Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

Bible References

When

Matthew 7:7
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you;
Matthew 9:38
pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest.
Matthew 21:22
And all things, whatever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
Psalm 5:2
Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God, for unto thee will I pray.
Psalm 55:17
Evening and morning and at noon I will pray and cry aloud, and he shall hear my voice.
Proverbs 15:8
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
Isaiah 55:6
Seek the LORD while he may be found; call upon him while he is near:
Jeremiah 29:12
Then ye shall call upon me, and ye shall walk in my ways and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.
Daniel 6:10
Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he entered into his house; and with the windows open toward Jerusalem in his dining chamber, he knelt three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God as he was used to doing before.
Daniel 9:4
and I prayed unto the LORD my God and made my confession and said, Now O Lord, thou great God who is worthy to be feared, who keeps the covenant and the mercy with those that love thee and keep thy commandments;
Luke 18:1
And he spoke a parable unto them to this end, that it behooves us always to pray and not faint,
John 16:24
Until now ye have asked nothing in my name; ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be fulfilled.
Ephesians 6:18
praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit and watching in this with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints
Colossians 4:2
Persevere in prayer and watch in the same with thanksgiving,
1 Thessalonians 5:17
Pray without ceasing.
James 5:15
and the prayer of faith shall cause the one who is sick to be saved, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he has committed sins, he shall be forgiven them.

Thou shalt not

Matthew 6:2
Therefore, when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They already have their reward.
Matthew 23:14
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses and for a pretence make long prayer; therefore, ye shall receive the greater judgment.
Job 27:8
For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he has stolen much, when God takes away his soul?
Isaiah 1:15
And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you; likewise, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear; your hands are full of blood.
Luke 18:10
Two men went up into the temple to pray, the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican.
Luke 20:47
who devour the houses of the widows and for a pretext make long prayers: the same shall receive greater damnation.