'Prayer' in the Bible
For you, Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel, have revealed to your servant, saying, 'I will build you a house.' Therefore your servant has found in his heart to pray this prayer to you.
Yet have respect for the prayer of your servant, and for his supplication, Yahweh my God, to listen to the cry and to the prayer which your servant prays before you this day;
that your eyes may be open toward this house night and day, even toward the place of which you have said, 'My name shall be there;' to listen to the prayer which your servant shall pray toward this place.
whatever prayer and supplication is made by any man, or by all your people Israel, who shall each know the plague of his own heart, and spread forth his hands toward this house:
then hear in heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause.
then hear their prayer and their supplication in heaven, your dwelling place, and maintain their cause;
It was so, that when Solomon had made an end of praying all this prayer and supplication to Yahweh, he arose from before the altar of Yahweh, from kneeling on his knees with his hands spread forth toward heaven.
Yahweh said to him, "I have heard your prayer and your supplication, that you have made before me. I have made this house holy, which you have built, to put my name there forever; and my eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.
It may be Yahweh your God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master has sent to defy the living God, and will rebuke the words which Yahweh your God has heard. Therefore lift up your prayer for the remnant that is left.'"
"Turn back, and tell Hezekiah the prince of my people, 'Thus says Yahweh, the God of David your father, "I have heard your prayer. I have seen your tears. Behold, I will heal you. On the third day, you shall go up to the house of Yahweh.
Yet have respect for the prayer of your servant, and to his supplication, Yahweh my God, to listen to the cry and to the prayer which your servant prays before you;
that your eyes may be open toward this house day and night, even toward the place where you have said that you would put your name; to listen to the prayer which your servant shall pray toward this place.
whatever prayer and supplication be made by any man, or by all your people Israel, who shall know every man his own plague and his own sorrow, and shall spread forth his hands toward this house:
then hear from heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause.
then hear from heaven, even from your dwelling place, their prayer and their petitions, and maintain their cause, and forgive your people who have sinned against you.
"Now, my God, let, I beg you, your eyes be open, and let your ears be attentive, to the prayer that is made in this place.
Yahweh appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him, "I have heard your prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for a house of sacrifice.
Now my eyes shall be open, and my ears attentive, to 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 his holy habitation, even to heaven.
Now the rest of the acts of Manasseh, and his prayer to his God, and the words of the seers who spoke to him in the name of Yahweh, the God of Israel, behold, they are written among the acts of the kings of Israel.
His prayer also, and how [God] was entreated of him, and all his sin and his trespass, and the places in which he built high places, and set up the Asherim and the engraved images, before he humbled himself: behold, they are written in the history of Hozai.
Let your ear now be attentive, and your eyes open, that you may listen to the prayer of your servant, which I pray before you at this time, day and night, for the children of Israel your servants while I confess the sins of the children of Israel, which we have sinned against you. Yes, I and my father's house have sinned.
Lord, I beg you, let your ear be attentive now to the prayer of your servant, and to the prayer of your servants, who delight to fear your name; and please prosper your servant this day, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man." Now I was cup bearer to the king.
But we made our prayer to our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.
and Mattaniah the son of Mica, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, who was the chief to begin the thanksgiving in prayer, and Bakbukiah, the second among his brothers; and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.
Although there is no violence in my hands, and my prayer is pure.
You shall make your prayer to him, and he will hear you. You shall pay your vows.
Answer me when I call, God of my righteousness. Give me relief from my distress. Have mercy on me, and hear my prayer.
Yahweh has heard my supplication. Yahweh accepts my prayer.
You will show me the path of life. In your presence is fullness of joy. In your right hand there are pleasures forevermore. A Prayer by David.
Hear, Yahweh, my righteous plea; Give ear to my prayer, that doesn't go out of deceitful lips.
But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth. I afflicted my soul with fasting. My prayer returned into my own bosom.
"Hear my prayer, Yahweh, and give ear to my cry. Don't be silent at my tears. For I am a stranger with you, a foreigner, as all my fathers were.
Yahweh will command his loving kindness in the daytime. In the night his song shall be with me: a prayer to the God of my life.
Hear my prayer, God. Listen to the words of my mouth.
Listen to my prayer, God. Don't hide yourself from my supplication.
Hear my cry, God. Listen to my prayer.
You who hear prayer, to you all men will come.
But most certainly, God has listened. He has heard the voice of my prayer.
Blessed be God, who has not turned away my prayer, nor his loving kindness from me. For the Chief Musician. With stringed instruments. A Psalm. A song.
But as for me, my prayer is to you, Yahweh, in an acceptable time. God, in the abundance of your loving kindness, answer me in the truth of your salvation.
Yahweh God of Armies, How long will you be angry against the prayer of your people?
Yahweh, God of Armies, hear my prayer. Listen, God of Jacob. Selah.
Righteousness goes before him, And prepares the way for his steps. A Prayer by David.
Hear, Yahweh, my prayer. Listen to the voice of my petitions.
Let my prayer enter into your presence. Turn your ear to my cry.
But to you, Yahweh, I have cried. In the morning, my prayer comes before you.
Blessed be Yahweh forevermore. Amen, and Amen. BOOK IV A Prayer by Moses, the man of God.
Morning by morning, I will destroy all the wicked of the land; to cut off all the workers of iniquity from Yahweh's city. A Prayer of the afflicted, when he is overwhelmed and pours out his complaint before Yahweh.
Hear my prayer, Yahweh! Let my cry come to you.
He has responded to the prayer of the destitute, and has not despised their prayer.
In return for my love, they are my adversaries; but I am in prayer.
When he is judged, let him come forth guilty. Let his prayer be turned into sin.
Let my prayer be set before you like incense; the lifting up of my hands like the evening sacrifice.
Let the righteous strike me, it is kindness; let him reprove me, it is like oil on the head; don't let my head refuse it; Yet my prayer is always against evil deeds.
Let the wicked fall together into their own nets, while I pass by. A contemplation by David, when he was in the cave. A Prayer.
Hear my prayer, Yahweh. Listen to my petitions. In your faithfulness and righteousness, relieve me.
The sacrifice made by the wicked is an abomination to Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
Yahweh is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.
He who turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination.
Yahweh, in trouble they have visited you. They poured out a prayer when your chastening was on them.
It may be Yahweh your God will hear the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master has sent to defy the living God, and will rebuke the words which Yahweh your God has heard. Therefore lift up your prayer for the remnant that is left.'"
"Go, and tell Hezekiah, 'Thus says Yahweh, the God of David your father, "I have heard your prayer. I have seen your tears. Behold, I will add fifteen years to your life.
even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer: their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted on my altar; for my house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples."
Therefore don't pray for this people, neither lift up a cry nor prayer for them, neither make intercession to me; for I will not hear you.
Therefore don't pray for this people, neither lift up cry nor prayer for them; for I will not hear them in the time that they cry to me because of their trouble.
Yes, when I cry, and call for help, he shuts out my prayer.
You have covered yourself with a cloud, so that no prayer can pass through.
I set my face to the Lord God, to seek by prayer and petitions, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes.
Now therefore, our God, listen to the prayer of your servant, and to his petitions, and cause your face to shine on your sanctuary that is desolate, for the Lord's sake.
yes, while I was speaking in prayer, the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at the beginning, being caused to fly swiftly, touched me about the time of the evening offering.
"When my soul fainted within me, I remembered Yahweh. My prayer came in to you, into your holy temple.
A prayer of Habakkuk, the prophet, set to victorious music.
But this kind doesn't go out except by prayer and fasting."
He said to them, "It is written, 'My house shall be called a house of prayer,' but you have made it a den of robbers!"
All things, whatever you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive."
He said to them, "This kind can come out by nothing, except by prayer and fasting."
He taught, saying to them, "Isn't it written, 'My house will be called a house of prayer for all the nations?' But you have made it a den of robbers!"
It happened in these days, that he went out to the mountain to pray, and he continued all night in prayer to God.
saying to them, "It is written, 'My house is a house of prayer,' but you have made it a 'den of robbers'!"
When he rose up from his prayer, he came to the disciples, and found them sleeping because of grief,
All these with one accord continued steadfastly in prayer and supplication, along with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.
They continued steadfastly in the apostles' teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and prayer.
Peter and John were going up into the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour.
But we will continue steadfastly in prayer and in the ministry of the word."
and said, 'Cornelius, your prayer is heard, and your gifts to the needy are remembered in the sight of God.
Peter therefore was kept in the prison, but constant prayer was made by the assembly to God for him.
On the Sabbath day we went forth outside of the city by a riverside, where we supposed there was a place of prayer, and we sat down, and spoke to the women who had come together.
It happened, as we were going to prayer, that a certain girl having a spirit of divination met us, who brought her masters much gain by fortune telling.
Brothers, my heart's desire and my prayer to God is for Israel, that they may be saved.
rejoicing in hope; enduring in troubles; continuing steadfastly in prayer;
Don't deprive one another, unless it is by consent for a season, that you may give yourselves to fasting and prayer, and may be together again, that Satan doesn't tempt you because of your lack of self-control.
with all prayer and requests, praying at all times in the Spirit, and being watchful to this end in all perseverance and requests for all the saints:
In nothing be anxious, but in everything, by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.
Continue steadfastly in prayer, watching therein with thanksgiving;
For it is sanctified through the word of God and prayer.
and the prayer of faith will heal him who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. If he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.
Confess your offenses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The insistent prayer of a righteous person is powerfully effective.
For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears open to their prayer; but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil."
But the end of all things is near. Therefore be of sound mind, self-controlled, and sober in prayer.
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