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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 8 times in 7 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:50 - “that the blood of all the prophets which was shed from the foundation of the world may be required of this generation,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:51 - “from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah who perished between the altar and the temple. Yes, I say to you, it shall be required of this generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:17 - So that the rest of mankind may seek the LORD,
Even all the Gentiles who are called by My name,
Says the
LORD who does all these things.’[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:11 - There is none who understands;
There is none who seeks after God.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:6 - But 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 diligently seek Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:17 - For you know that afterward, when he wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no place for repentance, though he sought it diligently with tears.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:10 - Of this salvation the prophets have inquired and searched carefully, who prophesied of the grace that would come to you,
 
 
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