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Popular Bible Verses about Prayer

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Acts 2:42

Bible Rank: 25

They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. NIV

And they steadfastly persevered, devoting themselves constantly to the instruction and fellowship of the apostles, to the breaking of bread [including the Lord's Supper] and prayers. AMP

And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. KJV


James 5:16

Bible Rank: 59

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

Confess to one another therefore your faults (your slips, your false steps, your offenses, your sins) and pray [also] for one another, that you may be healed and restored [to a spiritual tone of mind and heart]. The earnest (heartfelt, continued) prayer of a righteous man makes tremendous power available [dynamic in its working]. AMP

Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. KJV


Philippians 4:6

Bible Rank: 66

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

Do not fret or have any anxiety about anything, but in every circumstance and in everything, by prayer and petition (definite requests), with thanksgiving, continue to make your wants known to God. AMP

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


Romans 8:26

Bible Rank: 225

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 through wordless groans. NIV

So too the [Holy] Spirit comes to our aid and bears us up in our weakness; for we do not know what prayer to offer nor how to offer it worthily as we ought, but the Spirit Himself goes to meet our supplication and pleads in our behalf with unspeakable yearnings and groanings too deep for utterance. AMP

Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. KJV


John 17:20

Bible Rank: 238

"My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message," NIV

Neither for these alone do I pray [it is not for their sake only that I make this request], but also for all those who will ever come to believe in (trust in, cling to, rely on) Me through their word and teaching AMP

Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word; KJV


Ephesians 6:18

Bible Rank: 552

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 Lord's people. NIV

Pray at all times (on every occasion, in every season) in the Spirit, with all [manner of] prayer and entreaty. To that end keep alert and watch with strong purpose and perseverance, interceding in behalf of all the saints (God's consecrated people). AMP

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


Mark 11:24

Bible Rank: 588

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

For this reason I am telling you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe (trust and be confident) that it is granted to you, and you will [get it]. AMP

Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them. KJV


Acts 1:14

Bible Rank: 728

They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers. NIV

All of these with their minds in full agreement devoted themselves steadfastly to prayer, [waiting together] with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with His brothers. AMP

These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren. KJV


Acts 16:16

Bible Rank: 750

Once when we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a female slave who had a spirit by which she predicted the future. She earned a great deal of money for her owners by fortune-telling. NIV

As we were on our way to the place of prayer, we were met by a slave girl who was possessed by a spirit of divination [claiming to foretell future events and to discover hidden knowledge], and she brought her owners much gain by her fortunetelling. AMP

And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying: KJV


Acts 3:1

Bible Rank: 821

One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer – at three in the afternoon. NIV

NOW PETER and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour (three o'clock in the afternoon) AMP

Now Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of prayer, being the ninth hour. KJV


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