Here are all the scriptures that mention fasting.
1Ki 21:9 In those letters she wrote: "Proclaim
a day of fasting and
seat Naboth in a prominent place among the people.
Ne 9:1 On the twenty-fourth day of the same
month, the Israelites gathered together,
fasting and wearing
sackcloth and having dust on their heads.
Es 4:3 In every province to which the edict
and order of the king came, there was great
mourning among the Jews, with
fasting, weeping and
wailing. Many lay in sackcloth and ashes.
Es 9:31 to establish these days of Purim at
their designated times, as Mordecai the Jew and
Queen Esther had decreed for them, and as they had
established for themselves and their descendants
in regard to their times of
fasting and lamentation.
Ps 35:13 Yet when they were ill, I put on
sackcloth and humbled myself with
fasting. When my
prayers returned to me unanswered,
Ps 109:24 My knees give way from
fasting; my body is
thin and gaunt.
Isa 58:3 `Why have we fasted,' they say, `and
you have not seen it? Why have we humbled
ourselves, and you have not noticed?' "Yet on the
day of your fasting,
you do as you please and exploit all your workers.
Isa 58:4 Your fasting
ends in quarrelling and strife, and in striking
each other with wicked fists. You cannot fast as
you do today and expect your voice to be heard on
Isa 58:6 "Is not this the kind of
fasting I have
chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie
the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free
and break every yoke?
Jer 36:6 So you go to the house of the LORD on
a day of fasting and
read to the people from the scroll the words of
the LORD that you wrote as I dictated. Read them
to all the people of Judah who come in from their
Jer 36:9 In the ninth month of the fifth year
of Jehoiakim son of Josiah king of Judah, a time
of fasting before the
LORD was proclaimed for all the people in
Jerusalem and those who had come from the towns of
Da 9:3 So I turned to the Lord God and pleaded
with him in prayer and petition, in
fasting, and in
sackcloth and ashes.
Joe 2:12 "Even now," declares the LORD,
"return to me with all your heart, with
fasting and weeping
Mt 4:2 After fasting
for forty days and forty nights, he was hungry.
Mt 6:16 "When you fast, do not look sombre as
the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces
to show men they are fasting.
I tell you the truth, they have received their
reward in full.
Mt 6:18 so that it will not be obvious to men
that you are fasting,
but only to your Father, who is unseen; and your
Father, who sees what is done in secret, will
Mr 2:18 Now John's disciples and the Pharisees
were fasting. Some
people came and asked Jesus, "How is it that
John's disciples and the disciples of the
Pharisees are fasting,
but yours are not?"
He replied, "This kind can come out only by
Lu 2:37 and then was a widow until she was
eighty-four. She never left the temple but
worshipped night and day,
fasting and praying.
Ac 13:2 While they were worshipping the Lord
and fasting, the Holy
Spirit said, "Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul
for the work to which I have called them."
Ac 14:23 Paul and Barnabas appointed elders
for them in each church and, with prayer and
them to the Lord, in whom they had put their