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שֵׁנָה 'shenah' or שֵׁנָא 'shena' meaning 'sleep' Strong's 8142

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This is a thorough Hebrew word study about the meaning of the Hebrew word שֵׁנָה, 'shenah' or שֵׁנָא, 'shena' translated 'sleep' strong's 8142, and gives every verse where the Hebrew word 'shenah' or 'shena' appears. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word shenah or shena appears in the Hebrew the translation of it is highlighted with yellow. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#1.2 Scriptures for שֵׁנָה 'shenah' meaning 'sleep' Strong's 8142

Genesis 28:16 And Jacob awoke out of his sleep, and he said, Surely Yahweh is in this place; and I did not know it.
31:40 Thus I was; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep departed from my eyes.

Judges 16:14 And she fastened it with the pin, and said to him, The Philistines are upon you, Samson. And he awoke out of his sleep, and went away with the pin of the beam, and with the web.
16:20 And she said, The Philistines are upon you, Samson. And he awoke out of his sleep, and said, I will go out as at other times before, and shake myself. And he did not know that Yahweh was departed from him.

Esther 6:1 On that night the king could not sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles; and they were read before the king.

Job 14:12 So man lies down, and does not rise: till the heavens are no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep.

Psalm 76:5 The stouthearted are plundered, they have slept their sleep: and none of the men of might have found their hands.
90:5 You carry them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which grows up.

Proverbs 3:24 When you lie down, you shall not be afraid: and you shall lie down, and your sleep shall be sweet.
4:16 For they do not sleep, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.
6:4 Do not give sleep to your eyes, nor slumber to your eyelids.
6:9 How long will you lie down, O sluggard? When will you arise out of your sleep?
6:10 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to lie down:
20:13 Do not love sleep, lest you come to poverty; open your eyes, and you shall be satisfied with bread.
24:33 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to lie down:

Ecclesiastes 5:12 The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eats little or much: but the abundance of the rich will not allow him to sleep.
8:16 When I applied my heart to know wisdom, and to see the business that is done upon the earth: (for also there is who neither day nor night sees sleep with his eyes:)

Jeremiah 31:26 Upon this I awoke, and looked; and my sleep was sweet to me.
51:39 In their heat I will make their feasts, and I will make them drunk, that they may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, says Yahweh.
51:57 And I will make her princes drunk, and her wise men, her captains, and her rulers, and her mighty men: and they shall sleep a perpetual sleep, and not awake, says the King, whose name is Yahweh of hosts.

Daniel 2:1 And in the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar Nebuchadnezzar dreamt dreams, by which his spirit was troubled, and his sleep left him.

Zec 4:1 And the angel who talked with me came again, and woke me, as a man who is wakened out of his sleep.

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