1 Thessalonians 5:6
Strong's Lexicon
So
ἄρα (ara)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 686: Then, therefore, since. Probably from airo; a particle denoting an inference more or less decisive.

then,
οὖν (oun)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 3767: Therefore, then. Apparently a primary word; certainly, or accordingly.

let us not sleep
καθεύδωμεν (katheudōmen)
Verb - Present Subjunctive Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2518: To sleep, be sleeping. From kata and heudo; to lie down to rest, i.e. to fall asleep.

as
ὡς (hōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 5613: Probably adverb of comparative from hos; which how, i.e. In that manner.

the
οἱ (hoi)
Article - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

others [do],
λοιποί (loipoi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3062: Left, left behind, the remainder, the rest, the others. Masculine plural of a derivative of leipo; remaining ones.

but
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

let us remain awake
γρηγορῶμεν (grēgorōmen)
Verb - Present Subjunctive Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1127: (a) I am awake (in the night), watch, (b) I am watchful, on the alert, vigilant. From egeiro; to keep awake, i.e. Watch.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

sober.
νήφωμεν (nēphōmen)
Verb - Present Subjunctive Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's Greek 3525: (lit: I am sober), I am calm (vigilant), circumspect. Of uncertain affinity: to abstain from wine, i.e. be discreet.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
So then , we must not sleep, like the rest, but we must stay awake and be serious.

New American Standard Bible
so then let us not sleep as others do, but let us be alert and sober.

King James Bible
Therefore let us not sleep, as [do] others; but let us watch and be sober.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be awake and sober.

New Living Translation
So be on your guard, not asleep like the others. Stay alert and be clearheaded.

English Standard Version
So then let us not sleep, as others do, but let us keep awake and be sober.

New American Standard Bible
so then let us not sleep as others do, but let us be alert and sober.

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So then, we must not sleep, like the rest, but we must stay awake and be serious.

International Standard Version
Therefore, let's not fall asleep like others do, but let's stay awake and be sober.

NET Bible
So then we must not sleep as the rest, but must stay alert and sober.

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
so, then, we may not sleep as also the others, but watch and be sober,






Cross References
Romans 13:11
And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.

Ephesians 2:3
Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

1 Thessalonians 4:13
But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.

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

1 Peter 1:13
Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

1 Thessalonians 1:1
Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians which is in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Thessalonians 5:5
Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

1 Thessalonians 5:4
But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief.

1 Thessalonians 5:3
For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.

1 Thessalonians 5:7
For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are drunken in the night.

1 Thessalonians 5:8
But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.
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