New Living Translation
So I turned to the Lord God and pleaded with him in prayer and fasting. I also wore rough burlap and sprinkled myself with ashes.
King James Bible
And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes:
Darby Bible Translation
And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes;
World English Bible
I set my face to the Lord God, to seek by prayer and petitions, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes.
Young's Literal Translation
and I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes.
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LibraryThe Blessing of God.
NUMB. VI. 22-27. We have already seen the grace of GOD making provision that His people, who had lost the privilege of priestly service, might draw near to Him by Nazarite separation and consecration. And not as the offence was the free gift: those who had forfeited the privilege of priestly service were the males only, but women and even children might be Nazarites; whosoever desired was free to come, and thus draw near to GOD. We now come to the concluding verses of Numb. vi, and see in them one …
James Hudson Taylor—Separation and Service
What is the Sanctuary?
Three Things Briefly to be Regarded in Christ --viz. His Offices of Prophet, King, and Priest.
General Account of Jesus' Teaching.
In those days when you pray, I will listen.
During the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, learned from reading the word of the LORD, as revealed to Jeremiah the prophet, that Jerusalem must lie desolate for seventy years.
I prayed to the LORD my God and confessed: "O Lord, you are a great and awesome God! You always fulfill your covenant and keep your promises of unfailing love to those who love you and obey your commands.
I went on praying and confessing my sin and the sin of my people, pleading with the LORD my God for Jerusalem, his holy mountain.
That is why the LORD says, "Turn to me now, while there is time. Give me your hearts. Come with fasting, weeping, and mourning.
The people of Nineveh believed God's message, and from the greatest to the least, they declared a fast and put on burlap to show their sorrow.
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