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Lexicon :: Strong's G1934 - epizēteō

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ἐπιζητέω
Transliteration
epizēteō (Key)
Pronunciation
ep-eed-zay-teh'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

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 14 times in 13 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:32 - (For after G1934  all these things do the Gentiles seek:) G1934 for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:39 - But he answered and said unto them, An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after G1934 a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:4 - A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh after G1934 a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas. And he left them, and departed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:12 - And he sighed deeply in his spirit, and saith, Why doth G1934  this generation seek after G1934 a sign? verily I say unto you, There shall no sign be given unto this generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:29 - And when the people were gathered thick together, he began to say, This is an evil generation: they seek G1934 a sign; and there shall no sign be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:30 - For all these things do G1934  the nations of the world seek after: G1934 and your Father knoweth that ye have need of these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:19 - And when G1934  Herod had sought for G1934 him, and found him not, he examined the keepers, and commanded that they should be put to death. And he went down from Judaea to Caesarea, and there abode.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:7 - Which was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who called for Barnabas and Saul, and desired G1934 to hear the word of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:39 - But if ye enquire G1934 any thing concerning other matters, it shall be determined in a lawful assembly.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:7 - What then? Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for; G1934 but the election hath obtained it, and the rest were blinded
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:17 - Not because I desire G1934 a gift: but I desire G1934 fruit that may abound to your account.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:14 - For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek G1934 a country.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:14 - For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one G1934 to come.

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