Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So I gave my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth and ashes.

King James Version

And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes:

Holman Bible

So I turned my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and petitions, with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes.

International Standard Version

"So I turned my attention to the Lord God, seeking him in prayer and supplication, accompanied with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes.

A Conservative Version

And I set my face to LORD God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes.

American Standard Version

And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes.

Amplified

And I set my face to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes;

Bible in Basic English

And turning my face to the Lord God, I gave myself up to prayer, requesting his grace, going without food, in haircloth and dust.

Darby Translation

And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And I turned my face unto the Lord God, seeking him in prayer and supplication, in fasting and sackcloth, and ashes:

Julia Smith Translation

And I will give my face to Jehovah God to seek prayer and supplications, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes:

King James 2000

And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then I turned my face to the Lord God to seek [him] [by] prayer and pleas for mercy, in fasting and [in] sackcloth and ashes.

Modern King James verseion

And I set my face toward the Lord God, to seek by prayer and holy desires, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and I turned me unto God the LORD, for to pray and make mine intercession, with fasting, sack cloth and ashes.

NET Bible

So I turned my attention to the Lord God to implore him by prayer and requests, with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes.

New Heart English Bible

And I turned to the Lord God, to seek by prayer and petitions, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes.

New simplified Bible

I looked to Jehovah God to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes.

The Emphasized Bible

So I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek him by prayer, and supplication, - with fasting, and sackcloth and ashes;

Webster

And I set my face to the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes:

World English Bible

I set my face to the Lord God, to seek by prayer and petitions, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes.

Youngs Literal Translation

and I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And I set
נתן 
Nathan 
give , put , deliver , made , set , up , lay , grant , suffer , yield , bring , cause , utter , laid , send , recompense , appoint , shew ,
Usage: 2011

my face
פּנים 
Paniym 
before , face , presence , because , sight , countenance , from , person , upon , of , ...me , against , ...him , open , for , toward ,
Usage: 2119

unto the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Lord , lord , God
Usage: 438

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

to seek
בּקשׁ 
Baqash 
Usage: 225

by prayer
תּפלּה 
T@phillah 
Usage: 77

תּחנוּנה תּחנוּן 
Tachanuwn 
Usage: 18

with fasting
צם צום 
Tsowm 
Usage: 26

and sackcloth
שׂק 
Saq 
Usage: 48

References

Hastings

Morish

God

Context Readings

Daniel's Prayer For His People

2 in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, observed in the books the number of the years which was revealed as the word of the LORD to Jeremiah the prophet for the completion of the desolations of Jerusalem, namely, seventy years. 3 So I gave my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth and ashes. 4 I prayed to the LORD my God and confessed and said, "Alas, O Lord, the great and awesome God, who keeps His covenant and lovingkindness for those who love Him and keep His commandments,


Cross References

Ezra 8:21

Then I proclaimed a fast there at the river of Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God to seek from Him a safe journey for us, our little ones, and all our possessions.

Ezra 9:5

But at the evening offering I arose from my humiliation, even with my garment and my robe torn, and I fell on my knees and stretched out my hands to the LORD my God;

Ezra 10:6

Then Ezra rose from before the house of God and went into the chamber of Jehohanan the son of Eliashib Although he went there, he did not eat bread nor drink water, for he was mourning over the unfaithfulness of the exiles.

Nehemiah 1:4-11

When I heard these words, I sat down and wept and mourned for days; and I was fasting and praying before the God of heaven.

Nehemiah 9:1

Now on the twenty-fourth day of this month the sons of Israel assembled with fasting, in sackcloth and with dirt upon them.

Esther 4:1-3

When Mordecai learned all that had been done, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and ashes, and went out into the midst of the city and wailed loudly and bitterly.

Esther 4:16

"Go, assemble all the Jews who are found in Susa, and fast for me; do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my maidens also will fast in the same way. And thus I will go in to the king, which is not according to the law; and if I perish, I perish."

Psalm 35:13

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled my soul with fasting, And my prayer kept returning to my bosom.

Psalm 69:10-11

When I wept in my soul with fasting, It became my reproach.

Psalm 102:13-17

You will arise and have compassion on Zion; For it is time to be gracious to her, For the appointed time has come.

Isaiah 22:12

Therefore in that day the Lord GOD of hosts called you to weeping, to wailing, To shaving the head and to wearing sackcloth.

Jeremiah 29:10-13

"For thus says the LORD, 'When seventy years have been completed for Babylon, I will visit you and fulfill My good word to you, to bring you back to this place.

Jeremiah 33:3

'Call to Me and I will answer you, and I will tell you great and mighty things, which you do not know.'

Ezekiel 36:37

'Thus says the Lord GOD, "This also I will let the house of Israel ask Me to do for them: I will increase their men like a flock.

Daniel 6:10

Now when Daniel knew that the document was signed, he entered his house (now in his roof chamber he had windows open toward Jerusalem); and he continued kneeling on his knees three times a day, praying and giving thanks before his God, as he had been doing previously.

Daniel 10:2-3

In those days, I, Daniel, had been mourning for three entire weeks.

Joel 1:13

Gird yourselves with sackcloth And lament, O priests; Wail, O ministers of the altar! Come, spend the night in sackcloth O ministers of my God, For the grain offering and the drink offering Are withheld from the house of your God.

Joel 2:12

"Yet even now," declares the LORD, "Return to Me with all your heart, And with fasting, weeping and mourning;

Jonah 3:6-9

When the word reached the king of Nineveh, he arose from his throne, laid aside his robe from him, covered himself with sackcloth and sat on the ashes.

Luke 2:37

and then as a widow to the age of eighty-four. She never left the temple, serving night and day with fastings and prayers.

Acts 10:30

Cornelius said, "Four days ago to this hour, I was praying in my house during the ninth hour; and behold, a man stood before me in shining garments,

James 4:8-10

Draw near to God and He will draw near to you Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

James 5:16-18

Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.



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