H994 בּי - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Perhaps from H1158 (in the sense of asking); properly a request; used only adverbially (always with “my Lord”); Oh that!; with leave, or if it please

KJV Usage: alas, O, oh.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. if it please, pray excuse me, excuse me please
a. used to introduce an entreaty or request
Origin: perhaps from H1158 (sense of asking)
TWOT: 238a
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View how H994 בּי is used in the Bible

12 occurrences of H994 בּי

Genesis 43:20
Genesis 44:18
Exodus 4:10
Exodus 4:13
Numbers 12:11
Joshua 7:8
Judges 6:13
Judges 6:15
Judges 13:8
1 Samuel 1:26
1 Kings 3:17
1 Kings 3:26