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38 Bible Verses about Fasting And Prayer

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Matthew 17:21

Howbeit this lineage of demons does not go out but by prayer and fasting.

Mark 9:29

And he said unto them, This kind can come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting.

Matthew 6:16

Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance, for they disfigure their faces that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They already have their reward.

1 Corinthians 7:5

Do not defraud one another, except it be with mutual consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer and come together again, that Satan not tempt you for your incontinency.

Luke 5:33

Then they said unto him, Why do the disciples of John fast often and make prayers and likewise the disciples of the Pharisees, but thine eat and drink?

Matthew 6:18

that thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father who is in secret; and thy Father, who sees in secret, shall reward thee openly.

Isaiah 58:4

Behold, ye fast for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: ye shall not fast as ye do this day to make your voice to be heard on high.

Daniel 10:2

In those days I, Daniel, was mourning three weeks of days.

Joel 2:12

Therefore also now, saith the LORD, turn unto me with all your heart and with fasting and with weeping, and with mourning:

2 Chronicles 20:3

Then Jehoshaphat feared and set himself to seek the LORD and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.

Acts 10:30

And Cornelius said, Four days ago I was fasting until this hour; and at the ninth hour I prayed in my house, and, behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing

Joel 1:14

Sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly, gather the elders and all the inhabitants of the earth into the house of the LORD your God and cry unto the LORD.

Ezra 8:23

So we fasted and besought our God for this, and he was intreated of us.

Daniel 10:12

And he said unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that thou didst give thy heart to understand and to afflict thy soul before thy God, thy words were heard, and I am come because of thy words.

Esther 4:16

Go, gather together all the Jews that are present in Shushan and fast for me, and neither eat nor drink for three days, night or day; I also and my maidens will fast likewise; and so I will go in unto the king, even though this is not according to the law; and if I perish, I perish.

Isaiah 58:3

Why have we fasted, they say, and thou dost not see? why have we afflicted our soul, and thou dost take no knowledge? Behold, in the day of your fast ye find your own pleasure and exact your own estates.

1 Samuel 7:5

And Samuel said, Gather all Israel in Mizpeh, and I will pray for you unto the LORD.

Psalm 35:13

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled my soul with fasting, and my prayer rose up in my bosom.

Jonah 3:5

So the people of Nineveh believed God and proclaimed a fast and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.

Zechariah 7:5

Speak unto all the people of the land and to the priests, saying, When ye fasted and mourned in the fifth and seventh month, even those seventy years, did ye at all fast unto me, even to me?

1 Kings 21:9

And she wrote in the letters, saying, Proclaim a fast and set Naboth at the head of the people

Ezra 8:21

Then I proclaimed a fast there at the river of Ahava that we might afflict ourselves before our God, to seek of him a right way for us and for our little ones and for all our substance.

Isaiah 58:6

Is not rather the fast that I have chosen, to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the ties of oppression, to release into freedom those who are broken, and that ye break every yoke?

Zechariah 8:19

Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, The fast of the fourth month and the fast of the fifth and the fast of the seventh and the fast of the tenth shall be to the house of Judah joy and gladness and cheerful feasts; therefore love the truth and peace.

Nehemiah 9:1

Now in the twenty-fourth day of this month, the sons of Israel were assembled with fasting and with sackcloth and earth upon them.

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