1 Kings 8:38-39

38whatever prayer, whatever plea is made by any man or by all your people Israel, each knowing the affliction of his own heart and stretching out his hands toward this house, 39then hear in heaven your dwelling place and forgive and act and render to each whose heart you know, according to all his ways ( a  for you, you only, know the hearts of all the children of mankind),

2 Chronicles 33:13

13He prayed to him, and b  God was moved by his entreaty and heard his plea and brought him again to Jerusalem into his kingdom. c  Then Manasseh knew that the  Lord was God.

Job 5:8

8 “As for me, I would seek God,
and to God would I commit my cause,

Job 8:5

5If you will seek God
and d  plead with the Almighty for mercy,

Job 10:2

2I will say to God, Do not e  condemn me;
let me know why you f  contend against me.

Job 22:27

27You will g  make your prayer to him, and he will hear you,
and you will h  pay your vows.

Job 34:31-32

31 “For has anyone said to God,
‘I have borne punishment; I will not offend any more;
32 i  teach me what I do not see;
if I have done iniquity, I will do it no more’?

Jeremiah 31:9

9 j  With weeping they shall come,
k  and with pleas for mercy I will lead them back,
I will make them l  walk by brooks of water,
m  in a straight path in which they shall not stumble,
for n  I am a father to Israel,
and Ephraim is o  my firstborn.
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