Bible Verses About
Fast





Acts 23:1

Paul, looking steadfastly at the council, said, "Brothers, I have lived before God in all good conscience until this day."

Acts 27:9

When much time had passed and the voyage was now dangerous, because the Fast had now already gone by, Paul admonished them,

Acts 27:33

While the day was coming on, Paul begged them all to take some food, saying, "This day is the fourteenth day that you wait and continue fasting, having taken nothing.

Acts 28:3

But when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and laid them on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat, and fastened on his hand.

Colossians 1:23

if it is so that you continue in the faith, grounded and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the Good News which you heard, which is being proclaimed in all creation under heaven; of which I, Paul, was made a servant.

Colossians 2:5

For though I am absent in the flesh, yet am I with you in the spirit, rejoicing and seeing your order, and the steadfastness of your faith in Christ.

Colossians 4:2

Continue steadfastly in prayer, watching therein with thanksgiving;

Daniel 6:18

Then the king went to his palace, and passed the night fasting; neither were instruments of music brought before him: and his sleep fled from him.

Daniel 6:26

I make a decree, that in all the dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel; for he is the living God, and steadfast forever, His kingdom that which shall not be destroyed; and his dominion shall be even to the end.

Daniel 9:3

I set my face to the Lord God, to seek by prayer and petitions, with fasting and sackcloth and ashes.

Ecclesiastes 12:11

The words of the wise are like goads; and like nails well fastened are words from the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd.

Additions to Esther 3:6

There were hangings of white, green, and blue material, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and marble pillars. The couches were of gold and silver, on a pavement of red, white, yellow, and black marble.

Additions to Esther 6:3

"Now when I asked my counselors how this might be brought to pass, Haman, who excelled in wisdom among us and was approved for his constant good will and steadfast fidelity and had the honor of the second place in the kingdom,

Additions to Esther 7:3

In every province, wherever the king's commandment and his decree came, there was great mourning among the Jews with fasting and weeping and wailing; and many lay in sackcloth and ashes.

Additions to Esther 7:18

"Go, gather together all the Jews who are present in Susa and fast for me: neither eat nor drink three days, night or day. I and my maidens will also fast the same way. Then I will go in to the king, which is against the law; and if I perish, I perish."

Additions to Esther 14:31

to confirm these days of Purim in their appointed times, as Mordecai the Jew and Esther the queen had decreed, and as they had imposed upon themselves and their descendants, in the matter of the fastings and their cry.

Esther 1:6

There were hangings of white, green, and blue material, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and marble pillars. The couches were of gold and silver, on a pavement of red, white, yellow, and black marble.

Esther 4:3

In every province, wherever the king's commandment and his decree came, there was great mourning among the Jews, and fasting, and weeping, and wailing; and many lay in sackcloth and ashes.

Esther 4:16

"Go, gather together all the Jews who are present in Shushan, and fast for me, and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day. I and my maidens will also fast the same way. Then I will go in to the king, which is against the law; and if I perish, I perish."

Esther 9:31

to confirm these days of Purim in their appointed times, as Mordecai the Jew and Esther the queen had decreed, and as they had imposed upon themselves and their descendants, in the matter of the fastings and their cry.

Exodus 39:5

The skillfully woven band that was on it, with which to fasten it on, was of the same piece, like its work; of gold, of blue, purple, scarlet, and fine twined linen; as the LORD commanded Moses.

Exodus 39:31

They tied to it a lace of blue, to fasten it on the turban above, as the LORD commanded Moses.

Ezekiel 40:43

The hooks, a handbreadth long, were fastened within all around: and on the tables was the flesh of the offering.

Ezra 6:11

Also I have made a decree, that whoever shall alter this word, let a beam be pulled out from his house, and let him be lifted up and fastened thereon; and let his house be made a dunghill for this:

Ezra 8:21

Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God, to seek of him a straight way for us, and for our little ones, and for all our substance.

Ezra 8:23

So we fasted and begged our God for this: and he was entreated of us.

Genesis 24:21

The man looked steadfastly at her, remaining silent, to know whether the LORD had made his journey prosperous or not.

Hebrews 2:2

For if the word spoken through angels proved steadfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense;

Hebrews 3:6

but Christ is faithful as a Son over his house; whose house we are, if we hold fast our confidence and the glorying of our hope firm to the end.

Hebrews 3:14

For we have become partakers of Christ, if we hold fast the beginning of our confidence firm to the end:

Hebrews 6:19

This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, a hope both sure and steadfast and entering into that which is within the veil;

Hebrews 10:23

let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering; for he who promised is faithful.

Isaiah 22:23

I will fasten him like a nail in a sure place. He will be for a throne of glory to his father's house.

Isaiah 22:25

"In that day," says the LORD of Armies, "the nail that was fastened in a sure place will give way. It will be cut down, and fall. The burden that was on it will be cut off, for the LORD has spoken it."

Isaiah 26:3

You will keep whoever's mind is steadfast in perfect peace, because he trusts in you.

Isaiah 41:7

So the carpenter encourages the goldsmith. He who smoothes with the hammer encourages him who strikes the anvil, saying of the soldering, "It is good;" and he fastens it with nails, that it might not totter.

Isaiah 56:2

Blessed is the man who does this, and the son of man who holds it fast; who keeps the Sabbath from profaning it, and keeps his hand from doing any evil."

Isaiah 56:4

For thus says the LORD, "To the eunuchs who keep my Sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and hold fast my covenant:

Isaiah 56:6

Also the foreigners who join themselves to the LORD, to minister to him, and to love the name of the LORD, to be his servants, everyone who keeps the Sabbath from profaning it, and holds fast my covenant;

Isaiah 58:3

'Why have we fasted,' [say they], 'and you don't see? [why] have we afflicted our soul, and you take no knowledge?' "Behold, in the day of your fast you find pleasure, and exact all your labors.

Isaiah 58:4

Behold, you fast for strife and contention, and to strike with the fist of wickedness: you don't fast this day so as to make your voice to be heard on high.

Isaiah 58:5

Is such the fast that I have chosen? the day for a man to afflict his soul? Is it to bow down his head as a rush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? Will you call this a fast, and an acceptable day to the LORD?

Isaiah 58:6

"Isn't this the fast that I have chosen: to release the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that you break every yoke?

Jeremiah 8:5

Why then is this people of Jerusalem slidden back by a perpetual backsliding? they hold fast deceit, they refuse to return.

Jeremiah 10:4

They deck it with silver and with gold; they fasten it with nails and with hammers, that it not move.

Jeremiah 14:12

When they fast, I will not hear their cry; and when they offer burnt offering and meal offering, I will not accept them; but I will consume them by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence.

Jeremiah 36:6

therefore you go, and read in the scroll, which you have written from my mouth, the words of the LORD in the ears of the people in the LORD's house on the fast day; and also you shall read them in the ears of all Judah who come out of their cities.

Jeremiah 36:9

Now it happened in the fifth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah, in the ninth month, that all the people in Jerusalem, and all the people who came from the cities of Judah to Jerusalem, proclaimed a fast before the LORD.

Jeremiah 48:16

The calamity of Moab is near to come, and his affliction hurries fast.

Jeremiah 50:33

Thus says the LORD of Armies: The children of Israel and the children of Judah are oppressed together; and all who took them captive hold them fast; they refuse to let them go.

Job 11:15

Surely then you shall lift up your face without spot; Yes, you shall be steadfast, and shall not fear:

Job 14:17

My disobedience is sealed up in a bag. You fasten up my iniquity.

Job 23:11

My foot has held fast to his steps. I have kept his way, and not turned aside.

Job 27:6

I hold fast to my righteousness, and will not let it go. My heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.

Job 38:6

Whereupon were its foundations fastened? Or who laid its cornerstone,

Joel 1:14

Sanctify a fast. Call a solemn assembly. Gather the elders, and all the inhabitants of the land, to the house of the LORD, your God, and cry to the LORD.

Joel 2:12

"Yet even now," says the LORD, "turn to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning."

Joel 2:15

Blow the trumpet in Zion! Sanctify a fast. Call a solemn assembly.

John 21:12

Jesus said to them, "Come and eat breakfast." None of the disciples dared inquire of him, "Who are you?" knowing that it was the Lord.

John 21:15

So when they had eaten their breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I have affection for you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs."

Jonah 1:5

Then the mariners were afraid, and every man cried to his god. They threw the cargo that was in the ship into the sea to lighten the ship. But Jonah had gone down into the innermost parts of the ship, and he was laying down, and was fast asleep.

Jonah 3:5

The people of Nineveh believed God; and they proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.

Joshua 22:5

Only take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law which Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you, to love the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, to keep his commandments, to hold fast to him, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul."

Joshua 23:8

but hold fast to the LORD your God, as you have done to this day.

Joshua 23:12

"But if you do at all go back, and hold fast to the remnant of these nations, even these who remain among you, and make marriages with them, and go in to them, and they to you;

Judges 15:13

They spoke to him, saying, "No; but we will bind you fast, and deliver you into their hand; but surely we will not kill you." They bound him with two new ropes, and brought him up from the rock.

Judges 16:14

She fastened it with the pin, and said to him, "The Philistines are on you, Samson!" He awakened out of his sleep, and plucked away the pin of the beam, and the web.

Judges 20:26

Then all the children of Israel, and all the people, went up, and came to Bethel, and wept, and sat there before the LORD, and fasted that day until evening; and they offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the LORD.

Leviticus 8:7

He put the coat on him, tied the sash on him, clothed him with the robe, put the ephod on him, and he tied the skillfully woven band of the ephod on him, and fastened it to him with it.

Luke 2:37

and she had been a widow for about eighty-four years), who didn't depart from the temple, worshipping with fastings and petitions night and day.

Luke 4:20

He closed the book, gave it back to the attendant, and sat down. The eyes of all in the synagogue were fastened on him.

Luke 5:33

They said to him, "Why do John's disciples often fast and pray, likewise also the disciples of the Pharisees, but yours eat and drink?"

Luke 5:34

He said to them, "Can you make the friends of the bridegroom fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Luke 5:35

But the days will come when the bridegroom will be taken away from them. Then they will fast in those days."

Luke 18:12

I fast twice a week. I give tithes of all that I get.'

Mark 2:18

John's disciples and the Pharisees were fasting, and they came and asked him, "Why do John's disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but your disciples don't fast?"

Mark 2:19

Jesus said to them, "Can the groomsmen fast while the bridegroom is with them? As long as they have the bridegroom with them, they can't fast.

Mark 2:20

But the days will come when the bridegroom will be taken away from them, and then will they fast in that day.

Mark 8:3

If I send them away fasting to their home, they will faint on the way, for some of them have come a long way."

Mark 9:29

He said to them, "This kind can come out by nothing, except by prayer and fasting."

Matthew 4:2

When he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was hungry afterward.

Matthew 6:16

"Moreover when you fast, don't be like the hypocrites, with sad faces. For they disfigure their faces, that they may be seen by men to be fasting. Most certainly I tell you, they have received their reward.

Matthew 6:17

But you, when you fast, anoint your head, and wash your face;

Matthew 6:18

so that you are not seen by men to be fasting, but by your Father who is in secret, and your Father, who sees in secret, will reward you.

Matthew 9:14

Then John's disciples came to him, saying, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast often, but your disciples don't fast?"