Matthew 25:5
When the bridegroom was delayed, they all became drowsy and fell asleep.
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Matthew 24:48
But suppose that servant is wicked and says in his heart, 'My master will be away a long time.'

Matthew 25:4
But the wise ones took oil in flasks along with their lamps.

Matthew 25:6
At midnight the cry went out: 'Here is the bridegroom! Come out to meet him!'

Luke 1:21
Meanwhile, the people were waiting for Zechariah and wondering why he took so long in the temple.

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Matthew 25:19
After a long time, the master of those servants returned to settle accounts with them.

Matthew 24:48
But suppose that servant is wicked and says in his heart, 'My master will be away a long time.'

Habakkuk 2:3
For the vision awaits an appointed time; it testifies of the end, and will not lie. Though it lingers, wait for it, since it will surely come and not delay.

Luke 12:45
But suppose that servant says in his heart, 'My master will be a long time in coming, ' and he begins to beat the male and female servants, and to eat and drink and get drunk.

Luke 20:9
Then He proceeded to tell the people this parable: "A man planted a vineyard, rented it out to some tenants, and went away for a long time.

Hebrews 10:36, 37
You need to persevere, so that after you have done God's will, you will receive what He has promised. . . .

2 Peter 3:4-9
"Where is the promise of His coming?" they will ask. "Ever since our fathers fell asleep, everything continues as it has from the beginning of creation." . . .

Revelation 2:25
Nevertheless, hold fast to what you have until I come.


Matthew 26:40, 43
Then Jesus returned to the disciples and found them sleeping. "Were you not able to keep watch with Me for one hour?" He asked Peter. . . .

Song of Solomon 3:1
On my bed at night I sought the one I love; I sought him but did not find him.

Song of Solomon 5:2
I sleep, but my heart is awake. A sound! My beloved is knocking: "Open to me, my sister, my darling, my dove, my perfect one." My head is drenched with dew, my hair with the dampness of the night.

Jonah 1:5, 6
The sailors were afraid, and each cried out to his own god. And they threw the ship's cargo into the sea to lighten the load. But Jonah had gone down to the lowest part of the vessel, where he lay down and fell into a deep sleep. . . .

Mark 14:37, 38
Then Jesus returned and found them sleeping. "Simon, are you asleep?" He asked, "Were you not able to keep watch for one hour? . . .

Luke 18:8
I tell you, He will promptly carry out justice on their behalf. Nevertheless, when the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on earth?"

Romans 13:11
And do this, understanding the occasion. The hour has come for you to wake up from your slumber, for our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed.

Ephesians 5:14
So it is said: "Wake up, O sleeper, rise up from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8
So then, let us not sleep as the others do, but let us remain awake and sober. . . .

1 Peter 5:8
Be sober-minded and alert. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

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