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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 present in Shushan and fast for me, and neither eat nor drink for three days, night or day; I also and my maidens will fast likewise; and so I will go in unto the king, even though this is not according to the law; and if I perish, I perish.
Psalm 69:10
When I wept with fasting of my soul, thou hast been a reproach unto me.
Isaiah 22:12
Therefore the Lord GOD of the hosts did call in this day unto weeping and to mourning and to baldness and to girding with sackcloth:
Acts 9:9
where he was three days without sight, and neither ate nor drank.

Lay all night

2 Samuel 13:31
Then the king arose and tore his garments and lay on the earth; and all his slaves stood by with their clothes rent.
Job 20:12
If wickedness was sweet in his mouth, if he hid it under his tongue,