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Lexicon :: Strong's G1934 - epizēteō

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ἐπιζητέω
Transliteration
epizēteō
Pronunciation
e-pē-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: 2:895,300

Strong’s Definitions

ἐπιζητέω epizētéō, ep-eed-zay-teh'-o; from G1909 and G2212; to search (inquire) for; intensively, to demand, to crave:—desire, enquire, seek (after, for).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x

The KJV translates Strong's G1934 in the following manner: seek after (5x), seek (3x), desire (3x), seek for (2x), enquire (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 14x
The KJV translates Strong's G1934 in the following manner: seek after (5x), seek (3x), desire (3x), seek for (2x), enquire (1x).
  1. to enquire for, seek for, search for, seek diligently

  2. to wish for, crave

  3. to demand, clamour for

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐπιζητέω epizētéō, ep-eed-zay-teh'-o; from G1909 and G2212; to search (inquire) for; intensively, to demand, to crave:—desire, enquire, seek (after, for).
STRONGS NT 1934: ἐπιζητέω
ἐπιζητέω, -ῶ; imperfect ἐπεζήτουν; 1 aorist ἐπεζήτησα; from Herodotus down; Sept. for דָּרַשׁ and in 1 Samuel 20:1; Ecclesiastes 7:29 (Ecclesiastes 7:28) for בִּקֵּשׁ; to inquire for, seek for, search for, seek diligently, (German herbeisuchen [the ἐπι- seems to be directive rather than intensive]): τινά, Luke 4:42 (for Rec. ἐζήτουν); Acts 12:19; equivalent to to desire, wish for, crave: τί, Matthew 6:32; Luke 12:30; Romans 11:7; Philippians 4:17; Hebrews 11:14; Hebrews 13:14; περί τινος, Acts 19:39 [R G T] (but if your inquiry or desire has reference to other matters); with the infinitive, Acts 13:7 (as in Polybius 3, 57, 7; Diodorus 19, 8); equivalent to to demand, clamor for: σημεῖον, Matthew 12:39; Matthew 16:4; Mark 8:12 R G; Luke 11:29 (where T Tr WH ζητεῖ [as L T Tr WH in Mark, the passage cited]).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Samuel
20:1
Ecclesiastes
7:29
Matthew
6:32; 12:39; 16:4
Mark
8:12
Luke
4:42; 11:29; 12:30
Acts
12:19; 13:7; 19:39
Romans
11:7
Philippians
4:17
Hebrews
11:14; 13:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1934 matches the Greek ἐπιζητέω (epizēteō),
which occurs 18 times in 13 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:32 - “For after all these things the Gentiles seek. For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:39 - But He answered and said to them, “An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no sign will be given to it except the sign of the prophet Jonah.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:4 - “A wicked and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no sign shall be given to it except the sign of the prophet[fn] Jonah.” And He left them and departed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:12 - But He sighed deeply in His spirit, and said, “Why does this generation seek a sign? Assuredly, I say to you, no sign shall be given to this generation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:29 - And while the crowds were thickly gathered together, He began to say, “This is an evil generation. It seeks a sign, and no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah the prophet.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:30 - “For all these things the nations of the world seek after, and your Father knows that you need these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:19 - But when Herod had searched for him and not found him, he examined the guards and commanded that they should be put to death. And he went down from Judea to Caesarea, and stayed there.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:7 - who was with the proconsul, Sergius Paulus, an intelligent man. This man called for Barnabas and Saul and sought to hear the word of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:39 - “But if you have any other inquiry to make, it shall be determined in the lawful assembly.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:7 - What then? Israel has not obtained what it seeks; but the elect have obtained it, and the rest were blinded.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:17 - Not that I seek the gift, but I seek the fruit that abounds to your account.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:14 - For those who say such things declare plainly that they seek a homeland.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:14 - For here we have no continuing city, but we seek the one to come.
 
 
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