'Appeal' in the Bible
But Hamor made this appeal to them: "My son Shechem is in love with your daughter. Please give her to him as his wife.
If a man sins against a man, one may appeal to God on his behalf. But if a man sins against the Lord, who then will intercede for him?" But Eli's sons would not listen to their father, for the Lord had decided to kill them.
The Lord has heard my appeal for mercy; the Lord has accepted my prayer.
For the music director, to be accompanied by stringed instruments; a well-written song by David. Listen, O God, to my prayer! Do not ignore my appeal for mercy!
Listen to my appeal for mercy! Deliver me, as you promised.
then, my child, do this in order to deliver yourself, because you have fallen into your neighbor's power: go, humble yourself, and appeal firmly to your neighbor.
If then I am in the wrong and have done anything that deserves death, I am not trying to escape dying, but if not one of their charges against me is true, no one can hand me over to them. I appeal to Caesar!"
But when the Jews objected, I was forced to appeal to Caesar -- not that I had some charge to bring against my own people.
Now I appeal to God as my witness, that to spare you I did not come again to Corinth.
Now I, Paul, appeal to you personally by the meekness and gentleness of Christ (I who am meek when present among you, but am full of courage toward you when away!) --
I appeal to Euodia and to Syntyche to agree in the Lord.
For the appeal we make does not come from error or impurity or with deceit,
Do not address an older man harshly but appeal to him as a father. Speak to younger men as brothers,