5057 rest, physical

5057 rest, physical

The need for physical rest is recognised in Scripture, and provision is made for ensuring that people are allowed time for rest.

Jesus Christ needed physical rest

Jn 4:6 See also Mk 4:38; Mk 6:31; Lk 9:58

The provision of rest

The need for rest Mk 6:31 See also Ps 23:2-3; Pr 17:1; Ecc 4:6; Mt 11:28-30

Provision of sleep for rest Ps 4:8 See also Ps 127:2; Ecc 5:12

Provision of a Sabbath-rest Ex 34:21; Mk 2:27 See also Ex 20:8-11 pp Dt 5:12-15; Ex 31:15; Ex 35:2; Lev 23:3; Ne 13:15; Isa 58:13-14

The purpose of rest

To renew strength La 5:5 See also Isa 40:29-31

To know peace Mt 6:25-34 See also Job 11:18-19; Ps 3:5; Ps 16:8; Pr 3:24; Php 4:6-7

The character of rest

The absence of war Jos 11:23 See also Jos 14:15; 1Ki 5:4; 1Ch 22:9; Ps 46:9-10; Pr 1:33; Isa 14:3

The absence of social strife 2Co 13:11 See also Ecc 10:4; 1Co 1:10; 1Th 4:11; Heb 12:14; Jas 3:17-18; 1Pe 3:8

The absence of fear Mk 4:37-38 pp Mt 8:24-25 pp Lk 8:23-24 See also Ge 32:11; Ps 127:2; Mic 4:4; Mt 6:31 pp Lk 12:29

The absence of anxiety 1Pe 5:7 See also Mt 6:25; Php 4:6

The presence of God Ex 33:14 See also Dt 33:27; Mt 11:28

The experience of security Dt 33:12 See also Pr 19:23

The experience of peace in death Rev 14:13 See also Dt 31:16; Job 3:13-17

The destruction of rest

By business Ps 39:6 See also Ge 31:40; Ecc 1:13; Ecc 2:23; Ecc 8:16; Lk 21:34

By conflict 2Co 7:5 See also La 5:5; 2Co 6:5; 2Co 11:27

By grief Jer 45:3 See also Job 3:26; Ps 77:4; Da 6:18

By unconfessed guilt Ps 32:3-5 See also Ge 4:12; Dt 28:65-67; Isa 48:22; Isa 57:20-21; Rev 14:11

By sickness Job 30:17 See also Job 7:4-5

See also

5229bed
5338holiday
5385leisure
5532sleep
5582tiredness
5636work & rest
5831depression
5933restlessness
6020sin
7428Sabbath
7930Lord’s Day, the
8754fear