109 Bible Verses About Sleep

Here are the 109 Bible Verses about Sleep from the Old and New Testaments of The Holy Bible (King James Version) sorted from most to least relevant.

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Psalm 56:3 KJV

What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.

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Proverbs 3:24 KJV

When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.

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1 Peter 5:7 KJV

Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

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Psalm 4:8 KJV

I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety.

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Isaiah 26:3-4 KJV

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. Trust ye in the Lord for ever: for in the Lord Jehovah is everlasting strength:

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Psalm 3:5 KJV

I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the Lord sustained me.

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Matthew 11:28-30 KJV

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

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Psalm 127:2 KJV

It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep.

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Psalm 46:10 KJV

Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.

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Philippians 4:6-7 KJV

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

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Proverbs 20:13 KJV

Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

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John 14:27 KJV

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

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Matthew 6:34 KJV

Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

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Psalm 34:18 KJV

The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.

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Psalm 116:7 KJV

Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for the Lord hath dealt bountifully with thee.

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Proverbs 6:10 KJV

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:

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Psalm 91:1 KJV

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

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2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

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Proverbs 6:9 KJV

How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?

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Psalm 29:11 KJV

The Lord will give strength unto his people; the Lord will bless his people with peace.

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Psalm 91:5 KJV

Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;

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Psalm 121:3-4 KJV

He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber. Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.

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Psalm 132:4-5 KJV

I will not give sleep to mine eyes, or slumber to mine eyelids, Until I find out a place for the Lord, an habitation for the mighty God of Jacob.

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Psalm 91:11 KJV

For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.

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Isaiah 35:3-6 KJV

Strengthen ye the weak hands, and confirm the feeble knees. Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompence; he will come and save you. Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped. Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing: for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and streams in the desert.

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Psalm 46:1-2 KJV

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;

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Psalm 46:10-11 KJV

Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth. The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.

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Psalm 91:1-5 KJV

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;

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Psalm 91 KJV

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day; Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee. Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked. Because thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation; There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling. For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways. They shall bear thee up in their hands,…

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Philippians 4:8-9 KJV

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.

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Matthew 8:24 KJV

And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep.

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Romans 8:26 KJV

Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

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Romans 8:26 KJV

Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

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Job 14:12 KJV

So man lieth down, and riseth not: till the heavens be no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep.

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Matthew 9:24 KJV

He said unto them, Give place: for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn.

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James 4:8 KJV

Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.

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Job 33:15 KJV

In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed;

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Ecclesiastes 5:12 KJV

The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much: but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.

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Isaiah 30:15 KJV

For thus saith the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would not.

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John 11:12 KJV

Then said his disciples, Lord, if he sleep, he shall do well.

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Mark 5:39 KJV

And when he was come in, he saith unto them, Why make ye this ado, and weep? the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth.

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Psalm 91:1-2 KJV

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.

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1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 KJV

But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words.

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Matthew 6:33-34 KJV

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

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Psalm 23 KJV

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.

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Isaiah 26:3 KJV

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.

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Psalm 121 KJV

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth. He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber. Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord is thy keeper: the Lord is thy shade upon thy right hand. The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night. The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul. The Lord shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.

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Mark 4:38 KJV

And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow: and they awake him, and say unto him, Master, carest thou not that we perish?

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Matthew 11:28 KJV

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

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John 11:11 KJV

These things said he: and after that he saith unto them, Our friend Lazarus sleepeth; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep.

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1 Kings 19:5 KJV

And as he lay and slept under a juniper tree, behold, then an angel touched him, and said unto him, Arise and eat.

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Jeremiah 31:26 KJV

Upon this I awaked, and beheld; and my sleep was sweet unto me.

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Genesis 2:21 KJV

And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof;

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1 Thessalonians 4:15-16 KJV

For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:

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John 14:1-3 KJV

Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.

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Job 11:19 KJV

Also thou shalt lie down, and none shall make thee afraid; yea, many shall make suit unto thee.

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Daniel 6:18 KJV

Then the king went to his palace, and passed the night fasting: neither were instruments of musick brought before him: and his sleep went from him.

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Luke 8:23 KJV

But as they sailed he fell asleep: and there came down a storm of wind on the lake; and they were filled with water, and were in jeopardy.

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Daniel 2:1 KJV

And in the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar Nebuchadnezzar dreamed dreams, wherewith his spirit was troubled, and his sleep brake from him.

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Proverbs 3:21-24 KJV

My son, let not them depart from thine eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion: So shall they be life unto thy soul, and grace to thy neck. Then shalt thou walk in thy way safely, and thy foot shall not stumble. When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.

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Isaiah 65:21-23 KJV

And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of them. They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands. They shall not labour in vain, nor bring forth for trouble; for they are the seed of the blessed of the Lord, and their offspring with them.

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Psalm 127:1-2 KJV

Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the Lord keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain. It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep.

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Proverbs 6:10-11 KJV

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.

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Psalm 3:4-5 KJV

I cried unto the Lord with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah. I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the Lord sustained me.

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1 Thessalonians 4:14 KJV

For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.

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Matthew 27:52 KJV

And the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose,

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Matthew 10:28 KJV

And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

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Romans 8:6 KJV

For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

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Matthew 26:45 KJV

Then cometh he to his disciples, and saith unto them, Sleep on now, and take your rest: behold, the hour is at hand, and the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners.

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Proverbs 1:33 KJV

But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil.

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Psalm 13:3 KJV

Consider and hear me, O Lord my God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;

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Acts 7:60 KJV

And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep.

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Proverbs 19:15 KJV

Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.

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Psalm 121:4 KJV

Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.

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Psalm 16:9 KJV

Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.

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Psalm 132:4 KJV

I will not give sleep to mine eyes, or slumber to mine eyelids,

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Exodus 33:14 KJV

And he said, My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest.

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Matthew 11:29 KJV

Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.

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Psalm 46:1 KJV

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

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Genesis 15:12 KJV

And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him.

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Ephesians 5:14 KJV

Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.

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Romans 13:11 KJV

And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.

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Isaiah 41:10 KJV

Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

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Psalm 55:22 KJV

Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.

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Philippians 4:6 KJV

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

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Acts 12:6 KJV

And when Herod would have brought him forth, the same night Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains: and the keepers before the door kept the prison.

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Luke 8:52 KJV

And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleepeth.

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Mark 4:27 KJV

And should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how.

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Psalm 127:5 KJV

Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.

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Esther 6:1 KJV

On that night could not the king sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles; and they were read before the king.

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Colossians 3:15 KJV

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.

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Ezekiel 34:25 KJV

And I will make with them a covenant of peace, and will cause the evil beasts to cease out of the land: and they shall dwell safely in the wilderness, and sleep in the woods.

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1 Thessalonians 5:7 KJV

For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are drunken in the night.

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John 11:14 KJV

Then said Jesus unto them plainly, Lazarus is dead.

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Mark 6:31 KJV

And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat.

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Matthew 6:6 KJV

But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.

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2 Corinthians 3:17 KJV

Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

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Acts 20:9 KJV

And there sat in a window a certain young man named Eutychus, being fallen into a deep sleep: and as Paul was long preaching, he sunk down with sleep, and fell down from the third loft, and was taken up dead.

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Isaiah 49:16 KJV

Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me.

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Ecclesiastes 8:16 KJV

When I applied mine heart to know wisdom, and to see the business that is done upon the earth: (for also there is that neither day nor night seeth sleep with his eyes:)

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Psalm 121:1-4 KJV

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth. He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber. Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.

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Genesis 2:3 KJV

And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.

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Job 11:18 KJV

And thou shalt be secure, because there is hope; yea, thou shalt dig about thee, and thou shalt take thy rest in safety.

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Job 7:13-14 KJV

When I say, My bed shall comfort me, my couch shall ease my complaints; Then thou scarest me with dreams, and terrifiest me through visions:

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

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Psalm 37:7 KJV

Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

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Revelation 14:13 KJV

And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them.

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Hebrews 4:9-11 KJV

There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God. For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his. Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.

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1 Thessalonians 4:13-14 KJV

But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.

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