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Lexicon :: Strong's G2065 - erōtaō

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ἐρωτάω
Transliteration
erōtaō (Key)
Pronunciation
er-o-tah'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
63x in 21 unique form(s)
TR
58x in 23 unique form(s)
LXX
61x in 29 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:685,262

Trench's Synonyms: xl. αἰτέω, ἐρωτάω.

Strong’s Definitions

ἐρωτάω erōtáō, er-o-tah'-o; apparently from G2046 (compare G2045); to interrogate; by implication, to request:—ask, beseech, desire, intreat, pray. Compare G4441.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 58x

The KJV translates Strong's G2065 in the following manner: ask (23x), beseech (14x), pray (14x), desire (6x), intreat (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 58x
The KJV translates Strong's G2065 in the following manner: ask (23x), beseech (14x), pray (14x), desire (6x), intreat (1x).
  1. to question

  2. to ask

    1. to request, entreat, beg, beseech

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐρωτάω erōtáō, er-o-tah'-o; apparently from G2046 (compare G2045); to interrogate; by implication, to request:—ask, beseech, desire, intreat, pray. Compare G4441.
STRONGS G2065:
ἐρωτάω, ἐρωτῶ ((infinitive ἐρωτᾶν L T Tr, ἐρωτᾶν R G WH; see Iota); imperfect 3 person plural ἠρώτων and (in Matthew 15:23 L T Tr WH, Mark 4:10 Tdf.) ἠρώτουν, cf. Buttmann, 44 (38); (Winers Grammar, 85 (82); Tdf. Proleg., p. 122; Sophocles Lexicon, p. 41; WHs Appendix, p. 166; Mullach, Griech. Vulgarspr., p. 252); future ἐρωτήσω; 1 aorist ἠρώτησα; the Sept. for שָׁאַל; to ask, i. e.:
1. as in Greek writings from Homer down to question: absolutely, Luke 22:68; John 8:7 (R); τινα, John 9:21; John 16:19, 30; (John 18:21 where Rec. ἐπερωτᾷς), etc.; with the addition of λέγων and the words of the questioner: Matthew 16:13; Luke 19:31 (om. λέγων; Luke 23:3 T Tr WH); John 1:19, 21; John 5:12; John 9:19; John 16:5; τινα τί (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 32, 4 a.), Matthew 21:24; Mark 4:10; Luke 20:3; John 16:23 (others refer this to 2); τινα περί τίνος, Luke 9:45 (Lachmann, ἐπερωτῆσαι); John 18:19.
2. to ask i. e. to request, entreat, beg, beseech, after the Hebrew שָׁאַל, in a sense very rare in secular authors (Josephus, Antiquities 5, 1, 14 (but here the text is uncertain; substitute Antiquities 7, 8, 1; cf. Dr. Ezra Abbot in No. American Rev. for 1872, p. 173 note); Babrius fab. (42, 3); 97, 3; Apoll. synt., p. 289, 20; cf. Winer's Grammar, pp. 30 and 32): τινα, John 14:16; with the addition of λέγων and the words of the asker, Matthew 15:23; John 12:21; followed by imperative alone (Buttmann, 272f (234)), Luke 14:18; Philippians 4:3; followed by ἵνα (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 44, 8 a.; R. 237 (204)), Mark 7:26; Luke 7:36; Luke 16:27; John 4:47; John 17:15; John 19:31, 38; 2 John 1:5; 1 Thessalonians 4:1; by ὅπως, Luke 7:3; Luke 11:37; Acts 23:20; by the infinitive (Buttmann, 258 (222); cf. Winer's Grammar, 335 (315)), Luke 5:3; Luke 8:37; John 4:40; Acts 3:3; Acts 10:48; Acts 23:18; 1 Thessalonians 5:12; τινα περί τίνος, Luke 4:38; John 16:9, 20; 1 John 5:16; ὑπέρ τίνος (followed by εἰς with an infinitive; cf. Buttmann, 265 (228)), 2 Thessalonians 2:1f; ἐρωτᾶν τά (WH text omits τά) πρός εἰρήνην (see εἰρήνη, 1), Luke 14:32. (Synonym: see αἰτέω, at the end. Compare: διερωτάω, ἐπερωτάω.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
15:23; 15:23; 16:13; 21:24
Mark
4:10; 4:10; 7:26
Luke
4:38; 5:3; 7:3; 7:36; 8:37; 9:45; 11:37; 14:18; 14:32; 16:27; 19:31; 20:3; 22:68; 23:3
John
1:19; 1:21; 4:40; 4:47; 5:12; 8:7; 9:19; 9:21; 12:21; 14:16; 16:5; 16:9; 16:19; 16:20; 16:23; 16:30; 17:15; 18:19; 18:21; 19:31; 19:38
Acts
3:3; 10:48; 23:18; 23:20
Philippians
4:3
1 Thessalonians
4:1; 5:12
2 Thessalonians
2:1
1 John
5:16
2 John
1:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2065 matches the Greek ἐρωτάω (erōtaō),
which occurs 63 times in 61 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 15:23–Act 3:3)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:23 - But he did not answer her a word. And his disciples came and begged him, saying, “Send her away, for she is crying out after us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:13 - Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:17 - And he said to him, “Why do you ask me about what is good? There is only one who is good. If you would enter life, keep the commandments.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:24 - Jesus answered them, “I also will ask you one question, and if you tell me the answer, then I also will tell you by what authority I do these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:10 - And when he was alone, those around him with the twelve asked him about the parables.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:26 - Now the woman was a Gentile, a Syrophoenician by birth. And she begged him to cast the demon out of her daughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:5 - And he asked them, “How many loaves do you have?” They said, “Seven.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:38 - And he arose and left the synagogue and entered Simon’s house. Now Simon’s mother-in-law was ill with a high fever, and they appealed to him on her behalf.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:3 - Getting into one of the boats, which was Simon’s, he asked him to put out a little from the land. And he sat down and taught the people from the boat.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:3 - When the centurion[fn] heard about Jesus, he sent to him elders of the Jews, asking him to come and heal his servant.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:36 - One of the Pharisees asked him to eat with him, and he went into the Pharisee’s house and reclined at table.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:37 - Then all the people of the surrounding country of the Gerasenes asked him to depart from them, for they were seized with great fear. So he got into the boat and returned.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:45 - But they did not understand this saying, and it was concealed from them, so that they might not perceive it. And they were afraid to ask him about this saying.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:37 - While Jesus[fn] was speaking, a Pharisee asked him to dine with him, so he went in and reclined at table.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:18 - But they all alike began to make excuses. The first said to him, ‘I have bought a field, and I must go out and see it. Please have me excused.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:19 - And another said, ‘I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to examine them. Please have me excused.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:32 - And if not, while the other is yet a great way off, he sends a delegation and asks for terms of peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:27 - And he said, ‘Then I beg you, father, to send him to my father’s house—
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:31 - If anyone asks you, ‘Why are you untying it?’ you shall say this: ‘The Lord has need of it.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:3 - He answered them, “I also will ask you a question. Now tell me,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:68 - and if I ask you, you will not answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:3 - And Pilate asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” And he answered him, “You have said so.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:19 - And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:21 - And they asked him, “What then? Are you Elijah?” He said, “I am not.” “Are you the Prophet?” And he answered, “No.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:25 - They asked him, “Then why are you baptizing, if you are neither the Christ, nor Elijah, nor the Prophet?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:31 - Meanwhile the disciples were urging him, saying, “Rabbi, eat.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:40 - So when the Samaritans came to him, they asked him to stay with them, and he stayed there two days.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:47 - When this man heard that Jesus had come from Judea to Galilee, he went to him and asked him to come down and heal his son, for he was at the point of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:12 - They asked him, “Who is the man who said to you, ‘Take up your bed and walk’?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:7 - And as they continued to ask him, he stood up and said to them, “Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:2 - And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:15 - So the Pharisees again asked him how he had received his sight. And he said to them, “He put mud on my eyes, and I washed, and I see.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:19 - and asked them, “Is this your son, who you say was born blind? How then does he now see?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:21 - But how he now sees we do not know, nor do we know who opened his eyes. Ask him; he is of age. He will speak for himself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:21 - So these came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and asked him, “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:16 - And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper,[fn] to be with you forever,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:5 - But now I am going to him who sent me, and none of you asks me, ‘Where are you going?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:19 - Jesus knew that they wanted to ask him, so he said to them, “Is this what you are asking yourselves, what I meant by saying, ‘A little while and you will not see me, and again a little while and you will see me’?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:23 - In that day you will ask nothing of me. Truly, truly, I say to you, whatever you ask of the Father in my name, he will give it to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:26 - In that day you will ask in my name, and I do not say to you that I will ask the Father on your behalf;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:30 - Now we know that you know all things and do not need anyone to question you; this is why we believe that you came from God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:9 - I am praying for them. I am not praying for the world but for those whom you have given me, for they are yours.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:15 - I do not ask that you take them out of the world, but that you keep them from the evil one.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:20 - “I do not ask for these only, but also for those who will believe in me through their word,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:19 - The high priest then questioned Jesus about his disciples and his teaching.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:21 - Why do you ask me? Ask those who have heard me what I said to them; they know what I said.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:31 - Since it was the day of Preparation, and so that the bodies would not remain on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was a high day), the Jews asked Pilate that their legs might be broken and that they might be taken away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:38 - After these things Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus, and Pilate gave him permission. So he came and took away his body.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:6 - So when they had come together, they asked him, “Lord, will you at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:3 - Seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, he asked to receive alms.

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