25 Bible Verses About Prayer (NIV)

Bible Verses About

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

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Bible Verses About Prayer

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Philippians 4:6

6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

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Mark 11:24

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

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John 15:7

7 If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you.

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503

1 Thessalonians 5:17

17 pray continually;

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Romans 8:26

26 In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express.

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488

Matthew 6:6

6 But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.

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Matthew 6:7

7 And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words.

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378

James 5:16

16 Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.

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354

Luke 11:9

9 "So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.

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324

Jeremiah 33:3

3 'Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.'

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299

Matthew 26:41

41 "Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak."

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Ephesians 6:18

18 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints.

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258

1 Timothy 2:1-4

1 I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone-- 2 for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. 3 This is good, and pleases God our Savior, 4 who wants all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.

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224

Matthew 6:9-13

9 "This, then, is how you should pray: "'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 today our daily bread. 12 Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. '

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Matthew 6:5-8

5 "And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by men. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full. 6 But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you. 7 And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words. 8 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

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

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Colossians 4:2

2 Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.

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Psalm 34:17

17 The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.

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186

Luke 18:1

1 Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.

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179

2 Chronicles 7:14

14 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 will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will 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 listen to you.

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161

Matthew 21:22

22 If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer."

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1 Timothy 2:8

8 I want men everywhere to lift up holy hands in prayer, without anger or disputing.

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152

Luke 6:27-28

27 "But I tell you who hear me: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

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1 John 5:14-15

14 This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. 15 And if we know that he hears us--whatever we ask--we know that we have what we asked of him.

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