'Sir' in the Bible
"Listen to us, sir. You are a mighty prince among us. Bury your dead in the choicest of our burial tombs. None of us would refuse you his tomb for burying your dead."
"No, sir. Listen to me! I'll give you the field, and I'll give you the cave that's in it. I give it to you publicly, in the sight of my people. Bury your dead."
"Sir, listen to me! The land is worth 400 shekels of silver, but what's that between us? You may bury your dead."
"Drink, sir!" she replied as she quickly lowered her jug on her arm to offer him a drink.
Then Rachel told her father, "Sir, please don't be angry that I cannot stand up in your presence. It's that time of the month." So Laban searched for the idols, but never did find them.
I now have cattle, donkeys, flocks, and male and female servants. I'm sending this message to you, sir, so that you'll show favor to me."'"
Then Esau asked, "What are all these livestock for?" "To solicit favor from you, sir," Jacob answered.
"Sir, you know that the children are frail," Jacob suggested, "and the ewes and cows with me are still nursing their young. If they're driven even for a day, the entire flock will die.
"Why do that?" Jacob asked. "I've already found favor in your sight, sir." So Esau set out that very day back on his way to Seir,
Aaron said, "Sir, don't be angry. You know the people that they're intent on evil.
Jael went out to greet Sisera. "Turn aside, sir!" she told him. "Turn aside to me! Don't be afraid." So he turned aside to her and entered her tent, where she concealed him behind a curtain.
But Gideon replied, "Right" Sir, if the LORD is with us, then why has all of this happened to us? And where are all of his miraculous works that our ancestors recounted to us when they said, "The LORD brought us up from Egypt, didn't he?' But now the LORD has abandoned us and given us over to Midian!"
"Right"," Gideon responded. "Sir, how will I deliver Israel? Look my family is the weakest in Manasseh, and I'm the youngest in my father's household."
She responded, "May I continue to find favor in your sight, sir, since you've been comforting me and you have spoken graciously to your servant, even though I am not one of your servants."
"No, sir!" Hannah replied. "I'm a deeply troubled woman. I've drunk neither wine nor beer. I've been pouring out my soul in the LORD's presence.
Hannah said, "Sir, as surely as you are alive, I'm the woman who stood before you here praying to the LORD.
"No, sir! Please, as a godly man, don't mislead your servant!" But the woman did conceive and did bear a son at that very same time the next year, just as Elisha had told her.
"Why are you crying, sir?" Hazael asked. "Because I know the evil that you're about to bring on the Israelis," he replied. "You'll burn down their fortified cities, execute their young men with swords, dash to pieces their little ones, and you'll tear open their pregnant women!"
But suddenly someone who resembled a human being touched my lips, so addressing the one who was standing in front of me, I opened my mouth and said, "Sir, I'm overwhelmed with anguish by this vision. I have no strength left.
So how can a servant of my lord talk with someone like you, sir? And as for me, there's no strength left in me, and I can hardly breathe.'
and said, "Don't be afraid, man highly regarded. Be at peace, and be strong.' "As soon as he spoke to me, I gained strength and replied, "Sir, please speak, now that you've strengthened me.'
"I heard, but I didn't understand. So I asked, "Sir, what happens next?'
Then I asked, "Who are these, sir?" The messenger who was talking to me answered, "I will tell you who these are."
Then I asked the angel who had been speaking with me, "Sir, what are these?"
The angel who had been speaking with me answered by asking, "You don't know what these mean, do you?" So I responded, "No, sir."
The angel replied, "You don't know what these are, do you?" I responded to him, "No, sir."
In response, I asked the angel who had been talking with me, "Sir, what are these?"
Suddenly, a leper came up to him, fell down before him, and said, "Sir, if you want to, you can make me clean."
"Sir, my servant is lying at home paralyzed and in terrible pain."
The centurion replied, "Sir, I am not worthy to have you come under my roof. But just say the word, and my servant will be healed,
and said, "Sir, have mercy on my son, because he is an epileptic and suffers terribly. Often he falls into fire and often into water.
Then the father went to the other son and told him the same thing. He replied, "I will, sir,' but he didn't go.
and said, "Sir, we remember how that impostor said while he was still alive, "I will be raised after three days.'
So Jesus went with them. He was not far from the house when the centurion sent friends to tell Jesus, "Sir, stop troubling yourself, because I'm not worthy to have you come under my roof.
But the gardener replied, "Sir, leave it alone for one more year, until I dig around it and fertilize it.
The servant said, "Sir, what you ordered has been done, and there is still room.'
The first servant came and said, "Sir, your coin has earned ten more coins.'
"The second servant came and said, "Your coin, sir, has earned five coins.'
"Then the other servant came and said, "Sir, look! Here's your coin. I've kept it in a cloth for safekeeping
They answered him, "Sir, he already has ten coins!'
The woman told him, "Sir, you don't have a bucket, and the well is deep. Where are you going to get this living water?
The woman told him, "Sir, give me this water, so that I won't get thirsty or have to keep coming here to draw water."
The woman told him, "Sir, I see that you are a prophet!
The official told him, "Sir, please come down before my little boy dies."
The sick man answered him, "Sir, I don't have anyone to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up. While I'm trying to get there, someone else steps down ahead of me."
"No one, sir," she replied. Then Jesus said, "I don't condemn you, either. Go home, and from now on don't sin anymore."
He answered, "And who is he, sir? Tell me, so that I may believe in him."
They went to Philip (who was from Bethsaida in Galilee) and told him, "Sir, we would like to see Jesus."
Jesus asked her, "Dear lady, why are you crying? Who are you looking for?" Thinking he was the gardener, she told him, "Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have put him, and I will take him away."
I told him, "Sir, you know."
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