Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

And I turned to the Lord God, to seek by prayer and petitions, 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

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:

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.

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, understood from the books the number of the years about which the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah the prophet, for the completion of the desolation of Jerusalem, seventy years. 3 And I turned to the Lord God, to seek by prayer and petitions, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes. 4 I prayed to the LORD my God, and made this confession, "O Lord, the great and awesome God, who keeps his covenant and loving kindness with those who love him and keep his commandments.


Cross References

Ezra 8:21

Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God, to seek of him a straight way for us, and for our little ones, and for all our substance.

Ezra 9:5

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

Ezra 10:6

Then Ezra rose up from before God's house, and went into the room of Jehohanan the son of Eliashib: and when he came there, he ate no bread, nor drank water; for he mourned because of their trespass of the captivity.

Nehemiah 1:4-11

It happened, when I heard these words, that I sat down and wept, and mourned certain days; and I fasted and prayed before the God of heaven,

Nehemiah 9:1

Now in the twenty-fourth day of this month the children of Israel were assembled with fasting, and with sackcloth, and earth on them.

Esther 4:1-3

Now when Mordecai found out all that was done, Mordecai tore his clothes, and put on sackcloth with ashes, and went out into the midst of the city, and wailed loudly and a bitterly.

Esther 4:16

"Go, gather together all the Jews who are present in Shushan, and fast for me, and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day. I and my maidens will also fast the same way. Then I will go in to the king, which is against the law; and if I perish, I perish."

Psalm 35:13

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth. I afflicted my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into my own bosom.

Psalm 69:10-11

When I wept and I fasted, that was to my reproach.

Psalm 102:13-17

You will arise and have mercy on Zion; for it is time to have pity on her. Yes, the set time has come.

Isaiah 22:12

In that day, the Lord, the LORD of hosts, called to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to dressing in sackcloth:

Jeremiah 29:10-13

"For thus says the LORD, 'After seventy years are accomplished for Babylon, I will visit you, and perform my good word toward you, in causing you to return to this place.

Jeremiah 33:3

'Call to me, and I will answer you, and will show you great and hidden things, which you do not know.'

Ezekiel 36:37

"Thus says the Lord GOD: 'For this, moreover, will I be inquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them: I will increase them with men like a flock.

Daniel 6:10

When Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house (now his windows were open in his chamber toward Jerusalem) and he kneeled on his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did before.

Daniel 10:2-3

In those days I, Daniel, was mourning for three whole weeks.

Joel 1:13

Put on sackcloth and mourn, you priests. Wail, you ministers of the altar. Come, lie all night in sackcloth, you ministers of my God, for the meal offering and the drink offering are withheld from your God's house.

Joel 2:12

"Yet even now," says the LORD, "turn to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning."

Jonah 3:6-9

The news reached the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and took off his royal robe, covered himself with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.

Luke 2:37

and she had been a widow for about eighty-four years), who did not depart from the temple, worshipping with fastings and petitions night and day.

Acts 10:30

Cornelius said, "Four days ago until this hour, the ninth hour, I was 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 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, that you may be healed. The prayer of the righteous person is powerfully effective.

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