Daniel 6:18
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New Living Translation
Then the king returned to his palace and spent the night fasting. He refused his usual entertainment and couldn't sleep at all that night.

King James Bible
Then the king went to his palace, and passed the night fasting: neither were instruments of musick brought before him: and his sleep went from him.

Darby Bible Translation
Then the king went to his palace, and passed the night fasting; neither were concubines brought before him; and his sleep fled from him.

World English Bible
Then the king went to his palace, and passed the night fasting; neither were instruments of music brought before him: and his sleep fled from him.

Young's Literal Translation
Then hath the king gone to his palace, and he hath passed the night fasting, and dahavan have not been brought up before him, and his sleep hath fled from off him.

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I Will Pray with the Spirit and with the Understanding Also-
OR, A DISCOURSE TOUCHING PRAYER; WHEREIN IS BRIEFLY DISCOVERED, 1. WHAT PRAYER IS. 2. WHAT IT IS TO PRAY WITH THE SPIRIT. 3. WHAT IT IS TO PRAY WITH THE SPIRIT AND WITH THE UNDERSTANDING ALSO. WRITTEN IN PRISON, 1662. PUBLISHED, 1663. "For we know not what we should pray for as we ought:--the Spirit--helpeth our infirmities" (Rom 8:26). ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. There is no subject of more solemn importance to human happiness than prayer. It is the only medium of intercourse with heaven. "It is
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Of Antichrist, and his Ruin: and of the Slaying the Witnesses.
BY JOHN BUNYAN PREFATORY REMARKS BY THE EDITOR This important treatise was prepared for the press, and left by the author, at his decease, to the care of his surviving friend for publication. It first appeared in a collection of his works in folio, 1692; and although a subject of universal interest; most admirably elucidated; no edition has been published in a separate form. Antichrist has agitated the Christian world from the earliest ages; and his craft has been to mislead the thoughtless, by
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

A Cloud of Witnesses.
"By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau, even concerning things to come. By faith Jacob, when he was a-dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph; and worshipped, leaning upon the top of his staff. By faith Joseph, when his end was nigh, made mention of the departure of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.... By faith the walls of Jericho fell down, after they had been compassed about for seven days. By faith Rahab the harlot perished not with them that were disobedient,
Thomas Charles Edwards—The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews

Divine Support and Protection
[What shall we say then to these things?] If God be for us, who can be against us? T he passions of joy or grief, of admiration or gratitude, are moderate when we are able to find words which fully describe their emotions. When they rise very high, language is too faint to express them; and the person is either lost in silence, or feels something which, after his most laboured efforts, is too big for utterance. We may often observe the Apostle Paul under this difficulty, when attempting to excite
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

Cross References
2 Samuel 12:16
David begged God to spare the child. He went without food and lay all night on the bare ground.

2 Samuel 12:17
The elders of his household pleaded with him to get up and eat with them, but he refused.

Esther 6:1
That night the king had trouble sleeping, so he ordered an attendant to bring the book of the history of his reign so it could be read to him.

Psalm 77:4
You don't let me sleep. I am too distressed even to pray!

Daniel 2:1
One night during the second year of his reign, Nebuchadnezzar had such disturbing dreams that he couldn't sleep.

Daniel 6:19
Very early the next morning, the king got up and hurried out to the lions' den.

Daniel 10:3
All that time I had eaten no rich food. No meat or wine crossed my lips, and I used no fragrant lotions until those three weeks had passed.

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