32 Bible Verses About Prayer

Prayer is an important part of any christian in fact it is the life blood of all who call themselves christians and want to have a relationship with God. Sometimes it helps us to see what the Bible have to say about prayer.

Bible verses about prayer gives us an inside look at how others in the Bible have prayed.



Thou shalt make thy prayer unto him, and he will hear thee; And thou shalt pay thy vows.

Job 22:27


Hear the right, O Jehovah, attend unto my cry; Give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips.

Psalm 17:1


But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I afflicted my soul with fasting; And my prayer returned into mine own bosom.

Psalm 35:13


Hear my prayer, O Jehovah, and give ear unto my cry; Hold not thy peace at my tears: For I am a stranger with thee, A sojourner, as all my fathers were.

Psalm 39:12


Hear my prayer, O God; Give ear to the words of my mouth.

 Psalm 54:2


Hear my cry, O God; Attend unto my prayer.

Psalm 61:1


O thou that hearest prayer, Unto thee shall all flesh come.

Psalm 65:2


But verily God hath heard; He hath attended to the voice of my prayer.

Psalm 66:19


But as for me, my prayer is unto thee, O Jehovah, in an acceptable time: O God, in the abundance of thy lovingkindness, Answer me in the truth of thy salvation.

Psalm 69:13


Blessed be God, Who hath not turned away my prayer, Nor his loving kindness from me.

Psalm 66:20


O Jehovah God of hosts, hear my prayer; Give ear, O God of Jacob. Selah

Psalm 84:8



Hear my prayer, O Jehovah, And let my cry come unto thee.

Psalm 102:1


For my love they are my adversaries: But I give myself untoprayer.

Psalm 109:4


Let my prayer be set forth as incense before thee; The lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.

Psalm 141:2


Jehovah is far from the wicked; But he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

Proverbs 15:29


He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, Even his prayer is an abomination.

Psalm 28:9


Therefore pray not thou for this people, neither lift up cry nor prayer for them, neither make intercession to me; for I will not hear thee.

Jeremiah 7:16


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

Daniel 9:3


And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.

Matthew 21:22


And he said unto them, This kind can come out by nothing, save by prayer.

Mark 9:29


And he taught, and said unto them, Is it not written, My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations? but ye have made it a den of robbers.

Mark 11:17


And when he rose up from his prayer, he came unto the disciples, and found them sleeping for sorrow,

Luke 22:45


And he, fastening his eyes upon him, and being affrighted, said, What is it, Lord? And he said unto him, Thy prayers and thine alms are gone up for a memorial before God.

Acts 10:4


Peter therefore was kept in the prison: but prayer was made earnestly of the church unto God for him.

Acts 12:5


For God is my witness, whom I serve in my spirit in the gospel of his Son, how unceasingly I make mention of you, always in my prayers

Romans 1:9


In nothing be anxious; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

Philippians 4:6



I exhort therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, thanksgivings, be made for all men;

1 Timothy 2:1


the prayer of faith shall save him that is sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, it shall be forgiven him.

James 5:15


Ye husbands, in like manner, dwell with your wives according to knowledge, giving honor unto the woman, as unto the weaker vessel, as being also joint-heirs of the grace of life; to the end that your prayers be not hindered.

1 Peter 3:7


And the smoke of the incense, with the prayers of the saints, went up before God out of the angel’s hand.

Revelations 8:4