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Lexicon :: Strong's G1567 - ekzēteō

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ἐκζητέω
Transliteration
ekzēteō
Pronunciation
ek-zā-te'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:894,300

Strong’s Definitions

ἐκζητέω ekzētéō, ek-zay-teh'-o; from G1537 and G2212; to search out, i.e. (figuratively)investigate, crave, demand, (by Hebraism) worship:—en- (re-)quire, seek after (carefully, diligently).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's G1567 in the following manner: require (2x), seek after (2x), diligently (1x), seek carefully (1x), enquire (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's G1567 in the following manner: require (2x), seek after (2x), diligently (1x), seek carefully (1x), enquire (1x).
  1. to seek out, search for

  2. to seek out, i.e. investigate, scrutinise

  3. to seek out for one's self, beg, crave

  4. to demand back, require

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐκζητέω ekzētéō, ek-zay-teh'-o; from G1537 and G2212; to search out, i.e. (figuratively)investigate, crave, demand, (by Hebraism) worship:—en- (re-)quire, seek after (carefully, diligently).
STRONGS NT 1567: ἐκζητέω
ἐκζητέω, -ῶ; 1 aorist ἐξεζήτησα; passive, 1 aorist ἐξεζητήθην; 1 future ἐκζητηθήσομαι; (ἐκ out from a secret place, from all sides); Sept. very often for דָּרַשׁ, also for בִּקֵּשׁ, etc.;
a. to seek out, search for: properly, τινά, 1 Macc. 9:26; figuratively: τὸν κύριον, τὸν θεόν, to seek the favor of God, worship him, Acts 15:17; Romans 3:11 [Tr marginal reading WH marginal reading ζητῶν]; Hebrews 11:6, (Psalm 13:2 (Ps. 14:2); Psalm 33:5; (Psalm 34:5); Psalm 68:33 (Ps. 69:33); Amos 5:4, etc.).
b. to seek out i. e. investigate, scrutinize: τί, Sir. 39:1, 3; περί τινος, to examine into anything, 1 Peter 1:10, where it is joined with ἐξερευνᾶν [to seek out and search out], as in 1 Macc. 9:26.
c. to seek out for oneself, beg, crave: Hebrews 12:17.
d. to demand back, require: τὸ αἷμα τῶν προφητῶν ἀπὸ τῆς γενεάς ταύτης, to take vengeance on this generation for the slaughter of the prophets (after the Hebrew, cf. 2 Samuel 4:11; Ezekiel 3:18; see ἐκ, I. 7): Luke 11:50 [51]. (In secular authors thus far only a single passage has been noted in which this word appears, Aristides or. 8, i., p. 488 [i. e. orat. 38, i., p. 726, Dindorf edition].)

Related entry:
See STRONGS NT 1567: ἐκζήτησις
ἐκζήτησις, (ἐκζητέω, which see), -εως, ;
1. an investigating.
2. a subject of subtle inquiry and dispute, [R. V. questioning]: 1 Timothy 1:4 T Tr [WH; see Ellicott at the passage and cf. οἰκονομία]. (Basil the Great of Caesarea, Didymus, and others)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Samuel
4:11
Psalms
13:2; 14:2; 33:5; 34:5; 68:33; 69:33
Ezekiel
3:18
Amos
5:4
Luke
11:50; 11:51
Acts
15:17
Romans
3:11
Hebrews
11:6; 12:17
1 Peter
1:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1567 matches the Greek ἐκζητέω (ekzēteō),
which occurs 9 times in 7 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:50 - so that the blood of all the prophets, shed since the foundation of the world, may be [fn]charged G1567 against this generation,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:51 - from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who was killed between the altar and the house of God; yes, I tell you, it shall be [fn]charged G1567 against this generation.’
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:17 - SO THAT THE REST OF [fn]MANKIND MAY SEEK G1567 THE LORD,
AND ALL THE GENTILES [fn]WHO ARE CALLED BY MY NAME,’
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:11 - THERE IS NONE WHO UNDERSTANDS,
THERE IS NONE WHO SEEKS G1567 FOR GOD;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:6 - And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek G1567 Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:17 - For you know that even afterwards, when he desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no place for repentance, though he sought G1567 for it with tears.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:10 - As to this salvation, the prophets who prophesied of the grace that would come to you made G1567 careful G1567 searches G1567 and inquiries,
 
 
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