Parallel Verses

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.

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;

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:

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 kingship I, Daniel, observed in the scrolls the number of the years that it was [that were] to be fulfilled [according to] [the] word of Yahweh to Jeremiah the prophet for the devastation of Jerusalem--seventy years. 3 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. 4 And I prayed to Yahweh my God, and I made confession and I said, "O Lord, the great and awesome God, keeping the covenant and loyal love with [those who] love him and with [those who] keep his commandments,


Cross References

Ezra 8:21

I proclaimed a fast there at the river Ahava to humble ourselves before our God in order to seek from him a safe journey for us, our children, and our possessions.

Ezra 9:5

At the evening offering I got up from my mourning posture and, with my garment and robe torn, I fell down on my knees and I spread out my palms to Yahweh my God

Ezra 10:6

Ezra rose from before the house of God and went to the chamber of Jehohanan son of Eliashib. He did not eat food nor drink water because he was mourning over the sin of the exiles.

Nehemiah 1:4-11

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

Nehemiah 9:1

On the twenty-fourth day of this month the {Israelites} gathered in fasting, in sackcloths, and with soil on them.

Esther 4:1-3

Mordecai learned all that had been done and he tore his clothes and put on sackcloth and ashes. And he went through the middle of the city and cried out a loud and bitter cry;

Esther 4:16

"Go, gather all the Jews that are found in Susa and fast for me; do not eat or drink [for] three days, both night and day. I and my young girls will fast likewise, and then I will go to the king, which [is] not according to the law; if I perish, I perish.

Psalm 35:13

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing [was] sackcloth. I weakened my soul with fasting, and my prayer {returned to me unanswered}.

Psalm 69:10-11

When I wept in the fasting of my soul, it became reproaches for me.

Psalm 102:13-17

You rise up and take pity on Zion, because [it is] time to favor it, for [the] appointed time has come.

Isaiah 22:12

And the Lord, Yahweh of hosts, called on that day for weeping and mourning, and for baldness and girding {with} sackcloth.

Jeremiah 29:10-13

For thus says Yahweh, '{As soon as the time has passed}, seventy years for Babylon, I will attend to you, and I will 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 [things] and inaccessible [things that] you have not known.'

Ezekiel 36:37

"Thus says the Lord Yahweh: 'Again this [time] I will let {myself be inquired of} by the house of Israel, to do [something] for them; I will cause them to increase {their population like a flock}.

Daniel 6:10

Now {when} Daniel realized that the document was signed, he went to his house ({now he had windows in his upper room that were open} toward Jerusalem), and three times {daily} he knelt on his knees and prayed and [gave] praise before his God, {just as} he had been doing {previously}.

Daniel 10:2-3

In those days, I, Daniel, I [myself] was [in] mourning {for three whole weeks}.

Joel 1:13

Gird yourselves and lament, O priests! Wail, ministers of [the] altar! Come spend the night in sackcloth, ministers of my God, because offering and libation are withheld from the house of your God.

Joel 2:12

"And even now," {declares} Yahweh, "return to me with all your heart, with fasting, and weeping, and wailing."

Jonah 3:6-9

And the news reached the king of Nineveh, and he rose from his throne and removed his royal robe, put on sackcloth, and sat in the ashes.

Luke 2:37

and herself [as] a widow up to eighty-four years) who did not depart from the temple with fastings and prayers, serving night and day.

Acts 10:30

And Cornelius said, "{Four days ago at this hour}, [the] ninth, I was praying in my house. And behold, a man in shining clothing stood before me

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 person accomplishes much.

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