THE HOLY BIBLE Authorized King James

Genesis (Author Moses)

32:24And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day.

32:25And when he saw that he prevailed not against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob's thigh was out of joint, as he wrestled with him.

32:26And he said, Let me go, for the day breaketh. And he said, I will not let thee go, except thou bless me.

32:27And he said unto him, What is thy name? And he said, Jacob.

32:28And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.

Hosea (Author Hosea)

12:4Yea, he had power over the angel, and prevailed: he wept, and made supplication unto him: he found him in Bethel, and there he spake with us;

1 Chronicles (Author Compiled by Isaiah and Ezra from records of Nathan, Gad, Iddo, Ahijah, Jehu and others.)

16:11Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.

16:35And say ye, Save us, O God of our salvation, and gather us together, and deliver us from the heathen, that we may give thanks to thy holy name, and glory in thy praise.

2 Chronicles (Author Compiled by Isaiah and Ezra from records of Nathan, Gad, Iddo, Ahijah, Jehu and others.)

7:14If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

Nehemiah (Author Nehemiah or Ezra or both)

4:9Nevertheless we made our prayer unto our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.

Psalms (Author Moses, David, Solomon, Asaph, Heman, Ethan, sons of Korah, compiled by Ezra)

27:8When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek.

105:3Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD.

105:4Seek the LORD, and his strength: seek his face evermore.

145:18The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.

Proverbs (Author Solomon)

15:8The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Ecclesiastes (Author Solomon)

5:2Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few.

Isaiah (Author Isaiah)

55:6Seek ye the LORD while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near:

Lamentations (Author Jeremiah)

3:41Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.

Zechariah (Author Zechariah)

12:10And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.

Matthew (Author Matthew)

6:5And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

6:6But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.

6:7But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.

6:8Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.

6:9After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.

6:10Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

6:11Give us this day our daily bread.

6:12And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.

6:13And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.

7:7Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

7:8For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

21:22And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.

Mark (Author John Mark)

9:28And when he was come into the house, his disciples asked him privately, Why could not we cast him out?

9:29And he said unto them, This kind can come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting.

11:24Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.

Luke (Author Luke)

11:1And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.

11:2And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth.

11:3Give us day by day our daily bread.

11:4And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.

11:5And he said unto them, Which of you shall have a friend, and shall go unto him at midnight, and say unto him, Friend, lend me three loaves;

11:6For a friend of mine in his journey is come to me, and I have nothing to set before him?

11:7And he from within shall answer and say, Trouble me not: the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise and give thee.

11:8I say unto you, Though he will not rise and give him, because he is his friend, yet because of his importunity he will rise and give him as many as he needeth.

11:9And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.

11:10For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

11:11If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?

11:12Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?

11:13If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?

18:1And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;

Romans (Author Paul)

8:26Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

1 Corinthians (Author Paul)

14:15What is it then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also: I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also.

Ephesians (Author Paul)

3:11According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord:

3:12In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him.

6:18Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;

6:19And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel,

Philippians (Author Paul)

4:6Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

Colossians (Author Paul)

4:2Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;

1 Thessalonians (Author Paul)

5:17Pray without ceasing.

5:18In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

1 Timothy (Author Paul)

2:8I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.

Hebrews (Author Paul)

4:16Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.

James (Author James)

5:16Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.

Jude (Author Jude)

1:20But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost,

Revelation (Author John)

5:8And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints.

8:3And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all saints upon the golden altar which was before the throne.

8:4And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel's hand.



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