New Living Translation
Don't put it off; do it now! Don't rest until you do.
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,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:4 Give not sleep - Until thou hast taken care for the discharge of this obligation.
LibraryThe Preface to the Commandments
And God spake all these words, saying, I am the LORD thy God,' &c. Exod 20: 1, 2. What is the preface to the Ten Commandments? The preface to the Ten Commandments is, I am the Lord thy God.' The preface to the preface is, God spake all these words, saying,' &c. This is like the sounding of a trumpet before a solemn proclamation. Other parts of the Bible are said to be uttered by the mouth of the holy prophets (Luke 1: 70), but here God spake in his own person. How are we to understand that, God spake, …
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments
"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
The Heavenly Footman; Or, a Description of the Man that Gets to Heaven:
In Death and after Death
I will not let my eyes sleep nor close my eyelids in slumber
follow my advice and save yourself, for you have placed yourself at your friend's mercy. Now swallow your pride; go and beg to have your name erased.
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