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

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Daniel 6:10
And Daniel as soon as he knew that the writing was signed, went up into his house; and the windows being opened to him in his upper chambers before Jerusalem, three times in the day he kneeled upon his knees, and praying and praising before his God, for the cause that he did from before this
Nehemiah 1:4
And it will be in my hearing these words, I sat down, and I shall weep and mourn days; and I fasted and prayed before the God of the heavens,
Psalm 102:13
Thou wilt arise, thou wilt compassionate Zion: for the time to compassionate her for the appointment came.
Jeremiah 29:10
For thus said Jehovah, That according to the filling up to Babel of seventy years I will review you and lift up to you my good word to turn you back to this place.
Jeremiah 33:3
Call to me and I will answer thee, and I will announce to thee great and mighty things which thou knewest them not
Ezekiel 36:37
Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Yet this will I be sought out to the house of Israel, to do to them; I will multiply them with men as sheep.
James 5:16
Acknowledge your faults to one another, and pray for one another, that ye might be healed. The prayer of the just, being energetic, is very powerful.


Daniel 10:2
And in these days I Daniel was mourning three weeks of days.
Ezra 8:21
And I shall call a fast there, upon the river Ahava, to humble ourselves before our God, to seek from him a straight way for us and for our little ones, and for all our substance.
Ezra 9:5
And at the sacrifice of the evening I rose up from my humbling; and in my rending my garment and my robe and I shall bend upon my knees and spread forth my hands to Jehovah my God.
Ezra 10:6
And Ezra will rise up from before the house of God, and will go the chamber of Johanan son of Eliashib: and he will go there, he ate not bread and drank not water: for he was mourning for the transgression of the exiles.
Nehemiah 1:4
And it will be in my hearing these words, I sat down, and I shall weep and mourn days; and I fasted and prayed before the God of the heavens,
Nehemiah 9:1
And in the twenty and fourth day to this month, the sons of Israel were gathered together with fasting and with sackclothes, and earth upon them.
Esther 4:1
And Mordecai knew all that was done, and Mordecai will rend his garments, and put on sackcloth and ashes, and he will go forth into the city, and he will cry out a great and bitter cry;
Psalm 35:13
And I, in their being sick, my clothing sackcloth: I humbled my soul in fasting, and my prayer shall be turned back upon my bosom.
Psalm 69:10
And I will weep with fasting of my soul, and it will be for reproaches to me.
Isaiah 22:12
And the Lord Jehovah of armies in that day will call to weeping and to wailing, and to baldness and to girding with sackcloth:
Joel 1:13
Be ye girded and lament, ye priests: wail, ye, serving the altar: come in, pass the night in sackcloth, ye serving God: for the gift and the libation were withheld from the house of your God.
Joel 2:12
And also now, says Jehovah, Turn back even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping and with wailing.
Jonah 3:6
And the word will reach to the king of Nineveh, and he will rise from his throne, and he will take away his wide cloak from off him, and he will cover with sackcloth, and he will sit upon ashes.
Luke 2:37
And she a widow of about eighty-four years, who departed not from the temple, with fastings and supplications serving night and day.
Acts 10:30
And Cornelius said, From the fourth day till this hour I was fasting; and the ninth hour praying in my house, and, behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing,
James 4:8
Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse the hands, ye sinful; and purify the hearts, ye double souled.

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Isaiah 37:15
And Hezekiah will pray to Jehovah, saying,