Acts 12:5
So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was fervently praying to God for him.
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Acts 12:12
And when he had realized this, he went to the house of Mary the mother of John, also called Mark, where many people were gathered together praying.

Isaiah 62:6, 7
On your walls, O Jerusalem, I have posted watchmen; they will never be silent day or night. You who call on the LORD shall take no rest for yourselves, . . .

Matthew 18:19
Again, I tell you truly that if two of you on the earth agree about anything you ask for, it will be done for you by My Father in heaven.

Luke 18:1
Then Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray at all times and not lose heart:

1 Corinthians 12:26
If one part suffers, every part suffers with it; if one part is honored, every part rejoices with it.

2 Corinthians 1:11
as you help us by your prayers. Then many will give thanks on our behalf for the favor shown us in answer to their prayers.

Ephesians 6:18-20
Pray in the Spirit at all times, with every kind of prayer and petition. To this end, stay alert with all perseverance in your prayers for all the saints. . . .

1 Thessalonians 5:17
Pray without ceasing.

Hebrews 13:3
Remember those in prison as if you were bound with them, and those who are mistreated as if you were suffering with them.

James 5:16
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man has great power to prevail.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So Peter was kept in the prison, but prayer for him was being made fervently by the church to God.

King James Bible
Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Peter was kept in prison, but prayer was being made earnestly to God for him by the church.

International Standard Version
So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer to God for him was being offered by the assembly.

NET Bible
So Peter was kept in prison, but those in the church were earnestly praying to God for him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And while Shimeon was guarded in prison, continual prayer was offered by the church for him to God,
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