Proverbs 6:4
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New International Version
Allow no sleep to your eyes, no slumber to your eyelids.

King James Bible
Give not sleep to thine eyes, nor slumber to thine eyelids.

Darby Bible Translation
Give not sleep to thine eyes, nor slumber to thine eyelids:

World English Bible
Give no sleep to your eyes, nor slumber to your eyelids.

Young's Literal Translation
Give not sleep to thine eyes, And slumber to thine eyelids,

Proverbs 6:4 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Do this - deliver thyself - Continue to press him for whom thou art become surety, to pay his creditor; give him no rest till he do it, else thou mayest fully expect to be left to pay the debt.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Proverbs 6:10,11 Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep...

Psalm 132:4 I will not give sleep to my eyes, or slumber to my eyelids,

Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave...

Matthew 24:17,18 Let him which is on the housetop not come down to take any thing out of his house...

Mark 13:35,36 Watch you therefore: for you know not when the master of the house comes, at even, or at midnight, or at the cock-crowing...

The Talking Book
A Sermon (No. 1017) Delivered on Lord's Day Morning, October 22nd, 1871 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "When thou awakest, it shall talk with thee."--Proverbs 6:22. It is a very happy circumstance when the commandment of our father and the law of our mother are also the commandment of God and the law of the Lord. Happy are they who have a double force to draw them to the right--the bonds of nature, and the cords of grace. They sin with a vengeance who sin both against
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

How Sowers of Strifes and Peacemakers are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 24.) Differently to be admonished are sowers of strifes and peacemakers. For sowers of strifes are to be admonished to perceive whose followers they are. For of the apostate angel it is written, when tares had been sown among the good crop, An enemy hath done this (Matth. xiii. 28). Of a member of him also it is said through Solomon, An apostate person, an unprofitable man, walketh with a perverse mouth, he winketh with his eyes, he beateth with his foot, he speaketh with his finger,
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Psalm 132:4
I will allow no sleep to my eyes or slumber to my eyelids,

Proverbs 6:3
So do this, my son, to free yourself, since you have fallen into your neighbor's hands: Go--to the point of exhaustion-- and give your neighbor no rest!

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