46 occurrences in 12 translations

'Fasting' in the Bible

“This shall be a permanent statute for you: in the seventh month (nearly October) on the tenth day of the month you shall humble yourselves [by fasting] and not do any work, whether the native-born or the stranger who lives temporarily among you;

It is a Sabbath of solemn rest for you, and you shall humble yourselves; it is a permanent statute.

“Also the tenth day of this seventh month is the Day of Atonement; it shall be a holy convocation for you, and you shall humble yourselves [by fasting] and present an offering by fire to the Lord.

If there is any person who will not humble himself on this same day, he shall be cut off from his people [excluding him from the atonement made for them].

It is to be to you a Sabbath of complete rest, and you shall humble yourselves. On the ninth day of the month at evening, from evening to evening you shall keep your Sabbath.”

All the Israelis, including its army, went up from there to Bethel and wept, remaining there in the LORD's presence, fasting throughout the day until dusk, when they offered burnt offerings and peace offerings in the LORD's presence.

But now that he has died, what's the point of fasting? Can I bring him back again? I'll be going to be with him, but he won't be returning to me."

This is what she wrote: "Observe a time of fasting and seat Naboth in front of the people.

They observed a time of fasting and put Naboth in front of the people.

In mounting fear, Jehoshaphat devoted himself to seek the LORD. He proclaimed a period of fasting throughout all of the territory of Judah,

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

And in every province, whithersoever the king's commandment and his decree came, there was great mourning among the Jews, and fasting, and weeping, and wailing; and many lay in sackcloth and ashes.

in order to confirm these days of Purim at their proper time just as Mordecai the Jew and Queen Esther had established them and just as they had committed themselves and their descendants to the practices of fasting and lamentation.

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom.

When I wept, and chastened my soul with fasting, that was to my reproach.

Look, your fasting is accompanied by arguments, brawls, and fistfights. Do not fast as you do today, trying to make your voice heard in heaven.

Is this really the kind of fasting I want? Do I want a day when people merely humble themselves, bowing their heads like a reed and stretching out on sackcloth and ashes? Is this really what you call a fast, a day that is pleasing to the Lord?

Therefore go thou, and read in the roll, which thou hast written from my mouth, the words of the LORD in the ears of the people in the LORD'S house upon the fasting day: and also thou shalt read them in the ears of all Judah that come out of their cities.

Then the king went to his palace, and passed the night fasting: neither were instruments of musick brought before him: and his sleep went from him.

by asking both the priests of the temple of the Lord who rules over all and the prophets, "Should we weep in the fifth month, fasting as we have done over the years?"

"Talk to everyone in the land, as well as to the priests. Ask them, "When you were fasting and mourning during the fifth and seventh months for the past seventy years, were you really fasting for me?

so that you don’t show your fasting to people but to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Then Jesus called his disciples unto him, and said, I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat: and I will not send them away fasting, lest they faint in the way.

Now John’s disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. People came and asked Him, “Why do John’s disciples and the Pharisees’ disciples fast, but Your disciples do not fast?”

"Can a wedding party fast while the bridegroom is among them?" replied Jesus. "So long as they have the bridegroom with them, fasting is impossible.

And if I send them away fasting to their own houses, they will faint by the way: for divers of them came from far.

Then they said to Him, “The disciples of John [the Baptist] often practice fasting and offer prayers [of special petition], and so do the disciples of the Pharisees; but Yours eat and drink.”

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,

Much time had been lost, and because navigation had become dangerous and the day of fasting had already past, Paul began to warn those on the ship,

And there having been long fasting, then Paul having stood in the midst of them, said, 'It behoved you, indeed, O men -- having hearkened to me -- not to set sail from Crete, and to save this hurt and damage;

And while the day was coming on, Paul besought them all to take meat, saying, This day is the fourteenth day that ye have tarried and continued fasting, having taken nothing.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחז 
'achaz 
Usage: 66

אמן 
'aman 
Usage: 108

אספּרנא 
'ocparna' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

דּבק 
Dabaq 
Usage: 54

טבע 
Taba` 
Usage: 10

טות 
T@vath (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

יצב 
Yatsab 
Usage: 48

יצק 
Yatsaq 
Usage: 53

לחץ 
Lachats 
Usage: 19

נחת 
Nachath 
Usage: 9

נטע 
Nata` 
Usage: 58

סמך 
Camak 
Usage: 48

צוּם 
Tsuwm 
fast , at all
Usage: 21

צם צום 
Tsowm 
Usage: 26

צמד 
Tsamad 
Usage: 5

צנח 
Tsanach 
Usage: 3

רדם 
Radam 
Usage: 7

תּקע 
Taqa` 
Usage: 68

ἄσιτος 
Asitos 
Usage: 1

ἀσφαλίζω 
Asphalizo 
Usage: 4

ἀτενίζω 
Atenizo 
Usage: 14

ἐρείδω 
Ereido 
Usage: 1

καθάπτω 
Kathapto 
fasten on
Usage: 1

κατέχω 
Katecho 
hold , hold fast , keep , possess , stay , take , have , make ,
Usage: 16

κρατέω 
Krateo 
hold , take , lay hold on , hold fast , take by , lay hold upon , lay hand on ,
Usage: 33

νηστεία 
Nesteia 
Usage: 6

νηστεύω 
Nesteuo 
Usage: 10

νῆστις 
Nestis 
Usage: 0

στήκω 
Steko 
Usage: 7

τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

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