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Proverbs 3:24 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: Yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— When you lie down, you will not be afraid; When you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: but thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— when thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid, but thou shalt lie down and thy sleep shall be sweet.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— When thou sittest down, thou shalt have no dread, yea thou shalt lie down, and sweet shall be thy sleep.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— If thou liest down, thou art not afraid, Yea, thou hast lain down, And sweet hath been thy sleep.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— If thou sleep, thou shalt not fear: thou shalt rest, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— When thou lyest downe, thou shalt not be afraide: yea, thou shalt lye downe, and thy sleepe shalbe sweet.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For if thou rest, thou shalt be undismayed; and if thou sleep, thou shalt slumber sweetly.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
When x518
(0518) Complement
אִם
'im
{eem}
A primitive particle; used very widely as demonstrative, lo!; interrogitive, whether?; or conditional, if, although; also Oh that!, when; hence as a negative, not.
thou liest down, 7901
{7901} Prime
שָׁכַב
shakab
{shaw-kab'}
A primitive root; to lie down (for rest, sexual connection, decease or any other purpose).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
thou shalt not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
be afraid: 6342
{6342} Prime
פָּחַד
pachad
{paw-kkad'}
A primitive root; to be startled (by a sudden alarm); hence to fear in general.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
yea, thou shalt lie down, 7901
{7901} Prime
שָׁכַב
shakab
{shaw-kab'}
A primitive root; to lie down (for rest, sexual connection, decease or any other purpose).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
and thy sleep 8142
{8142} Prime
שֵׁנָה
shehah
{shay-naw'}
(The second form used in Psalms 127:2); from H3462; sleep.
shall be sweet. 6149
{6149} Prime
עָרֵב
`areb
{aw-rabe'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H6148 through the idea of close association); to be agreeable.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 3:22-24.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 3:21-26.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
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Proverbs 6:22 When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and [when] thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.
Leviticus 26:6 And I will give peace in the land, and ye shall lie down, and none shall make [you] afraid: and I will rid evil beasts out of the land, neither shall the sword go through your land.
Psalms 3:5 I laid me down and slept; I awaked; for the LORD sustained me.
Psalms 4:8 I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety.
Psalms 121:4-7 Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. ... The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul.
Ezekiel 34:15 I will feed my flock, and I will cause them to lie down, saith the Lord GOD.

and:

Psalms 127:2 [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.
Jeremiah 31:26 Upon this I awaked, and beheld; and my sleep was sweet unto me.
Acts 12:6 And when Herod would have brought him forth, the same night Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains: and the keepers before the door kept the prison.
1 Thessalonians 4:13-14 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.
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Lv 26:6. Ps 3:5; 4:8; 121:4; 127:2. Pv 6:22. Jr 31:26. Ezk 34:15. Ac 12:6. 1Th 4:13.

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