Purpose of Proverbs Translation

The writings of Swedenborg can be pithy and difficult to read in our age. They were originally written in Latin. What I have done here is reflect on sentences and attempt to boil their meaning down into easily understandable "proverbs".

Thursday, February 20, 2014

104 Types of Prayer from the Bible

104 Types of Biblical Prayer
Part 1
Secret prayer                Matt 6:6
Family prayer               Acts 10:2, 30
Group prayer                Matt 18:20
Public prayer                1 Cor. 14:14-17
Posture for prayer        
            Standing           Neh 9:5
            Kneeling           Ezra 9:5
            Sitting               1 Chr 17:16-27
            Bowing Ex 34:8
            Hands uplifted              1 Tim. 2:8
Prayer against strife                   Gen 13:8          Let thre be no strike, I pray
Prayer to be sent                         Ex4:13             O my Lord, send, I pray thee…
Prayer entreating the Lord        Ex 10:17          Entreat the Lord your God
Prayer that the Lord goes among us            Ex 34:9     My Lord, I pray thee, go among us
Prayer for deliverance               Judg 10:15       …deliver us only, we pray thee
Prayer for remembrance           Judg 16:28       …God, remember me, I pray
Prayer that the Lord not leave us           Num 10:31       Leave us not, I pray
Prayer that a fire be quenched               Num 11:2         …when Moses prayed unto the Lord, the fire was quenched.
Prayer to not see your wretchedness     Num 11:15       I pray thee,…let me not see my wretchedness
Prayer that the Lord take away serpents     Num 21:7   Pray unto the Lord, that he take away the serpents from us.
Prayer for the people                  Num 21:7         And Moses prayed for the people
Prayer  that the Lord comes      Num 22:6         Come now therefore, I pray thee,
Prayer that one might see something                  Deut 3:25         I pray thee, let me go over, and see the good land
Prayer for someone                   Deut 9:20         I prayed for Aaron
Prayer to be remembered         Judg 16:28       O Lord God, remember me
Prayer for strength                    Judg 16:28       O Lord God, remember me, I pray thee, and strengthen me
Prayer to God for counsel         Judg 18:5         Ask counsel, we pray thee, of God
Prayer for the prosperous direction       Judg 18:5         Ask counsel, we pray thee, of God, ...whether our way…shall be prosperous
Prayer that the Lord look on one’s affliction      1 sam 1:10       O Lord of hosts, if thou wilt indeed look on the affliction
Continuing prayer                     1 Sam 1:12       as she continued praying before the Lord
Prayer with heart rejoicing in the Lord   1 Sam 2:1         And Hannah prayed, and said, my heart rejoiceth in the Lord
Prayer for people gathered        1 Sam 7:5         Gather all Israel …and I will pray for you unto the Lord.
Prayer for one’s servants          1 Sam 12:19     Pray for thy servants
Prayer that God’s word be verified       1 Kings 8:26     O God of Israel, let thy word, …be verified
Prayer of supplication               1 Kings 8:28     Prayer of thy servant, and to his supplication
Prayer that the Lord hearken                 1 Kings 8:28     O Lord my God, to hearken
Prayer today                             1 Kings 8:28     Prayeth before the today
Prayer for one’s house  1 Kings 8:29     That thine eyes may be open toward this house night and day
Prayer to hear God                   1 Kings 8:30     and hear thu in heaven thy dwelling place
Prayer for rain                          1 Kings 8:35     When heaven is shut up, and there is no rain, …pray
Prayer to be taught by God       1 Kings 8:36     …that thou teach them the good way
Prayer against pestilence, mildew, locust, caterpillars and enemies   1 Kings 8:37           …prayer and supplication             (1 Kings 8:38)
Prayer against the plague of one’s own heart                 1 Kings 8:38    
Prayer to be given accordingly  1 Kings 8:39     Then hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place, and forgive, and do and give to every man according to his ways.
Prayer God knowing your heart            1 Kings 8:39     whose heart thou knowest (for thou, even thou only, knowest the hearts of all the children of men;)
Prayer concerning a stranger                 1 Kings 8:41     Moreover concerning a stranger … (who) cometh out of a far country for thy name’s sake
Prayer hearing of God’s strong hand     1 Kings 8:42     For they shall heart of thy great name, and of thy strong hand, …when he shall come and pray
Prayer that God does all that the stranger asks  1 Kings 8:43         Hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place, and do according to all that the stranger calleth to thee for
Prayer that God maintains the cause      1 Kings 8:45     Then hear thou in heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause
Prayer that people be forgiven   1 Kings 8:50     And forgive thy people that have sinned against thee, and all their transgressions
Prayer that people be given compassion            1 Kings 8:50     …and give them compassion
Prayer kneeling 1 Kings 8:54     He arose from before the altar of the Lord, from kneeling on his knees with his hands spread up to heaven
Prayer with a loud voice            1 Kings 8:55     And he stood, and blessed all the congregation of Israel with a loud voice
Prayer of thanks for God’s word           1 Kings 8:56     there hath not failed one word of all his good promise
Prayer that God not forsake us  1 Kings 8:57     The Lord our God be with us, as he was with our fathers:  let him not leave us, nor forsake us
Prayer that God incline our hearts          1 Kings 8:58     That he may incline our hearts unto him
Prayer and God’s eyes and heart in the church  1Kings 9:3        And the Lord said …and mine eyes and mine heart shall be there perpetually.
Prayer for someone’s hand                   1 Kings 13:6     And the man of God besought the Lord, and the king’s hand was restored him again,
Prayer to revive someone          1 Kings 17:22   And the Lord heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived.
Prayer to heal blindness            2 Kings 6:17     And Elisha prayed, and said, Lord, I pray thee, open his eyes.
Prayer facing the wall                2 Kings 20:2     Then he turned his face to the wall, and prayed unto the Lord
Prayer to be healed                   2 kings 20:5      I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears: behold, I will heal thee
Prayer for you and your home   1 Chronicles 21:17       Let thine hand, I pray thee, O Lord my God, be on me, and on my father’s house
Prayer on righteousness            2 Chronicles 6:23         (Hearken therefore unto the supplications…[2 Chronicles 6:21] …justifying the righteous, by giving him according to his righteousness
Prayer and being taught the good way   2 Chronicles 6:27         …when thou hast taught them the good way
Prayer for the priests and saints 2 Chronicles 6:41         let thy priests, O Lord God, be clothed with salvation, and let thy saints rejoice in goodness.
Prayer faces on the ground        2 Chronicles 7:3           they bowed themselves with their faces to the ground upon the pavement,
Prayer and land healing            2 Chronicles 7:14         If  my people shall humble themselves, and pray,…then will I …heal their land
Prayer healing the people          2 Chronicles 30:20       And the Lord hearkened to Hezekiah, and healed the people
Prayer ascending to heaven       2 Chronicles 30:27       their prayer came up to his holy dwelling place, even unto heaven
Praying and crying        2 Chronicles 32:20       The prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz, prayed and cried to heaven
Praying for someone’s life         Ezra 6:10          and pray for the life of the king, and of his sons
Prayer casting oneself down      Ezra 10:1          Ezra had prayed, and when he had confessed, weeping and casting himself down before the house of God
Prayer, fasting, mourning, and weeping  Neh 1:4            I sat down and wept, and mourned certain days, and fasted, and prayed before the God of heaven.
Prayer for mercy           Neh 1:5            I beseech thee, O Lord God of heaven,…mercy for them that love him…
Prayer that God see and hear our prayer           Neh 1:6            Let thine ear now be attentive, and thine eyes open, that thou mayest hear the prayer of thy servant, which I pray before thee now day and night
Prayer and confession               Neh 1:6            …and confess the sins
Prayer to begin the thanksgiving in prayer          Neh 11:17        to begin the thanksgiving in prayer
Pure prayer      Job 16:17         also my prayer is pure
Tearful prayer               Job 16:20         mine eye poureth out tears unto God
Prayer and vows           Job 22:27         Thou shalt make thy prayer unto him, and he shall hear thee, and thou shalt pay thy vows.
Prayer standing in for others      Job 42:8           My servant Job shall pray for you:  for him will I accept
Prayer for your friends  Job 42:10         And the Lord turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends
Morning prayers           Ps 5:3               O Lord; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee
Timely prayers  Ps 32:6             pray unto thee in a time when thou mayest be found
Prayer against floods                 Ps 32:6             …surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come nigh unto him.
Yo-yo prayer               Ps 35:13           and my prayer returned into mine own bosom
Prayer that God not hold His peace       Ps 39:12           hold not thy peace at my tears:
Prayer and singing         Ps 42:8             his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life
Prayer to be led            Ps 61:1-2         …attend unto my prayer.  …lead me…
Prayer in an acceptable time                  Ps 69:13           My prayer is unto thee, O Lord, in an acceptable time
Continuous prayer        Ps 72:15           Prayer also shall be made for him continually
Praying your face to be looked upon                 Ps 84:9             Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed.
Prayer for a speedy answer       Ps 102:2           when I call answer me speedily
Destitute prayer            Ps 102:17         He will regard the prayer of the destitute, and not despise their prayer
Giving yourself unto prayer                    Ps 109:4           I give myself unto prayer
Prayer for peace           Ps 122:6           Pray for the peace of Jerusalem
Incense-like prayer       Ps 141:2           Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense
Prayer seeking an answer          Ps 143:1           Hear my prayer, O Lord, …in thy faithfulness answer me
Upright prayer              Prov 15:8         the prayer of the upright is his delight
Many prayers               Is 1:15              when ye make many prayers
Sanctuary prayer          Is 16:12            He shall come to his sanctuary to pray
Pouring out prayer        Is 26:16            …they poured out a prayer…
Lifted up prayer            Is 37:4              lift up thy prayer
Prayer to inform the world        Is 37:20            O Lord our God, …that all the kingdoms of the earth may know

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