Proverbs 3:24

“When thou lyest downe, thou shalt not be afraide: yea, thou shalt lye downe, and thy sleepe shalbe sweet.”

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Other Translations

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

When you lie down, you will not be afraid; When you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: Yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
- American Standard Version (1901)

When you take your rest you will have no fear, and on your bed sleep will be sweet to you.
- Basic English Bible

when thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid, but thou shalt lie down and thy sleep shall be sweet.
- Darby Bible

When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: but thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
- Webster's Bible

When you lie down, you will not be afraid. Yes, you will lie down, and your sleep will be sweet.
- World English Bible

If thou liest down, thou art not afraid, Yea, thou hast lain down, And sweet hath been thy sleep.
- Youngs Literal Bible

When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid; yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 3

  • Blanche
    Joshua 1:8 This book of the law shall not depart out of the mouth ,I should oserve to do all that is written in them God will make me prosper and I will have good success.
  • Ross
    Yes wisdom is from God but we have to ask in faith fully confident that we have what we have asked for we cannot be double minded for every promise of GOD is yes and amen in CHRIST JESUS to him be glory for ever amen

  • Debora Newell
    This verse is powerful this has really made my thank u Jesus for another day to serve u more than I have God Bless AMEN.
  • MockingBird
    Wisdom of God is the principle thing : The wisdom of God is how to live my life : To also get understanding to know how to apply His wisdom to my life is even better I will be very happy !!!
  • Roger
    I believe that if you have the holy spirit within then you will have sound wisdom and discretion.
  • George Attah
    Because wisdom is a gift of the spirit so anyone who has it is a blessing.And getting wisdom also gives understanding ,Amen

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