25 Bible Verses About Prayer (ESV)

Bible Verses About

This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Prayer (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Prayer

780

Philippians 4:6

do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

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Mark 11:24

24 Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

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John 15:7

If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.

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503

1 Thessalonians 5:17

17 pray without ceasing,

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Romans 8:26

26 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.

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488

Matthew 6:6

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.

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449

Matthew 6:7

“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words.

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378

James 5:16

16 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.

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354

Luke 11:9

And I tell you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

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324

Jeremiah 33:3

Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.

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299

Matthew 26:41

41 Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

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282

Ephesians 6:18

18 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,

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258

1 Timothy 2:1-4

2:1 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. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

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224

Matthew 6:9-13

Pray then like this:

  “Our Father in heaven,
  hallowed be your name.
10   Your kingdom come,
  your will be done,
    on earth as it is in heaven.
11   Give us this day our daily bread,
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.

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216

Matthew 6:5-8

“And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. 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.

“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.

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212

1 Timothy 2:5

For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,

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195

Colossians 4:2

Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.

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195

Psalm 34:17

17   When the righteous cry for help, the LORD hears
    and delivers them out of all their troubles.

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186

Luke 18:1

18:1 And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.

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179

2 Chronicles 7:14

14 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.

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176

Jeremiah 29:12

12 Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you.

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161

Matthew 21:22

22 And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.”

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157

1 Timothy 2:8

I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling;

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152

Luke 6:27-28

27 “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.

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149

1 John 5:14-15

14 And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. 15 And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.

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