SYN.: προσευχήG4335, used of prayer in general, while δ. gives prominence to the sense of need; on the other hand, δ. is used as well of requests from man to man, while π. is limited to prayer to God. ἔντευξιςG1783, in the papyri, is the regular word for petition to a superior (Deiss., BS, 250; cf. the Pauline ἐντυγχάνεινG1793, to entreat). Cf. also εὐχήG2171. (Ja 5:15), αἴτημα, ἱκετηρία (Tr., Syn., § li; Cremer, 73, 174, 684).