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Then he said, “If now I have found grace in Your sight, O Lord, let my Lord, I pray, go among us, even though we are a stiff-necked people; and pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us as Your inheritance.”
Therefore the people came to Moses, and said, “We have sinned, for we have spoken against the Lord and against you; pray to the Lord that He take away the serpents from us.” So Moses prayed for the people.
Then Gideon said to God, “Do not be angry with me, but let me speak just once more: Let me test, I pray, just once more with the fleece; let it now be dry only on the fleece, but on all the ground let there be dew.”
Then Samson called to the Lord, saying, “O Lord God, remember me, I pray! Strengthen me, I pray, just this once, O God, that I may with one blow take vengeance on the Philistines for my two eyes!”
They buried the bones of Saul and Jonathan his son in the country of Benjamin in Zelah, in the tomb of Kish his father. So they performed all that the king commanded. And after that God heeded the prayer for the land.
[ The Judgment on David’s Sin ] And David’s heart condemned him after he had numbered the people. So David said to the Lord, “I have sinned greatly in what I have done; but now, I pray, O Lord, take away the iniquity of Your servant, for I have done very foolishly.”
Then David spoke to the Lord when he saw the angel who was striking the people, and said, “Surely I have sinned, and I have done wickedly; but these sheep, what have they done? Let Your hand, I pray, be against me and against my father’s house.”
“When Your people Israel are defeated before an enemy because they have sinned against You, and when they turn back to You and confess Your name, and pray and make supplication to You in this temple,
and when they return to You with all their heart and with all their soul in the land of their enemies who led them away captive, and pray to You toward their land which You gave to their fathers, the city which You have chosen and the temple which I have built for Your name:
[ Solomon Blesses the Assembly ] And so it was, when Solomon had finished praying all this prayer and supplication to the Lord, that he arose from before the altar of the Lord, from kneeling on his knees with his hands spread up to heaven.
And the Lord said to him: “I have heard your prayer and your supplication that you have made before Me; I have consecrated this house which you have built to put My name there forever, and My eyes and My heart will be there perpetually.
Then the king answered and said to the man of God, “Please entreat the favor of the Lord your God, and pray for me, that my hand may be restored to me.” So the man of God entreated the Lord, and the king’s hand was restored to him, and became as before.
But he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a broom tree. And he prayed that he might die, and said, “It is enough! Now, Lord, take my life, for I am no better than my fathers!”
And Elisha prayed, and said, “Lord, I pray, open his eyes that he may see.” Then the Lord opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw. And behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.
It may be that the Lord your God will hear all the words of the Rabshakeh, whom his master the king of Assyria has sent to reproach the living God, and will rebuke the words which the Lord your God has heard. Therefore lift up your prayer for the remnant that is left.’ ”
[ The Word of the Lord Concerning Sennacherib ] Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Hezekiah, saying, “Thus says the Lord God of Israel: ‘Because you have prayed to Me against Sennacherib king of Assyria, I have heard.’
“Return and tell Hezekiah the leader of My people, ‘Thus says the Lord, the God of David your father: “I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; surely I will heal you. On the third day you shall go up to the house of the Lord.
And David said to God, “Was it not I who commanded the people to be numbered? I am the one who has sinned and done evil indeed; but these sheep, what have they done? Let Your hand, I pray, O Lord my God, be against me and my father’s house, but not against Your people that they should be plagued.”
“Moreover, concerning a foreigner, who is not of Your people Israel, but has come from a far country for the sake of Your great name and Your mighty hand and Your outstretched arm, when they come and pray in this temple;
and when they return to You with all their heart and with all their soul in the land of their captivity, where they have been carried captive, and pray toward their land which You gave to their fathers, the city which You have chosen, and toward the temple which I have built for Your name:
For a multitude of the people, many from Ephraim, Manasseh, Issachar, and Zebulun, had not cleansed themselves, yet they ate the Passover contrary to what was written. But Hezekiah prayed for them, saying, “May the good Lord provide atonement for everyone
[ Death of Manasseh ] Now the rest of the acts of Manasseh, his prayer to his God, and the words of the seers who spoke to him in the name of the Lord God of Israel, indeed they are written in the book of the kings of Israel.
Also his prayer and how God received his entreaty, and all his sin and trespass, and the sites where he built high places and set up wooden images and carved images, before he was humbled, indeed they are written among the sayings of Hozai.
[ Fasting and Prayer for Protection ] Then I proclaimed a fast there at the river of Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God, to seek from Him the right way for us and our little ones and all our possessions.
[ Confession of Improper Marriages ] Now while Ezra was praying, and while he was confessing, weeping, and bowing down before the house of God, a very large assembly of men, women, and children gathered to him from Israel; for the people wept very bitterly.
please let Your ear be attentive and Your eyes open, that You may hear the prayer of Your servant which I pray before You now, day and night, for the children of Israel Your servants, and confess the sins of the children of Israel which we have sinned against You. Both my father’s house and I have sinned.
O Lord, I pray, please let Your ear be attentive to the prayer of Your servant, and to the prayer of Your servants who desire to fear Your name; and let Your servant prosper this day, I pray, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man.” For I was the king’s cupbearer.
Mattaniah the son of Micha, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, the leader who began the thanksgiving with prayer; Bakbukiah, the second among his brethren; and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.
Now therefore, take for yourselves seven bulls and seven rams, go to My servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and My servant Job shall pray for you. For I will accept him, lest I deal with you according to your folly; because you have not spoken of Me what is right, as My servant Job has.
[ The Safety of the Faithful ] [ To the Chief Musician. With stringed instruments. A Psalm of David. ] Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have relieved me in my distress; Have mercy on me, and hear my prayer.
[ A Prayer of Faith in Time of Distress ] [ To the Chief Musician. With stringed instruments. On an eight-stringed harp. A Psalm of David. ] O Lord, do not rebuke me in Your anger, Nor chasten me in Your hot displeasure.
[ Prayer and Praise for Deliverance from Enemies ] [ A Meditation of David, which he sang to the Lord concerning the words of Cush, a Benjamite. ] O Lord my God, in You I put my trust; Save me from all those who persecute me; And deliver me,
[ Prayer and Thanksgiving for the Lord’s Righteous Judgments ] [ To the Chief Musician. To the tune of “Death of the Son.” A Psalm of David. ] I will praise You, O Lord, with my whole heart; I will tell of all Your marvelous works.
[ The Blessedness of Answered Prayer ] [ A Psalm. A Song at the dedication of the house of David. ] I will extol You, O Lord, for You have lifted me up, And have not let my foes rejoice over me.
[ Prayer for Wisdom and Forgiveness ] [ To the Chief Musician. To Jeduthun. A Psalm of David. ] I said, “I will guard my ways, Lest I sin with my tongue; I will restrain my mouth with a muzzle, While the wicked are before me.”
[ A Prayer of Repentance ] [ To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David when Nathan the prophet went to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. ] Have mercy upon me, O God, According to Your lovingkindness; According to the multitude of Your tender mercies, Blot out my transgressions.
[ Answered Prayer for Deliverance from Adversaries ] [ To the Chief Musician. With stringed instruments. A Contemplation of David when the Ziphites went and said to Saul, “Is David not hiding with us?” ] Save me, O God, by Your name, And vindicate me by Your strength.
[ Trust in God Concerning the Treachery of Friends ] [ To the Chief Musician. With stringed instruments. A Contemplation of David. ] Give ear to my prayer, O God, And do not hide Yourself from my supplication.
[ Prayer for Relief from Tormentors ] [ To the Chief Musician. Set to “The Silent Dove in Distant Lands.” A Michtam of David when the Philistines captured him in Gath. ] Be merciful to me, O God, for man would swallow me up; Fighting all day he oppresses me.
[ Prayer for Safety from Enemies ] [ To the Chief Musician. Set to “Do Not Destroy.” A Michtam of David when he fled from Saul into the cave. ] Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me! For my soul trusts in You; And in the shadow of Your wings I will make my refuge, Until these calamities have passed by.
[ Urgent Prayer for the Restored Favor of God ] [ To the Chief Musician. Set to “Lily of the Testimony.” A Michtam of David. For teaching. When he fought against Mesopotamia and Syria of Zobah, and Joab returned and killed twelve thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt. ] O God, You have cast us off; You have broken us down; You have been displeased; Oh, restore us again!
[ A Dirge and a Prayer for Israel, Destroyed by Enemies ] [ A Psalm of Asaph. ] O God, the nations have come into Your inheritance; Your holy temple they have defiled; They have laid Jerusalem in heaps.
[ Prayer for Israel’s Restoration ] [ To the Chief Musician. Set to “The Lilies.” A Testimony of Asaph. A Psalm. ] Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, You who lead Joseph like a flock; You who dwell between the cherubim, shine forth!
[ Prayer that the Lord Will Restore Favor to the Land ] [ To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. ] Lord, You have been favorable to Your land; You have brought back the captivity of Jacob.
[ A Prayer for Help in Despondency ] [ A Song. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. To the Chief Musician. Set to “Mahalath Leannoth.” A Contemplation of Heman the Ezrahite. ] O Lord, God of my salvation, I have cried out day and night before You.
[ A Prayer in Deep Distress ] Woe to you who plunder, though you have not been plundered; And you who deal treacherously, though they have not dealt treacherously with you! When you cease plundering, You will be plundered; When you make an end of dealing treacherously, They will deal treacherously with you.
It may be that the Lord your God will hear the words of the Rabshakeh, whom his master the king of Assyria has sent to reproach the living God, and will rebuke the words which the Lord your God has heard. Therefore lift up your prayer for the remnant that is left.’ ”
[ The Word of the Lord Concerning Sennacherib ] Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Hezekiah, saying, “Thus says the Lord God of Israel, ‘Because you have prayed to Me against Sennacherib king of Assyria,
Even them I will bring to My holy mountain, And make them joyful in My house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and their sacrifices Will be accepted on My altar; For My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.”
[ A Prayer of Penitence ] Look down from heaven, And see from Your habitation, holy and glorious. Where are Your zeal and Your strength, The yearning of Your heart and Your mercies toward me? Are they restrained?
Then Jeremiah the prophet said to them, “I have heard. Indeed, I will pray to the Lord your God according to your words, and it shall be, that whatever the Lord answers you, I will declare it to you. I will keep nothing back from you.”
For you were hypocrites in your hearts when you sent me to the Lord your God, saying, ‘Pray for us to the Lord our God, and according to all that the Lord your God says, so declare to us and we will do it.
[ Daniel in the Lions’ Den ] Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went home. And in his upper room, with his windows open toward Jerusalem, he knelt down on his knees three times that day, and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as was his custom since early days.
And I prayed to the Lord my God, and made confession, and said, “O Lord, great and awesome God, who keeps His covenant and mercy with those who love Him, and with those who keep His commandments,
“As it is written in the Law of Moses, all this disaster has come upon us; yet we have not made our prayer before the Lord our God, that we might turn from our iniquities and understand Your truth.
“O Lord, according to all Your righteousness, I pray, let Your anger and Your fury be turned away from Your city Jerusalem, Your holy mountain; because for our sins, and for the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and Your people are a reproach to all those around us.
[ The Seventy-Weeks Prophecy ] Now while I was speaking, praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my supplication before the Lord my God for the holy mountain of my God,
Therefore they cried out to the Lord and said, “We pray, O Lord, please do not let us perish for this man’s life, and do not charge us with innocent blood; for You, O Lord, have done as it pleased You.”
So he prayed to the Lord, and said, “Ah, Lord, was not this what I said when I was still in my country? Therefore I fled previously to Tarshish; for I know that You are a gracious and merciful God, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, One who relents from doing harm.
[ The Model Prayer ] “And when you pray, you shall not be like the hypocrites. For they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward.
[ The Model Prayer ] Now it came to pass, as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, that one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.”
[ Paul and Silas Imprisoned ] Now it happened, as we went to prayer, that a certain slave girl possessed with a spirit of divination met us, who brought her masters much profit by fortune-telling.
When we had come to the end of those days, we departed and went on our way; and they all accompanied us, with wives and children, till we were out of the city. And we knelt down on the shore and prayed.
[ Preeminence of Christ ] For this reason we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;
[ A Word to Husbands ] Husbands, likewise, dwell with them with understanding, giving honor to the wife, as to the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life, that your prayers may not be hindered.
If anyone sees his brother sinning a sin which does not lead to death, he will ask, and He will give him life for those who commit sin not leading to death. There is sin leading to death. I do not say that he should pray about that.
[ Worthy Is the Lamb ] Now when He had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each having a harp, and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.
Then another angel, having a golden censer, came and stood at the altar. He was given much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all the saints upon the golden altar which was before the throne.
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

141 topical index results for “pray”

CONDESCENSION OF GOD » Indulges Moses' prayer to behold his glory (Exodus 33:18-23)
ENQUIRING OF GOD » See PRAYER
JOHN » Teaches his disciples to pray (Luke 11:1)
PAUL » Visits Samothracia and Neapolis; comes to Philippi, the chief city of Macedonia; visits a place of prayer at the side of the river; preaches the word; the merchant, Lydia, from Thyatira, is converted and immersed (Acts 16:11-15)
PAUL » Declares he was going bound in spirit to Jerusalem; exhorts them to take heed to themselves and the flock over whom the Holy Spirit had made them overseers; kneels down, prays, and leaves (Acts 20:22-38)
PAUL » Waits at Tyre for seven days; is brought on his way by the disciples to the outskirts of the city; kneels down and prays; boards the ship; comes to Ptolemais; greets the brethren, and stays for one day (Acts 21:4-7)
PETER » Prays for the reception of the miraculous gifts of the Holy Spirit (Acts 8:15-18)
WORSHIP » Jesus prays all night long (Luke 6:12)
AFFLICTIONS AND ADVERSITIES » PRAYER IN » See PRAYER
BLESSING » TEMPORAL, PRAYER FOR » See PRAYER
CATHOLICITY » INSTANCES OF » Solomon, in his prayer (1 Kings 8:41)
CHURCH AND STATE » STATE SUPERIOR TO RELIGION » Solomon, in overshadowing the ecclesiastical in building the temple, and officiating primarily in the dedication, intercessory or priestly prayer, pronouncing the benediction, etc (1 Kings 5:8)
COURAGE » INSTANCES OF THE COURAGE OF CONVICTION » Daniel, in persisting in prayer regardless of the edict against praying (Daniel 6:10)
FASTING » INSTANCES OF » While interceding in prayer for his friends (Psalms 35:13)
FASTING » INSTANCES OF » In prayer for himself and his adversaries (Psalms 109:4,24)
FASTING » INSTANCES OF » In Babylon, with prayer for divine deliverance and guidance (Ezra 8:21,23)
FASTING » INSTANCES OF » On account of the captivity of the people, with prayer for their deliverance (Daniel 9:3)
HOUSE » ARCHITECTURE OF » Prayer on (Acts 10:9)
JESUS, THE CHRIST » HISTORY OF » Teaches his disciples to pray (Luke 11:1-13)
JESUS, THE CHRIST » HISTORY OF » Enunciates the parables of the unjust judge, and the Pharisee and publican praying in the temple (in Peraea) (Luke 18:1-14)
JESUS, THE CHRIST » HISTORY OF » One of his last prayers (in Jerusalem) ( John 17)
JOHANAN » A Jewish captain » Sought prayers of Jeremiah (Jeremiah 42:2,3)
JOY » INSTANCES OF » Of Paul, when he prayed for the Philippian Christians (Philippians 1:4)
METEOROLOGY AND CELESTIAL PHENOMENA » PHENOMENA OF » Rain in answer to Samuel's prayer (1 Samuel 12:16-18)
METEOROLOGY AND CELESTIAL PHENOMENA » PHENOMENA OF » Elijah's prayer (1 Kings 18:41-45)
MIRACLES » CATALOGUE OF » Rain in answer to Elijah's prayer (1 Kings 18:41-45)
POWER » OF THE HOLY SPIRIT » Helped in prayer by (Romans 8:26)
PRAYER » MISCELLANY OF MINOR SUB-TOPICS » Prayer test proposed by Elijah (1 Kings 18:24-39)
PRAYER » MISCELLANY OF MINOR SUB-TOPICS » When Moses prayed to see Canaan, the promised land (Deuteronomy 3:23-27)
PRAYER » MISCELLANY OF MINOR SUB-TOPICS » The disciples prayed for Peter; the answer included Peter's deliverance (Acts 12:15; with12:5)
REPETITION » IN PRAYERS » See PRAYERS
TRUTH » OF GOD » Pray for its exhibition to others (2 Samuel 2:6)
WORSHIP » Prayer in » See PRAYER
WORSHIP » UNCLASSIFIED SCRIPTURES RELATING TO » See PRAYER
ZEPHANIAH » A priest in the reign of Zedekiah, king of Judah » Sent by the king to Jeremiah with a message soliciting the prophet's intercession and prayers (Jeremiah 21:1,2)

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