Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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

So I directed my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting, 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;

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 one year to the kingdom, I Daniel understood by books the number of years which the word of Jehovah was to Jeremiah the prophet, to fill up for the desolations of Jerusalem seventy years. 3 And I will give my face to Jehovah God to seek prayer and supplications, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes: 4 And I will pray to Jehovah my God, and I will confess and say, Ah, Jehovah, the great and dreadful God, watching the covenant and the mercy to those loving him, and to those watching his commands:


Cross References

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 1:4-11

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 4:1-3

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;

Esther 4:16

Go collect together all the Jews being found in Shushan, and fast ye for me, and ye shall not eat and ye shall not drink three days, night and day also I and my maidens will fast thus and in this I will go in to the king which is not according to the edict; and according to that I perished, I perished.

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 69:10-11

And I will weep with fasting of my soul, and it will be for reproaches to me.

Psalm 102:13-17

Thou wilt arise, thou wilt compassionate Zion: for the time to compassionate her for the appointment came.

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:

Jeremiah 29:10-13

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.

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

Daniel 10:2-3

And in these days I Daniel was mourning three weeks of days.

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 3:6-9

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 4:8-10

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse the hands, ye sinful; and purify the hearts, ye double souled.

James 5:16-18

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.

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