212 verses

Gen 20:7

(NIV)
Now return the man’s wife, for he is a prophet, and he will pray for you and you will live. But if you do not return her, you may be sure that you and all who belong to you will die.’

(ESV)
Now then, return the man’s wife, for he is a prophet, so that he will pray for you, and you shall live. But if you do not return her, know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours.”

Gen 20:17

(NIV)
Then Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelek, his wife and his female slaves so they could have children again,
(ESV)
Then Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech, and also healed his wife and female slaves so that they bore children.

Gen 25:21

(NIV)
Isaac prayed to the  Lord on behalf of his wife, because she was childless. The  Lord answered his prayer, and his wife Rebekah became pregnant.
(ESV)
And Isaac prayed to the  Lord for his wife, because she was barren. And the  Lord granted his prayer, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

Gen 48:11

(NIV)
Israel said to Joseph, ‘I never expected to see your face again, and now God has allowed me to see your children too.’

(ESV)
And Israel said to Joseph, “I never expected to see your face; and behold, God has let me see your offspring also.”

Exod 8:8

(NIV)
Pharaoh summoned Moses and Aaron and said, ‘Pray to the  Lord to take the frogs away from me and my people, and I will let your people go to offer sacrifices to the  Lord.’

(ESV)
Then Pharaoh called Moses and Aaron and said, “Plead with the  Lord to take away the frogs from me and from my people, and I will let the people go to sacrifice to the  Lord.”

Exod 8:9

(NIV)
Moses said to Pharaoh, ‘I leave to you the honour of setting the time for me to pray for you and your officials and your people that you and your houses may be rid of the frogs, except for those that remain in the Nile.’

(ESV)
Moses said to Pharaoh, “Be pleased to command me when I am to plead for you and for your servants and for your people, that the frogs be cut off from you and your houses and be left only in the Nile.”

Exod 8:28

(NIV)
Pharaoh said, ‘I will let you go to offer sacrifices to the  Lord your God in the wilderness, but you must not go very far. Now pray for me.’

(ESV)
So Pharaoh said, “I will let you go to sacrifice to the  Lord your God in the wilderness; only you must not go very far away. Plead for me.”

Exod 8:29

(NIV)
Moses answered, ‘As soon as I leave you, I will pray to the  Lord, and tomorrow the flies will leave Pharaoh and his officials and his people. Only let Pharaoh be sure that he does not act deceitfully again by not letting the people go to offer sacrifices to the  Lord.’

(ESV)
Then Moses said, “Behold, I am going out from you and I will plead with the  Lord that the swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people, tomorrow. Only let not Pharaoh cheat again by not letting the people go to sacrifice to the  Lord.”

Exod 8:30

(NIV)
Then Moses left Pharaoh and prayed to the  Lord,
(ESV)
So Moses went out from Pharaoh and prayed to the  Lord.

Exod 9:28

(NIV)
Pray to the  Lord, for we have had enough thunder and hail. I will let you go; you don’t have to stay any longer.’

(ESV)
Plead with the  Lord, for there has been enough of God’s thunder and hail. I will let you go, and you shall stay no longer.”

Exod 10:17

(NIV)
Now forgive my sin once more and pray to the  Lord your God to take this deadly plague away from me.’

(ESV)
Now therefore, forgive my sin, please, only this once, and plead with the  Lord your God only to remove this death from me.”

Exod 10:18

(NIV)
Moses then left Pharaoh and prayed to the  Lord.
(ESV)
So he went out from Pharaoh and pleaded with the  Lord.

Num 11:2

(NIV)
When the people cried out to Moses, he prayed to the  Lord and the fire died down.
(ESV)
Then the people cried out to Moses, and Moses prayed to the  Lord, and the fire died down.

Num 21:7

(NIV)
The people came to Moses and said, ‘We sinned when we spoke against the  Lord and against you. Pray that the  Lord will take the snakes away from us.’ So Moses prayed for the people.

(ESV)
And 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.

Deut 9:20

(NIV)
And the  Lord was angry enough with Aaron to destroy him, but at that time I prayed for Aaron too.
(ESV)
And the  Lord was so angry with Aaron that he was ready to destroy him. And I prayed for Aaron also at the same time.

Deut 9:26

(NIV)
I prayed to the  Lord and said, ‘Sovereign Lord, do not destroy your people, your own inheritance that you redeemed by your great power and brought out of Egypt with a mighty hand.
(ESV)
And I prayed to the  Lord, ‘O Lord  God, do not destroy your people and your heritage, whom you have redeemed through your greatness, whom you have brought out of Egypt with a mighty hand.

Judg 13:8

(NIV)
Then Manoah prayed to the  Lord: ‘Pardon your servant, Lord. I beg you to let the man of God you sent to us come again to teach us how to bring up the boy who is to be born.’

(ESV)
Then Manoah prayed to the  Lord and said, “O Lord, please let the man of God whom you sent come again to us and teach us what we are to do with the child who will be born.”

1Sam 1:10

(NIV)
In her deep anguish Hannah prayed to the  Lord, weeping bitterly.
(ESV)
She was deeply distressed and prayed to the  Lord and wept bitterly.

1Sam 1:12

(NIV)
As she kept on praying to the  Lord, Eli observed her mouth.
(ESV)
As she continued praying before the  Lord, Eli observed her mouth.

1Sam 1:26

(NIV)
and she said to him, ‘Pardon me, my lord. As surely as you live, I am the woman who stood here beside you praying to the  Lord.
(ESV)
And she said, “Oh, my lord! As you live, my lord, I am the woman who was standing here in your presence, praying to the  Lord.

1Sam 1:27

(NIV)
I prayed for this child, and the  Lord has granted me what I asked of him.
(ESV)
For this child I prayed, and the  Lord has granted me my petition that I made to him.

1Sam 2:1

(NIV)
Then Hannah prayed and said:

‘My heart rejoices in the  Lord;
in the  Lord my horn is lifted high.
My mouth boasts over my enemies,
for I delight in your deliverance.
(ESV)
And Hannah prayed and said,

“My heart exults in the  Lord;
my horn is exalted in the  Lord.
My mouth derides my enemies,
because I rejoice in your salvation.

1Sam 2:25

(NIV)
If one person sins against another, God may mediate for the offender; but if anyone sins against the  Lord, who will intercede for them?’ His sons, however, did not listen to their father’s rebuke, for it was the  Lord’s will to put them to death.

(ESV)
If someone sins against a man, God will mediate for him, but if someone sins against the  Lord, who can intercede for him?” But they would not listen to the voice of their father for it was the will of the  Lord to put them to death.

1Sam 7:5

(NIV)
Then Samuel said, ‘Assemble all Israel at Mizpah, and I will intercede with the  Lord for you.’
(ESV)
Then Samuel said, “Gather all Israel at Mizpah, and I will pray to the  Lord for you.”

1Sam 8:6

(NIV)
But when they said, ‘Give us a king to lead us,’ this displeased Samuel; so he prayed to the  Lord.
(ESV)
But the thing displeased Samuel when they said, “Give us a king to judge us.” And Samuel prayed to the  Lord.

1Sam 12:19

(NIV)
The people all said to Samuel, ‘Pray to the  Lord your God for your servants so that we will not die, for we have added to all our other sins the evil of asking for a king.’

(ESV)
And all the people said to Samuel, “Pray for your servants to the  Lord your God, that we may not die, for we have added to all our sins this evil, to ask for ourselves a king.”

1Sam 12:23

(NIV)
As for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the  Lord by failing to pray for you. And I will teach you the way that is good and right.
(ESV)
Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the  Lord by ceasing to pray for you, and I will instruct you in the good and the right way.

2Sam 7:27

(NIV)
 Lord Almighty, God of Israel, you have revealed this to your servant, saying, “I will build a house for you.” So your servant has found courage to pray this prayer to you.
(ESV)
For you, O  Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, have made this revelation to your servant, saying, ‘I will build you a house.’ Therefore your servant has found courage to pray this prayer to you.

2Sam 21:14

(NIV)
They buried the bones of Saul and his son Jonathan in the tomb of Saul’s father Kish, at Zela in Benjamin, and did everything the king commanded. After that, God answered prayer on behalf of the land.

(ESV)
And they buried the bones of Saul and his son Jonathan in the land of Benjamin in Zela, in the tomb of Kish his father. And they did all that the king commanded. And after that God responded to the plea for the land.

2Sam 24:25

(NIV)
David built an altar to the  Lord there and sacrificed burnt offerings and fellowship offerings. Then the  Lord answered his prayer on behalf of the land, and the plague on Israel was stopped.

(ESV)
And David built there an altar to the  Lord and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. So the  Lord responded to the plea for the land, and the plague was averted from Israel.

1Kgs 8:28

(NIV)
Yet give attention to your servant’s prayer and his plea for mercy,  Lord my God. Hear the cry and the prayer that your servant is praying in your presence this day.
(ESV)
Yet have regard to the prayer of your servant and to his plea, O  Lord my God, listening to the cry and to the prayer that your servant prays before you this day,

1Kgs 8:29

(NIV)
May your eyes be open towards this temple night and day, this place of which you said, “My Name shall be there,” so that you will hear the prayer your servant prays towards this place.
(ESV)
that your eyes may be open night and day toward this house, the place of which you have said ‘My name shall be there,’ that you may listen to the prayer that your servant offers toward this place.

1Kgs 8:30

(NIV)
Hear the supplication of your servant and of your people Israel when they pray towards this place. Hear from heaven, your dwelling place, and when you hear, forgive.

(ESV)
And listen to the plea of your servant and of your people Israel, when they pray toward this place. And listen in heaven your dwelling place, and when you hear, forgive.

1Kgs 8:33

(NIV)
‘When your people Israel have been defeated by an enemy because they have sinned against you, and when they turn back to you and give praise to your name, praying and making supplication to you in this temple,
(ESV)
“When your people Israel are defeated before the enemy because they have sinned against you, and if they turn again to you and acknowledge your name and pray and plead with you in this house,

1Kgs 8:35

(NIV)
‘When the heavens are shut up and there is no rain because your people have sinned against you, and when they pray towards this place and give praise to your name and turn from their sin because you have afflicted them,
(ESV)
“When heaven is shut up and there is no rain because they have sinned against you, if they pray toward this place and acknowledge your name and turn from their sin, when you afflict them,

1Kgs 8:42

(NIV)
for they will hear of your great name and your mighty hand and your outstretched arm – when they come and pray towards this temple,
(ESV)
(for they shall hear of your great name and your mighty hand, and of your outstretched arm), when he comes and prays toward this house,

1Kgs 8:44

(NIV)
‘When your people go to war against their enemies, wherever you send them, and when they pray to the  Lord towards the city you have chosen and the temple I have built for your Name,
(ESV)
“If your people go out to battle against their enemy, by whatever way you shall send them, and they pray to the  Lord toward the city that you have chosen and the house that I have built for your name,

1Kgs 8:48

(NIV)
and if they turn back to you with all their heart and soul in the land of their enemies who took them captive, and pray to you towards the land you gave their ancestors, towards the city you have chosen and the temple I have built for your Name;
(ESV)
if they repent with all their mind and with all their heart in the land of their enemies, who carried them captive, and pray to you toward their land, which you gave to their fathers, the city that you have chosen, and the house that I have built for your name,

1Kgs 8:54

(NIV)
When Solomon had finished all these prayers and supplications to the  Lord, he rose from before the altar of the  Lord, where he had been kneeling with his hands spread out towards heaven.
(ESV)
Now as Solomon finished offering all this prayer and plea to the  Lord, he arose from before the altar of the  Lord, where he had knelt with hands outstretched toward heaven.

1Kgs 13:6

(NIV)
Then the king said to the man of God, ‘Intercede with the  Lord your God and pray for me that my hand may be restored.’ So the man of God interceded with the  Lord, and the king’s hand was restored and became as it was before.

(ESV)
And the king said to the man of God, “Entreat now the favor of the  Lord your God, and pray for me, that my hand may be restored to me.” And the man of God entreated the  Lord, and the king’s hand was restored to him and became as it was before.

2Kgs 4:33

(NIV)
He went in, shut the door on the two of them and prayed to the  Lord.
(ESV)
So he went in and shut the door behind the two of them and prayed to the  Lord.

2Kgs 6:17

(NIV)
And Elisha prayed, ‘Open his eyes,  Lord, so that he may see.’ Then the  Lord opened the servant’s eyes, and he looked and saw the hills full of horses and chariots of fire all round Elisha.

(ESV)
Then Elisha prayed and said, “O  Lord, please open his eyes that he may see.” So 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.

2Kgs 6:18

(NIV)
As the enemy came down towards him, Elisha prayed to the  Lord, ‘Strike this army with blindness.’ So he struck them with blindness, as Elisha had asked.

(ESV)
And when the Syrians came down against him, Elisha prayed to the  Lord and said, “Please strike this people with blindness.” So he struck them with blindness in accordance with the prayer of Elisha.

2Kgs 19:15

(NIV)
And Hezekiah prayed to the  Lord: ‘ Lord, the God of Israel, enthroned between the cherubim, you alone are God over all the kingdoms of the earth. You have made heaven and earth.
(ESV)
And Hezekiah prayed before the  Lord and said: “O  Lord, the God of Israel, enthroned above the cherubim, you are the God, you alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth; you have made heaven and earth.

2Kgs 19:20

(NIV)
Then Isaiah son of Amoz sent a message to Hezekiah: ‘This is what the  Lord, the God of Israel, says: I have heard your prayer concerning Sennacherib king of Assyria.
(ESV)
Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Hezekiah, saying, “Thus says the  Lord, the God of Israel: Your prayer to me about Sennacherib king of Assyria I have heard.

2Kgs 20:2

(NIV)
Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the  Lord,
(ESV)
Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the  Lord, saying,

1Chr 5:20

(NIV)
They were helped in fighting them, and God delivered the Hagrites and all their allies into their hands, because they cried out to him during the battle. He answered their prayers, because they trusted in him.
(ESV)
And when they prevailed over them, the Hagrites and all who were with them were given into their hands, for they cried out to God in the battle, and he granted their urgent plea because they trusted in him.

1Chr 17:25

(NIV)
‘You, my God, have revealed to your servant that you will build a house for him. So your servant has found courage to pray to you.
(ESV)
For you, my God, have revealed to your servant that you will build a house for him. Therefore your servant has found courage to pray before you.

2Chr 6:19

(NIV)
Yet,  Lord my God, give attention to your servant’s prayer and his plea for mercy. Hear the cry and the prayer that your servant is praying in your presence.
(ESV)
Yet have regard to the prayer of your servant and to his plea, O  Lord my God, listening to the cry and to the prayer that your servant prays before you,

2Chr 6:20

(NIV)
May your eyes be open towards this temple day and night, this place of which you said you would put your Name there. May you hear the prayer your servant prays towards this place.
(ESV)
that your eyes may be open day and night toward this house, the place where you have promised to set your name, that you may listen to the prayer that your servant offers toward this place.

2Chr 6:21

(NIV)
Hear the supplications of your servant and of your people Israel when they pray towards this place. Hear from heaven, your dwelling-place; and when you hear, forgive.

(ESV)
And listen to the pleas of your servant and of your people Israel, when they pray toward this place. And listen from heaven your dwelling place, and when you hear, forgive.

2Chr 6:24

(NIV)
‘When your people Israel have been defeated by an enemy because they have sinned against you and when they turn back and give praise to your name, praying and making supplication before you in this temple,
(ESV)
If your people Israel are defeated before the enemy because they have sinned against you, and they turn again and acknowledge your name and pray and plead with you in this house,

2Chr 6:26

(NIV)
‘When the heavens are shut up and there is no rain because your people have sinned against you, and when they pray towards this place and give praise to your name and turn from their sin because you have afflicted them,
(ESV)
“When heaven is shut up and there is no rain because they have sinned against you, if they pray toward this place and acknowledge your name and turn from their sin, when you afflict them,

2Chr 6:32

(NIV)
‘As for the foreigner who does not belong to your people Israel but has come from a distant land because of your great name and your mighty hand and your outstretched arm – when they come and pray towards this temple,
(ESV)
Likewise, when a foreigner, who is not of your people Israel, comes from a far country for the sake of your great name and your mighty hand and your outstretched arm, when he comes and prays toward this house,

2Chr 6:34

(NIV)
‘When your people go to war against their enemies, wherever you send them, and when they pray to you towards this city you have chosen and the temple I have built for your Name,
(ESV)
If your people go out to battle against their enemies, by whatever way you shall send them, and they pray to you toward this city that you have chosen and the house that I have built for your name,

2Chr 6:38

(NIV)
and if they turn back to you with all their heart and soul in the land of their captivity where they were taken, and pray towards the land that you gave their ancestors, towards the city you have chosen and towards the temple that I have built for your Name;
(ESV)
if they repent with all their mind and with all their heart in the land of their captivity to which they were carried captive, and pray toward their land, which you gave to their fathers, the city that you have chosen and the house that I have built for your name,

2Chr 7:1

(NIV)
When Solomon finished praying, fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the  Lord filled the temple.
(ESV)
As soon as Solomon finished his prayer fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices and the glory of the  Lord filled the temple.

2Chr 7:14

(NIV)
if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
(ESV)
if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

2Chr 30:18

(NIV)
Although most of the many people who came from Ephraim, Manasseh, Issachar and Zebulun had not purified themselves, yet they ate the Passover, contrary to what was written. But Hezekiah prayed for them, saying, ‘May the  Lord, who is good, pardon everyone
(ESV)
For a majority of the people, many of them from Ephraim, Manasseh, Issachar, and Zebulun, had not cleansed themselves, yet they ate the Passover otherwise than as prescribed. For Hezekiah had prayed for them, saying, “May the good  Lord pardon everyone

2Chr 32:20

(NIV)
King Hezekiah and the prophet Isaiah son of Amoz cried out in prayer to heaven about this.
(ESV)
Then Hezekiah the king and Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, prayed because of this and cried to heaven.
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