Fasting, Examples Of
Most Relevant Verses
When I heard these words, I sat and wept and mourned for days, and I was fasting and praying before the God of the heavens.
"Go, gather all the Jews that are found in Susa and fast for me; do not eat or drink [for] three days, both night and day. I and my young girls will fast likewise, and then I will go to the king, which [is] not according to the law; if I perish, I perish.
Then I turned my face to the Lord God to seek [him] [by] prayer and pleas for mercy, in fasting and [in] sackcloth and ashes.
Then the disciples of John approached him, saying, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast often, but your disciples do not fast?"
and herself [as] a widow up to eighty-four years) who did not depart from the temple with fastings and prayers, serving night and day.
And [while] they were serving the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart now for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them."
in beatings, in prisons, in disturbances, in troubles, in sleepless nights, in going hungry,
And [because] many were experiencing lack of appetite, at that time Paul stood up in their midst [and] said, "Men, [you] ought to have followed my [advice] not to put out to sea from Crete, and [thus] avoided this damage and loss!
with toil and hardship, often in sleepless nights, with hunger and thirst, often going hungry, in cold and poorly clothed.