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Entreat
Intreat • Intreaty
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Entreat; Intreat
Entreat; Intreat (AV) [Heb. pāg̱aʿ (Gen. 23:8; Ruth 1:16; Jer. 15:11), ʿāṯar (Ex. 8:8f, 28 [MT 4f, 24]; 9:28; 10:17f.; Jgs. 13:8; 1 Ch. 5:20; 2 Ch. 33:13, 19; Ezr. 8:23), ḥālâ (1 S. 13:12; 1 K. 13:6; 2 Ch. 33:12; Ps. 119:58; Jer. 26:19; Dnl. 9:13; etc.), bāqaš (Est. 4:8), hithpael of ḥānan
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
INTREAT; INTREATY; (ENTREAT)
INTREAT; INTREATY; (ENTREAT)<in-tret’>, <in-tret’-i>: The two forms are derived from the same verb. In 1611 the spelling was indifferently “intreat” or “entreat.” In editions of the King James Version since 1760 “intreat” is used in the sense of “to beg”; “entreat” in the sense of “deal with.”
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Intreat, Intreaty, (Entreat)
INTREAT, in-trētʹ, INTREATY, in-trētʹi (ENTREAT): The two forms are derived from the same vb. In 1611 the spelling was indifferently “intreat” or “entreat.” In editions of AV since 1760 “intreat” is used in the sense of “to beg”; “entreat” in the sense of “deal with.” As examples of “intreat” see Ex