100 Bible Verses about Praying For Each Other

James 5:16 ESV / 542 helpful votes

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

1 Timothy 2:1 ESV / 265 helpful votes

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people,

Ephesians 6:18 ESV / 250 helpful votes

Praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints,

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 202 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 ESV / 199 helpful votes

Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Again, if two lie together, they keep warm, but how can one keep warm alone? And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.

Colossians 1:9 ESV / 176 helpful votes

And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

Matthew 5:44 ESV / 148 helpful votes

But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ESV / 145 helpful votes

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

Matthew 18:19 ESV / 144 helpful votes

Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven.

Romans 15:30 ESV / 110 helpful votes

I appeal to you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your prayers to God on my behalf,

Hebrews 4:16 ESV / 109 helpful votes

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

Romans 8:26 ESV / 101 helpful votes

Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.

Colossians 4:2 ESV / 91 helpful votes

Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.

1 Thessalonians 5:25 ESV / 81 helpful votes

Brothers, pray for us.

Philippians 1:9-11 ESV / 78 helpful votes

And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

John 15:7 ESV / 77 helpful votes

If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.

2 Thessalonians 3:1 ESV / 72 helpful votes

Finally, brothers, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may speed ahead and be honored, as happened among you,

Colossians 4:3 ESV / 63 helpful votes

At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ, on account of which I am in prison—

Philippians 4:7 ESV / 58 helpful votes

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

2 Corinthians 10:4 ESV / 58 helpful votes

For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds.

Galatians 5:13 ESV / 54 helpful votes

For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.

James 4:3 ESV / 53 helpful votes

You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, to spend it on your passions.

1 Corinthians 1:4 ESV / 53 helpful votes

I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus,

Romans 8:26-27 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words. And he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.

John 14:13 ESV / 48 helpful votes

Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

Matthew 9:38 ESV / 43 helpful votes

Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.”

Luke 18:1-8 ESV / 41 helpful votes

And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected man. And there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, ‘Give me justice against my adversary.’ For a while he refused, but afterward he said to himself, ‘Though I neither fear God nor respect man, yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will give her justice, so that she will not beat me down by her continual coming.’” ...

Matthew 6:9-13 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

1 John 3:22 ESV / 37 helpful votes

And whatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.

Psalm 103:1-22 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Of David. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's. ...

Galatians 6:2 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Matthew 6:1-34 ESV / 36 helpful votes

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. ...

Acts 12:5 ESV / 35 helpful votes

So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer for him was made to God by the church.

Job 42:10 ESV / 35 helpful votes

And the Lord restored the fortunes of Job, when he had prayed for his friends. And the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before.

Matthew 6:10 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.

Acts 14:22 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.

John 14:14 ESV / 33 helpful votes

If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it.

Matthew 25:31-46 ESV / 32 helpful votes

“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. Before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. And he will place the sheep on his right, but the goats on the left. Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, ...

Psalm 66:18 ESV / 32 helpful votes

If I had cherished iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not have listened.

1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.

Hebrews 7:25 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Consequently, he is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them.

John 13:35 ESV / 29 helpful votes

By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

Mark 11:24 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

Acts 4:31 ESV / 28 helpful votes

And when they had prayed, the place in which they were gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and continued to speak the word of God with boldness.

Luke 18:1 ESV / 27 helpful votes

And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.

Matthew 26:41 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

1 Thessalonians 5:17 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Pray without ceasing,

Exodus 17:8-16 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Then Amalek came and fought with Israel at Rephidim. So Moses said to Joshua, “Choose for us men, and go out and fight with Amalek. Tomorrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the staff of God in my hand.” So Joshua did as Moses told him, and fought with Amalek, while Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill. Whenever Moses held up his hand, Israel prevailed, and whenever he lowered his hand, Amalek prevailed. But Moses' hands grew weary, so they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it, while Aaron and Hur held up his hands, one on one side, and the other on the other side. So his hands were steady until the going down of the sun. ...

1 John 5:14 ESV / 24 helpful votes

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.

1 John 1:9 ESV / 24 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Hebrews 10:24-25 ESV / 24 helpful votes

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

John 15:16 ESV / 23 helpful votes

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.

Romans 8:34 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Who is to condemn? Christ Jesus is the one who died—more than that, who was raised—who is at the right hand of God, who indeed is interceding for us.

1 Peter 3:8 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.

1 Corinthians 1:2 ESV / 21 helpful votes

To the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours:

Exodus 32:9-14 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And the Lord said to Moses, “I have seen this people, and behold, it is a stiff-necked people. Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may burn hot against them and I may consume them, in order that I may make a great nation of you.” But Moses implored the Lord his God and said, “O Lord, why does your wrath burn hot against your people, whom you have brought out of the land of Egypt with great power and with a mighty hand? Why should the Egyptians say, ‘With evil intent did he bring them out, to kill them in the mountains and to consume them from the face of the earth’? Turn from your burning anger and relent from this disaster against your people. Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, your servants, to whom you swore by your own self, and said to them, ‘I will multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have promised I will give to your offspring, and they shall inherit it forever.’” ...

Psalm 145:18 ESV / 20 helpful votes

The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.

James 5:1-20 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure in the last days. Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts. You have lived on the earth in luxury and in self-indulgence. You have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter. ...

1 Thessalonians 5:18 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

Romans 12:1-21 ESV / 18 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned. For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. ...

Matthew 6:7 ESV / 18 helpful votes

“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words.

Matthew 6:6 ESV / 18 helpful votes

But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

James 4:2 ESV / 17 helpful votes

You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask.

Luke 10:2 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And he said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.

Hebrews 12:22-23 ESV / 16 helpful votes

But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to innumerable angels in festal gathering, and to the assembly of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous made perfect,

Acts 2:38 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 1:14 ESV / 16 helpful votes

All these with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer, together with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.

John 14:16 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever,

Jude 1:20 ESV / 15 helpful votes

But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit,

1 Peter 2:5 ESV / 15 helpful votes

You yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 12:1 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,

1 Thessalonians 1:2 ESV / 15 helpful votes

We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers,

John 15:17 ESV / 15 helpful votes

These things I command you, so that you will love one another.

Matthew 17:15 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Said, “Lord, have mercy on my son, for he is an epileptic and he suffers terribly. For often he falls into the fire, and often into the water.

1 John 5:16 ESV / 14 helpful votes

If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he shall ask, and God will give him life—to those who commit sins that do not lead to death. There is sin that leads to death; I do not say that one should pray for that.

1 John 5:14-15 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

Romans 5:1 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Matthew 6:11 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Give us this day our daily bread,

James 4:1-17 ESV / 13 helpful votes

What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you? You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask. You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, to spend it on your passions. You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God. Or do you suppose it is to no purpose that the Scripture says, “He yearns jealously over the spirit that he has made to dwell in us”? ...

1 Timothy 2:8 ESV / 13 helpful votes

I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling;

1 Thessalonians 4:18 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Therefore encourage one another with these words.

Ephesians 6:12 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.

Acts 22:16 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized and wash away your sins, calling on his name.’

Luke 22:31-32 ESV / 13 helpful votes

“Simon, Simon, behold, Satan demanded to have you, that he might sift you like wheat, but I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned again, strengthen your brothers.”

Ephesians 2:10 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

Romans 8:1-39 ESV / 12 helpful votes

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh, in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit. ...

Jeremiah 29:12 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you.

Proverbs 15:29 ESV / 12 helpful votes

The Lord is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

Psalm 4:1 ESV / 12 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. A Psalm of David. Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have given me relief when I was in distress. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer!

1 Peter 3:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.

Hebrews 10:25 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

Hebrews 10:24 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works,

1 Timothy 2:1-2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 5:20 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Romans 15:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.

Acts 2:42 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.

Luke 22:32 ESV / 11 helpful votes

But I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned again, strengthen your brothers.”

Hebrews 3:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.

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