40 Best Bible Verses For Sleep

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There are many Bible verses that can be used as sleep prayers. Psalm 91:3-5 is a great verse to pray before bed, thanking God for His love and protection. Another verse to consider is Psalm 127:2, which encourages believers to “Enter into Your rest, O Lord, and blessed are You for evermore.” Other good sleep prayers could include Philippians 4:7-9 which says, “And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Bible Verses For Sleep

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Matthew 11:28 KJV

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

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Psalm 46:10 KJV

Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.

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Matthew 6:34 KJV

Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

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Psalm 116:7 KJV

Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for the LORD hath dealt bountifully with thee.

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Psalm 23:1-6 KJV

A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.

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2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

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Psalm 121:3-4 KJV

He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber. Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.

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Isaiah 35:3-6 KJV

Strengthen ye the weak hands, and confirm the feeble knees. Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompence; he will come and save you. Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped. Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing: for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and streams in the desert.

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Psalm 91:1-5 KJV

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;

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Job 14:12 KJV

So man lieth down, and riseth not: till the heavens be no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep.

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Job 33:15 KJV

In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed;

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John 11:12 KJV

Then said his disciples, Lord, if he sleep, he shall do well.

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Mark 5:39 KJV

And when he was come in, he saith unto them, Why make ye this ado, and weep? the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth.

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Matthew 8:24 KJV

And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep.

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Matthew 9:24 KJV

He said unto them, Give place: for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn.

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Proverbs 6:9 KJV

How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?

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Proverbs 20:13 KJV

Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

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Psalm 3:5 KJV

I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the LORD sustained me.

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Ecclesiastes 5:12 KJV

The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much: but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.

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Psalm 132:4-5 KJV

I will not give sleep to mine eyes, or slumber to mine eyelids, Until I find out a place for the LORD, an habitation for the mighty God of Jacob.

1 thessalonians 4 13 18 kjv bible verses for sleep

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 KJV

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. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words.

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1 Peter 5:7 KJV

Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

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Isaiah 26:3-4 KJV

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. Trust ye in the LORD for ever: for in the LORD JEHOVAH is everlasting strength:

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Proverbs 3:24 KJV

When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.

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John 14:27 KJV

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

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Psalm 34:18 KJV

The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.

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Philippians 4:6-7 KJV

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

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Psalm 29:11 KJV

The LORD will give strength unto his people; the LORD will bless his people with peace.

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Psalm 56:3 KJV

What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.

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Psalm 46:1-2 KJV

To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, A Song upon Alamoth. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;

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Philippians 4:8-9 KJV

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.

romans 8 26 kjv bible verses for sleep

Romans 8:26 KJV

Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

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Psalm 4:8 KJV

I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety.

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James 4:8 KJV

Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.

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Isaiah 30:15 KJV

For thus saith the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would not.

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Matthew 11:28-30 KJV

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

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Psalm 127:2 KJV

It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep.

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Psalm 91:1-2 KJV

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.

matthew 6 33 34 kjv bible verses for sleep

Matthew 6:33-34 KJV

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

psalm 23 1 6 kjv bible verses for sleep

Psalm 23:1-6 KJV

A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.

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