Verses with the word prayer in the Apocrypha (40 verses):
1 Esdras 8:91
And as Esdras in his prayer made his confession, weeping, and lying flat upon the ground before the temple, there gathered unto him from Jerusalem a very great multitude of men and women and children: for there was great weeping among the multitude.
2 Esdras 8:24
O hear the prayer of thy servant, and give ear to the petition of thy creature.
2 Esdras 9:44
And those thirty years I did nothing else day and night, and every hour, but make my, prayer to the Highest.
2 Esdras 10:28
Where is Uriel the angel, who came unto me at the first? for he hath caused me to fall into many trances, and mine end is turned into corruption, and my prayer to rebuke.
2 Esdras 12:7
And I said, Lord that bearest rule, if I have found grace before thy sight, and if I am justified with thee before many others, and if my prayer indeed be come up before thy face;
2 Esdras 13:14
Thou hast shewed thy servant these wonders from the beginning, and hast counted me worthy that thou shouldest receive my prayer:
Prayer is good with fasting and alms and righteousness. A little with righteousness is better than much with unrighteousness. It is better to give alms than to lay up gold:
Then Tobit wrote a prayer of rejoicing, and said, Blessed be God that liveth for ever, and blessed be his kingdom.
I pray thee, I pray thee, O God of my father, and God of the inheritance of Israel, Lord of the heavens and earth, Creator of the waters, king of every creature, hear thou my prayer:
And sent to Holofernes, saving, Let my lord now command that thine handmaid may go forth unto prayer.
And she put it in her bag of meat: so they twain went together according to their custom unto prayer: and when they passed the camp, they compassed the valley, and went up the mountain of Bethulia, and came to the gates thereof.
Wisdom of Solomon 13:17
Then maketh he prayer for his goods, for his wife and children, and is not ashamed to speak to that which hath no life.
Wisdom of Solomon 18:21
For then the blameless man made haste, and stood forth to defend them; and bringing the shield of his proper ministry, even prayer, and the propitiation of incense, set himself against the wrath, and so brought the calamity to an end, declaring that he was thy servant.
Whoso honoureth his father shall have joy of his own children; and when he maketh his prayer, he shall be heard.
For if he curse thee in the bitterness of his soul, his prayer shall be heard of him that made him.
Be not fainthearted when thou makest thy prayer, and neglect not to give alms.
Return unto the Lord, and forsake thy sins, make thy prayer before his face, and offend less.
A prayer out of a poor man's mouth reacheth to the ears of God, and his judgment cometh speedily.
So is it with a man that fasteth for his sins, and goeth again, and doeth the same: who will hear his prayer? or what doth his humbling profit him?
He will not accept any person against a poor man, but will hear the prayer of the oppressed.
He that serveth the Lord shall be accepted with favour, and his prayer shall reach unto the clouds.
The prayer of the humble pierceth the clouds: and till it come nigh, he will not be comforted; and will not depart, till the most High shall behold to judge righteously, and execute judgment.
O Lord, hear the prayer of thy servants, according to the blessing of Aaron over thy people, that all they which dwell upon the earth may know that thou art the Lord, the eternal God.
He will give his heart to resort early to the Lord that made him, and will pray before the most High, and will open his mouth in prayer, and make supplication for his sins.
When the great Lord will, he shall be filled with the spirit of understanding: he shall pour out wise sentences, and give thanks unto the Lord in his prayer.
And the people besought the Lord, the most High, by prayer before him that is merciful, till the solemnity of the Lord was ended, and they had finished his service.
[A Prayer of Jesus the son of Sirach.] I will thank thee, O Lord and King, and praise thee, O God my Saviour: I do give praise unto thy name:
I will praise thy name continually, and will sing praises with thanksgiving; and so my prayer was heard:
When I was yet young, or ever I went abroad, I desired wisdom openly in my prayer.
I have put off the clothing of peace, and put upon me the sackcloth of my prayer: I will cry unto the Everlasting in my days.
Additions to Esther 13:8
Then Mardocheus thought upon all the works of the Lord, and made his prayer unto him,
Additions to Esther 13:17
Hear my prayer, and be merciful unto thine inheritance: turn our sorrow into joy, that we may live, O Lord, and praise thy name: and destroy not the mouths of them that praise thee, O Lord.
1 Maccabees 5:33
So he went forth behind them in three companies, who sounded their trumpets, and cried with prayer.
1 Maccabees 7:37
Thou, O Lord, didst choose this house to be called by thy name, and to be a house of prayer and petition for thy people:
2 Maccabees 1:23
And the priests made a prayer whilst the sacrifice was consuming, I say, both the priests, and all the rest, Jonathan beginning, and the rest answering thereunto, as Neemias did.
2 Maccabees 1:24
And the prayer was after this manner; O Lord, Lord God, Creator of all things, who art fearful and strong, and righteous, and merciful, and the only and gracious King,
2 Maccabees 10:27
So after the prayer they took their weapons, and went on further from the city: and when they drew near to their enemies, they kept by themselves.
2 Maccabees 12:42
Betook themselves unto prayer, and besought him that the sin committed might wholly be put out of remembrance. Besides, that noble Judas exhorted the people to keep themselves from sin, forsomuch as they saw before their eyes the things that came to pass for the sins of those that were slain.
2 Maccabees 15:22
Therefore in his prayer he said after this manner; O Lord, thou didst send thine angel in the time of Ezekias king of Judea, and didst slay in the host of Sennacherib an hundred fourscore and five thousand:
2 Maccabees 15:26
But Judas and his company encountered the enemies with invocation and prayer.