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How many times is Prayer and fasting mentioned in the Bible?

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July 24, 2009 4:05PM

In the King James version

the word - prayer - and the word - fasting - appear in the same verse in the following 6 verses

# Psa 35:13 But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom. # Dan 9:3 And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes: # Mat 17:21 Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting. # Mar 9:29 And he said unto them, This kind can come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting. # Luk 2:37 And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day. # 1 Cor 7:5 Defraud ye not one the other, except it be with consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again, that Satan tempt you not for your incontinency.

altogether

the word - pray - or words beginning with - pray~

and

the word - fast - or words beginning with - fast~

appear in the same verse of the bible 509 times.