Proverbs 6:10
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New American Standard Bible
"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest "--

King James Bible
Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:

Darby Bible Translation
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest!

World English Bible
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:

Young's Literal Translation
A little sleep, a little slumber, A little clasping of the hands to rest,

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In order that we may be persuaded so to do, Solomon gives us three telling reasons. He says that God's law, by which I understand the whole run of Scripture, and, especially the gospel of Jesus Christ, will be a guide to us:--"When thou goest, it shall lead thee." It will be a guardian to us: "When thou sleepest"--when thou art defenceless and off thy guard--"it shall keep thee." And it shall also be a dear companion to us: "When thou awakest, it shall talk with thee." Any one of these three arguments
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871

How Subjects and Prelates are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 5.) Differently to be admonished are subjects and prelates: the former that subjection crush them not, the latter that superior place elate them not: the former that they fail not to fulfil what is commanded them, the latter that they command not more to be fulfilled than is just: the former that they submit humbly, the latter that they preside temperately. For this, which may be understood also figuratively, is said to the former, Children, obey your parents in the Lord: but to
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
Proverbs 6:9
How long will you lie down, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?

Proverbs 19:15
Laziness casts into a deep sleep, And an idle man will suffer hunger.

Proverbs 20:13
Do not love sleep, or you will become poor; Open your eyes, and you will be satisfied with food.

Proverbs 23:21
For the heavy drinker and the glutton will come to poverty, And drowsiness will clothe one with rags.

Proverbs 24:33
"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest,"

Ecclesiastes 4:5
The fool folds his hands and consumes his own flesh.

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