Bill Mounce

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ὕπνος, ου, ὁ
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sleep, slumber
sleep, Mt. 1:24; Lk. 9:32; Jn. 11:13; Acts 20:9; met. spiritual sleep, religious slumber, Rom. 13:11*

Greek-English Concordance for ὕπνος

Matthew 1:24 When Joseph arose from sleep (hypnou | ὕπνου | gen sg masc), he did what the angel of the Lord had told him, he took her as his wife,
Luke 9:32 Peter and those who were with him were weighed down with sleep (hypnō | ὕπνῳ | dat sg masc), but they kept awake and saw his glory and the two men who were standing with him.
John 11:13 Jesus, however, had been speaking of his death, but they thought that he was speaking about sleep in the sense of slumber (hypnou | ὕπνου | gen sg masc).
Acts 20:9 And a young man, named Eutychus, sitting on the window ledge, was sinking into a deep sleep (hypnō | ὕπνῳ | dat sg masc) as Paul continued to speak on and on. Overcome by sleep (hypnou | ὕπνου | gen sg masc), he fell from the third floor and was picked up for dead.
Romans 13:11 And live this way because you are aware of the time, that the hour has come for us to wake from sleep (hypnou | ὕπνου | gen sg masc), for our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed.