Hear the sound of my supplications when I cry to you for help, as I lift up my hands toward your most holy sanctuary.
But I, because of the abundance of your gracious love, may come into your house. In awe of you, I will worship in your holy Temple.
I will bow down in worship toward your holy Temple and give thanks to your name for your gracious love and truth, for you have done great things to carry out your word consistent with your name.
Let my prayer be like incense offered before you, and my uplifted hands like the evening sacrifice.
Therefore, I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands without being angry or argumentative.
So I say to the LORD, "You are my God; listen to my voice as I plead for mercy, LORD.
Solomon also prepared an inner sanctuary within the Temple where the LORD's Ark of the Covenant was placed.
He finished the Temple by overlaying it entirely with gold, including overlaying with gold the whole altar that was by the inner sanctuary.
After this, the priests brought the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD to the place prepared for it, into the inner sanctuary of the Temple, under the wings of the cherubim in the Most Holy Place.
Pay attention to the prayer of your servant and to his request, LORD my God, and listen to the cry and prayer that your servant is praying in your presence today.
whatever prayer or request is made, no matter whether it's made by a single man or by all of your people Israel, each praying out of his own hurting heart and anguish and stretching out his hands toward this Temple,
Solomon had a bronze platform constructed five cubits square and three cubits high. He had it erected in the middle of the courtyard, and stood on it. Then he knelt down on his knees in front of the entire congregation of Israel, spread out his hands toward heaven,
But for those who choose their own devious paths, the LORD will lead them away, along with those who practice evil. Peace be upon Israel. A Song of Ascents
Get up and cry aloud in the night, at the beginning of every hour. Pour out your heart like water in the presence of the Lord! Lift up your hands toward him for the lives of your children, who are fainting away at every street corner.
When Daniel learned that the written document had been signed, he went to an upstairs room in his house that had windows opened facing Jerusalem. Three times a day he would kneel down, pray, and give thanks to his God, just as he had previously done.