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Lexicon :: Strong's G2214 - zētēsis

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ζήτησις
Transliteration
zētēsis (Key)
Pronunciation
dzay'-tay-sis
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:893,300

Strong’s Definitions

ζήτησις zḗtēsis, dzay'-tay-sis; from G2212; a searching (properly, the act), i.e. a dispute or its theme:—question.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G2214 in the following manner: question (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G2214 in the following manner: question (6x).
  1. a seeking

  2. enquiry

  3. a questioning, debate

  4. a subject of questioning or debate, matter of controversy

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ζήτησις zḗtēsis, dzay'-tay-sis; from G2212; a searching (properly, the act), i.e. a dispute or its theme:—question.
STRONGS G2214:
ζήτησις, -εως, , (ζητέω);
a. a seeking: [Herodotus], Thucydides 8,57; others.
b. inquiry (German die Frage): περί τινος, Acts 25:20.
c. a questioning, debate: Acts 15:2 (for Rec. συζήτησις); Acts 15:7 T Tr textual reading WH; περί τινος, John 3:25.
d. a subject of questioning or debate, matter of controversy: 1 Timothy 1:4 R G L; 1 Timothy 6:4; 2 Timothy 2:23; Titus 3:9.

Related entry:
ἐκζήτησις, (ἐκζητέω, which see), -εως, ;
1. an investigating.
2. a subject of subtle inquiry and dispute, [R. V. questioning]: 1 Timothy 1:4 T Tr [WH; see Ellicott at the passage and cf. οἰκονομία]. (Basil of Cæsarea, Didymus of Alexandria.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

John
3:25
Acts
15:2; 15:7; 25:20
1 Timothy
1:4; 1:4; 6:4
2 Timothy
2:23
Titus
3:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2214 matches the Greek ζήτησις (zētēsis),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:25 -

Therefore there arose a debate G2214 between John’s disciples and a Jew about purification.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:20 - “And being perplexed about how G2214 to G2214 investigate G2214 [fn]such matters, I was asking whether he was willing to go to Jerusalem and there to be tried on these matters.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:4 - nor to [fn]pay attention to myths and endless genealogies, which give rise to mere speculation rather than furthering the stewardship from God which is by faith.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:4 - he is conceited, understanding nothing but [fn]having a morbid interest in controversial G2214 questions G2214 and disputes about words, out of which arise envy, strife, slander, evil suspicions,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:23 - But refuse foolish and ignorant speculations G2214, knowing that they produce [fn]quarrels.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:9 - But avoid foolish controversies G2214 and genealogies and strife and conflicts about the Law, for they are unprofitable and worthless.
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