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Hebrews 4:1

Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left of entering into his rest, any one of you might seem to have failed of it.

Acts 17:6

and not having found them, dragged Jason and certain brethren before the politarchs, crying out, These men that have set the world in tumult, are come here also,

Jeremiah 20:11

But Jehovah is with me as a mighty terrible one; therefore my persecutors shall stumble and shall not prevail; they shall be greatly ashamed, for they have not prospered: it shall be an everlasting confusion that shall not be forgotten.

Isaiah 38:14

Like a swallow or a crane, so did I chatter; I mourned as a dove; mine eyes failed with looking upward: Lord, I am oppressed; undertake for me.

Hebrews 4:6

Seeing therefore it remains that some enter into it, and those who first received the glad tidings did not enter in on account of not hearkening to the word,

Psalm 12:1

{To the chief Musician. Upon Sheminith. A Psalm of David.} Save, Jehovah, for the godly man is gone; for the faithful have failed from among the children of men.

Isaiah 19:5

And the waters shall fail from the sea, and the river shall be wasted and dried up;

Hebrews 4:2

For indeed we have had glad tidings presented to us, even as they also; but the word of the report did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in those who heard.

1 Samuel 12:23

Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against Jehovah in ceasing to pray for you; and I will teach you the good and right way.

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I lay for foundation in Zion a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner-stone, a sure foundation: he that trusteth shall not make haste.

Jonah 4:1

And it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was angry.

Psalm 31:10

For my life is spent with sorrow, and my years with sighing; my strength faileth through mine iniquity, and my bones are wasted.

2 Corinthians 13:7

But we pray to God that ye may do nothing evil; not that we may appear approved, but that ye may do what is right, and we be as reprobates.

Psalm 106:7

Our fathers in Egypt considered not thy wondrous works; they remembered not the multitude of thy loving-kindnesses; but they rebelled at the sea, at the Red Sea.

Ezekiel 16:49

Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom: pride, fulness of bread, and careless ease was in her and in her daughters, but she did not strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.

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Prayer » Causes of failure in » True prayer heard

Job 34:28

So that they cause the cry of the poor to come unto him, and he heareth the cry of the afflicted.

Psalm 18:6

In my distress I called upon Jehovah, and I cried out to my God; he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, into his ears.

Psalm 34:17

The righteous cry, and Jehovah heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles.

More verses: Micah 7:7 Zechariah 10:6

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Sometimes refused because not in accord with the divine will

Ezekiel 20:3

Son of man, speak unto the elders of Israel, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Are ye come to inquire of me? As I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, I will not be inquired of by you.

Deuteronomy 3:26

But Jehovah was wroth with me on your account, and did not hear me; and Jehovah said to me, Let it suffice thee; speak no more unto me of this matter!

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Social and family

Matthew 18:19

Again I say to you, that if two of you shall agree on the earth concerning any matter, whatsoever it may be that they shall ask, it shall come to them from my Father who is in the heavens.

Luke 1:10

And all the multitude of the people were praying without at the hour of incense.

Acts 4:24

And they, having heard it, lifted up their voice with one accord to God, and said, Lord, thou art the God who made the heaven and the earth and the sea, and all that is in them;

Acts 12:12

And having become clearly conscious in himself, he came to the house of Mary, the mother of John who was surnamed Mark, where were many gathered together and praying.

More verses: Acts 21:5

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Disobedience

1 Samuel 28:6

And Saul inquired of Jehovah; but Jehovah did not answer him, either by dreams, or by Urim, or by prophets.

Deuteronomy 1:45

And ye returned and wept before Jehovah, but Jehovah would not listen to your voice, nor give ear unto you.

1 Samuel 14:37

And Saul inquired of God, Shall I go down after the Philistines? wilt thou give them into the hand of Israel? But he did not answer him that day.

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Iniquity

Micah 3:4

Then shall they cry unto Jehovah, but he will not answer them; and he will hide his face from them at that time, according as they have wrought evil in their doings.

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Neglect of mercy

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Stubbornness

Zechariah 7:13

And it came to pass, like as he called, and they would not hear, so they called, and I would not hear, saith Jehovah of hosts;

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Despising the law

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Indifference

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Blood-guiltiness

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Instability

James 1:6-7

but let him ask in faith, nothing doubting. For he that doubts is like a wave of the sea driven by the wind and tossed about; for let not that man think that he shall receive anything from the Lord;

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Secret sin

Prayer » Causes of failure in » Self-indulgence

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Priests, corrupt

John 19:6

When therefore the chief priests and the officers saw him they cried out saying, Crucify, crucify him. Pilate says to them, Take him ye and crucify him, for I find no fault in him.

Matthew 27:41

And in like manner the chief priests also, mocking, with the scribes and elders, said,

Micah 3:11

The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money; yet do they lean upon Jehovah, and say, Is not Jehovah in the midst of us? no evil shall come upon us.

Zephaniah 3:4

Her prophets are vain-glorious, treacherous persons; her priests profane the sanctuary, they do violence to the law.

Mark 15:11

But the chief priests stirred up the crowd that he might rather release Barabbas to them.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Punishment of

Romans 2:8

But to those that are contentious, and are disobedient to the truth, but obey unrighteousness, there shall be wrath and indignation,

Zephaniah 1:12

And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will search Jerusalem with lamps, and punish the men that are settled on their lees, that say in their heart, Jehovah will not do good, neither will he do evil.

Luke 12:47

But that bondman who knew his own lord's will, and had not prepared himself nor done his will, shall be beaten with many stripes;

Isaiah 13:11

And I will punish the world for evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; and I will make the arrogance of the proud to cease, and will bring low the haughtiness of the violent.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Rapacity of

John 10:12

but he who serves for wages, and who is not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf seizes them and scatters the sheep.

Acts 20:29

For I know this, that there will come in amongst you after my departure grievous wolves, not sparing the flock;

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Prosperity of

Job 12:6

The tents of desolators are in peace, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand +God bringeth.

Jeremiah 12:1

Righteous art thou, Jehovah, when I plead with thee; yet will I speak with thee of thy judgments. Wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they at ease that deal very treacherously?

Jeremiah 5:28

They are become fat, they shine, yea, they surpass in deeds of wickedness; they judge not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, and they prosper; and the right of the needy do they not adjudge.

Psalm 37:35

I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading like a green tree in its native soil:

More verses: Psalm 73:12

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Rejection of, by God

Hebrews 12:17

for ye know that also afterwards, desiring to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, (for he found no place for repentance) although he sought it earnestly with tears.

2 Kings 17:20

And Jehovah rejected all the seed of Israel; and afflicted them, and delivered them into the hand of spoilers, until he had cast them out of his sight.

Matthew 25:12

but he answering said, Verily I say unto you, I do not know you.

Luke 13:27

and he shall say, I tell you, I do not know you whence ye are; depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Disobedience

1 Samuel 28:6

And Saul inquired of Jehovah; but Jehovah did not answer him, either by dreams, or by Urim, or by prophets.

Deuteronomy 1:45

And ye returned and wept before Jehovah, but Jehovah would not listen to your voice, nor give ear unto you.

1 Samuel 14:37

And Saul inquired of God, Shall I go down after the Philistines? wilt thou give them into the hand of Israel? But he did not answer him that day.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Iniquity

Micah 3:4

Then shall they cry unto Jehovah, but he will not answer them; and he will hide his face from them at that time, according as they have wrought evil in their doings.

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Neglect of mercy

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Stubbornness

Zechariah 7:13

And it came to pass, like as he called, and they would not hear, so they called, and I would not hear, saith Jehovah of hosts;

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Despising the law

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Indifference

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Blood-guiltiness

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Instability

James 1:6-7

but let him ask in faith, nothing doubting. For he that doubts is like a wave of the sea driven by the wind and tossed about; for let not that man think that he shall receive anything from the Lord;

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Secret sin

The wicked » Causes of failure in » Self-indulgence