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Daniel’s Prayer for the People

Darius the son of Ahasuerus, who was born a Mede, was made king over the nation of the Babylonians. In the first year of his rule, I, Daniel, understood the books which were given by the Lord through Jeremiah that Jerusalem would lie waste for seventy years. So I turned to the Lord God in prayer and did not eat. I dressed in cloth made from hair, and threw ashes on myself.

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