Sleep: A Symbol of Death
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The Resurrection of Lazarus.
... The term sleep is used as a symbol of death in 2:Chron.14:1; Psalm 13:8;
Jer.51:57; Job 14:12; Dan.12:2; Matt.27:52; Acts 7:60; 1:Cor.7:39; 1:Thes.4:13. ...
/.../the new testament commentary vol iii john/the resurrection of lazarus.htm

The Death of Lazarus; Christ's Conversation with the Disciples in ...
... The Death of Lazarus; Christ's Conversation with the Disciples ... was, perhaps, in allusion
to this symbol that he ... by Christ; they knew, also, that "sleep" was a ...
/.../section 231 the death of.htm

... Homer), tum consanguineus Leti Sopor, and Tennyson's "Sleep, Death's twin-brother ...
or vase containing spices, of which myrrh (a symbol of death, according to ...
// hymns of prudentius/notes.htm

The Sleeper.
... friendship and love stronger than death, and surviving death. ... spoken of taking of
rest in sleep." They understood ... He uses the pleasing symbol of quiet slumber ...
// of bethany/vi the sleeper.htm

Remaining and Falling Asleep
... who have used the word, death has been a sleep that knew no waking, whereas the
very pith and centre of the Christian reason for employing the symbol are that ...
/.../romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/remaining and falling asleep.htm

The Grave Stone.
... though these lie slumbering in the deep sleep of the ... fevered wound, but to gaze on
the appointed symbol of cure ... heard in the "dull, cold ear of death," but at ...
// of bethany/xiii the grave stone.htm

The Absurdity and Impiety of the Heathen Mysteries and Fables ...
... lumps of salt, and a serpent the symbol of Dionysus ... Cyprian poems says Castor was
mortal, and death was decreed ... to love, or beget children, or sleep, if they ...
/.../clement/exhortation to the heathen/chapter ii the absurdity and impiety.htm

Christ to Jairus
... of it modified the whole conception of death in the ... restless in feverish tossings,
is but a symbol of the ... God and laps the blessed spirits who 'sleep in Jesus ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/christ to jairus.htm

section ii.
... Sleep is a death; O make me try, By sleeping, what it is to die ... eyes in security,
content to take my leave of the Sun, and sleep unto the ... [180] A symbol of vast ...
// medici/section ii 2.htm

Of the Miracles which God Has Condescended to Adhibit through the ...
... the tormented people healed, but a symbol of the ... set before them in this destruction
of death by death? ... miraculous, because it was an appearance seen in sleep. ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 8 of the miracles which.htm

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Job 14:12
So man lies down, and rises 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
He said to them, Give place: for the maid is not dead, but sleeps. And they laughed him to scorn.
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Mark 5:39
And when he was come in, he said to them, Why make you this ado, and weep? the damsel is not dead, but sleeps.
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Luke 8:52
And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleeps.
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John 11:11,12
These things said he: and after that he said to them, Our friend Lazarus sleeps; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep.
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1 Thessalonians 4:14
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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