1 Thessalonians 5:6

“Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Thessalonians 5:6

Therefore let vs not sleepe, as doe others: but let vs watch and be sober.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

so then let us not sleep as others do, but let us be alert and sober.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

so then let us not sleep, as do the rest, but let us watch and be sober.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So then, let us not take our rest as the others do, but let us be self-controlled and awake.
- Basic English Bible

So then do not let us sleep as the rest do, but let us watch and be sober;
- Darby Bible

Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.
- Webster's Bible

So then let us not sleep, like the rest of the world, but let us keep awake and be sober.
- Weymouth Bible

so then let's not sleep, as the rest do, but let's watch and be sober.
- World English Bible

Therfor slepe we not as othere; but wake we, and be we sobre.
- Wycliffe Bible

so, then, we may not sleep as also the others, but watch and be sober,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Thessalonians 5:6

Wesley's Notes for 1 Thessalonians 5:6


5:6 Awake, and keep awake - Being awakened, let us have all our spiritual senses about us.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Thessalonians 5:6


1Th 5:6 Therefore let us not sleep, as [do] others. Since Christians are of the day, they should be wide awake. Day is not the time for sleep. A sleep of the spiritual faculties, which renders one insensible to danger, is meant. Instead of sleeping, Christians should watch and be sober minded. For a comment declaring how we should obey this, turn to Lu 21:34,36.

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