šāʾal שָׁאַל ‘to ask’ (Hebrew)

Etymology: a primitive root | Morphology: V

šāʾal
1) to ask, enquire, borrow, beg
1a) (Qal)
1a1) to ask, ask for
1a2) to ask (as a favour), borrow
1a3) to enquire, enquire of
1a4) to enquire of, consult (of deity, oracle)
1a5) to seek
1b) (Niphal) to ask for oneself, ask leave of absence
1c) (Piel)
1c1) to enquire, enquire carefully
1c2) to beg, practise beggary
1d) (Hiphil)
1d1) to be given on request
1d2) to grant, make over to, let (one) ask (successfully) or give or lend on request (then) grant or make over to

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Mentioned in Genesis 24:47, 24:57, 26:7, 32:18, 32:30, 37:15, 38:21, 40:7, 43:7, 43:27, 44:19 Exodus 3:22, 11:2, 12:35, 12:36, 13:14, 18:7, 22:13 Numbers 27:21 Deuteronomy 4:32, 6:20, 10:12, 13:15, 14:26, 18:11, 18:16, 32:7 Joshua 4:6, 4:21, 9:14, 15:18, 19:50 Judges 1:1, 1:14, 4:20, 5:25, 8:14, 8:24, 8:26, 13:6, 13:18, 18:5, 18:15, 20:18, 20:23, 20:27 1 Samuel 1:17, 1:20, 1:27, 1:28, 2:20, 8:10, 10:4, 10:22, 12:13, 12:17, 12:19, 14:37, 17:22, 17:56, 19:22, 20:6, 20:28, 22:10, 22:13, 22:15, 23:2, 23:4, 25:5, 25:8, 28:6, 28:16, 30:8, 30:21 2 Samuel 2:1, 3:13, 5:19, 5:23, 8:10, 11:7, 12:20, 14:18, 16:23, 20:18 1 Kings 2:16, 2:20, 2:22, 3:5, 3:10, 3:11, 3:13, 10:13, 19:4 2 Kings 2:9, 2:10, 4:3, 4:28, 6:5, 8:6 Isaiah 7:11, 7:12, 30:2, 41:28, 45:11, 58:2, 65:1 Jeremiah 6:16, 15:5, 18:13, 23:33, 30:6, 36:17, 37:17, 38:14, 38:27, 48:19, 50:5 Ezekiel 21:26 Hosea 4:12 Jonah 4:8 Micah 7:3 Haggai 2:11 Zechariah 10:1 Psalms 2:8, 21:5, 27:4, 35:11, 40:7, 78:18, 105:40, 109:10, 122:6, 137:3 Proverbs 20:4, 30:7 Job 8:8, 12:7, 21:29, 31:30, 38:3, 40:7, 42:4 Lamentations 4:4 Ecclesiastes 2:10, 7:10 Ezra 8:22 Nehemiah 1:2, 13:6 1 Chronicles 4:10, 10:13, 14:10, 14:14, 18:10 2 Chronicles 1:7, 1:11, 9:12, 11:23

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