'Sir' in the Bible
"Listen, sir, you are a mighty prince among us! You may bury your dead in the choicest of our tombs. None of us will refuse you his tomb to prevent you from burying your dead."
She said, "You really are being kind to me, sir, for you have reassured and encouraged me, your servant, even though I am not one of your servants!"
Then Daniel (whose name is also Belteshazzar) was upset for a brief time; his thoughts were alarming him. The king said, "Belteshazzar, don't let the dream and its interpretation alarm you." But Belteshazzar replied, "Sir, if only the dream were for your enemies and its interpretation applied to your adversaries!
Then one who appeared to be a human being was touching my lips. I opened my mouth and started to speak, saying to the one who was standing before me, "Sir, due to the vision, anxiety has gripped me and I have no strength.
How, sir, am I able to speak with you? My strength is gone, and I am breathless."
He said to me, "Don't be afraid, you who are valued. Peace be to you! Be strong! Be really strong!" When he spoke to me, I was strengthened. I said, "Sir, you may speak now, for you have given me strength."
I heard, but I did not understand. So I said, "Sir, what will happen after these things?"
Then I asked one nearby, "What are these, sir?" The angelic messenger who replied to me said, "I will show you what these are."
Then I asked the messenger who spoke with me, "What are these, sir?"
He replied, "Don't you know what these are?" So I responded, "No, sir."
He replied, "Don't you know what these are?" And I said, "No, sir."
Then I asked the angelic messenger who was speaking with me, "What are these, sir?"
So the slaves of the owner came and said to him, 'Sir, didn't you sow good seed in your field? Then where did the weeds come from?'
The father went to the other son and said the same thing. This boy answered, 'I will, sir,' but did not go.
The one who had received the five talents came and brought five more, saying, 'Sir, you entrusted me with five talents. See, I have gained five more.'
The one with the two talents also came and said, 'Sir, you entrusted two talents to me. See, I have gained two more.'
Then the one who had received the one talent came and said, 'Sir, I knew that you were a hard man, harvesting where you did not sow, and gathering where you did not scatter seed,
and said, "Sir, we remember that while that deceiver was still alive he said, 'After three days I will rise again.'
But the worker answered him, 'Sir, leave it alone this year too, until I dig around it and put fertilizer on it.
Then the slave said, 'Sir, what you instructed has been done, and there is still room.'
So the first one came before him and said, 'Sir, your mina has made ten minas more.'
Then the second one came and said, 'Sir, your mina has made five minas.'
Then another slave came and said, 'Sir, here is your mina that I put away for safekeeping in a piece of cloth.
But they said to him, 'Sir, he has ten minas already!'
"Sir," the woman said to him, "you have no bucket and the well is deep; where then do you get this living water?
The woman said to him, "Sir, give me this water, so that I will not be thirsty or have to come here to draw water."
The woman said to him, "Sir, I see that you are a prophet.
"Sir," the official said to him, "come down before my child dies."
The sick man answered him, "Sir, I have no one to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up. While I am trying to get into the water, someone else goes down there before me."
The man replied, "And who is he, sir, that I may believe in him?"
So these approached Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and requested, "Sir, we would like to see Jesus."
Jesus said to her, "Woman, why are you weeping? Who are you looking for?" Because she thought he was the gardener, she said to him, "Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have put him, and I will take him."
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