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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)
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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 14 times in 13 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:32 - “For the Gentiles eagerly G1934 seek G1934 all these things; 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 craves G1934 a [fn]sign; and so no [fn]sign will be given to it except the [fn]sign of Jonah the prophet;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:4 - “An evil and adulterous generation wants G1934 a [fn]sign; and so a [fn]sign will not be given to it, except the sign of Jonah.” And He left them and went away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:12 - Sighing deeply in His spirit, He *said, “Why does this generation demand a [fn]sign? Truly I say to you, [fn]no [fn]sign will be given to this generation!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:29 - Now as the crowds were increasing, He began to say, “This generation is a wicked generation; it demands a [fn]sign, and so no [fn]sign will be given to it except the [fn]sign of Jonah.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:30 - “For [fn]all these things are what the nations of the world [fn]eagerly G1934 seek G1934; and your Father knows that you need these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:19 - When Herod had searched G1934 for G1934 him and had not found him, he examined the guards and ordered that they be led away to execution. Then he went down from Judea to Caesarea and was spending time there.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:7 - who was with the proconsul, Sergius Paulus, a man of intelligence. This man summoned Barnabas and Saul and sought G1934 to hear the word of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:39 - “But if you want G1934 anything beyond this, it shall be settled in the [fn]lawful [fn]assembly.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:7 - What then? What Israel is seeking G1934, it has not obtained, but [fn]those who were chosen obtained it, and the rest were hardened;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:17 - Not that I seek G1934 the gift itself, but I seek G1934 the [fn]profit which increases to your account.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:14 - For those who say such things make it clear that they are seeking G1934 a country of their own.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:14 - For here we do not have a lasting city, but we are seeking G1934 the city which is to come.

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