38 occurrences in 14 translations

'Please' in the Bible

"Please, my lord," she said, "as sure as you live, my lord, I am the woman who stood here beside you praying to the Lord.

Anyone who is left in your family will come and bow down to him for a piece of silver or a loaf of bread. He will say: Please appoint me to some priestly office so I can have a piece of bread to eat.' "

Eli said, "What did the LORD say to you? Please don't conceal anything from me. May God do this to you and even more if you conceal from me one word of all that he spoke to you."

Now the female donkeys of Kish the father of Saul got lost, and Kish said to Saul his son, "Please take one of the servants with you and get up; go and seek the female donkeys."

Saul approached Samuel in the gate area and asked, "Would you please tell me where the seer's house is?"

Then Saul's uncle said, "Please tell me what Samuel told you."

Saul said to the troops that [were] with him, "Please call the roll and see who has gone from us." So they called the roll {and found that} Jonathan and {his armor bearer} were not [present].

Then Jonathan said, "My father has troubled the land. Please look how my eyes have been enlightened, because I tasted a little of this honey.

Now therefore, please forgive my sin and return with me so I can worship the Lord."

Saul said, "I have sinned. Please honor me now before the elders of my people and before Israel. Come back with me so I can bow and worship the Lord your God."

So the servants of Saul said to him, "Look please, an evil spirit from God [is] tormenting you.

Please, let our lord command your servants [who are] before you! Let them seek a man skilled in playing on the lyre. {When} the evil spirit from God [is] upon you, he can play {on it} and {you will feel better}."

So Saul said to his servants, "Please select a man {who plays a stringed instrument well} and bring [him] to me."

Then Saul sent [word] to Jesse, saying, "Please let David stand before me, because he has found favor {in my sight}."

Then Jesse said to his son David, "Please take for your brothers an ephah of this roasted grain and these ten loaves of bread, and bring [them] quickly to the camp for your brothers.

So Jonathan told David saying, "Saul my father is seeking to put you to death. Now therefore, please be on guard in the morning, and stay in a secret place and hide yourself.

The LORD do so and much more to Jonathan: but if it please my father to do thee evil, then I will shew it thee, and send thee away, that thou mayest go in peace: and the LORD be with thee, as he hath been with my father.

He said, 'Please let me go because our clan is holding a sacrifice in the town, and my brother has told me to be there. So now, if you are pleased with me, let me go so I can see my brothers.' That's why he didn't come to the king's table."

He said to his servant, "Run, please find the arrows that I am shooting!" The boy ran, and he shot the arrow to pass [over] him.

From there David went to Mizpeh of Moab where he said to the king of Moab, "Please let my father and mother stay with you until I know what God will do for me."

Then Saul said to the servants who [were] standing around him, "Please listen, {Benjaminites}! Will the son of Jesse give you all fields and vineyards? Will he make all of you commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds?

Saul said, "Listen please, son of Ahitub." He said, "Here I [am], my lord."

Was today the first time I inquired of God for him? Of course not! Please don't let the king make an accusation against your servant or any of my father's household, for your servant didn't have any idea about all this."

Will the citizens of Keilah hand me over to him? Will Saul come down as Your servant has heard? Lord God of Israel, please tell Your servant." The Lord answered, "He will come down."

Go, please, make certain again! Find out and see {exactly where he is} and who has seen him there! For they have said to me, 'He [is] very cunning.'

Ask your young men, and they will tell you. So let [my] young men find favor with you, for we have come on a feast day. Please give whatever you can afford to your servants and to your son David.' "

She fell at his feet and said, "The guilt is mine, my lord, but please let your servant speak to you directly. Listen to the words of your servant.

Please, your majesty, don't pay attention to this worthless man Nabal, for he's just like his name. Nabal is his name and folly is his constant companion. But I, your servant, didn't see your majesty's young men whom you sent.

Please forgive your servant's offense, for the Lord is certain to make a lasting dynasty for my lord because he fights the Lord's battles. Throughout your life, may evil not be found in you.

Your conscience will not be overwhelmed with guilt for having poured out innocent blood and for having taken matters into your own hands. When the Lord has granted my lord success, please remember your servant."

Then Abishai said to David, "Today God has delivered your enemy into your hand; now therefore, please let me strike him with the spear to the ground with one stroke, and I will not strike him the second time."

"The LORD forbid that I should stretch out my hand against the LORD'S anointed; but now please take the spear that is at his head and the jug of water, and let us go."

Now, may my lord the king please hear the words of his servant: If it is the Lord who has incited you against me, then may He accept an offering. But if it is people, may they be cursed in the presence of the Lord, for today they have driven me away from sharing in the inheritance of the Lord saying, 'Go and worship other gods.'

Then David said to Achish, "Please, if I have found favor in your eyes, then let them give me a place in one of the {country towns} that I can live there. Why should your servant live in {the royal city} with you?"

Then Saul disguised himself by putting on other clothes, and went, he and two men with him, and they came to the woman by night; and he said, "Conjure up for me, please, and bring up for me whom I shall name to you."

Now please listen to your servant. Let me set some food in front of you. Eat and it will give you strength so you can go on your way."

But the leaders of the Philistines became angry with him and said to him, "Send the man back! Let him return to the place that you assigned him! Don't let him go down with us into the battle, for he might become our adversary in the battle. What better way to please his lord than with the heads of these men?

Then David said to Abiathar the priest, the son of Ahimelech, "Please bring me the ephod." So Abiathar brought the ephod to David.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אוּה 
'avvah 
Usage: 7

חמד 
Chamad 
Usage: 30

חמד 
Chemed 
Usage: 6

חמדּה 
Chemdah 
Usage: 16

חן 
Chen 
Usage: 69

חפץ 
Chaphets 
delight , please , desire , will , pleasure , favour , like , moveth , would , at all
Usage: 76

חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 10

חפץ 
Chephets 
Usage: 39

חשׁק 
Chesheq 
Usage: 3

טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 31

יאל 
Ya'al 
Usage: 18

יטב 
Yatab 
Usage: 115

יפה 
Yapheh 
Usage: 41

ישׁר 
Yashar 
Usage: 26

מגד 
meged 
Usage: 8

מחמד 
Machmad 
Usage: 12

מחמוּד מחמדo 
Machmud 
Usage: 2

נוה נוה 
Naveh 
Usage: 35

נעים 
Na`iym 
Usage: 13

נעם 
Na`em 
Usage: 8

נעם 
No`am 
Usage: 7

נעמן 
Na`aman 
Usage: 1

שׂפק ספק 
Caphaq 
Usage: 10

עדין 
`adiyn 
Usage: 1

עדנה עדן 
`eden 
Usage: 4

עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

ענג 
`oneg 
Usage: 2

ערב 
`areb 
Usage: 12

צבי 
Ts@biy 
Usage: 32

רעוּת 
R@uwth (Aramaic) 
pleasure , will
Usage: 2

רצה 
Ratsah 
Usage: 56

רצן רצון 
Ratsown 
Usage: 56

שׁעשׁע 
Sha`shua` 
Usage: 9

שׁפר 
Sh@phar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

תּאוה 
Ta'avah 
Usage: 20

תּענגה תּענג תּענוּג 
Ta`anuwg 
Usage: 5

ἀπόλαυσις 
Apolausis 
to enjoy 9, enjoy the pleasures 9
Usage: 2

ἀρέσκεια 
Areskeia 
Usage: 1

ἀρέσκω 
Aresko 
Usage: 17

ἀρεστός 
Arestos 
Usage: 3

δοκέω 
Dokeo 
Usage: 45

εὐαρεστέω 
Euaresteo 
Usage: 3

εὐάρεστος 
Euarestos 
Usage: 9

εὐδοκέω 
Eudokeo 
Usage: 20

εὐδοκία 
Eudokia 
Usage: 7

ἡδονή 
hedone 
Usage: 4

θέλημα 
thelema 
will , desire , pleasure
Usage: 45

σπαταλάω 
Spatalao 
Usage: 2

συνευδοκέω 
suneudokeo 
Usage: 5

τρυφάω 
Truphao 
Usage: 1

φιλήδονος 
Philedonos 
Usage: 1

χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151



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