50 Bible Verses on Prayer

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  • 2 Chronicles 7:14 NKJV
    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 will forgive their sin and heal their land.
  • Psalm 4:1 ESV
    Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness!
        You have given me relief when I was in distress.
        Be gracious to me and hear my prayer!
  • Psalm 5:1-3 NKJV
    Give ear to my words, O Lord,
    Consider my meditation.
    Give heed to the voice of my cry,
    My King and my God,
    For to You I will pray.
    My voice You shall hear in the morning, O Lord;
    In the morning I will direct it to You,
    And I will look up.
  • Psalm 6:9 NKJV
    The Lord has heard my supplication;
    The Lord will receive my prayer.
  • Psalm 17:1 NKJV
    Hear a just cause, O Lord,
    Attend to my cry;
    Give ear to my prayer which is not from deceitful lips.
  • Psalm 42:8 NKJV
    The Lord will command His lovingkindness in the daytime,
    And in the night His song shall be with me—
    A prayer to the God of my life.
  • Psalm 54:2 NKJV
    Hear my prayer, O God;
    Give ear to the words of my mouth.
  • Psalm 55:1 NKJV
    Give ear to my prayer, O God,
    And do not hide Yourself from my supplication.
  • Psalm 55:17 NKJV
    Evening and morning and at noon I will pray, and cry aloud, And He shall hear my voice.
  • Psalm 61:1 NKJV
    Hear my cry, O God;
    Attend to my prayer.
  • Psalm 66:19-20 NKJV
    But certainly God has heard me;
    He has attended to the voice of my prayer.
    20 Blessed be God,
    Who has not turned away my prayer,
    Nor His mercy from me!
  • Psalm 69:13 NKJV
    But as for me, my prayer is to You,
    O Lord, in the acceptable time;
    O God, in the multitude of Your mercy,
    Hear me in the truth of Your salvation.
  • Psalm 84:8 NKJV
    O Lord God of hosts, hear my prayer;
    Give ear, O God of Jacob! Selah
  • Psalm 86:6-7 NKJV
    Give ear, O Lord, to my prayer;
    And attend to the voice of my supplications.
    In the day of my trouble I will call upon You,
    For You will answer me.
  • Psalm 88:2 NKJV
    Let my prayer come before You;
    Incline Your ear to my cry.
  • Psalm 88:13 NKJV
    But to You I have cried out, O Lord, And in the morning my prayer comes before You.
  • Psalm 102:1-2, 17
    Hear my prayer, O Lord,
    And let my cry come to You.
    Do not hide Your face from me in the day of my trouble;
    Incline Your ear to me;
    In the day that I call, answer me speedily.
    He shall regard the prayer of the destitute,
    And shall not despise their prayer.
  • Psalm 109:4 NKJV
    In return for my love they are my accusers, But I give myself to prayer.
  • Psalm 122:6 NKJV
    Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May they prosper who love you.
  • Psalm 141:2 NKJV
    Let my prayer be set before You as incense,
    The lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.
  • Psalm 143:1 NKJV
    Hear my prayer, O Lord,
    Give ear to my supplications!
    In Your faithfulness answer me,
    And in Your righteousness.
  • Proverbs 15:29 ESV
    The Lord is far from the wicked,
        but he hears the prayer of the righteous.
  • Jeremiah 29:12 ESV
    Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you.
  • Matthew 6:6 ESV
    But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.
  • Matthew 6:9-13 ESV
    Pray then like this:

    “Our Father in heaven,
    hallowed be your name.[a]
    10 Your kingdom come,
    your will be done,[b]
        on earth as it is in heaven.
    11 Give us this day our daily bread,[c]
    12 and forgive us our debts,
        as we also have forgiven our debtors.
    13 And lead us not into temptation,
        but deliver us from evil.

  • Matthew 18:20 ESV
    For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”
  • Matthew 26:41 NKJV
    Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
  • Mark 11:17 NKJV
    Then He taught, saying to them, “Is it not written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations’? But you have made it a ‘den of thieves.’ ”
  • Mark 11:24 ESV
    Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.
  • Luke 6:12 ESV
    In these days he went out to the mountain to pray, and all night he continued in prayer to God.
  • Luke 6:27-28 ESV
    But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.
  • Luke 18:1 ESV
    And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.
  • Romans 8:26 ESV
     Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.
  • Romans 12:12 ESV
    Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
  • Acts 1:14 ESV
    All these with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer, together with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.
  • 2 Corinthians 1:11 ESV
     You also must help us by prayer, so that many will give thanks on our behalf for the blessing granted us through the prayers of many.
  • Ephesians 6:18 ESV
    praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints
  • Philippians 4:6-7 ESV
    do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
  • Colossians 4:2 ESV
     Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ESV
    Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
  • 1 Timothy 2:1-2 ESV
    First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.
  • 1 Timothy 2:8 ESV
    I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling
  • Hebrews 4:16 ESV
    Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
  • Hebrews 13:18 NKJV
    Pray for us; for we are confident that we have a good conscience, in all things desiring to live honorably.
  • James 5:16 ESV
    Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another,that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.
  • 1 Peter 3:12 NKJV
    For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, And His ears are open to theirprayers; But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”
  • 1 Peter 4:7 ESV
    The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of your prayers.
  • 1 John 5:14 ESV
    And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.
  • Jude 1:20-21 NKJV
    But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit, 21 keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.
  • Revelation 5:8 NKJV
    [ 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.
  • Revelation 8:4 NKJV
    And the smoke of the incense, with the prayers of the saints, ascended before God from the angel’s hand.

8 thoughts on “50 Bible Verses on Prayer

  1. Melissa says:

    Needed to read this post this week. Thank you. I have a neck procedure on Friday, Jan. 15th and I am definitely praying.

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