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ASLEE'P, adjective or adverb [a and sleep.]

1. sleeping; in a state of sleep; at rest.

Sisera was fast asleep Judges 4:21.

2. To a state of sleep; as to fall asleep

3. Dead; in a state of death.

Concerning them who are asleep sorrow not. 1 Thessalonians 4:13.

4. To death.

For since the fathers fell asleep all things continue. 2 Peter 3:4.