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60 Bible Verses about Praying

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Matthew 6:7

"But [when you] pray, do not babble repetitiously like the pagans, for they think that because of their many words they will be heard.

Matthew 6:5

And whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, because they love to stand [and] pray in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, in order that they may be seen by people. Truly I say to you, they have received their reward in full!

Luke 18:10

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

Jeremiah 11:14

Therefore you must not pray for this people, and you must not lift up for them a cry of entreaty, or a prayer, for I [will] not listen in the time of their calling to me, in the time of their trouble.

1 Samuel 12:23

Also, as for me, far be it from me {that I should sin} against Yahweh by ceasing to pray for you! I will instruct you in the good and righteous way.

Mark 11:24

For this [reason] I say to you, whatever you pray and ask for, believe that you have received [it], and it will be [done] for you.

Jeremiah 7:16

"And you, you must not pray for this people, and you must not lift up for them a cry of entreaty or a prayer, and you must not plead with me, for I [will] not hear you.

2 Chronicles 7:1

And when Solomon finished praying, then fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of Yahweh filled the house.

2 Kings 20:2

Then he turned his face to the wall and prayed to Yahweh, saying,

Luke 11:1

And it happened that while he was in a certain place praying, when he stopped a certain one of his disciples said to him, "Lord, teach us to pray, just as John also taught his disciples."

Luke 9:29

And as he was praying, the appearance of his face became different, and his clothing [became] white, gleaming like lightning.

1 Samuel 1:13

Now Hannah had been speaking in her heart; her lips [were] moving, but her voice could not be heard, so Eli considered her [to be] drunk.

Acts 16:13

And on the day of the Sabbath, we went outside the [city] gate beside the river, where we thought there was a place of prayer, and we sat down [and] spoke to the women assembled [there].

Luke 22:46

and he said to them, "Why are you sleeping? Get up [and] pray that you will not enter into temptation!"

Jeremiah 14:11

So Yahweh said to me, "You must not pray for this people, for [their] happiness.

John 17:20

"And I do not ask on behalf of these only, but also on behalf of those who believe in me through their word,

1 Kings 8:45

then you shall hear in heaven their prayer and their plea, and you shall {vindicate} them.

Topics on Praying

Always Praying

19;116;2

Because he has inclined his ear to me, I will call {all my days}.

Jesus Praying

58;5;7

who in the days of his flesh offered up both prayers and supplications, with loud crying and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death, and he was heard as a result of his reverence.

Not Praying

2;14;15

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Why do you cry out to me? Speak to the {Israelites} [so that] they set out.

Praying Amiss

59;4;3

You ask and do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, in order that you may spend [it] on your pleasures.

Praying Behind Closed Doors

40;6;6

But whenever you pray, enter into your inner room and shut your door [and] pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Praying For Others

24;11;14

Therefore you must not pray for this people, and you must not lift up for them a cry of entreaty, or a prayer, for I [will] not listen in the time of their calling to me, in the time of their trouble.

Praying For Sinners

42;6;28

bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

Praying Loudly

40;6;5

And whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, because they love to stand [and] pray in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, in order that they may be seen by people. Truly I say to you, they have received their reward in full!

Praying Quietly

40;6;6

But whenever you pray, enter into your inner room and shut your door [and] pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Praying Together

40;18;20

For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there in the midst of them."