1 Thessalonians 5:6
Good News Translation
So then, we should not be sleeping like the others; we should be awake and sober.

Contemporary English Version
Others may sleep, but we should stay awake and be alert.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore, let us not sleep, as others do: but let us watch, and be sober.

New American Bible
Therefore, let us not sleep as the rest do, but let us stay alert and sober.

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Therefore, let us not sleep, as others do: but let us watch, and be sober.

let us not.

Proverbs 19:15 Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep, and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.

Isaiah 56:10 His watchmen are all blind, they are all ignorant: dumb dogs not able to bark, seeing vain things, sleeping and loving dreams.

Jonah 1:6 And the mariners were afraid, and the men cried to their god: and they cast forth the wares that were in the ship, into the sea, to lighten it of them: and Jonah went down into the inner part of the ship, and fell into a deep sleep.

Matthew 13:25 But while men were asleep, his enemy came and oversowed cockle among the wheat and went his way.

Matthew 25:5 And the bridegroom tarrying, they all slumbered and slept.

Mark 14:37 And he cometh and findeth them sleeping. And he saith to Peter: Simon, sleepest thou? Couldst thou not watch one hour?

Luke 22:46 And he said to them: Why sleep you? Arise: pray: lest you enter into temptation.

Romans 13:11-14 And that, knowing the season, that it is now the hour for us to rise from sleep. For now our salvation is nearer than when we believed. . . .

1 Corinthians 15:34 Awake, ye just, and sin not. For some have not the knowledge of God. I speak it to your shame.

Ephesians 5:14 Wherefore he saith: Rise, thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead: and Christ shall enlighten thee.

watch.

Matthew 24:42 Watch ye therefore, because you know not what hour your Lord will come.

Matthew 25:13 Watch ye therefore, because you know not the day nor the hour.

Matthew 26:38,40,41 Then he saith to them: My soul is sorrowful even unto death. Stay you here and watch with me. . . .

Mark 13:34,35,37 Even as a man who, going into a far country, left his house and gave authority to his servants over every work and commanded the porter to watch. . . .

Mark 14:38 Watch ye: and pray that you enter not into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

Luke 12:37,39 Blessed are those servants whom the Lord, when he cometh, shall find watching. Amen I say to you that he will gird himself and make them sit down to meat and passing will minister unto them. . . .

Luke 21:36 Watch ye, therefore, praying at all times, that you may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that are to come and to stand before the Son of man.

Luke 22:46 And he said to them: Why sleep you? Arise: pray: lest you enter into temptation.

Acts 20:31 Therefore watch, keeping in memory that for three years I ceased not with tears to admonish every one of you, night and day.

1 Corinthians 16:13 Watch ye: stand fast in the faith: do manfully and be strengthened.

Ephesians 6:18 By all prayer and supplication praying at all times in the spirit: and in the same watching with all instance and supplication for all the saints:

Colossians 4:2 Be instant in prayer: watching in it with thanksgiving.

2 Timothy 4:5 But be thou vigilant, labour in all things, do the work of an evangelist, fulfil thy ministry. Be sober.

1 Peter 4:7 But the end of all is at hand. Be prudent therefore and watch in prayers.

Revelation 3:2 Be watchful and strengthen the things that remain, which are ready to die. For I find not thy works full before my God.

Revelation 16:15 Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.

sober.

1 Thessalonians 5:8 But let us, who are of the day, be sober, having on the breast plate of faith and charity and, for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

Philippians 4:5 Let your modesty be known to all men. The Lord is nigh.

1 Timothy 2:9,15 In like manner, women also in decent apparel: adorning themselves with modesty and sobriety, not with plaited hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly attire: . . .

1 Timothy 3:2,11 It behoveth therefore a bishop to be blameless, the husband of one wife, sober, prudent, of good behaviour, chaste, given to hospitality, a teacher, . . .

Titus 2:6,12 Young men, in like manner, exhort that they be sober. . . .

1 Peter 1:13 Wherefore, having the loins of your mind girt up, being sober, trust perfectly in the grace which is offered you in the revelation of Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 5:8 Be sober and watch: because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, goeth about seeking whom he may devour.

Context
The Day of the Lord
5For all you are the children of light and children of the day: we are not of the night nor of darkness. 6Therefore, let us not sleep, as others do: but let us watch, and be sober. 7For they that sleep, sleep in the night; and they that are drunk, are drunk in the night.…
Cross References
Romans 13:11
And that, knowing the season, that it is now the hour for us to rise from sleep. For now our salvation is nearer than when we believed.

Ephesians 2:3
In which also we all conversed in time past, in the desires of our flesh, fulfilling the will of the flesh and of our thoughts, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest:

1 Thessalonians 4:13
And we will not have you ignorant brethren, concerning them that are asleep, that you be not sorrowful, even as others who have no hope.

1 Thessalonians 5:10
Who died for us: that, whether we watch or sleep, we may live together with him.

1 Peter 1:13
Wherefore, having the loins of your mind girt up, being sober, trust perfectly in the grace which is offered you in the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Additional Translations
So then, let us not sleep as the others do, but let us remain awake and sober.

So then we should not sleep as the others, but we should watch and we should be sober.

Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.

so then let us not sleep, as do the rest, but let us watch and be sober.

So then do not let us sleep as the rest do, but let us watch and be sober;

so then let us not sleep, as do the rest, but let us watch and be sober.

Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.

So then let us not sleep, like the rest of the world, but let us keep awake and be sober.

so then let's not sleep, as the rest do, but let's watch and be sober.

so, then, we may not sleep as also the others, but watch and be sober,
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