Daniel 9:3
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New International Version
So I turned to the Lord God and pleaded with him in prayer and petition, in fasting, and in sackcloth and ashes.

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.

English Standard Version
Then I turned my face to the Lord God, seeking him by prayer and pleas for mercy with fasting and sackcloth and ashes.

New American Standard Bible
So I gave my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth and 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:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So I turned my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and petitions, with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes.

International Standard Version
"So I turned my attention to the Lord God, seeking him in prayer and supplication, accompanied with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes.

NET Bible
So I turned my attention to the Lord God to implore him by prayer and requests, with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes.

New Heart English Bible
And I turned to the Lord God, to seek by prayer and petitions, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So I turned to the Lord God and looked to him for help. I prayed, pleaded, and fasted in sackcloth and ashes.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes.

New American Standard 1977
So I gave my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And I turned my face unto the Lord God, seeking him in prayer and supplication, in fasting and sackcloth, and ashes:

King James 2000 Bible
And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes:

American King James Version
And I set my face to the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes:

American Standard Version
And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I set my face to the Lord my God, to pray and make supplication 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;

English Revised Version
And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes.

Webster's Bible Translation
And I set my face to 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.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
9:1-3 Daniel learned from the books of the prophets, especially from Jeremiah, that the desolation of Jerusalem would continue seventy years, which were drawing to a close. God's promises are to encourage our prayers, not to make them needless; and when we see the performance of them approaching, we should more earnestly plead them with God.
Study Bible
Daniel's Prayer for his People
2in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, observed in the books the number of the years which was revealed as the word of the LORD to Jeremiah the prophet for the completion of the desolations of Jerusalem, namely, seventy years. 3So I gave my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth and ashes. 4I prayed to the LORD my God and confessed and said, "Alas, O Lord, the great and awesome God, who keeps His covenant and lovingkindness for those who love Him and keep His commandments,…
Cross References
Jeremiah 29:12
'Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.

Daniel 9:2
in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, observed in the books the number of the years which was revealed as the word of the LORD to Jeremiah the prophet for the completion of the desolations of Jerusalem, namely, seventy years.

Daniel 9:4
I prayed to the LORD my God and confessed and said, "Alas, O Lord, the great and awesome God, who keeps His covenant and lovingkindness for those who love Him and keep His commandments,

Daniel 9:20
Now while I was speaking and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my supplication before the LORD my God in behalf of the holy mountain of my God,

Joel 2:12
"Yet even now," declares the LORD, "Return to Me with all your heart, And with fasting, weeping and mourning;

Jonah 3:5
Then the people of Nineveh believed in God; and they called a fast and put on sackcloth from the greatest to the least of them.
Treasury of Scripture

And I set my face to the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes:

I set.

Daniel 6:10 Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his …

Nehemiah 1:4 And it came to pass, when I heard these words, that I sat down and …

Psalm 102:13-17 You shall arise, and have mercy on Zion: for the time to favor her, …

Jeremiah 29:10-13 For thus said the LORD, That after seventy years be accomplished …

Jeremiah 33:3 Call to me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty …

Ezekiel 36:37 Thus said the Lord GOD; I will yet for this be inquired of by the …

James 5:16-18 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that …

with.

Daniel 10:2,3 In those days I Daniel was mourning three full weeks…

Ezra 8:21 Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river of Ahava, that we might …

Ezra 9:5 And at the evening sacrifice I arose up from my heaviness; and having …

Ezra 10:6 Then Ezra rose up from before the house of God, and went into the …

Nehemiah 1:4 And it came to pass, when I heard these words, that I sat down and …

Nehemiah 9:1 Now in the twenty and fourth day of this month the children of Israel …

Esther 4:1-3,16 When Mordecai perceived all that was done, Mordecai rent his clothes, …

Psalm 35:13 But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I …

Psalm 69:10,11 When I wept, and chastened my soul with fasting, that was to my reproach…

Isaiah 22:12 And in that day did the Lord GOD of hosts call to weeping, and to …

Joel 1:13 Gird yourselves, and lament, you priests: howl, you ministers of …

Joel 2:12 Therefore also now, said the LORD, turn you even to me with all your …

Jonah 3:6-9 For word came to the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, …

Luke 2:37 And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed …

Acts 10:30 And Cornelius said, Four days ago I was fasting until this hour; …

James 4:8-10 Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, …

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