'Appeal' in the Bible
At the end of the seven years, the woman returned from the territory of the Philistines and went to the king in order to file an appeal regarding her house and her grain field.
Even if I'm in the right, I cannot answer him. I can only appeal for mercy.
Pay attention to my prayer, God, and do not hide yourself from my appeal.
When a man is thwarted in his appeal, does the Lord condone it?
If I'm guilty and have done something that deserves death, I'm willing to die. But if there is nothing to their charges against me, no one can hand me over to them as a favor. I appeal to the emperor!"
But the Jews objected and forced me to appeal to the emperor, even though I have no countercharge to bring against my own people.
For our appeal to you does not spring from deceit, impure motives, or trickery.
Never speak harshly to an older man, but appeal to him as if he were your father. Treat younger men like brothers,
In the presence of God and the Messiah Jesus, who is going to judge those who are living and those who are dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I solemnly appeal to you
I prefer to make my appeal on the basis of love. I, Paul, as an old man and now a prisoner of the Messiah Jesus,
appeal to you on behalf of my child Onesimus, whose father I have become during my imprisonment.
Therefore, as a fellow elder, a witness of the Messiah's sufferings, and one who shares in the glory to be revealed, I appeal to the elders among you: