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David therefore besought God for the child; and David fasted, and went in, and lay all night upon the earth.

Lay all night

Bible References


Esther 4:16
Go, gather together all the Jews that are found in Shushan, and fast for me, and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day: I also and my maidens will fast likewise, and so will I go in unto the king, which is not according to the law; and if I perish, I perish.
Psalm 69:10
And I wept, my soul was fasting: that also was to my reproach; --
Isaiah 22:12
And in that day did the Lord Jehovah of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth;
Acts 9:9
And he was three days without seeing, and neither ate nor drank.

Lay all night

2 Samuel 13:31
Then the king arose, and rent his garments, and lay on the earth; and all his servants stood by with their garments rent.
Job 20:12
Though wickedness be sweet in his mouth and he hide it under his tongue,