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.