Fasting (#1037)

Fasting (#1037)


As taught by Bruce Mahone 20220305.  All rights reserved.

Verse Listing and Notes

Mark 9:14-29                 This kind can come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting (vs. 29)
“and fasting” not found in oldest Greek manuscripts

Matthew 17:14-21        This kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting (21)
Entire verse 21 not found in oldest Greek manuscripts

Isa. 58:3-12                    The fast I have chosen – to loose the bands of wickedness…


Judges 20:26                    All the people went up and fasted that day until even

I Samuel 7:6                    They gathered together and fasted on that day

I Samuel 31:13                They buried the bones and fasted seven days

II Samuel 1:12                 They mourned, wept, and fasted for Saul and Jonathan (cf. I Chron 10:12)

II Samuel 12:16, 21, 23   David fasted,Thou didst fast, weep for the child; wherefore should I fast?

I Kings 21:9,12                 Proclaim a fast; they proclaimed a fast

II Chronicles 20:3           Jehospaphat feared…and proclaimed a fast

Ezra 8:21,23                    Then I proclaimed a fast there, that we might afflict ourselves before God

So we fasted

Nehemiah 1:4                 I sat down and wept and fasted

Nehemiah 9:1                 Israel assembled with fasting

Ester 4:3                          There was great mourning among the Jews and fasting and weeping

Ester 4:16                        Fast for me: I and my maidens will fast likewise

Psalms 53:13                   I humbled my soul with fasting

Psalms 69:10                   I wept and chastened my soul with fasting

Psalms 109:24                 My knees are weak through fasting

Jeremiah 36:6                  The fasting day

Jeremiah 14:12                 When they fast, I will not hear their cry

Jeremiah 36:9                   They proclaimed a fast before the Lord

Daniel 6:18                       The king passed the night fasting

Joel 1:14                           Sanctify ye a fast, call a solemn assembly

Joel 2:12                           Turn to me with all your heart and with fasting…weeping…mourning

 Joel 2:15                          Sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly

 Jonah 3:5                        So the people of Nineveh believed God and proclaimed a fast

Zechariah c 7:5               When ye fasted…those seventy years, did ye at all fast unto me?

Zechariah 8:19                 The fast of the fourth month, and the fast of the fifth…

Matthew 4:2                     When he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he afterward hungered

Matthew 6:16,18              Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance

Matthew 9:14,15              Why do the Pharisees fast oft, but thy disciples fast not
(cf. Mark 2:18-20; Luke 5:33-35)

Matthew 15:32                 I will not send them away fasting, lest they faint in the way

Mark 8:3                            If I send them away fasting, they will faint by the way

Luke 18:12                        I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all I possess

Acts 10:30                         Four days ago I was fasting
Oldest texts have praying instead of fasting

Acts 13:2                          As they ministered to the Lord and fasted, the Holy Ghost said…
When they had fasted and prayed…

Act 14:23                         They ordained elders and prayed with fasting

Acts 27:9                         The fast was now already past

Acts 27:33                        This is the fourteenth day that ye have…continued fasting

I Corinthians 7:5           Defraud ye not the other…give yourselves to fasting and prayer

                                          Fasting not in earliest Greek texts


Fasting (#1037)

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