'Praying' in the Bible
“Before I had finished praying silently, there was Rebekah coming with her jug on her shoulder, and she went down to the spring and drew water. So I said to her: Please let me have a drink.
While she continued praying in the Lord’s presence, Eli watched her lips.
Don’t think of me as a wicked woman; I’ve been praying from the depth of my anguish and resentment.”
“Please, my lord,” she said, “as sure as you live, my lord, I am the woman who stood here beside you praying to the Lord.
When Solomon finished praying this entire prayer and petition to the Lord, he got up from kneeling before the altar of the Lord, with his hands spread out toward heaven,
When Solomon finished praying, fire descended from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the Lord filled the temple.
When I heard these words, I sat down and wept. I mourned for a number of days, fasting and praying before the God of heaven.
While I was speaking, praying, confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my petition before Yahweh my God concerning the holy mountain of my God—
while I was praying, Gabriel, the man I had seen in the first vision, came to me in my extreme weariness, about the time of the evening offering.
Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, He got up, went out, and made His way to a deserted place. And He was praying there.
And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven will also forgive you your wrongdoing.
At the hour of incense the whole assembly of the people was praying outside.
When all the people were baptized, Jesus also was baptized. As He was praying, heaven opened,
While He was praying in private and His disciples were with Him, He asked them, “Who do the crowds say that I am?”
As He was praying, the appearance of His face changed, and His clothes became dazzling white.
He was praying in a certain place, and when He finished, one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John also taught his disciples.”
The Pharisee took his standand was praying like this: ‘God, I thank You that I’m not like other people —greedy, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.
But be alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place and to stand before the Son of Man.”
I pray for them.I am not praying for the worldbut for those You have given Me,because they are Yours.
I am not prayingthat You take them out of the worldbut that You protect them from the evil one.
“Get up and go to the street called Straight,” the Lord said to him, “to the house of Judas, and ask for a man from Tarsus named Saul, since he is praying there.
Cornelius replied, “Four days ago at this hour, at three in the afternoon, I was praying in my house. Just then a man in a dazzling robe stood before me
“I was in the town of Joppa praying, and I saw, in a visionary state, an object that resembled a large sheet coming down, being lowered by its four corners from heaven, and it came to me.
When he realized this, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John Mark, where many had assembled and were praying.
About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them.
“After I came back to Jerusalem and was praying in the temple complex, I went into a visionary state
Publius’s father was in bed suffering from fever and dysentery. Paul went to him, and praying and laying his hands on him, he healed him.
always praying with joy for all of you in my every prayer,
For this reason also, since the day we heard this, we haven’t stopped praying for you. We are asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,
But you, dear friends, as you build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit,
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