And He also spoke a parable to them to teach it is always right to pray, and not to faint,
Continue in prayer and watch in it with thanksgiving,
rejoicing in hope, patient in affliction, steadfastly continuing in prayer,
praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching to this very thing with all perseverance and supplication for all saints.
Pray without ceasing.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.
I, even I, will call to God, and Jehovah will save me.
Watch therefore, praying in every season that you may be counted worthy to escape all these things which shall occur, and to stand before the Son of Man.
And Jacob was left alone. And a Man wrestled there with him until the breaking of the day.
For what is the hope of the ungodly when He cuts off, when God takes away his soul?
I would have fainted unless I had believed to see the goodness of Jehovah in the land of the living.
To You who hears prayer, all flesh comes.
Be merciful to me, O Lord; for I cry to You daily.
He will turn to the prayer of the forsaken and not despise their prayer.
And Jacob said, Oh God of my father Abraham, and God of my father Isaac, Jehovah, who said to me, Return to your country and to your kindred, and I will deal well with you:
I cried to You, O Jehovah; I said, You are my refuge and my portion in the land of the living.
Then you shall call on Me, and you shall go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.
When my soul fainted within me, I remembered Jehovah; and my prayer came in to You, into Your holy temple.
And He said to them, which of you shall have a friend and shall go to him at midnight and say to him, Friend, lend me three loaves,
Therefore since we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we do not faint.
But we should not lose heart in well-doing, for in due season we shall reap, if we do not faint.
Epaphras greets you, he being of you, a servant of Christ, always laboring fervently for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.
For consider Him who endured such contradiction of sinners against Himself, lest you be weary and faint in your minds.