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46 Bible Verses about Praying For Others

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Jeremiah 11:14

“As for you, do not pray for these people. Do not raise up a cry or a prayer on their behalf, for I will not be listening when they call out to Me at the time of their disaster.

Jeremiah 7:16

“As for you, do not pray for these people. Do not offer a cry or a prayer on their behalf, and do not beg Me, for I will not listen to you.

Jeremiah 14:11

Then the Lord said to me, “Do not pray for the well-being of these people.

1 John 5:16

If anyone sees his brother committing a sin that does not bring death, he should ask, and God will give life to him—to those who commit sin that doesn’t bring death. There is sin that brings death. I am not saying he should pray about that.

Luke 18:10

“Two men went up to the temple complex to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.

Hebrews 13:19

And I especially urge you to pray that I may be restored to you very soon.

2 Corinthians 9:14

And they will have deep affection for you in their prayers on your behalf because of the surpassing grace of God in you.

John 17:9

I pray for them.
I am not praying for the world
but for those You have given Me,
because they are Yours.

John 17:20

I pray not only for these,
but also for those who believe in Me
through their message.

1 Corinthians 14:15

What then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will also pray with my understanding. I will sing with the spirit, and I will also sing with my understanding.

Daniel 2:16

So Daniel went and asked the king to give him some time, so that he could give the king the interpretation.

Romans 15:32

and that, by God’s will, I may come to you with joy and be refreshed together with you.

Luke 11:1

He was praying in a certain place, and when He finished, one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John also taught his disciples.”

Daniel 2:17

Then Daniel went to his house and told his friends Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah about the matter,

Acts 10:31

and said, ‘Cornelius, your prayer has been heard, and your acts of charity have been remembered in God’s sight.

Luke 9:18

While He was praying in private and His disciples were with Him, He asked them, “Who do the crowds say that I am?”

2 Corinthians 13:7

Now we pray to God that you do nothing wrong—not that we may appear to pass the test, but that you may do what is right, even though we may appear to fail.

Genesis 20:17

Then Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech, his wife, and his female slaves so that they could bear children,

1 Timothy 2:3

This is good, and it pleases God our Savior,

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Luke 6:27-28

"But I say to you who listen: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

Matthew 5:43-44

"You have heard that it was said, Love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

James 5:14-16

Is anyone among you sick? He should call for the elders of the church, and they should pray over him after anointing him with olive oil in the name of the Lord. The prayer of faith will save the sick person, and the Lord will raise him up; and if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The intense prayer of the righteous is very powerful.

1 John 5:16

If anyone sees his brother committing a sin that does not bring death, he should ask, and God will give life to him—to those who commit sin that doesn’t bring death. There is sin that brings death. I am not saying he should pray about that.

More verses: 1 Timothy 2:1-3

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