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Proverbs 3:24

    Proverbs 3:24 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    When you lie down, you shall not be afraid: yes, you shall lie down, and your sleep shall be sweet.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: Yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

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

    Webster's Revision

    When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: Yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.

    World English Bible

    When you lie down, you will not be afraid. Yes, you will lie down, and your sleep will be sweet.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Definitions for Proverbs 3:24

    Yea - Yes; certainly.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 3:24

    When thou liest down - In these verses (Proverbs 3:23-26) the wise man describes the confidence, security, and safety, which proceed from a consciousness of innocence. Most people are afraid of sleep, lest they should never awake, because they feel they are not prepared to appear before God. They are neither innocent nor pardoned. True believers know that God is their keeper night and day; they have strong confidence in him that he will be their director and not suffer them to take any false step in life, Proverbs 3:23. They go to rest in perfect confidence that God will watch over them; hence their sleep, being undisturbed with foreboding and evil dreams, is sweet and refreshing, Proverbs 3:24. They are not apprehensive of any sudden destruction, because they know that all things are under the control of God; and they are satisfied that if sudden destruction should fall upon their wicked neighbor, yet God knows well how to preserve them, Proverbs 3:25. And all this naturally flows from the Lord being their confidence, Proverbs 3:26.