בּעה בּעא 


b`a' (Aramaic); beh-aw' or b`ah (Aramaic)



Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

corresponding to 1158

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2635

KJV Translation Count — 12x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: seek (3), ask (3), desire (3), pray (1), request (1), make (petition) (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to ask, seek, request, desire, pray, make petition
a. (P'al)
1. to ask, request
2. to seek (for favour)

Strong's Definitions

b`a', beh-aw'; (Aramaic) or bah, (Aramaic) behaw'; corresponding to 1158; to seek or ask: — ask, desire, make (petition), pray, request, seek.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the decree went forth that the wise men should be slain; and they sought Daniel and his fellows to be slain.


Then Daniel went in, and H1156d of the king that he would give him time, and that he would shew the king the interpretation.


That they would H1156 mercies of the God of heaven concerning this secret; that Daniel and his fellows should not perish with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.


I thank thee, and praise thee, O thou God of my fathers, who hast given me wisdom and might, and hast made known unto me now what we H1156d of thee: for thou hast now made known unto us the king's matter.


Then Daniel H1156ed of the king, and he set Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, over the affairs of the province of Babylon: but Daniel sat in the gate of the king.


At the same time my reason returned unto me; and for the glory of my kingdom, mine honour and brightness returned unto me; and my counsellers and my lords sought unto me; and I was established in my kingdom, and excellent majesty was added unto me.


Then the presidents and princes sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find none occasion nor fault; forasmuch as he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him.


All the presidents of the kingdom, the governors, and the princes, the counsellers, and the captains, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to H1156 a firm decree, that whosoever shall H1156 a petition of any God or man for thirty days, save of thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.


Then these men assembled, and found Daniel H1156ing and making supplication before his God.


Then they came near, and spake before the king concerning the king's decree; Hast thou not signed a decree, that every man that shall H1156 a petition of any God or man within thirty days, save of thee, O king, shall be cast into the den of lions? The king answered and said, The thing is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.