'Begged' in the Bible
And they said one to another, We are truly guilty about our brother, for we saw the distress and anguish of his soul when he begged us [to let him go], and we would not hear. So this distress and difficulty has come upon us.
But Judah approached him and begged him, "Your Excellency, please allow your servant to speak to you privately. Please don't be angry with your servant, since you are equal to Pharaoh.
Moses begged Yahweh his God, and said, "Yahweh, why does your wrath burn hot against your people, that you have brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great power and with a mighty hand?
Aaron begged Moses, "I pray my lord, please don't hold this sin against us, since we've acted foolishlyand sinned in doing so.
“At that time I begged the Lord:
Then he begged me, ‘Stand over me and kill me, for I’m mortally wounded, but my life still lingers.’
After this, the LORD afflicted the child that Uriah's wife had born to David, and the child became very ill. David begged God on behalf of the youngster. He fasted, went inside, and spent the night lying on the ground.
But King David declined, saying to Absalom, "No, my son, we won't all go, since that would be too much trouble for you." Although Absalom begged David, he would not go, even though he did give his blessing.
"Please!" the king begged the man of God, "Ask the LORD your God and pray for me that my hand may be restored for me!" So the man of God asked the LORD, and the king's hand was immediately and fully restored, just like it had been before.
Then the king sent a third captain of 50 with his 50 men. The third captain of 50 went up and fell on his knees in front of Elijah and begged him, “Man of God, please let my life and the lives of these 50 servants of yours be precious in your sight.
Jehoahaz begged Yahweh, and Yahweh listened to him; for he saw the oppression of Israel, how that the king of Syria oppressed them.
When he was in distress, he begged Yahweh his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.
So we fasted and begged our God for this: and he was entreated of us.
Then Esther addressed the king again. She fell at his feet, wept, and begged him to revoke the evil of Haman the Agagite, and his plot he had devised against the Jews.
To you, O Lord, I cried out; I begged the Lord for mercy:
And wander continually do his sons, Yea, they have begged, And have sought out of their dry places.
Just as it is written in the Law of Moses as to all this evil [that would surely come upon transgressors], so it has come upon us. Yet we have not earnestly begged for forgiveness and entreated the favor of the Lord our God, that we might turn from our iniquities and have understanding and become wise in Your truth.
When Ephraim saw his sickness and Judah saw his wound, then Ephraim turned to Assyria, and begged its great king for help. But he will not be able to heal you! He cannot cure your wound!
He struggled with an angel and prevailed; he wept and begged for his favor. He found God at Bethel, and there he spoke with him!
When the sun rose, God prepared a harsh east wind. The sun beat down on Jonah's head, he became faint, and he begged to die. "It is better for me to die than to live!" he said.
When Jesus returned to Capernaum, a centurion came up to him and begged him repeatedly,
“If You drive us out,” the demons begged Him, “send us into the herd of pigs.”
At that, the whole town went out to meet Jesus. When they saw Him, they begged Him to leave their region.
They begged him if they could only touch the edge of his cloak, and all who touched it were healed.
And behold, a woman who was a Canaanite from that district came out and, with a [loud, troublesomely urgent] cry, begged, Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David! My daughter is miserably and distressingly and cruelly possessed by a demon!
But he did not answer her a word. Then his disciples came and begged him, "Send her away, because she keeps on crying out after us."
Then his fellow slave threw himself down and begged him, 'Be patient with me, and I will repay you.'
“Then, after he had summoned him, his master said to him, ‘You wicked slave! I forgave you all that debt because you begged me.
He went to Pilate, and begged the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the body to be delivered.
Then a man with a serious skin disease came to Him and, on his knees, begged Him: “If You are willing, You can make me clean.”
The demons begged Him, “Send us to the pigs, so we may enter them.”
As he was entering into the boat, he who had been possessed by demons begged him that he might be with him.
and begged him urgently, saying, "My little daughter is dying. Come and lay your hands on her so that she may get well and live."
Wherever He would go, into villages, towns, or the country, they laid the sick in the marketplaces and begged Him that they might touch just the tassel of His robe. And everyone who touched it was made well.
Now the woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by race. She begged him that he would cast the demon out of her daughter.
They brought to Him a deaf man who also had a speech difficulty, and begged Jesus to lay His hand on him.
Then they came to Bethsaida. They brought a blind man to Him and begged Him to touch him.
and wherever it comes upon him, it dashes him to the ground, and he foams at the mouth and grinds his teeth, and he is pining away. I begged your disciples to expel it, but they had not the power."
But at the feast he released to them one prisoner, whomsoever they begged of him.
Joseph of Arimathaea, an honourable councillor, who also himself was awaiting the kingdom of God, coming, emboldened himself and went in to Pilate and begged the body of Jesus.
He rose up from the synagogue, and entered into Simon's house. Simon's mother-in-law was afflicted with a great fever, and they begged him for her.
While He was in one of the towns, a man was there who had a serious skin disease all over him. He saw Jesus, fell facedown, and begged Him: “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean.”
So they went to Jesus and begged him repeatedly, "He deserves to have this done for him,
But one of the Pharisees begged him that he would eat with him. And entering into the house of the Pharisee he took his place at table;
And they begged Him not to banish them to the abyss.
A large herd of pigs was there, feeding on the hillside. The demons begged Him to permit them to enter the pigs, and He gave them permission.
Then the whole population of the Gerasenes and of the adjacent districts begged Him to depart from them; for their terror was great. So He went on board and returned.
The man from whom the demons had gone out begged to go with him, but Jesus sent him away, saying,
And there came a man named Jairus, who had [for a long time] been a director of the synagogue; and falling at the feet of Jesus, he begged Him to come to his house,
I begged Your disciples to drive it out, but they couldn’t.”
But he was angry, and would not go in. Therefore his father came out, and begged him.
And Pilate adjudged that what they begged should take place.
And he released him who, for tumult and murder, had been cast into prison, whom they begged for, and Jesus he delivered up to their will.
This man went unto Pilate, and begged the body of Jesus.
So when the Samaritans came to him, they begged him to stay with them. He stayed there two days.
When he heard that Jesus had come back from Judea to Galilee, he went to him and begged him to come down and heal his son, who was about to die.
The neighbours therefore, and they which before had seen him that he was blind, said, Is not this he that sat and begged?
And he said, How should I then be able unless some one guide me? And he begged Philip to come up and sit with him.
went to the High Priest and begged from him letters addressed to the synagogues in Damascus, in order that if he found any believers there, either men or women, he might bring them in chains to Jerusalem.
Since Lydda was near Joppa, the disciples heard that Peter was there and sent two men to him who begged him, “Don’t delay in coming with us.”
And he commanded them to be baptised in the name of the Lord. Then they begged him to stay some days.
Now the people of Tyre and Sidon had incurred Herod's violent displeasure. So they sent a large deputation to wait on him; and having secured the good will of Blastus, his treasurer, they begged the king to be friendly with them again, because their country was dependent on his for its food supply.
The Lord's hand is now upon you, and you will be blind for a time and unable to see the light of day." Instantly there fell upon him a mist and a darkness, and, as he walked about, he begged people to lead him by the hand.
And having found no cause of death in him, they begged of Pilate that he might be slain.
As they were leaving, the people begged that these matters be presented to them the following Sabbath.
When she and her household were baptized, she begged us, saying, "If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and stay." So she persuaded us.
and they came and begged them. When they had brought them out, they asked them to depart from the city.
Certain also of the Asiarchs, being his friends, sent to him and begged him not to venture into the theater.
When we heard this, both we and the local people begged him not to go up to Jerusalem.
So he took him and brought him to the Tribune, and said, "Paul, the prisoner, called me to him and begged me to bring this youth to you, because he has something to say to you."
Then the high priest and the principal men of the Jews informed him against Paul, and they begged him,
While the day was coming on, Paul begged them all to take some food, saying, "This day is the fourteenth day that you wait and continue fasting, having taken nothing.
where, having found brethren, we were begged to stay with them seven days. And thus we went to Rome.
This is the reason therefore why I have begged to see you and to talk with you, since it is because of the Hope of Israel (the Messiah) that I am bound with this chain.
Now concerning the brother Apollos, I begged him much that he would go to you with the brethren; but it was not at all his will to go now; but he will come when he shall have good opportunity.
they begged us insistently for the privilege of sharing in the ministry to the saints,
So that we begged Titus that, according as he had before begun, so he would also complete as to you this grace also;
Three times I called upon the Lord and besought [Him] about this and begged that it might depart from me;
I begged Titus, and sent the brother with him: did Titus at all make gain of you? have we not walked in the same spirit? have we not in the same steps?
Even as I begged thee to remain in Ephesus, when I was going to Macedonia, that thou mightest enjoin some not to teach other doctrines,
For you know that afterwards, when he wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected because he could not find any opportunity to repent, even though he begged to repent with tears.