But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.
He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.
And there was a widow in that city; and she came unto him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary.
For John had said unto Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have thy brother's wife.
They said therefore, What is this that he saith, A little while? we cannot tell what he saith.
And it came to pass, as she spake to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her.
From the thirteenth year of Josiah the son of Amon king of Judah, even unto this day, that is the three and twentieth year, the word of the LORD hath come unto me, and I have spoken unto you, rising early and speaking; but ye have not hearkened.
The words of Jonadab the son of Rechab, that he commanded his sons not to drink wine, are performed; for unto this day they drink none, but obey their father's commandment: notwithstanding I have spoken unto you, rising early and speaking; but ye hearkened not unto me.
And they have turned unto me the back, and not the face: though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them, yet they have not hearkened to receive instruction.
And he left them, and went away again, and prayed the third time, saying the same words.
And again he went away, and prayed, and spake the same words.
And he came to the second, and said likewise. And he answered and said, I go, sir: and went not.
And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!
Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you, to me indeed is not grievous, but for you it is safe.
And he prayed unto the LORD, and said, I pray thee, O LORD, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I fled before unto Tarshish: for I knew that thou art a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repentest thee of the evil.
And when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked: and others said, We will hear thee again of this matter.
And the people stood beholding. And the rulers also with them derided him, saying, He saved others; let him save himself, if he be Christ, the chosen of God.
He made many to fall, yea, one fell upon another: and they said, Arise, and let us go again to our own people, and to the land of our nativity, from the oppressing sword.
And he was withdrawn from them about a stone's cast, and kneeled down, and prayed,