Parallel Verses

King James Version

So we fasted and besought our God for this: and he was intreated of us.

New American Standard Bible

So we fasted and sought our God concerning this matter, and He listened to our entreaty.

Holman Bible

So we fasted and pleaded with our God about this, and He granted our request.

International Standard Version

So we fasted and asked our God about this, and he listened to us.

A Conservative Version

So we fasted and besought our God for this, and he was entreated by us.

American Standard Version

So we fasted and besought our God for this: and he was entreated of us.

Amplified

So we fasted and sought [help from] our God concerning this [matter], and He heard our plea.

Bible in Basic English

So we went without food, requesting our God for this: and his ear was open to our prayer.

Darby Translation

And we fasted, and besought our God for this; and he was entreated of us.

Julia Smith Translation

And we will fast and seek of our God concerning this; and he will be entreated for us.

King James 2000

So we fasted and besought our God for this: and he answered our prayer.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So we fasted and sought our God for this and he responded to our prayer.

Modern King James verseion

So we fasted and prayed to our God for good. And He was pleased to hear us.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So we fasted, and besought our God for this; and he heard us.

NET Bible

So we fasted and prayed to our God about this, and he answered us.

New Heart English Bible

So we fasted and begged our God for this: and he was entreated of us.

The Emphasized Bible

So we fasted and sought of our God, concerning this, - and he suffered himself to be entreated by us.

Webster

So we fasted and besought our God for this: and he was entreated by us.

World English Bible

So we fasted and begged our God for this: and he was entreated of us.

Youngs Literal Translation

And we fast, and seek from our God for this, and He is entreated of us.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So we fasted
צוּם 
Tsuwm 
fast, at all
Usage: 21

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

עתר 
`athar 
Usage: 20

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Ezra Proclaims A Fast

22 For I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way: because we had spoken unto the king, saying, The hand of our God is upon all them for good that seek him; but his power and his wrath is against all them that forsake him. 23 So we fasted and besought our God for this: and he was intreated of us. 24 Then I separated twelve of the chief of the priests, Sherebiah, Hashabiah, and ten of their brethren with them,


Cross References

Jeremiah 29:12-13

Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.

1 Chronicles 5:20

And they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, and all that were with them: for they cried to God in the battle, and he was intreated of them; because they put their trust in him.

Deuteronomy 4:29

But if from thence thou shalt seek the LORD thy God, thou shalt find him, if thou seek him with all thy heart and with all thy soul.

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,

Ezra 8:31

Then we departed from the river of Ahava on the twelfth day of the first month, to go unto Jerusalem: and the hand of our God was upon us, and he delivered us from the hand of the enemy, and of such as lay in wait by the way.

Nehemiah 9:1

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

Esther 4:16

Go, gather together all the Jews that are present in Shushan, and fast ye for me, and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day: I also and my maidens will fast likewise; and so will I go in unto the king, which is not according to the law: and if I perish, I perish.

Psalm 66:18-20

If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:

Isaiah 19:22

And the LORD shall smite Egypt: he shall smite and heal it: and they shall return even to the LORD, and he shall be intreated of them, and shall heal them.

Jeremiah 33:3

Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.

Jeremiah 50:4-5

In those days, and in that time, saith the LORD, the children of Israel shall come, they and the children of Judah together, going and weeping: they shall go, and seek the LORD their God.

Daniel 9:3

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

Matthew 7:7-8

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

Luke 2:37

And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day.

Acts 10:30

And Cornelius said, Four days ago I was fasting until this hour; and at the ninth hour I prayed in my house, and, behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing,

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