Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

middle voice of 1210

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:40

KJV Translation Count — 22x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: pray (12), beseech (9), make request (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to want, lack
2. to desire, long for
3. to ask, beg
a. the thing asked for
b. to pray, make supplications
For Synonyms see entry 5802

Strong's Definitions

deh'-om-ahee; middle of (1210) (δέω); to beg (as binding oneself), i.e. petition: — beseech, pray (to), make request. Compare (4441) (πυνθάνομαι).

Concordance Results Using KJV

G1189 ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest.


And it came to pass, when he was in a certain city, behold a man full of leprosy: who seeing Jesus fell on his face, and besought him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst G1189 me clean.


When he saw Jesus, he cried out, and fell down before him, and with a loud voice said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God most high? I G1189 thee, torment me not.


Now the man out of whom the devils were departed besought him that he might be with him: but Jesus sent him away, saying,


And, behold, a man of the company cried out, saying, Master, I G1189 thee, look upon my son: for he is mine only child.


And I besought thy disciples to cast him out; and they could not.


Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few: G1189 ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest.


Watch ye therefore, and G1189 always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.


But I have G1189ed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.


And when they had G1189ed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spake the word of God with boldness.