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And he said, While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept: for I said, Who can tell whether GOD will be gracious to me, that the child may live?

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I fasted

Isaiah 38:1
In those days Hezekiah was stricken with a terminal illness. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz visited him and told him, "This is what the Lord says, 'Give instructions to your household, for you are about to die; you will not get well.'"
Joel 1:14
Announce a holy fast; proclaim a sacred assembly. Gather the elders and all the inhabitants of the land to the temple of the Lord your God, and cry out to the Lord.
Joel 2:14
Who knows? Perhaps he will be compassionate and grant a reprieve, and leave blessing in his wake -- a meal offering and a drink offering for you to offer to the Lord your God!
Amos 5:15
Hate what is wrong, love what is right! Promote justice at the city gate! Maybe the Lord, the God who commands armies, will have mercy on those who are left from Joseph.
Jonah 1:6
The ship's captain approached him and said, "What are you doing asleep? Get up! Cry out to your god! Perhaps your god might take notice of us so that we might not die!"
Jonah 3:9
Who knows? Perhaps God might be willing to change his mind and relent and turn from his fierce anger so that we might not die."
James 4:9
Grieve, mourn, and weep. Turn your laughter into mourning and your joy into despair.

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Jonah 3:9
Who knows? Perhaps God might be willing to change his mind and relent and turn from his fierce anger so that we might not die."

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