Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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.

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 
Usage: 2011

my face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

unto the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

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, noted in the Scripture the total years that were assigned by the message from the LORD to Jeremiah the prophet for the completion of the desolations of Jerusalem: 70 years. 3 "So I turned my attention to the Lord God, seeking him in prayer and supplication, accompanied with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes. 4 I prayed to the LORD my God, confessing and saying:


Cross References

Ezra 8:21

Then I called for a fast there at the Ahava River so we could humble ourselves before our God and seek from him an appropriate way for us and our little ones to live, and how we should guard our personal wealth,

Ezra 9:5

At the time of the evening sacrifice, I arose from my discouragement. Still in my torn garment and robe, I fell to my knees with my hands outstretched to the LORD my God,

Ezra 10:6

Ezra arose in front of the Temple of God to visit the apartment of Eliashib's son Jehohanan. While there, he neither ate nor drank because he was in mourning over the sins of those who had returned from exile.

Nehemiah 1:4-11

When I heard this, I sat down and cried, mourning for a number of days while I fasted and prayed in the presence of the God of Heaven.

Nehemiah 9:1

On the twenty-fourth day of this same month, the Israelis gathered together while fasting, wearing sackcloth, and covering themselves with dust.

Esther 4:1-3

When Mordecai learned all that had been done, he tore his garments and clothed himself in sackcloth and ashes. He went into the middle of the city and cried out with a loud and bitter cry.

Esther 4:16

"Go and gather all the Jewish people who are in Susa and fast for me. Don't eat or drink for three days, night or day. Both I and my young women will also fast in the same way, and then I'll go in to the king, even though it's against the law. And if I perish, I perish."

Psalm 35:13

But when they were sick, I wore sackcloth, humbled myself with fasting, and prayed from my heart repeatedly for them.

Psalm 69:10-11

I weep and fast, and I am mocked for it.

Psalm 102:13-17

You will arise to extend compassion on Zion, for it is time to show her favor the appointed time has come.

Isaiah 22:12

On that day the Lord GOD of the Heavenly Armies called for weeping and mourning, for shaving heads and wearing sackcloth.

Jeremiah 29:10-13

"For this is what the LORD says: "When Babylon's seventy years are completed, I'll take note of you and will fulfill my good promises to you by bringing you back to this place.

Jeremiah 33:3

"Call to me and I'll answer you, and will tell you about great and hidden things that you don't know.'

Ezekiel 36:37

"This is what the Lord GOD has to say: "I'm going to allow the house of Israel to ask anything they want from me, including this: I'm going to increase their population as a shepherd increases his flock.

Daniel 6:10

When Daniel learned that the written document had been signed, he went to an upstairs room in his house that had windows opened facing Jerusalem. Three times a day he would kneel down, pray, and give thanks to his God, just as he had previously done.

Daniel 10:2-3

"At that time I, Daniel, had been mourning for three straight weeks.

Joel 1:13

"Put on your mourning clothes, you priests; and cry aloud, you ministering servants at the altar! Come! Stay the night in mourner's clothes, you ministers of my God, because the grain offering and the wine offering is held back from the Temple of your God.

Joel 2:12

"Yet even now," declares the LORD, "Turn back to me with your whole heart, with fasting, tears, and mourning.

Jonah 3:6-9

When the message reached the king of Nineveh, he got up from his throne, removed his royal garments, covered himself with sackcloth, and sat down in ashes.

Luke 2:37

and then as a widow for 84 years. She never left the Temple, but continued to worship there night and day with times of fasting and prayer.

Acts 10:30

Cornelius replied, "Four days ago at this very hour, three o'clock in the afternoon, I was praying in my home. All at once a man in radiant clothes stood in front of me

James 4:8-10

Come close to God, and he will come close to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

James 5:16-18

Therefore, make it your habit to confess your sins to one another and to pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.

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