'Besought' in the Bible
And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.
And Moses besought the LORD his God, and said, LORD, why doth thy wrath wax hot against thy people, which thou hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great power, and with a mighty hand?
And I besought the LORD at that time, saying,
David therefore besought God for the child; and David fasted, and went in, and lay all night upon the earth.
And the king answered and said unto the man of God, Intreat now the face of the LORD thy God, and pray for me, that my hand may be restored me again. And the man of God besought the LORD, and the king's hand was restored him again, and became as it was before.
And he sent again a captain of the third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and besought him, and said unto him, O man of God, I pray thee, let my life, and the life of these fifty thy servants, be precious in thy sight.
And Jehoahaz besought the LORD, and the LORD hearkened unto him: for he saw the oppression of Israel, because the king of Syria oppressed them.
And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,
So we fasted and besought our God for this: and he was intreated of us.
And Esther spake yet again before the king, and fell down at his feet, and besought him with tears to put away the mischief of Haman the Agagite, and his device that he had devised against the Jews.
Did Hezekiah king of Judah and all Judah put him at all to death? did he not fear the LORD, and besought the LORD, and the LORD repented him of the evil which he had pronounced against them? Thus might we procure great evil against our souls.
As it is written in the law of Moses, all this evil is come upon us; yet we besought not Jehovah our God, that we might turn from our iniquities, and understand thy truth.
And those removing from after Jehovah, And who have not sought Jehovah, nor besought Him.
So the devils besought him, saying, If thou cast us out, suffer us to go away into the herd of swine.
And, behold, the whole city came out to meet Jesus: and when they saw him, they besought him that he would depart out of their coasts.
And besought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment: and as many as touched were made perfectly whole.
But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away; for she crieth after us.
When they had returned to the people, there came to Him a man who fell on his knees before Him and besought Him.
And his fellowservant fell down at his feet, and besought him, saying, Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all.
And he besought him much that he would not send them away out of the country.
And all the devils besought him, saying, Send us into the swine, that we may enter into them.
And as he went on board ship, the man that had been possessed by demons besought him that he might be with him.
And besought him greatly, saying, My little daughter lieth at the point of death: I pray thee, come and lay thy hands on her, that she may be healed; and she shall live.
And whithersoever he entered, into villages, or cities, or country, they laid the sick in the streets, and besought him that they might touch if it were but the border of his garment: and as many as touched him were made whole.
The woman was a Greek, a Syrophenician by nation; and she besought him that he would cast forth the devil out of her daughter.
And he cometh to Bethsaida; and they bring a blind man unto him, and besought him to touch him.
And he arose out of the synagogue, and entered into Simon's house. And Simon's wife's mother was taken with a great fever; and they besought him for her.
And it came to pass, when he was in a certain city, behold a man full of leprosy: who seeing Jesus fell on his face, and besought him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.
And when they came to Jesus, they besought him instantly, saying, That he was worthy for whom he should do this:
And they besought him that he would not command them to go out into the deep.
And there was there an herd of many swine feeding on the mountain: and they besought him that he would suffer them to enter into them. And he suffered them.
Then the whole multitude of the country of the Gadarenes round about besought him to depart from them; for they were taken with great fear: and he went up into the ship, and returned back again.
Now the man out of whom the devils were departed besought him that he might be with him: but Jesus sent him away, saying,
And, behold, there came a man named Jairus, and he was a ruler of the synagogue: and he fell down at Jesus' feet, and besought him that he would come into his house:
And I besought thy disciples to cast him out; and they could not.
And as he spake, a certain Pharisee besought him to dine with him: and he went in, and sat down to meat.
But he became angry and would not go in. And his father went out and besought him.
and I besought for thee, that thy faith may not fail; and thou, when thou didst turn, strengthen thy brethren.'
So when the Samaritans were come unto him, they besought him that he would tarry with them: and he abode there two days.
When he heard that Jesus was come out of Judaea into Galilee, he went unto him, and besought him that he would come down, and heal his son: for he was at the point of death.
The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that sabbath day was an high day,) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.
And after this Joseph of Arimathaea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave him leave. He came therefore, and took the body of Jesus.
And he said, How can I, except some one shall guide me? And he besought Philip to come up and sit with him.
he commanded them also to be baptized in the name of the Lord; then they besought him to remain certain days.
And when the Jews were gone out of the synagogue, the Gentiles besought that these words might be preached to them the next sabbath.
And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying, If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide there. And she constrained us.
And they came and besought them, and brought them out, and desired them to depart out of the city.
And certain also of the Asiarchs, being his friends, sent unto him and besought him not to adventure himself into the theatre.
And when we heard these things, both we, and they of that place, besought him not to go up to Jerusalem.
Then the high priest and the chief of the Jews informed him against Paul, and besought him,
And while the day was coming on, Paul besought them all to take meat, saying, This day is the fourteenth day that ye have tarried and continued fasting, having taken nothing.
But as touching Apollos the brother, I besought him much to come unto you with the brethren: and it was not all his will to come now; but he will come when he shall have opportunity.
For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me.