98 occurrences

'Pray' in the Bible

So now, return the wife of the man, for he [is] a prophet, so that he will pray for you and you will live. And {if you do not return her}, know that you will certainly die, and all that [are] yours."

And Pharaoh called Moses and Aaron and said, "Pray to Yahweh, and let him remove the frogs from me and from my people, and let me release the people so that they can sacrifice to Yahweh."

And Moses said to Pharaoh, "{I leave to you the honor} over me. When shall I pray for you and for your servants and for your people to cut off the frogs from you and from your houses? They will be left only in the Nile."

And Pharaoh said, "I myself will release you, and you will sacrifice to Yahweh your God in the desert. Only surely you must not go far. Pray for me."

And Moses said, "Look, I [am] going out from you, and I will pray to Yahweh so that the flies depart from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people tomorrow. Only let not Pharaoh again deceive [us] by not releasing the people to sacrifice to Yahweh."

Pray to Yahweh. The thunder of God and hail {are enough}, and I will release you, and {you will no longer have to stay}."

And now forgive my sin surely this time, and pray to Yahweh your God so that he may only remove from me this death."

The people came to Moses and said, "We have sinned because we have spoken against Yahweh and against you. Pray to Yahweh and let him remove the snakes from among us." So Moses prayed for the people.

{While} she continued to pray before Yahweh, Eli was observing her mouth.

She said, "Excuse me, my lord. As {you live}, my lord, I [am] the woman who stood with you in this [place] to pray to Yahweh.

Then Samuel said, "Gather all Israel to Mizpah, and I will pray to Yahweh for you."

Then all the people said to Samuel, "Pray for your servants to Yahweh your God so that we will not die, because we have added to all our sins by requesting a king for ourselves."

For you, O Yahweh of hosts, [are] God of Israel! You have revealed to the ear of your servant, 'I will build a house for you'; therefore your servant {has found courage} to pray this prayer to you.

You must listen to the plea of your servant and your people Israel which they pray [toward] this place; and you must hear from the place where you live, from heaven you must hear and you must forgive.

When your people Israel are defeated before the enemy {because} they sinned against you, and [when] they turn to you and confess your name and pray and beg for mercy from you in this house,

When you shut up the heavens so there is no rain because they have sinned against you, then they pray to this place and they confess your name and they return from their sin because you punished them,

(for they shall hear of your great name and your powerful hand and your outstretched arm), and he shall come and pray toward this house,

If your people go out to battle against his enemy in the way that you shall send them and they pray to Yahweh, toward the city which you have chosen and the house which I have built for your name,

if they return to you with all of their heart and with all of their soul in the land of their enemies who took them captive and they pray to you toward their land which you gave to their ancestors, the city that you have chosen and the house that you built for your name,

Then the king responded and said to the man of God, "Please entreat the favor of Yahweh your God, and pray for me that my hand may return to me." So the man of God entreated the face of Yahweh, and the hand of the king returned to him, as it was in the beginning.

For you, my God, {have informed} your servant [that] you will build a house for him. Therefore, your servant has found [courage] to pray before you.

And listen to the pleas of your servant and your people Israel when they pray toward this place, that you yourself might hear from the place of your dwelling, from the heavens, that you might hear and forgive.

"And if your people Israel are defeated before an enemy because they have sinned against you and they repent and confess your name and pray and plead before you in this house,

"When the heavens are stopped up and there is no rain because they have sinned against you and they pray to this place and confess your name and turn back from their sin when you humble them,

"When your people go out to battle against their enemy according to the way that you have sent them, and they pray to you toward this city that you have chosen and the house that I have built for your name,

and we return to you,' with their whole heart and with all their inmost being in the land of their captivity where they took them captive, and [if] they pray toward their land that you have given to their ancestors and the city that you have chosen and to the house that I have built for your name,

that they may offer incense offerings to the God of heaven, and pray for the life of the king and his children.

{So then}, take for yourselves seven bulls and seven rams, and go to my servant Job and offer a burnt offering for yourselves. And my servant Job will pray for you, for {I will certainly accept his prayer}, so that it will not be done with you [according to your] folly, for you have not spoken to me what is right as my servant Job [has]."

Listen to the sound of my pleading, my king and my God, for to you I pray.

Therefore let all [the] faithful pray to you at [the] time [for] finding [you]. Surely at [the] flood of many waters they will not reach him.

Why should the nations say, "Where, {pray tell}, [is] their God?"

And this shall happen: when Moab appears, when it is weary upon the high place and it comes to its sanctuary to pray, it will not prevail.

Thus says Yahweh: "The acquisition of Egypt and the merchandise of Cush and the Sabeans, tall men, shall pass over to you; they shall be yours, and they shall walk behind you. They shall pass over in chains, and they shall bow down to you; they will pray to you: 'Surely God [is] with you, and there is no [other]. Besides [him] [there is] no God.'"

"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.

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.

Then [when] you call me, and you come and pray to me, then I will listen to you.

And king Zedekiah sent Jehucal the son of Shelemiah, and Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah, the priest, to Jeremiah the prophet, {saying}, "Please pray for us to Yahweh our God."

and said to Jeremiah the prophet, "May our plea please fall {before you}, and pray for us to Yahweh your God, for all this remnant, for we are left [but] a few of many, as your eyes [are] seeing us.

And Jeremiah the prophet said to them, "I have heard. Look, I [am] going to pray to Yahweh your God according to your words, {and then} all the words that Yahweh answers you I will tell you; I will not withhold from you a word."

that {you have made a fatal mistake}, for you sent me to Yahweh your God, {saying}, 'Pray for us to Yahweh our God, and all that Yahweh our God says, so tell us and we will do [it].'

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!

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

Then children were brought to him so that he could lay his hands on them and pray, but the disciples rebuked them.

Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to the disciples, "Sit here while I go over there [and] pray."

And [after he] had said farewell to them, he went away to the mountain to pray.

who devour the houses of widows and pray lengthy [prayers] for the sake of appearance. These will receive more severe condemnation!"

But pray that it will not happen in winter.

And they came to a place {named} Gethsemane, and he said to his disciples, "Sit here while I pray."

And going forward a little he fell to the ground and began to pray that, if it were possible, the hour would pass from him.

Now it happened that about eight days after these words, he took along Peter and John and James [and] went up on the mountain to pray.

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."

who devour the houses of widows and pray lengthy [prayers] for the sake of appearance. These will receive more severe condemnation!"

And [when] he came to the place, he said to them, "Pray that you will not enter into temptation."

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

But Simon answered [and] said, "You pray to the Lord for me so that nothing of what you have said will come upon me."

And the next day, [as] they were on their way and approaching the city, Peter went up on the housetop to pray [at] about the sixth hour.

And Paul [replied], "I pray to God, whether in a short time or in a long time, not only you but also all those who are listening to me today may become such [people] as I also am, except for these bonds!"

You judge {for yourselves}: is it fitting for a woman to pray to God [with her head] uncovered?

Therefore the one who speaks in a tongue must pray that he may interpret.

For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays but my mind is unproductive.

{Therefore what should I do}? I will pray with my spirit, but I will also pray with my mind. I will sing praise with my spirit, but I will also sing praise with my mind.

Now we pray to God that you not do wrong in any way, not that we are seen as approved, but that you do what is good, even [though] we are [seen] as though unqualified.

[I pray] that the fellowship of your faith may become effective in the knowledge [of] every good [thing] that [is] in us for Christ.

Pray for us, for we are convinced that we have a good conscience, [and] want to conduct ourselves commendably in every [way].

Dear friend, I pray you may prosper concerning everything and be healthy, just as your soul prospers.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

אנּה אנּא 
'anna' 
I beseech thee , I pray thee , Oh , O
Usage: 13

בּעה בּעא 
B@`a' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

חלה 
Chalah 
Usage: 76

לוּ לא לוּא 
Luw' 
if , would God , O that , Oh , would it might be , if haply , peradventure , Oh that , pray thee , Though , would
Usage: 22

לחשׁ 
Lachash 
Usage: 5

נא 
Na' 
now, I beseech ..., I pray ..., Oh, go to
Usage: 403

עתר 
`athar 
Usage: 20

פּלל 
Palal 
Usage: 84

צלא 
Ts@la' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

שׂיח 
Siyach 
Usage: 20

שׂיח 
Siyach 
Usage: 14

שׂיחה 
Siychah 
Usage: 3

תּפלּה 
T@phillah 
Usage: 77

δέησις 
Deesis 
Usage: 19

δέομαι 
Deomai 
Usage: 18

ἔντευξις 
Enteuxis 
Usage: 2

ἐρωτάω 
Erotao 
Usage: 42

εὐχή 
Euche 
Usage: 3

εὔχομαι 
Euchomai 
wish , pray , can wish , I would
Usage: 7

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

προσευχή 
Proseuche 
Usage: 31