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The bridegroom was late in coming, so they began to nod and fall asleep.
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And the bridegroom tarrying, they all slumbered and slept.
Matthew 25:19 But after a long time the lord of those servants came and reckoned with them.
Matthew 24:48 But if that evil servant shall say in his heart: My lord is long a coming:
Habakkuk 2:3 For as yet the vision is far off, and it shall appear at the end, and shall not lie: if it make any delay, wait for it: for it shall surely come, and it shall not be slack.
Luke 12:45 But if that servant shall say in his heart: My Lord is long a coming; and shall begin to strike the men-servants and maid-servants, and to eat and to drink and be drunk:
Luke 20:9 And he began to speak to the people this parable: A certain man planted a vineyard and let it out to husbandmen: and he was abroad for a long time.
Hebrews 10:36,37 For patience is necessary for you: that, doing the will of God, you may receive the promise. . . .
2 Peter 3:4-9 Saying: Where is his promise or his coming? For since the time that the fathers slept, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation. . . .
Revelation 2:25 Yet that which you have, hold fast till I come.
Matthew 26:40,43 And he cometh to his disciples and findeth them asleep. And he saith to Peter: What? Could you not watch one hour with me? . . .
Songs 3:1 In my bed by night I sought him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, and found him not.
Songs 5:2 I sleep, and my heart watcheth: the voice of my beloved knocking: Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled: for my head is full of dew, and my locks of the drops of the nights.
Jonah 1:5,6 But the Lord sent a great wind to the sea: and a great tempest was raised in the sea, and the ship was in danger to be broken. . . .
Mark 14:37,38 And he cometh and findeth them sleeping. And he saith to Peter: Simon, sleepest thou? Couldst thou not watch one hour? . . .
Luke 18:8 I say to you that he will quickly revenge them. But yet the Son of man, when he cometh, shall he find, think you, faith on earth?
Romans 13:11 And that, knowing the season, that it is now the hour for us to rise from sleep. For now our salvation is nearer than when we believed.
Ephesians 5:14 Wherefore he saith: Rise, thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead: and Christ shall enlighten thee.
1 Thessalonians 5:6-8 Therefore, let us not sleep, as others do: but let us watch, and be sober. . . .
1 Peter 5:8 Be sober and watch: because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, goeth about seeking whom he may devour.
ContextThe Parable of the Ten Virgins
…4But the wise took oil in their vessels with the lamps. 5And the bridegroom tarrying, they all slumbered and slept. 6And at midnight there was a cry made: Behold the bridegroom cometh. Go ye forth to meet him.…
But if that evil servant shall say in his heart: My lord is long a coming:
But the wise took oil in their vessels with the lamps.
And at midnight there was a cry made: Behold the bridegroom cometh. Go ye forth to meet him.
And the people were waiting for Zachary: and they wondered that he tarried so long in the temple.
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