'Prayer' in the Bible
For thou, O LORD of the hosts, God of Israel, hast revealed to thy slave, saying, I will build thee a house. Therefore, thy slave has found it in his heart to pray this prayer in thy presence.
Yet have thou respect unto the prayer of thy slave and to his supplication, O LORD my God, to hearken unto the cry and to the prayer, which thy slave prays before thee today,
that thine eyes may be open toward this house night and day, even toward the place of which thou hast said, My name shall be there that thou may hearken unto the prayer which thy slave shall make in this place.
every prayer and every supplication made by any man or by all thy people Israel, when anyone knows the plague of his own heart and spreads forth his hands toward this house,
thou shalt hear in the heavens their prayer and their supplication and do their judgment.
thou shalt hear in the heavens, in the habitation of thy dwelling place, their prayer and their supplication and do what is right unto them
And it was so, that when Solomon had made an end of praying all this prayer and supplication unto the LORD he arose from before the altar of the LORD, from kneeling on his knees with his hands extended toward heaven.
And the LORD said unto him, I have heard thy prayer and thy supplication that thou hast made in my presence. I have sanctified this house, which thou hast built, to put my name there for ever, and my eyes and my heart shall be there all the days.
Peradventure, the LORD thy God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria, his master, has sent to reproach the living God and will reprove the words which the LORD thy God has heard; therefore, lift up thy prayer for the remnant that is left.
Turn again and tell Hezekiah, prince of my people, Thus saith the LORD, the God of David, thy father, I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears; behold, I will heal thee; on the third day thou shalt go up unto the house of the LORD.
But thou shalt look upon the prayer of thy slave and upon his supplication, O LORD my God, to hearken unto the cry and the prayer with which thy slave prays before thee
that thine eyes may be open upon this house day and night, upon the place of which thou hast said, My name shall be there, to hearken unto the prayer which thy slave prays in this place.
every prayer and every supplication made of any man, or of all thy people Israel or of anyone who knows his affliction and his grief in his heart, if they shall extend their hands towards this house,
thou shalt hear from the heavens their prayer and their supplication and do them judgment.
thou shalt hear from the heavens, from the dwelling place of thy habitation, their prayer and their supplications and do their judgment and forgive thy people who have sinned against thee.
Now, my God, let, I beseech thee, thine eyes be open and let thine ears be attentive unto the prayer that is made in this place.
And the LORD appeared to Solomon by night and said unto him, I have heard thy prayer and have chosen this place for myself for a house of sacrifice.
Now my eyes shall be open and my ears attentive unto the prayer that is made in this place;
Then the priests, the Levites, arose and blessed the people, and their voice was heard, and their prayer came up to the dwelling place of his sanctuary, unto heaven.
Now the rest of the acts of Manasseh, and his prayer unto his God and the words of the seers that spoke to him in the name of the LORD God of Israel, behold, they are written in the acts of the kings of Israel.
His prayer also and how he was heard, and all his sins, and his trespass, and the places upon which he built high places, and set up groves and graven images, before he humbled himself; behold, these things are written among the words of the seers.
let thine ear now be attentive and thine eyes open, that thou may hear the prayer of thy slave, which I pray before thee now, day and night, for the sons of Israel, thy slaves, and I confess the sins of the sons of Israel, with which we have sinned against thee; both I and my father's house have sinned.
O Lord, I beseech thee, let now thine ear be attentive to the prayer of thy slave and to the prayer of thy slaves who desire to fear thy name; and prosper, I pray thee, thy slave this day, and grant him grace before this man. For I was the king's cupbearer.
Nevertheless, we made our prayer unto our God and set a watch over the builders day and night because of them.
And Mattaniah, the son of Micha, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, was the principal to begin the thanksgiving in prayer; and Bakbukiah, the second among his brethren, and Abda, the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.
Thou dost also cast off fear and undermine prayer before God.
even though there is no injustice in my hands, and my prayer has been pure.
Thou shalt make thy prayer unto him, and he shall hear thee, and thou shalt pay thy vows.
Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness; thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.
The LORD has heard my supplication; the LORD has received my prayer.
Hear righteousness, O LORD, attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, that does not go out of feigned lips.
But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled my soul with fasting, and my prayer rose up in my bosom.
Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear unto my cry; hold not thy peace at my tears: for I am a stranger with thee and a sojourner, as all my fathers were.
Yet the LORD will command his mercy in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life.
Hear my prayer, O God; give ear to the words of my mouth.
Give ear to my prayer, O God, and do not hide thyself from my supplication.
Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.
Hear my voice, O God, in my prayer; preserve my life from fear of the enemy.
O thou that hearest prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come.
But verily God has heard me; he has attended to the voice of my prayer.
Blessed be God, who has not turned away my prayer nor his mercy from me.
But I corrected my prayer unto thee, O LORD, in the time of thy good pleasure; O God, in the multitude of thy mercy hear me, in the truth of thy saving health.
And he shall live, and to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba; prayer also shall be made for him continually; and daily he shall be given blessings.
O LORD God of the hosts, how long wilt thou be angry against the prayer of thy people?
O LORD God of the hosts, hear my prayer; give ear, O God of Jacob. Selah.
Give ear, O LORD, unto my prayer and attend to the voice of my supplications.
let my prayer come before thee; incline thine ear unto my cry;
But unto thee have I cried, O LORD; and in the morning shall my prayer come before thee.
Hear my prayer, O LORD, and let my cry come unto thee.
He shall have regarded the prayer of those who are alone and destitute and not despised their prayer.
They have responded to my love by becoming my adversaries, but I give myself unto prayer.
When he shall be judged, let him be condemned, and let his prayer become sin.
Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense, the gift of my hands as the evening sacrifice.
Let the righteous smite me in mercy, and let him reprove me: and let not a flattering evil prince anoint my head, for my prayer shall ever be against his evil.
Hear my prayer, O LORD; give ear to my supplications for the sake of thy truth; answer me for the sake of thy righteousness.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
The LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.
He that turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination.
LORD, in the tribulation they have sought thee, they poured out prayer when thy chastening was upon them.
It may be the LORD thy God will hear the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master has sent to blaspheme the living God and to reprove with the words which the LORD thy God has heard; therefore lift up thy prayer for the remnant that is still left.
Go and say to Hezekiah, Thus saith the LORD, the God of David thy father, I have heard thy prayer; I have seen thy tears behold, I will add unto thy days fifteen years.
even them will I bring to the mountain of my holiness, and refresh them in the house of my prayer: their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon my altar; for my house shall be called, House of prayer for all peoples.
Therefore pray not thou for this people, neither lift up cry nor prayer for them, neither make intercession to me: for I will not hear thee.
Therefore pray not thou for this people, neither lift up a cry or prayer for them for I will not hear them in the time that they cry unto me in their trouble.
if peradventure their prayer will fall into the presence of the LORD, and they shall turn each one from his evil way; for great is the anger and the fury that the LORD has pronounced against this people.
Gimel Even when I cried and shouted, he shut out my prayer.
Samech Thou hast covered thyself with a cloud that our prayer should not pass through.
And I turned my face unto the Lord God, seeking him in prayer and supplication, in fasting and sackcloth, and ashes:
Now therefore, O our God, hear the prayer of thy slave and his supplications and cause thy face to shine upon thy sanctuary that is made desolate, by the Lord.
I was even yet speaking in prayer, and that man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at the beginning, flying swiftly, touched me about the time of the evening sacrifice.
When my soul fainted within me, I remembered the LORD, and my prayer entered in unto thee in thy holy temple.
A prayer of Habakkuk the prophet, because of all the ignorance.
And I will pour upon the house of David and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem the Spirit of grace and of prayer, and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn over him as one mourns for his only son, afflicting themselves over him as one afflicts himself over his firstborn.
Howbeit this lineage of demons does not go out but by prayer and fasting.
and said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.
And all things, whatever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses and for a pretence make long prayer; therefore, ye shall receive the greater judgment.
And he said unto them, This kind can come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting.
And he taught them, saying, Is it not written that my house shall be called house of prayer by all the nations? but ye have made it a den of thieves.
But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias, for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John.
And it came to pass in those days that he went out into the mountain to pray and continued all night in prayer to God.
saying unto them, It is written, My house is a house of prayer, but ye have made it a den of thieves.
And when he rose up from prayer and was come to his disciples, he found them sleeping for sorrow
These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women and Mary, the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.
Now Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of prayer, being the ninth hour.
And we will give ourselves continually to prayer and to the ministry of the word.
and said, Cornelius, thy prayer is heard and thine alms are had in remembrance in the sight of God.
Peter therefore was kept in the prison, and the congregation made prayer without unto God for him.
And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a Pythian spirit met us, which brought her masters much gain by divination:
Brethren, certainly the desire of my heart and my prayer to God regarding Israel, is for saving health.
rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, constant in prayer,
Do not defraud one another, except it be with mutual consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer and come together again, that Satan not tempt you for your incontinency.
ye also helping us with prayer, that for the gift bestowed upon us by the means of many persons, thanks may be given by many on our behalf.
and in their prayer for you, for they love you because of the eminent grace of God in you.
praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit and watching in this with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints
always in every prayer of mine for you all, making request with joy,
For I know that this shall become my saving health through your prayer and the nourishment of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,
Be anxious for nothing, but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known unto God.
Persevere in prayer and watch in the same with thanksgiving,
for it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.
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