44 occurrences in 11 translations

'Plea' in the Bible

And Rachel said, God has judged and vindicated me, and has heard my plea and has given me a son; so she named him Dan [judged].

If there arise a matter too hard for thee in judgment, between blood and blood, between plea and plea, and between stroke and stroke, being matters of controversy within thy gates: then shalt thou arise, and get thee up into the place which the LORD thy God shall choose;

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And Absalom saith, 'Who doth make me a judge in the land, that unto me doth come every man who hath a plea and judgment? -- then I have declared him righteous.'

You must regard the prayer of your servant and his plea! O Yahweh my God, listen to the pleading and to the prayer that your servant [is] praying before you this day,

You must listen to the plea of your servant and your people Israel which they pray [toward] this place; and you must hear from the place where you live, from heaven you must hear and you must forgive.

any prayer or any plea which is [offered] by any person for all of your people Israel, who each knows the infestation of his [own] heart and spreads out his palms to this house,

then you shall hear in heaven their prayer and their plea, and you shall {vindicate} them.

then you shall hear in heaven, the place of your dwelling, their prayer and their plea, and you shall {vindicate them}.

[O,] that your eyes [may] be open to the plea of your servant and to the plea of your people Israel, to listen to them in all things [when] they call to you.

It happened that when Solomon finished praying to Yahweh all of the prayer and this plea, he got up from before the altar of Yahweh, from kneeling down on his knees with his palms outstretched to heaven.

Yahweh said to him, "I have heard your prayer and your plea which you have made before me. I have consecrated this house which you have built, by putting my name there forever. My eyes and my heart will always be there.

But turn to the prayer of your servant and to his plea, O Yahweh my God, to hearken to the pleading and to the prayer that your servant is praying before you,

[then] any prayer, any plea that is [made] by any person and by all your people Israel, each one who knows his own affliction and his own anguish and [who] spreads out his hands to this house,

and prayed to him. And God responded to him and heard his plea and let him return to Jerusalem to his kingdom. And Manasseh knew that Yahweh was God.

Theirs is a useless plea God won't listen; the Almighty won't pay any attention.

LORD, hear my just plea! Pay attention to my cry! Listen to my prayer, since it does not come from lying lips.

Hear my plea for mercy when I cry out to you for help, when I lift my hands toward your holy temple!

When I said in my panic, "I have been cut off in your sight," then you surely heard the voice of my prayer in my plea to you for help.

Stir up, and wake to my judgment, My God, and my Lord, to my plea.

Lord, hear my prayer; listen to my plea for mercy.

Plead my plea, and redeem me, According to Thy saying quicken me.

Let my plea reach You; rescue me according to Your promise.

O Lord, listen to me! Pay attention to my plea for mercy!

I say to the Lord, "You are my God." O Lord, pay attention to my plea for mercy!

Lord, hear my prayer. In Your faithfulness listen to my plea, and in Your righteousness answer me.

Do this now, my son, and deliver yourself, since you have come into the hand of your neighbor. Go, humble yourself. Press your plea with your neighbor.

Thy princes are apostates, and companions of thieves, Every one loving a bribe, and pursuing rewards, The fatherless they judge not, And the plea of the widow cometh not to them.

Those who make a man an offender and bring condemnation upon him with a word, and lay a trap for him who upholds justice at the city gate, and thrust aside the innocent and truly righteous with an empty plea.

The instruments and methods of the fraudulent and greedy [for gain] are evil; he devises wicked devices to ruin the poor and the lowly with lying words, even when the plea of the needy is just and right.

Perhaps their plea will fall {before} Yahweh and each one will turn away from his evil way, for great [is] the anger and wrath that Yahweh pronounced against this people."

But now please listen, your royal Majesty, and grant my plea for mercy. Do not send me back to the house of Jonathan, the royal secretary. If you do, I will die there."

Then you shall say to them, I was presenting to the king my humble plea that he would not send me back to Jonathan's house to die there.

and said to Jeremiah the prophet, "May our plea please fall {before you}, and pray for us to Yahweh your God, for all this remnant, for we are left [but] a few of many, as your eyes [are] seeing us.

and said to them, "Thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel, to whom you sent me to cause your plea to fall {before him}:

Now I [was] still speaking and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my plea {before} Yahweh my God, on behalf {of the holy mountain of my God}.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אוּה 
'avvah 
Usage: 7

דּוּן דּין 
Diyn 
Usage: 24

דּוּן דּין 
Diyn 
Usage: 20

חמד 
Chamad 
Usage: 30

חמד 
Chemed 
Usage: 6

חמדּה 
Chemdah 
Usage: 16

חן 
Chen 
Usage: 69

חפץ 
Chaphets 
delight , please , desire , will , pleasure , favour , like , moveth , would , at all
Usage: 76

חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 10

חפץ 
Chephets 
Usage: 39

חשׁק 
Chesheq 
Usage: 3

טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 31

יאל 
Ya'al 
Usage: 18

יטב 
Yatab 
Usage: 115

יכח 
Yakach 
Usage: 59

יפה 
Yapheh 
Usage: 41

ישׁר 
Yashar 
Usage: 26

מגד 
meged 
Usage: 8

מחמד 
Machmad 
Usage: 12

מחמוּד מחמדo 
Machmud 
Usage: 2

נוה נוה 
Naveh 
Usage: 35

נעים 
Na`iym 
Usage: 13

נעם 
Na`em 
Usage: 8

נעם 
No`am 
Usage: 7

נעמן 
Na`aman 
Usage: 1

שׂפק ספק 
Caphaq 
Usage: 10

עדין 
`adiyn 
Usage: 1

עדנה עדן 
`eden 
Usage: 4

עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

ענג 
`oneg 
Usage: 2

ערב 
`areb 
Usage: 12

צבי 
Ts@biy 
Usage: 32

רוּב ריבo 
Riyb 
Usage: 66

רעוּת 
R@uwth (Aramaic) 
pleasure , will
Usage: 2

רצה 
Ratsah 
Usage: 56

רצן רצון 
Ratsown 
Usage: 56

שׁעשׁע 
Sha`shua` 
Usage: 9

שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

שׁפר 
Sh@phar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

תּאוה 
Ta'avah 
Usage: 20

תּענגה תּענג תּענוּג 
Ta`anuwg 
Usage: 5

ἀπόλαυσις 
Apolausis 
to enjoy 9, enjoy the pleasures 9
Usage: 2

ἀρέσκεια 
Areskeia 
Usage: 1

ἀρέσκω 
Aresko 
Usage: 17

ἀρεστός 
Arestos 
Usage: 3

δοκέω 
Dokeo 
Usage: 45

εὐαρεστέω 
Euaresteo 
Usage: 3

εὐάρεστος 
Euarestos 
Usage: 9

εὐδοκέω 
Eudokeo 
Usage: 20

εὐδοκία 
Eudokia 
good pleasure , good will , seem good 9 , desire
Usage: 7

ἡδονή 
hedone 
Usage: 4

θέλημα 
thelema 
will , desire , pleasure
Usage: 45

σπαταλάω 
Spatalao 
live in pleasure , be wanton
Usage: 2

συνευδοκέω 
suneudokeo 
Usage: 5

τρυφάω 
Truphao 
Usage: 1

φιλήδονος 
Philedonos 
Usage: 1

χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151



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