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1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sleep.

2. (a. & n.) from Sleep.

2518. katheudo -- to sleep
... to sleep. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katheudo Phonetic Spelling:
(kath-yoo'-do) Short Definition: I sleep, am sleeping Definition: I sleep, am ...
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69. agrupneo -- to be sleepless, wakeful
... 69 (from 1 , "not" and 5258 , "sleep") -- properly, no sleeping; (figuratively)
staying vigilant (alert, attentive), ie without any unnecessary "time off.". ...
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2838. koimesis -- a resting
... taking of rest. From koimao; sleeping, ie (by implication) repose -- taking of rest.
see GREEK koimao. (koimeseos) -- 1 Occurrence. 2837, 2838. ...
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2837. koimao from NG2749 -- sleep, fall asleep, die
... Word Origin to put to sleep, fall asleep NASB Word Usage asleep (3), dead (1),
fallen asleep (7), fell asleep (3), sleep (2), sleeping (2). ...
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1235. diagregoreo -- to keep awake, to be fully awake
... It emphatically expresses how the sleeping apostles were utterly shocked
into full-alertness by the manifestation of Christ's glory. ...
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3677. onar -- a dream, in a dream
... 3677 -- a , experienced while sleeping. 3677 ("a dream") refers strictly to a
sleep-dream. It is used six times in the NT (all in ). Word Origin a prim. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3463. yashen -- sleeping
... 3462, 3463. yashen. 3464 . sleeping. Transliteration: yashen Phonetic
Spelling: (yaw-shane') Short Definition: asleep. Word Origin ...
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4904. mishkab -- place of lying, a couch, act of lying
... Word Usage bed (25), bedroom* (3), beds (6), couch (1), health* (1), intimately*
(3), lain* (1), lie (1), lying (1), rest (1), resting place (1), sleeping (1). ...
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5123. num -- to be drowsy, slumber
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to be drowsy, slumber NASB Word Usage sank
(1), sleeping (1), slumber (3), slumbers (1). sleep, slumber. ...
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4296. mittah -- a couch, bed
... bedchamber, bier. From natah; a bed (as extended) for sleeping or eating; by analogy,
a sofa, litter or bier -- bed((-chamber)), bier. see HEBREW natah. ...
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7290a. radam -- to be in or fall into heavy sleep
... into a dead sleep (1), dead sleep (1), deep sleep (2), fallen sound asleep (1),
fell into a deep sleep (1), sank into a deep sleep (1), sleeping (1), sleeps (1 ...
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The Sleeping Apostle
... THE SLEEPING APOSTLE. 'Simon, sleepest thou!'"Mark 14:37 It is a very old Christian
tradition that this Gospel is in some sense the Apostle Peter's. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture d/the sleeping apostle.htm

Sleeping and Waking
... Sleeping and Waking. CPC Isaiah 26:19. We slept"a sleep of death, and yet of
dreams,. Fair dreams that pass, and sad dreams that abide,. ...
/.../bevan/hymns of ter steegen suso and others/sleeping and waking.htm

The Resurrection of the Sleeping Saints.
... Chapter Eight The Churchward Results of the Redeemer's Return 2. The
Resurrection of the sleeping saints. "And the dead in Christ ...
/...// redeemers return/2 the resurrection of the.htm

Now all the Woods are Sleeping,
... II. Now all the woods are sleeping,. 7,7,8,7,7,8 ... trans. by Catherine Winkworth, 1855.
Now all the woods are sleeping,. And night and stillness creeping. ...
/.../winkworth/lyra germanica the christian year/ii now all the woods.htm

On Sleeping in Church
... ON SLEEPING IN CHURCH. "And there sat in the window a certain young man
named Eutychus, being fallen into a deep sleep; and while ...
/.../swift/three sermons three prayers/on sleeping in church.htm

Contents: on Mutual Subjection on Sleeping in Church on the Wisdom ...
... Contents: On Mutual Subjection On Sleeping in Church On the Wisdom
of this World Prayers used by the Dean for Stella. ...
/.../swift/three sermons three prayers/contents on mutual subjection on.htm

The Very Same Night While I was Sleeping Satan Attacked Me ...
... Section 20. The very same night while I was sleeping Satan attacked me
violently? 20. The very same night while I was sleeping ...
/.../patrick/the confession of st patrick/section 20 the very same.htm

Alethos Mataiotes Ta Sumpanta Ho De Bios Skia Kai Enupnion.
... A leaf upon the stream; Lord, in Thy faithful keeping,. Rest Thou Thy servant sleeping.
II. ... Lord, in Thy faithful keeping,. Rest Thou Thy servant sleeping. III. ...
/.../brownlie/hymns of the apostolic church/alethos mataiotes ta sumpanta ho.htm

Now the Laborer's Task is O'er
... Father, in thy gracious keeping. Leave we now thy servant sleeping. ... Father,
in thy gracious keeping. Leave we now thy servant sleeping. ...
/.../burial of the dead 411.htm

Psalm LIX.
... as Saul effected not his purpose of slaying David: so this could not the government
of the Jews effect, that the testimony of guards sleeping should avail more ...
/.../ on the book of psalms/psalm lix.htm

Sleeping (69 Occurrences)
...Sleeping (69 Occurrences). Matthew 8:24 And there came up a great storm in the sea,
so that the boat was covered with the waves: but he was sleeping. ...
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Sleeping-rooms (1 Occurrence)
Sleeping-rooms. Sleeping, Sleeping-rooms. Sleepless . Multi-Version
Concordance Sleeping-rooms (1 Occurrence). 1 Chronicles ...
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Bedchamber (6 Occurrences)
... This was the general arrangement of the public sleeping-room for the males of the
family and for guests, but there were usually besides distinct bed-chambers ...
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Bedstead (1 Occurrence)
... 1. Old Testament Terms for Bed, and Sleeping Customs of the Hebrews: With a later
development and civilization, "beds" came to be built upon supports and ...
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Sleep (136 Occurrences)
... sleep a dreamless sleep. 7. (vt) To give sleep to; to furnish with
accommodations for sleeping; to lodge. 8. (n.) A natural and ...
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Carts (13 Occurrences)
... 1 Samuel 26:5 And David got up and came to the place where Saul's tents were: and
David had a view of the place where Saul was sleeping with Abner, the son of ...
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Awaking (24 Occurrences)
... Mark 4:38 And he himself was in the back of the boat, sleeping on the cushion: and
they, awaking him, said, Master, is it nothing to you that we are in danger ...
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Couldn't (6 Occurrences)
... (WEB). Matthew 26:40 He came to the disciples, and found them sleeping, and said
to Peter, "What, couldn't you watch with me for one hour? (WEB). ...
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Dream (82 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (n.) The thoughts, or series of thoughts, or imaginary
transactions, which occupy the mind during sleep; a sleeping vision. ...
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Ring (33 Occurrences)
... 1 Samuel 26:5 And David got up and came to the place where Saul's tents were: and
David had a view of the place where Saul was sleeping with Abner, the son of ...
/r/ring.htm - 24k

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Sleeping: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

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Sleeping (69 Occurrences)

Matthew 8:24
And there came up a great storm in the sea, so that the boat was covered with the waves: but he was sleeping.

Matthew 9:24
he said to them, "Make room, because the girl isn't dead, but sleeping." They were ridiculing him.

Matthew 13:25
But while men were sleeping, one who had hate for him came and put evil seeds among the grain, and went away.

Matthew 25:5
And the bridegroom tarrying, they all nodded and were sleeping,

Matthew 26:40
He came to the disciples, and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, "What, couldn't you watch with me for one hour?

Matthew 26:43
He came again and found them sleeping, for their eyes were heavy.

Matthew 26:45
Then he comes to the disciples; and says to them, Go on sleeping now, and take your rest: for the hour is come, and the Son of man is given into the hands of evil men.

Matthew 27:52
And the resting-places of the dead came open; and the bodies of a number of sleeping saints came to life;

Matthew 28:13
Say, His disciples came by night and took him away secretly while we were sleeping.

Mark 4:38
And he himself was in the back of the boat, sleeping on the cushion: and they, awaking him, said, Master, is it nothing to you that we are in danger of destruction?

Mark 5:39
And when he had gone in, he said to them, Why are you making such a noise and weeping? The child is not dead, but sleeping.

Mark 13:36
lest coming suddenly he might find you sleeping.

Mark 14:37
He came and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, "Simon, are you sleeping? Couldn't you watch one hour?

Mark 14:40
Again he returned, and found them sleeping, for their eyes were very heavy, and they didn't know what to answer him.

Mark 14:41
And he came the third time, and said to them, Go on sleeping now and take your rest: it is enough; the hour has come; see, the Son of man is given up into the hands of evil men.

Luke 8:52
All were weeping and mourning her, but he said, "Don't weep. She isn't dead, but sleeping."

Luke 17:34
I say to you, In that night there will be two men sleeping in one bed, and one will be taken away and the other let go.

Luke 22:45
When he rose up from his prayer, he came to the disciples, and found them sleeping because of grief,

Luke 22:46
"Why are you sleeping?" He said; "stand up; and pray that you may not come into temptation."

John 11:11
He said this, and afterwards He added, "Our friend Lazarus is sleeping, but I will go and wake him."

Acts 12:6
The same night when Herod was about to bring him out, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains. Guards in front of the door kept the prison.

1 Corinthians 15:6
Then by more than five hundred brothers at the same time, most of whom are still living, but some are sleeping;

1 Corinthians 15:20
But now Christ has truly come back from the dead, the first-fruits of those who are sleeping.

Ephesians 5:14
For this reason he says, Be awake, you who are sleeping, and come up from among the dead, and Christ will be your light.

1 Thessalonians 4:13
But it is our desire, brothers, that you may be certain about those who are sleeping; so that you may have no need for sorrow, as others have who are without hope.

1 Thessalonians 4:14
For if we have faith that Jesus underwent death and came back again, even so those who are sleeping will come again with him by God's power.

1 Thessalonians 4:15
For this we say to you by the word of the Lord, that we who are still living at the coming of the Lord, will not go before those who are sleeping.

1 Thessalonians 5:7
For those who are sleeping do so in the night; and those who are the worse for drink are so in the night;

1 Thessalonians 5:10
who died on our behalf, so that whether we are awake or are sleeping we may share His Life.

2 Peter 2:3
In covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words: whose sentence now from of old doesn't linger, and their destruction will not slumber.
(See NIV)

Genesis 2:21
And the Lord God sent a deep sleep on the man, and took one of the bones from his side while he was sleeping, joining up the flesh again in its place:

Genesis 28:13
And he saw the Lord by his side, saying, I am the Lord, the God of Abraham your father, and the God of Isaac: I will give to you and to your seed this land on which you are sleeping.

Leviticus 14:47
And anyone who has been sleeping in the house will have to have his clothing washed; and anyone who takes food in that house will have to have his clothing washed.

Numbers 5:20
But if you have gone astray, being under your husband, and if you are defiled, and some man has lain with you besides your husband:"
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 22:22
If a man be found lying with a woman married to a husband, then they shall both of them die, the man who lay with the woman, and the woman: so you shall put away the evil from Israel.
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 24:13
But be certain to give it back to him when the sun goes down, so that he may have his clothing for sleeping in, and will give you his blessing: and this will be put to your account as righteousness before the Lord your God.

Judges 16:13
Delilah said to Samson, "Until now, you have mocked me and told me lies. Tell me with what you might be bound." He said to her, "If you weave the seven locks of my head with the web."
(See NIV)

Judges 16:14
So while he was sleeping she got the seven twists of his hair worked into her cloth and fixed with the pin, and said to him, The Philistines are on you, Samson. Then awaking from his sleep, he got up quickly, pulling up cloth and machine together.

Judges 19:4
His father-in-law, the young lady's father, retained him; and he abode with him three days: so they ate and drink, and lodged there.
(See NIV)

Ruth 3:4
But see to it, when he goes to rest, that you take note of the place where he is sleeping, and go in there, and, uncovering his feet, take your place by him; and he will say what you are to do.

1 Samuel 3:3
And the light of God was still burning, while Samuel was sleeping in the Temple of the Lord where the ark of God was,

1 Samuel 26:5
And David got up and came to the place where Saul's tents were: and David had a view of the place where Saul was sleeping with Abner, the son of Ner, the captain of his army: and Saul was sleeping inside the ring of carts, and the tents of the people were all round him.

1 Samuel 26:7
So David and Abishai came to the people by night: and, behold, Saul lay sleeping within the place of the wagons, with his spear stuck in the ground at his head; and Abner and the people lay around him.

1 Samuel 26:12
So David took the spear and the vessel of water from Saul's head; and they got away without any man seeing them, or being conscious of their coming, or awaking; for they were all sleeping because a deep sleep from the Lord had come on them.

2 Samuel 4:11
How much more, when evil men have put an upright person to death, in his house, sleeping on his bed, will I take payment from you for his blood, and have you cut off from the earth?

2 Samuel 11:11
And Uriah said to David, Israel and Judah with the ark are living in tents, and my lord Joab and the other servants of my lord are sleeping in the open field; and am I to go to my house and take food and drink, and go to bed with my wife? By the living Lord, and by the life of your soul, I will not do such a thing.

1 Kings 1:21
For as things are, it will come about, when my lord the king is sleeping with his fathers, that I and Solomon my son will be made outlaws.

1 Kings 3:19
In the night, this woman, sleeping on her child, was the cause of its death.

1 Kings 3:20
And she got up in the middle of the night and took my son from my side while your servant was sleeping; and she took it in her arms and put her dead child in my arms.

1 Kings 18:27
And in the middle of the day, Elijah made sport of them, saying, Give louder cries, for he is a god; he may be deep in thought, or he may have gone away for some purpose, or he may be on a journey, or by chance he is sleeping and has to be made awake.

1 Kings 21:27
Hearing these words, Ahab, in great grief, put haircloth on his flesh and went without food, sleeping in haircloth, and going about quietly.

Job 11:19
Sleeping with no fear of danger; and men will be desiring to have grace in your eyes;

Psalms 44:23
Why are you sleeping, O Lord? awake! and come to our help, do not give us up for ever.

Proverbs 6:9
How long will you be sleeping, O hater of work? when will you get up from your sleep?

Proverbs 6:22
In your walking, it will be your guide; when you are sleeping, it will keep watch over you; when you are awake, it will have talk with you.

Proverbs 10:5
Whoso is gathering in summer 'is' a wise son, Whoso is sleeping in harvest 'is' a son causing shame.

Ecclesiastes 4:11
So again, if two are sleeping together they are warm, but how may one be warm by himself?

Ecclesiastes 10:20
Say not a curse against the king, even in your thoughts; and even secretly say not a curse against the man of wealth; because a bird of the air will take the voice, and that which has wings will give news of it.
(See NAS)

Song of Songs 5:2
I am sleeping, but my heart is awake; it is the sound of my loved one at the door, saying, Be open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my very beautiful one; my head is wet with dew, and my hair with the drops of the night.

Isaiah 5:27
There is no weariness among them, and no man is feeble-footed: they come without resting or sleeping, and the cord of their shoes is not broken.

Isaiah 11:7
And the cow and the bear will be friends while their young ones are sleeping together.

Isaiah 38:15
What am I to say? seeing that it is he who has done it: all my time of sleeping I am turning from side to side without rest.

Isaiah 56:10
His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.

Jeremiah 51:39
When they are heated, I will make a feast for them, and overcome them with wine, so that they may become unconscious, sleeping an eternal sleep without awaking, says the Lord.

Ezekiel 34:25
And I will make with them an agreement of peace, and will put an end to evil beasts through all the land: and they will be living safely in the waste land, sleeping in the woods.

Daniel 12:2
And a number of those who are sleeping in the dust of the earth will come out of their sleep, some to eternal life and some to eternal shame.

Hosea 7:6
For they have made their hearts ready like an oven, while they are waiting secretly; their wrath is sleeping all night; in the morning it is burning like a flaming fire.

Jonah 1:6
And the ship's captain came to him and said to him, What are you doing sleeping? Up! say a prayer to your God, if by chance God will give a thought to us, so that we may not come to destruction.

Nahum 3:18
Sorrow! how are the keepers of your flock sleeping, O king of Assyria! your strong men are at rest; your people are wandering on the mountains, and there is no one to get them together.



Related Terms

Sleeping-rooms (1 Occurrence)

Bedchamber (6 Occurrences)

Bedstead (1 Occurrence)

Sleep (136 Occurrences)

Carts (13 Occurrences)

Awaking (24 Occurrences)

Couldn't (6 Occurrences)

Dream (82 Occurrences)

Ring (33 Occurrences)

Dreamer (4 Occurrences)

Watch (203 Occurrences)

Asleep (50 Occurrences)

Isn't (154 Occurrences)

Finds (71 Occurrences)

Findeth (66 Occurrences)

Pillow (8 Occurrences)

Bolster (7 Occurrences)

Sees (135 Occurrences)

Abishai (25 Occurrences)

Bed (142 Occurrences)

Awake (83 Occurrences)

Inside (185 Occurrences)

Able (730 Occurrences)

Taking (445 Occurrences)

Saul's (79 Occurrences)

Sleepeth (13 Occurrences)

Heavy (110 Occurrences)

Planted (105 Occurrences)

Soldiers (83 Occurrences)

Says (1491 Occurrences)

Divination (25 Occurrences)

Danger (118 Occurrences)

Hour (124 Occurrences)


Quietly (30 Occurrences)

Vault (2 Occurrences)

Knocking (9 Occurrences)

Knock (7 Occurrences)

Noise (126 Occurrences)

Nodded (2 Occurrences)

Undone (20 Occurrences)

Uncovering (13 Occurrences)

Unconscious (3 Occurrences)

Underwent (22 Occurrences)

Outlaws (6 Occurrences)

Joining (43 Occurrences)

Jashen (1 Occurrence)

Juniper (7 Occurrences)

Jael (6 Occurrences)

Louder (10 Occurrences)

Lodge (64 Occurrences)

Lest (282 Occurrences)

Laughing (38 Occurrences)

Leave (341 Occurrences)

Lodging (24 Occurrences)


Girl (71 Occurrences)

Guarding (16 Occurrences)

Guards (42 Occurrences)

Wast (84 Occurrences)

Wagons (14 Occurrences)

Weeping (237 Occurrences)

Watchmen (40 Occurrences)

Walk (315 Occurrences)

Waistcloth (9 Occurrences)

Wagon-defence (2 Occurrences)

Wet (25 Occurrences)

Wakeful (3 Occurrences)

Weep (97 Occurrences)

Feeble-footed (6 Occurrences)

Flawless (7 Occurrences)

Flies (16 Occurrences)

Trench (8 Occurrences)

Twists (12 Occurrences)

Ridiculing (2 Occurrences)

Room (174 Occurrences)

Resting-places (27 Occurrences)

Returning (37 Occurrences)

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