-Observed on occasions of public calamities 2 Samuel 1:12

-Afflictions Psalm 35:13; Daniel 6:18

-Private afflictions 2 Samuel 12:16

-Approaching danger Esther 4:16

-Ordination of ministers Acts 13:3; 14:23

-Accompanied by prayer Daniel 9:3

-Confession of sin 1 Samuel 7:6; Nehemiah 9:1,2

-Humiliation Deuteronomy 9:18; Nehemiah 9: 1

-During forty days .Moses Deuteronomy 9:9, 18 .Jesus Matthew 4:1, 2; Mark 1:12, 13; Luke 4:1, 2

-Habitual .By John\’s disciples Matthew 9:14 .By Anna Luke 2:37 .By Pharisees Matthew 9:14; Mark 2:18;

Luke 18:12 .By Cornelius Acts 10:30 .By Paul 2 Corinthians 6:5; 1 1:27

-In times of bereavement .Of the people of Jabesh-gilead, for Saul and his sons 1 Samuel 31:13; 1

Chronicles 10:12 .Of David, at the time of Saul\’s death 2 Samuel 1 : 12 .Of Abner\’s death 2 Samuel 3:35

-Prolonged .For three weeks, by Daniel Daniel 10:2, 3 .Forforty days, by Moses Exodus 24:18; 34:28;

Deuteronomy 9:9, 18 .Elijah 1 Kings 19:8 .Jesus Matthew 4:2

-UNCLASSIFIED SCRIPTURES RELATING TO Ezra 8:21-23; Psalm 35:13; 69:10; Isaiah 58:3-7;

Jeremiah 14:12; Daniel 10:3; Joel 1:14; 2:12, 13; Zechanah 7:5; 8:19; Matthew 6:16-18; 9:14, 15; Acts

27:9, 17:21; 33, 34; 1 Corinthians 7:5

-INSTANCES OF . Of the Israelites .In the conflict between the other tribes with the tribe of Benj amin, on

account of the wrong suffered by a Levite\’s concubine Judges 20:26 .When they went to Mizpeh for the ark

of the covenant 1 Samuel 7:6 .Of David Upon the death of Saul 2 Samuel 1:12 .During the sickness of the

child born to him by Bath-sheba 2 Samuel 12: 16-22 .While interceding in prayer for his friends Psalm

35:13 .In his zeal for Zion Psalm 69:10 .In prayer for himself and his adversaries Psalm 109:4, 24 .Of

Ahab, when Elijah prophesied the destruction of himself and his house 1 Kings 2 1 :27 with 1 Kings 20:29

.Of Jehoshaphat, at the time of the invasion of the confederated armies of the Canaanites and Syrians 2

Chronicles 20:3 .Of Ezra, on account of the idolatrous marriages of the Jews Ezra 10:6 .Of Nehemiah, on

account of the desolation of Jerusalem and the temple Nehemiah 1:4 .Of the Jews, when Jeremiah

prophesied against Judea and Jerusalem Jeremiah 36:9 .In Babylon, with prayer for divine deliverance and

guidance Ezra 8:21, 23 .Of Darius, when he put Daniel in the lions\’ den Daniel 6:18 .Of Daniel .On account

of the captivity of the people, with prayer for their deliverance Daniel 9:3 At the time of his vision Daniel

10:1-3 .Ninevites, when Jonah preached to them John 3:5-10 .By Paul, at the time of his conversion Acts

9:9 .Of the disciples, at the time of the consecration of Barnabas and Saul Acts 13:2, 3 .Of the consecration

of the elders Acts 14:23