1 Thessalonians 5:7
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English Standard Version
For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk, are drunk at night.

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

American Standard Version
For they that sleep sleep in the night: and they that are drunken are drunken in the night.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For they that sleep, sleep in the night; and they that are drunk, are drunk in the night.

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

Webster's Bible Translation
For they that sleep, sleep in the night; and they that are drunken, are drunken in the night.

Weymouth New Testament
For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who drink freely, drink at night.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Be drunken (μεθυσκόμενοι)

Lit. who are made drunk or get drunk. See on John 2:10. In N.T. always of intoxication. In lxx, the Hebrews shekar strong drink is several times rendered by μέθυσμα; Judges 13:4, Judges 13:7; 1 Samuel 1:11, 1 Samuel 1:15.

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they that sleep.

Job 4:13 In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falls on men,

Job 33:15 In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on men, in slumberings on the bed;

Luke 21:34,35 And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life...

Romans 13:13 Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.

1 Corinthians 15:34 Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame.

Ephesians 5:14 Why he said, Awake you that sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light.

and they.

1 Samuel 25:36,37 And Abigail came to Nabal; and, behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him...

Proverbs 23:29-35 Who has woe? who has sorrow? who has contentions? who has babbling? who has wounds without cause? who has redness of eyes...

Isaiah 21:4,5 My heart panted, fearfulness affrighted me: the night of my pleasure has he turned into fear to me...

Daniel 5:4,5 They drank wine, and praised the gods of gold, and of silver, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone...

Acts 2:15 For these are not drunken, as you suppose, seeing it is but the third hour of the day.

2 Peter 2:13 And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness, as they that count it pleasure to riot in the day time. Spots they are and blemishes...

Cross References
John 2:10
and said to him, "Everyone serves the good wine first, and when people have drunk freely, then the poor wine. But you have kept the good wine until now."

Acts 2:15
For these people are not drunk, as you suppose, since it is only the third hour of the day.

Ephesians 5:18
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit,

2 Peter 2:13
suffering wrong as the wage for their wrongdoing. They count it pleasure to revel in the daytime. They are blots and blemishes, reveling in their deceptions, while they feast with you.

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