be awakened.’
(ESV)
And at noon Elijah mocked them, saying, “Cry aloud, for he is a god. Either he is musing, or he is relieving himself, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he is asleep and must be awakened.”

1Kgs 19:5

(NIV)
Then he lay down under the bush and fell asleep.

All at once an angel touched him and said, ‘Get up and eat.’
(ESV)
And he lay down and slept under a broom tree. And behold, an angel touched him and said to him, “Arise and eat.”

Esth 6:1

(NIV)
That night the king could not sleep; so he ordered the book of the chronicles, the record of his reign, to be brought in and read to him.
(ESV)
On that night the king could not sleep. And he gave orders to bring the book of memorable deeds, the chronicles, and they were read before the king.

Job 3:13

(NIV)
For now I would be lying down in peace;
I would be asleep and at rest
(ESV)
For then I would have lain down and been quiet;
I would have slept; then I would have been at rest,

Job 4:13

(NIV)
Amid disquieting dreams in the night,
when deep sleep falls on people,
(ESV)
Amid thoughts from visions of the night,
when deep sleep falls on men,

Job 14:12

(NIV)
so he lies down and does not rise;
till the heavens are no more, people will not awake
or be roused from their sleep.
(ESV)
so a man lies down and rises not again;
till the heavens are no more he will not awake
or be roused out of his sleep.

Job 33:15

(NIV)
In a dream, in a vision of the night,
when deep sleep falls on people
as they slumber in their beds,
(ESV)
In a dream, in a vision of the night,
when deep sleep falls on men,
while they slumber on their beds,

Ps 3:5

(NIV)
I lie down and sleep;
I wake again, because the  Lord sustains me.
(ESV)
I lay down and slept;
I woke again, for the  Lord sustained me.

Ps 4:8

(NIV)
In peace I will lie down and sleep,
for you alone,  Lord,
make me dwell in safety.
(ESV)
In peace I will both lie down and sleep;
for you alone, O  Lord, make me dwell in safety.

Ps 13:3

(NIV)
Look on me and answer,  Lord my God.
Give light to my eyes, or I will sleep in death,
(ESV)
Consider and answer me, O  Lord my God;
light up my eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death,

Ps 44:23

(NIV)
Awake, Lord! Why do you sleep?
Rouse yourself! Do not reject us for ever.
(ESV)
Awake! Why are you sleeping, O Lord?
Rouse yourself! Do not reject us forever!

Ps 76:5

(NIV)
The valiant lie plundered,
they sleep their last sleep;
not one of the warriors
can lift his hands.
(ESV)
The stouthearted were stripped of their spoil;
they sank into sleep;
all the men of war
were unable to use their hands.

Ps 76:6

(NIV)
At your rebuke, God of Jacob,
both horse and chariot lie still.
(ESV)
At your rebuke, O God of Jacob,
both rider and horse lay stunned.

Ps 78:65

(NIV)
Then the Lord awoke as from sleep,
as a warrior wakes from the stupor of wine.
(ESV)
Then the Lord awoke as from sleep,
like a strong man shouting because of wine.

Ps 90:5

(NIV)
Yet you sweep people away in the sleep of death –
they are like the new grass of the morning:
(ESV)
You sweep them away as with a flood; they are like a dream,
like grass that is renewed in the morning:

Ps 121:4

(NIV)
indeed, he who watches over Israel
will neither slumber nor sleep.
(ESV)
Behold, he who keeps Israel
will neither slumber nor sleep.

Ps 127:2

(NIV)
In vain you rise early
and stay up late,
toiling for food to eat –
for he grants sleep to those he loves.
(ESV)
It is in vain that you rise up early
and go late to rest,
eating the bread of anxious toil;
for he gives to his beloved sleep.

Ps 132:4

(NIV)
I will allow no sleep to my eyes
or slumber to my eyelids,
(ESV)
I will not give sleep to my eyes
or slumber to my eyelids,

Prov 3:24

(NIV)
When you lie down, you will not be afraid;
when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.
(ESV)
If you lie down, you will not be afraid;
when you lie down your sleep will be sweet.

Prov 4:16

(NIV)
For they cannot rest until they do evil;
they are robbed of sleep till they make someone stumble.
(ESV)
For they cannot sleep unless they have done wrong;
they are robbed of sleep unless they have made someone stumble.

Prov 6:4

(NIV)
Allow no sleep to your eyes,
no slumber to your eyelids.
(ESV)
Give your eyes no sleep
and your eyelids no slumber;

Prov 6:9

(NIV)
How long will you lie there, you sluggard?
When will you get up from your sleep?
(ESV)
How long will you lie there, O sluggard?
When will you arise from your sleep?

Prov 6:10

(NIV)
A little sleep, a little slumber,
a little folding of the hands to rest –
(ESV)
A little sleep, a little slumber,
a little folding of the hands to rest,

Prov 10:5

(NIV)
He who gathers crops in summer is a prudent son,
but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.
(ESV)
He who gathers in summer is a prudent son,
but he who sleeps in harvest is a son who brings shame.

Prov 19:15

(NIV)
Laziness brings on deep sleep,
and the shiftless go hungry.
(ESV)
Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep,
and an idle person will suffer hunger.

Prov 20:13

(NIV)
Do not love sleep or you will grow poor;
stay awake and you will have food to spare.
(ESV)
Love not sleep, lest you come to poverty;
open your eyes, and you will have plenty of bread.

Prov 24:33

(NIV)
a little sleep, a little slumber,
a little folding of the hands to rest –
(ESV)
A little sleep, a little slumber,
a little folding of the hands to rest,

Eccl 5:12

(NIV)
The sleep of a labourer is sweet,
whether they eat little or much,
but as for the rich, their abundance
permits them no sleep.
(ESV)
Sweet is the sleep of a laborer, whether he eats little or much, but the full stomach of the rich will not let him sleep.

Eccl 8:16

(NIV)
When I applied my mind to know wisdom and to observe the labour that is done on earth – people getting no sleep day or night –
(ESV)
When I applied my heart to know wisdom, and to see the business that is done on earth, how neither day nor night do one’s eyes see sleep,

Song 5:2

(NIV)
I slept but my heart was awake.
Listen! My beloved is knocking:
‘Open to me, my sister, my darling,
my dove, my flawless one.
My head is drenched with dew,
my hair with the dampness of the night.’
(ESV)
I slept, but my heart was awake.
A sound! My beloved is knocking.
Open to me, my sister, my love,
my dove, my perfect one,
for my head is wet with dew,
my locks with the drops of the night.”

Isa 5:27

(NIV)
Not one of them grows tired or stumbles,
not one slumbers or sleeps;
not a belt is loosened at the waist,
not a sandal strap is broken.
(ESV)
None is weary, none stumbles,
none slumbers or sleeps,
not a waistband is loose,
not a sandal strap broken;

Isa 29:10

(NIV)
The  Lord has brought over you a deep sleep:
he has sealed your eyes (the prophets);
he has covered your heads (the seers).
(ESV)
For the  Lord has poured out upon you
a spirit of deep sleep,
and has closed your eyes (the prophets),
and covered your heads (the seers).

Jer 31:26

(NIV)
At this I awoke and looked around. My sleep had been pleasant to me.

(ESV)
At this I awoke and looked, and my sleep was pleasant to me.

Jer 51:39

(NIV)
But while they are aroused,
I will set out a feast for them
and make them drunk,
so that they shout with laughter –
then sleep for ever and not awake,’
declares the  Lord.
(ESV)
While they are inflamed I will prepare them a feast
and make them drunk, that they may become merry,
then sleep a perpetual sleep
and not wake, declares the  Lord.

Jer 51:57

(NIV)
I will make her officials and wise men drunk,
her governors, officers and warriors as well;
they will sleep for ever and not awake,’
declares the King, whose name is the  Lord Almighty.
(ESV)
I will make drunk her officials and her wise men,
her governors, her commanders, and her warriors;
they shall sleep a perpetual sleep and not wake,
declares the King, whose name is the  Lord of hosts.

Ezek 34:25

(NIV)
‘“I will make a covenant of peace with them and rid the land of savage beasts so that they may live in the wilderness and sleep in the forests in safety.
(ESV)
“I will make with them a covenant of peace and banish wild beasts from the land so that they may dwell securely in the wilderness and sleep in the woods.

Dan 2:1

(NIV)
In the second year of his reign, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; his mind was troubled and he could not sleep.
(ESV)
In the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; his spirit was troubled, and his sleep left him.

Dan 6:18

(NIV)
Then the king returned to his palace and spent the night without eating and without any entertainment being brought to him. And he could not sleep.

(ESV)
Then the king went to his palace and spent the night fasting; no diversions were brought to him, and sleep fled from him.

Dan 8:18

(NIV)
While he was speaking to me, I was in a deep sleep, with my face to the ground. Then he touched me and raised me to my feet.

(ESV)
And when he had spoken to me, I fell into a deep sleep with my face to the ground. But he touched me and made me stand up.

Dan 10:9

(NIV)
Then I heard him speaking, and as I listened to him, I fell into a deep sleep, my face to the ground.

(ESV)
Then I heard the sound of his words, and as I heard the sound of his words, I fell on my face in deep sleep with my face to the ground.

Dan 12:2

(NIV)
Multitudes who sleep in the dust of the earth will awake: some to everlasting life, others to shame and everlasting contempt.
(ESV)
And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.

Hos 7:6

(NIV)
Their hearts are like an oven;
they approach him with intrigue.
Their passion smoulders all night;
in the morning it blazes like a flaming fire.
(ESV)
For with hearts like an oven they approach their intrigue;
all night their anger smolders;
in the morning it blazes like a flaming fire.

Jonah 1:5

(NIV)
All the sailors were afraid and each cried out to his own god. And they threw the cargo into the sea to lighten the ship.

But Jonah had gone below deck, where he lay down and fell into a deep sleep.
(ESV)
Then the mariners were afraid, and each cried out to his god. And they hurled the cargo that was in the ship into the sea to lighten it for them. But Jonah had gone down into the inner part of the ship and had lain down and was fast asleep.

Jonah 1:6

(NIV)
The captain went to him and said, ‘How can you sleep? Get up and call on your god! Maybe he will take notice of us so that we will not perish.’

(ESV)
So the captain came and said to him, “What do you mean, you sleeper? Arise, call out to your god! Perhaps the god will give a thought to us, that we may not perish.”

Zech 4:1

(NIV)
Then the angel who talked with me returned and woke me up, like someone awakened from sleep.
(ESV)
And the angel who talked with me came again and woke me, like a man who is awakened out of his sleep.
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