Bible Verses About Prayer (KJV)

2 Chronicles 7:14
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What Is Prayer?

Prayer can be broadly defined as communication with a deity or other supernatural being. It can take the form of petition, asking for guidance or help; or thanksgiving, expressing gratitude for blessings received. Prayer may also simply be a form of meditation, self-reflection, or self-expression.

There is no one correct way to pray, and people of all faiths and beliefs (or no faith at all) can benefit from prayer. Indeed, research has shown that prayer can have positive effects on mental and physical health.

One study found that people who prayed regularly were more likely to report feeling happy and optimistic, and less likely to experience depression and anxiety. Another study found that those who prayed had lower blood pressure and a reduced risk of heart disease.

So, if you’re looking to add some prayer to your life, there’s no need to feel like you’re doing it wrong. Just go with what feels right for you, and know that you’re not alone in seeking guidance and strength through prayer.

Prayer can be a powerful tool for helping us navigate life’s challenges. So, whether you’re facing a big decision, struggling with an addiction, or simply need a little boost of courage, don’t be afraid to ask for help from the divine. You just might be surprised at what prayer can do for you.


1 Timothy 2:8
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How To Pray?

There is no one right way to pray, and people of all faiths can benefit from prayer. The Bible provides many examples of how to pray, including the Lord’s Prayer and Psalm 23. There are also numerous stories of people praying in times of need or thanksgiving.

Prayer can be a simple conversation with God, or it can be a more formal practice such as reciting specific prayers or chanting. Some people prefer to pray alone, while others find strength in praying with others. No matter how you choose to pray, it is an important part of your relationship with God.

If you’re new to prayer, don’t worry about doing it perfectly. Just take some time to talk to God and express your thoughts and feelings. He will listen to you and help you to find the words to say. Prayer is a two-way conversation, so be sure to take some time to listen for God’s response too.

Here are a few tips to help you get started with prayer:

  • Find a quiet place where you can be alone with God.
  • Take some time to relax and clear your mind before you start praying.
  • Focus on your breathing and let go of any distractions.
  • Start by simply talking to God, telling him what is on your heart.
  • Be honest and open with him, sharing your joys and concerns.
  • Listen for his response, both in your thoughts and in the world around you.

Prayer is an important part of a healthy spiritual life. As you pray, you will deepen your relationship with God and gain strength and guidance for the challenges of life.


Lamentations 3:41
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Bible Verses About Prayer

1. 1 Timothy 2:8

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

2. 1 Thessalonians 5:17

Pray without ceasing.

3. Psalm 42:4

When I remember these things, I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday.

4. Hebrews 4:16

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

5. 1 John 5:14

And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:

6. Lamentations 3:41

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

7. Psalm 119:58

I intreated thy favour with my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word.

8. Psalm 17:1

{A Prayer of David.} Hear the right, O LORD, attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips.

9. Hebrews 10:22

Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water.

10. 1 Corinthians 14:15

What 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.

11. 1 Thessalonians 3:10

Night and day praying exceedingly that we might see your face, and might perfect that which is lacking in your faith?

12. Nehemiah 1:6

Let thine ear now be attentive, and thine eyes open, that thou mayest hear the prayer of thy servant, which I pray before thee now, day and night, for the children of Israel thy servants, and confess the sins of the children of Israel, which we have sinned against thee: both I and my father’s house have sinned.

13. Matthew 6:12

And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.

14. Ephesians 6:18

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

15. Psalm 145:18

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

16. Psalm 143:1

{A Psalm of David.} Hear my prayer, O LORD, give ear to my supplications: in thy faithfulness answer me, and in thy righteousness.

17. Psalm 61:1

{To the chief Musician upon Neginah, A Psalm of David.} Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.

18. Matthew 21:22

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

19. 2 Chronicles 33:12

And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,

20. Genesis 32:26

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

21. John 4:24

God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

22. Psalm 102:2

Hide not thy face from me in the day when I am in trouble; incline thine ear unto me: in the day when I call answer me speedily.

23. 1 Timothy 5:5

Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, trusteth in God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.

24. Psalm 86:7

In the day of my trouble I will call upon thee: for thou wilt answer me.

25. Job 11:13

If thou prepare thine heart, and stretch out thine hands toward him;

26. Psalm 108:6

That thy beloved may be delivered: save with thy right hand, and answer me.

27. Luke 22:42

Saying, Father, if thou be willing, remove this cup from me: nevertheless not my will, but thine, be done.

28. James 5:17

Elias was a man subject to like passions as we are, and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain: and it rained not on the earth by the space of three years and six months.

29. James 1:6

But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.

30. Psalm 56:9

When I cry unto thee, then shall mine enemies turn back: this I know; for God is for me.

31. 2 Chronicles 7:14

If 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.

32. Jeremiah 29:13

And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.

33. Philippians 4:6

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

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Celine Rice
Celine is a web blogger who enjoys writing about her daily life. Her favorite topics are education and feminism. As much as she enjoys being creative, she sometimes just wants to sit down and read a good book without overthinking.
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