12 Bible Verses about Fasting, Examples Of
Most Relevant Verses
When I heard these words, I sat down and wept and mourned for days; and I was fasting and praying before the God of heaven.
“Go, assemble all the Jews who are found in Susa, and fast for me; do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my maidens also will fast in the same way. And thus I will go in to the king, which is not according to the law; and if I perish, I perish.”
So I gave my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth and ashes.
and then as a widow to the age of eighty-four. She never left the temple, serving night and day with fastings and prayers.
While they were ministering to the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for Me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.”
in beatings, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, in sleeplessness, in hunger,
When they had gone a long time without food, then Paul stood up in their midst and said, “Men, you ought to have followed my advice and not to have set sail from Crete and incurred this damage and loss.
I have been in labor and hardship, through many sleepless nights, in hunger and thirst, often without food, in cold and exposure.