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Lexicon :: Strong's G1905 - eperōtaō

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eperōtaō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
56x in 15 unique form(s)
59x in 18 unique form(s)
58x in 20 unique form(s)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:687,262

Strong’s Definitions

ἐπερωτάω eperōtáō, ep-er-o-tah'-o; from G1909 and G2065; to ask for, i.e. inquire, seek:—ask (after, questions), demand, desire, question.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 59x

The KJV translates Strong's G1905 in the following manner: ask (53x), demand (2x), desire (1x), ask question (1x), question (1x), ask after (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 59x
The KJV translates Strong's G1905 in the following manner: ask (53x), demand (2x), desire (1x), ask question (1x), question (1x), ask after (1x).
  1. to accost one with an enquiry, put a question to, enquiry of, ask, interrogate

  2. to address one with a request or demand

    1. to ask of or demand of one

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐπερωτάω eperōtáō, ep-er-o-tah'-o; from G1909 and G2065; to ask for, i.e. inquire, seek:—ask (after, questions), demand, desire, question.
ἐπερωτάω, ἐπερωτῶ; imperfect ἐπηρώτων; future ἐπερωτήσω; 1 aorist ἐπηρώτησα; 1 aorist passive participle ἐπερωτηθείς; the Sept. mostly for שָׁאַל, sometimes for דָּרַשׁ;
1. to accost one with an inquiry, put a question to, inquire of, ask, interrogate (ἐπί directive, uniformly in the N. T.; Meyer on Mark 11:29 (cf. ἐπί, D. 2)): τινα, Mark 9:32; Mark 12:34; Matthew 22:46; Luke 2:46; 1 Corinthians 14:35; John 18:21 R G; τινα τί, ask one anything, Mark 7:17 L T Tr WH; Mark 11:29; Luke 20:40; τινα περί τίνος, one about a thing, Mark 7:17 R G; (Luke 9:45 Lachmann) (Herodotus 1, 32; Demosthenes 1072, 12); followed by λέγων with the words used by the questioner, Matthew 12:10; Matthew 17:10; Mark 9:11; Mark 12:18; Luke 3:10, 14; Luke 20:27; Luke 23:3 (R G L), and often in the Synoptic Gospels; followed by εἰ, whether, Mark 8:23; Mark 15:44; Luke 23:6; or some other form of the indirect question, Acts 23:34; ἐπηρώτων λέγοντες (L T Tr WH omit λέγοντες), τίς εἴη, Luke 8:9; ἐπερωτᾶν Θεόν to consult God (Numbers 23:3; Joshua 9:20 (14); Judges 1:1; Judges 18:5; Isaiah 19:3, etc.; Thucydides 1, 118 (etc.)), hence, to seek to know God's purpose and to do his will, Romans 10:20 from Isaiah 65:1.
2. by a usage foreign to the Greeks, to address one with a request or demand; to ask of or demand of one: followed by the infinitive Matthew 16:1 (so ἐπερωτᾶν τινα τί, Hebrew שָׁאַל, in Psalm 136:3 (Ps. 137:3); (this sense is disputed by some; see Zezschwitz as referred to at end of next word; cf. Weiss on Matthew, the passage cited, and see ἐρωτάω, 2)).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1:1; 18:5
136:3; 137:3
19:3; 65:1
12:10; 16:1; 17:10; 22:46
7:17; 7:17; 8:23; 9:11; 9:32; 11:29; 11:29; 12:18; 12:34; 15:44
2:46; 3:10; 3:14; 8:9; 9:45; 20:27; 20:40; 23:3; 23:6
1 Corinthians

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1905 matches the Greek ἐπερωτάω (eperōtaō),
which occurs 59 times in 58 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 12:10–Luk 23:6)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:10 - And a man was there whose hand was withered. And they questioned G1905 [fn]Jesus, asking, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?”—so that they might bring charges against Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:1 - The Pharisees and Sadducees came up, and putting Jesus to the test, they asked G1905 Him to show them a [fn]sign from heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:10 - And His disciples asked G1905 Him, “Why then do the scribes say that Elijah must come first?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:23 - On that day some Sadducees (who say there is no resurrection) came to [fn]Jesus and questioned G1905 Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:35 - And one of them, [fn]a lawyer, asked G1905 Him a G1905 question G1905, testing Him:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:41 - Now while the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked G1905 them a G1905 question G1905:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:46 - No one was able to offer Him a word in answer, nor did anyone dare from that day on to ask G1905 Him any more questions G1905.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:11 - Now Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor questioned G1905 Him, saying, “So You are the King of the Jews?” And Jesus said to him, It is as you say.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:9 - And He was asking G1905 him, “What is your name?” And he *said to Him, “My name is Legion, for we are many.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:5 - And the Pharisees and the scribes *asked G1905 Him, “Why do Your disciples not walk in accordance with the tradition of the elders, but eat their bread with [fn]unholy hands?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:17 - And when He later entered a house, away from the crowd, His disciples asked G1905 Him about the parable.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:5 - And He was asking them, “How many loaves do you have?” And they said, “Seven.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:23 - Taking the man who was blind by the hand, He brought him out of the village; and after spitting in his eyes and laying His hands on him, He asked G1905 him, “Do you see anything?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:27 - Jesus went out, along with His disciples, to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the way He questioned G1905 His disciples, saying to them, “Who do people say that I am?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:11 - And they asked G1905 Him, saying, “Why is it that the scribes say that Elijah must come first?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:16 - And He asked G1905 them, “What are you disputing with them?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:21 - And He asked G1905 his father, “How long has this been happening to him?” And he said, “From childhood.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:28 - When He came into the house, His disciples began asking G1905 Him privately, “Why is it that we could not cast it out?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:32 - But they [fn]did not understand this statement, and they were afraid to ask G1905 Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:33 - They came to Capernaum; and when He was in the house, He began to question G1905 them: “What were you discussing on the way?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:2 - And some Pharisees came up to Jesus, testing Him, and began questioning G1905 Him whether it was lawful for a man to [fn]divorce his wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:10 - And in the house the disciples again began questioning G1905 Him about this.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:17 - As He was setting out on a journey, a man ran up to Him and knelt before Him, and asked G1905 Him, “Good Teacher, what shall I do so that I may inherit eternal life?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:29 - But Jesus said to them, “I will ask G1905 you one question, and you answer Me, and then I will tell you by what authority I do these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:18 - Some Sadducees (who say that there is no resurrection) *came to [fn]Jesus, and began questioning G1905 Him, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:28 - One of the scribes came up and heard them arguing, and recognizing that He had answered them well, asked G1905 Him, “What commandment is the [fn]foremost of all?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:34 - When Jesus saw that he had answered intelligently, He said to him, “You are not far from the kingdom of God.” And then, no one dared any longer to question G1905 Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:3 - As He was sitting on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter, [fn]James, John, and Andrew were questioning G1905 Him privately,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:60 - And then the high priest stood up and came forward and questioned G1905 Jesus, saying, “Do You not offer any answer for what these men are testifying against You?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:61 - But He kept silent and did not offer any answer. Again the high priest was questioning G1905 Him, and *said to Him, “Are You the [fn]Christ, the Son of [fn]the Blessed One?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:2 - Pilate questioned G1905 Him: “So You are the King of the Jews?” And He answered him, It is as you say.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:4 - But Pilate questioned G1905 Him again, saying, “Do You offer nothing in answer? See how many charges they are bringing against You!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:44 - Now Pilate wondered if He was dead by this time, and summoning the centurion, he questioned G1905 him as to whether He was already dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:46 - Then, after three days they found Him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both listening to them and asking G1905 them questions G1905.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:10 - And the crowds were questioning G1905 him, saying, “Then what are we to do?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:14 - And soldiers also were questioning G1905 him, saying, “What are we to do, we as well?” And he said to them, “Do not extort money from anyone, nor [fn]harass anyone, and be content with your wages.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:9 - And Jesus said to them, “I ask G1905 you whether it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath or to do harm, to save a life or to destroy it?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:9 - Now His disciples began asking G1905 Him what this parable [fn]meant.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:30 - And Jesus asked G1905 him, “What is your name?” And he said, “Legion”; because many demons had entered him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:18 - And it happened that while He was praying alone, the disciples were with Him, and He questioned G1905 them, saying, “Who do the [fn]people say that I am?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:20 - Now He was questioned G1905 by the Pharisees as to when the kingdom of God was coming, and He answered them and said, “The kingdom of God is not coming with [fn]signs that can be observed;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:18 - A ruler questioned G1905 Him, saying, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:40 - And Jesus stopped and commanded that he be brought to Him; and when he came near, He asked G1905 him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:21 - And the spies questioned G1905 Him, saying, “Teacher, we know that You speak and teach correctly, and You [fn]are not partial to anyone, but You teach the way of God on the basis of truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:27 - Now some of the Sadducees (who maintain that there is no resurrection) came to Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:40 - For they did not have the courage to question G1905 Him any longer about anything.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:7 - They asked G1905 Him questions G1905, saying, “Teacher, when therefore will these things happen? And what will be the [fn]sign when these things are about to take place?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:64 - and they blindfolded Him and repeatedly asked G1905 Him, saying, “Prophesy, who is the one who hit You?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:3 - Now Pilate asked Him, saying, “So You are the King of the Jews?” And He answered him and said, It is as you say.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:6 - Now when Pilate heard this, he asked G1905 whether the man was a Galilean.

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