|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To press; to push; to drive; to impel; to force onward.
2. (v. t.) To press the mind or will of; to ply with motives, arguments, persuasion, or importunity.
3. (v. t.) To provoke; to exasperate.
4. (v. t.) To press hard upon; to follow closely
5. (v. t.) To present in an urgent manner; to press upon attention; to insist upon; as, to urge an argument; to urge the necessity of a case.
6. (v. t.) To treat with forcible means; to take severe or violent measures with; as, to urge an ore with intense heat.
7. (v. i.) To press onward or forward.
8. (v. i.) To be pressing in argument; to insist; to persist.
Urge (34 Occurrences)
Luke 11:53 And as he said these things unto them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently, and to provoke him to speak of many things: (KJV DBY WBS YLT)
Acts 27:22 Now I exhort you to cheer up, for there will be no loss of life among you, but only of the ship. (See NAS NIV)
Acts 27:34 Therefore I beg you to take some food, for this is for your safety; for not a hair will perish from any of your heads." (See RSV NIV)
Romans 12:1 Therefore I urge you, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service. (WEB NAS NIV)
Romans 15:30 Now I beg you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ, and by the love of the Spirit, that you strive together with me in your prayers to God for me, (See NAS NIV)
1 Corinthians 4:16 I beg you therefore, be imitators of me. (See RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 16:15 Now I beg you, brothers (you know the house of Stephanas, that it is the first fruits of Achaia, and that they have set themselves to serve the saints), (See NAS NIV)
1 Corinthians 16:16 that you also be in subjection to such, and to everyone who helps in the work and labors. (See RSV)
2 Corinthians 2:8 Therefore I beg you to confirm your love toward him. (See NAS NIV)
2 Corinthians 6:1 Working together, we entreat also that you not receive the grace of God in vain, (See NAS NIV)
2 Corinthians 8:6 So we urged Titus, that as he made a beginning before, so he would also complete in you this grace. (Root in WEB WEY NAS RSV NIV)
2 Corinthians 8:13 I do not urge you to give in order that others may have relief while you are unduly pressed, (WEY)
2 Corinthians 9:5 I thought it necessary therefore to entreat the brothers that they would go before to you, and arrange ahead of time the generous gift that you promised before, that the same might be ready as a matter of generosity, and not of greediness. (See NAS RSV NIV)
2 Corinthians 10:1 Now I Paul, myself, entreat you by the humility and gentleness of Christ; I who in your presence am lowly among you, but being absent am of good courage toward you. (See NAS)
Ephesians 4:1 I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to walk worthily of the calling with which you were called, (See NIV)
Philippians 2:18 In the same way, you also rejoice, and rejoice with me. (See NAS)
Philippians 4:2 I exhort Euodia, and I exhort Syntyche, to think the same way in the Lord. (See NAS)
1 Thessalonians 4:1 Finally then, brothers, we beg and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, that you abound more and more. (See NIV)
1 Thessalonians 4:10 for indeed you do it toward all the brothers who are in all Macedonia. But we exhort you, brothers, that you abound more and more; (See NAS NIV)
1 Thessalonians 5:14 We exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, encourage the fainthearted, support the weak, be patient toward all. (See NAS NIV)
2 Thessalonians 3:12 Now those who are that way, we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread. (See NIV)
1 Timothy 2:1 I exhort therefore, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and givings of thanks, be made for all men: (See NAS RSV NIV)
1 Timothy 6:2 Those who have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brothers, but rather let them serve them, because those who partake of the benefit are believing and beloved. Teach and exhort these things. (See RSV NIV)
Titus 2:6 Likewise, exhort the younger men to be sober minded; (See NAS RSV)
Titus 2:9 Exhort servants to be in subjection to their own masters, and to be well-pleasing in all things; not contradicting; (See NAS)
Hebrews 13:19 I strongly urge you to do this, that I may be restored to you sooner. (WEB WEY NAS RSV NIV)
Hebrews 13:22 But I exhort you, brothers, endure the word of exhortation, for I have written to you in few words. (See NAS NIV)
1 Peter 2:11 Beloved, I beg you as foreigners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul; (See NAS NIV)
Judges 16:16 It happened, when she pressed him daily with her words, and urged him, that his soul was troubled to death. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Ruth 1:16 And Ruth saith, 'Urge me not to leave thee -- to turn back from after thee; for whither thou goest I go, and where thou lodgest I lodge; thy people 'is' my people, and thy God my God. (YLT NAS NIV)
1 Samuel 28:23 But he refused, and said: 'I will not eat.' But his servants, together with the woman, urged him; and he hearkened unto their voice. So he arose from the earth, and sat upon the bed. (Root in JPS YLT NAS RSV)
2 Kings 4:24 Then she saddled a donkey, and said to her servant, "Drive, and go forward! Don't slow down for me, unless I ask you to." (See RSV)
Esther 4:8 He also gave him the copy of the writing of the decree that was given out in Shushan to destroy them, to show it to Esther, and to declare it to her, and to urge her to go in to the king, to make supplication to him, and to make request before him, for her people. (WEB NIV)
Proverbs 6:3 Do this now, my son, and deliver thyself, Seeing thou art come into the hand of thy neighbor: Go, humble thyself, and importune thy neighbor; (See JPS DBY)