Bill Mounce

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δέησις, -εως, ἡ
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prayer, request, petition
entreaty; prayer, supplication, Lk. 1:13; 2:37; 5:33

Greek-English Concordance for δέησις

Luke 1:13 But the angel said to him: “Do not fear, Zechariah, because your prayer (deēsis | δέησις | nom sg fem) has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you will call his name John.
Luke 2:37 and then she was a widow until she was eighty-four She did not leave the temple, worshipping night and day with fasting and prayer (deēsesin | δεήσεσιν | dat pl fem).
Luke 5:33 And they said to him, “The disciples of John often fast and offer prayers (deēseis | δεήσεις | acc pl fem), so also do the disciples of the Pharisees, but yours continue to eat and drink.”
Romans 10:1 Brethren, my heart’s desire and prayer (deēsis | δέησις | nom sg fem) to God for the Israelites is that they may be saved.
2 Corinthians 1:11 as you also join in helping us by prayer (deēsei | δεήσει | dat sg fem), so that thanks may be given by many people on our behalf for the gracious gift granted to us through the help of many.
2 Corinthians 9:14 And in (deēsei | δεήσει | dat sg fem) their prayers (deēsei | δεήσει | dat sg fem) on your behalf they yearn for you because of the surpassing grace of God bestowed on you.
Ephesians 6:18 By means of all prayer and petition (deēseōs | δεήσεως | gen sg fem), pray at every time in the Spirit, and to this end keep alert with all perseverance and petition (deēsei | δεήσει | dat sg fem) for all the saints,
Philippians 1:4 Always in every prayer (deēsei | δεήσει | dat sg fem) of mine for all of you I pray with joy,
Philippians 1:19 For I know that this will turn out for my deliverance through your prayers (deēseōs | δεήσεως | gen sg fem) and the help of the Spirit of Jesus Christ.
Philippians 4:6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication (deēsei | δεήσει | dat sg fem) with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
1 Timothy 2:1 First of all, then, I urge you to make requests (deēseis | δεήσεις | acc pl fem), prayers, petitions, and expressions of thanksgiving on behalf of all people
1 Timothy 5:5 But the true widow, who has been left totally alone, has set her hope on God and continues in entreaties (deēsesin | δεήσεσιν | dat pl fem) and prayers night and day.
2 Timothy 1:3 I continually thank God, whom I serve, as did my ancestors, with a clean conscience, as unceasingly I remember you in my prayers (deēsesin | δεήσεσιν | dat pl fem) night and day,
Hebrews 5:7 In the days of his flesh, Jesus offered up prayers (deēseis | δεήσεις | acc pl fem) and supplications, with loud crying and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his godly fear.
James 5:16 Therefore confess your sins to one another and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The active prayer (deēsis | δέησις | nom sg fem) of a righteous person has great power.
1 Peter 3:12 For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their prayers (deēsin | δέησιν | acc sg fem); but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”