7 Bible Verses about

Fasting For Long Periods

Most Relevant Verses

Exodus 34:28

So he was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights; he did not eat bread or drink water And he wrote on the tablets the words of the covenant, the Ten Commandments.

Deuteronomy 9:9

"When I went up to the mountain to receive the tablets of stone, the tablets of the covenant which the LORD had made with you, then I remained on the mountain forty days and nights; I neither ate bread nor drank water.

Deuteronomy 9:18

"I fell down before the LORD, as at the first, forty days and nights; I neither ate bread nor drank water, because of all your sin which you had committed in doing what was evil in the sight of the LORD to provoke Him to anger.

1 Kings 19:8

So he arose and ate and drank, and went in the strength of that food forty days and forty nights to Horeb, the mountain of God.

Psalm 109:24

My knees are weak from fasting, And my flesh has grown lean, without fatness.

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