The Prophets Prayer  
How did the prophets pray to God?
How did the prophets Noah, Abraham, Moses and Jesus pray and worship God? The below verses may help shed some light to this question.

The above Bible verses accurately describe how Muslims pray to God today. Is this a coincidence? See for yourself in How do Muslims pray?.


Bible Verse

Jesus took off his shoes And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground.

Exodus 3:5

Moses and Aaron washed their hands and feet And Moses and Aaron and his sons washed their hands and their feet thereat: When they went into the tent of the congregation, and when they came near unto the altar, they washed; as the Lord commanded Moses

Exodus 40:31-32

Jesus stood to pray And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.

Mark 11:25

Jesus kneeled and prayed And he was withdrawn from them about a stone's cast, and kneeled down, and prayed

Luke 22:41

Jesus fell on his face to prayAnd he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.

Matthew 26:39

Jesus's disciples fell on their face to pray And when the disciples heard it, they fell on their face, and were sore afraid.

Matthew 17:6

Abraham fell on his face And Abram fell on his face: and God talked with him, saying,

Genesis 17:3

Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is an hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?

Genesis 17:17

Moses bowed his head in prayer And Moses made haste, and bowed his head toward the earth, and worshipped.

Exodus 34:8

Moses and Aaron fell upon their faces in prayer And Moses and Aaron went from the presence of the assembly unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and they fell upon their faces: and the glory of the Lord appeared unto them.

Numbers 20:6

And the Lord spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying, Separate yourselves from among this congregation, that I may consume them in a moment. And they fell upon their faces, and said, O God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, and wilt thou be wroth with all the congregation?

Numbers 16:20-22

Ezra and his people worshipped with their faces to the ground And Ezra blessed the Lord, the great God. And all the people answered, Amen, Amen, with lifting up their hands: and they bowed their heads, and worshipped the Lord with their faces to the ground.

Nehemiah 8:6

Joshua fell on his face in prayerAnd he said, Nay; but as captain of the host of the Lord am I now come. And Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and did worship, and said unto him, What saith my Lord unto his servant?

Joshua 5:14

Judah fell worshipping the Lord And Jehoshaphat bowed his head with his face to the ground: and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem fell before the Lord, worshipping the Lord.

2Chronicles 20:18

Ezekiel fell on his faceAnd it came to pass, while they were slaying them, and I was left, that I fell upon my face, and cried, and said, Ah Lord God! wilt thou destroy all the residue of Israel in thy pouring out of thy fury upon Jerusalem?

Ezekiel 9:8

And it came to pass, when I prophesied, that Pelatiah the son of Benaiah died. Then fell I down upon my face, and cried with a loud voice, and said, Ah Lord God! wilt thou make a full end of the remnant of Israel?

Ezekiel 11:13

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