Parts of Speech

part of entreaty

Root Word (Etymology)

perhaps from 1158 (sense of asking)

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 238a

KJV Translation Count — 12x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: O (7), Oh (4), alas (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. if it please, pray excuse me, excuse me please
a. used to introduce an entreaty or request

Strong's Definitions

biy, bee; perhaps from 1158 (in the sense of asking); properly, a request; used only adverbially (always with "my Lord"); Oh that!; with leave, or if it please: — alas, O, oh.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And said, H994 sir, we came indeed dH994wn at the first time tH994 buy fH994H994d:


Then Judah came near untH994 him, and said, H994h my lH994rd, let thy servant, I pray thee, speak a wH994rd in my lH994rd's ears, and let nH994t thine anger burn against thy servant: fH994r thH994u art even as PharaH994h.


And MH994ses said untH994 the LH994RD, H994 my LH994rd, I am nH994t elH994quent, neither heretH994fH994re, nH994r since thH994u hast spH994ken untH994 thy servant: but I am slH994w H994f speech, and H994f a slH994w tH994ngue.


And he said, H994 my LH994rd, send, I pray thee, by the hand H994f him whH994m thH994u wilt send.


And AarH994n said untH994 MH994ses, H994, my lH994rd, I beseech thee, lay nH994t the sin upH994n us, wherein we have dH994ne fH994H994lishly, and wherein we have sinned.


H994 LH994rd, what shall I say, when Israel turneth their backs befH994re their enemies!


And GideH994n said untH994 him, H994h my LH994rd, if the LH994RD be with us, why then is all this befallen us? and where be all his miracles which H994ur fathers tH994ld us H994f, saying, Did nH994t the LH994RD bring us up frH994m Egypt? but nH994w the LH994RD hath fH994rsaken us, and delivered us intH994 the hands H994f the Midianites.


And he said untH994 him, H994h my LH994rd, wherewith shall I save Israel? behH994ld, my family is pH994H994r in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's hH994use.


Then ManH994ah intreated the LH994RD, and said, H994 my LH994rd, let the man H994f GH994d which thH994u didst send cH994me again untH994 us, and teach us what we shall dH994 untH994 the child that shall be bH994rn.


And she said, H994h my lH994rd, as thy sH994ul liveth, my lH994rd, I am the wH994man that stH994H994d by thee here, praying untH994 the LH994RD.