Fasting Scriptures
 
28 Moses was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights without eating bread or drinking water. And he wrote on the tablets the words of the covenant—the Ten Commandments.
 
The New International Version. (2011). (Ex 34:28). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
 
8 So he got up and ate and drank. Strengthened by that food, he traveled forty days and forty nights until he reached Horeb, the mountain of God.
 
The New International Version. (2011). (1 Ki 19:7–8). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
 
6 Then Ezra withdrew from before the house of God and went to the room of Jehohanan son of Eliashib. While he was there, he ate no food and drank no water, because he continued to mourn over the unfaithfulness of the exiles.
 
The New International Version. (2011). (Ezr 10:6). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
 
3 I ate no choice food; no meat or wine touched my lips; and I used no lotions at all until the three weeks were over
 
The New International Version. (2011). (Da 10:3). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
 
16 “Go, gather together all the Jews who are in Susa, and fast for me. Do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my attendants will fast as you do. When this is done, I will go to the king, even though it is against the law. And if I perish, I perish.”
 
The New International Version. (2011). (Es 4:16). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
 
37 and then was a widow until she was eighty-four. u She never left the temple but worshiped night and day, fasting and praying
 
The New International Version. (2011). (Lk 2:37). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
 
4 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, 2 where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and at the end of them he was hungry.
 
The New International Version. (2011). (Lk 4:1–2). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
 
27 I have labored and toiled and have often gone without sleep; I have known hunger and thirst and have often gone without food; I have been cold and naked.
 
The New International Version. (2011). (2 Co 11:27). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
 
30 Cornelius answered: “Three days ago I was in my house praying at this hour, at three in the afternoon. Suddenly a man in shining clothes stood before me
 
The New International Version. (2011). (Ac 10:30). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.

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