Does The Bible Say Anything About Insomnia?

Insomnia is the habitual inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep. Insomnia affects most people from time to time, but for others it is a way of life. Biological, psychological, and situational factors can all play a part in whether or not we have trouble falling asleep. The Bible often equates insomnia with worry (Dan 2:1), anxiety, or sin (Prov 4:14-16). The insomnia itself is not the sin, but the reasons for it may be.

The Bible does not address insomnia directly, but gives answers for some of the factors that can cause it. When we identify what is causing insomnia, we can then apply God’s solutions…

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