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Lexicon :: Strong's G4441 - pynthanomai

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πυνθάνομαι
Transliteration
pynthanomai (Key)
Pronunciation
poon-than'-om-ahee
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice prolonged from a primary putho (which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses)
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Strong’s Definitions

πυνθάνομαι pynthánomai, poon-than'-om-ahee; middle voice prolonged from a primary πύθω pýthō (which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses); to question, i.e. ascertain by inquiry (as a matter of information merely; and thus differing from G2065, which properly means a request as a favor; and from G154, which is strictly a demand for something due; as well as from G2212, which implies a search for something hidden; and from G1189, which involves the idea of urgent need); by implication, to learn (by casual intelligence):—ask, demand, enquire, understand.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's G4441 in the following manner: ask (7x), demand (2x), enquire (2x), understand (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's G4441 in the following manner: ask (7x), demand (2x), enquire (2x), understand (1x).
  1. to enquire, ask

  2. to ascertain, by enquiry

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πυνθάνομαι pynthánomai, poon-than'-om-ahee; middle voice prolonged from a primary πύθω pýthō (which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses); to question, i.e. ascertain by inquiry (as a matter of information merely; and thus differing from G2065, which properly means a request as a favor; and from G154, which is strictly a demand for something due; as well as from G2212, which implies a search for something hidden; and from G1189, which involves the idea of urgent need); by implication, to learn (by casual intelligence):—ask, demand, enquire, understand.
STRONGS NT 4441: πυνθάνομαι
πυνθάνομαι; imperfect ἐπυνθανομην; 2 aorist ἐπυθόμην; (cf. Curtius, § 328); a deponent verb; as in classical Greek from Homer down.
1. to inquire, ask: followed by an indirect question — with the indicative Acts 10:18; with the optative, John 13:24 R G; Luke 15:26; Luke 18:36; Acts 21:33; followed by a direct question, Acts 4:7; Acts 10:29; Acts 23:19; παρά τίνος τί (Buttmann, 167 (146)), John 4:52; παρά τίνος followed by an indirect question with the indicative Matthew 2:4; τί περί τίνος, Acts 23:20.
2. to ascertain by inquiry: followed by ὅτι, Acts 23:34 (A. V. understood).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
2:4
Luke
15:26; 18:36
John
4:52; 13:24
Acts
4:7; 10:18; 10:29; 21:33; 23:19; 23:20; 23:34

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4441 matches the Greek πυνθάνομαι (pynthanomai),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:22 - ἐσκίρτων δὲ τὰ παιδία ἐν αὐτῇ εἶπεν δέ εἰ οὕτως μοι μέλλει γίνεσθαι ἵνα τί μοι τοῦτο ἐπορεύθη δὲ πυθέσθαι G4441 παρὰ κυρίου
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:9 - καὶ ἐπυνθάνετο G4441 Εζεκιας τῶν ἱερέων καὶ τῶν Λευιτῶν ὑπὲρ τῶν σωρῶν
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:31 - καὶ οὕτως τοῗς πρεσβευταῗς τῶν ἀρχόντων ἀπὸ Βαβυλῶνος τοῗς ἀποσταλεῗσιν πρὸς αὐτὸν πυθέσθαι G4441 παρ᾽ αὐτοῦ τὸ τέρας ἐγένετο ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς καὶ ἐγκατέλιπεν αὐτὸν κύριος τοῦ πειράσαι αὐτὸν εἰδέναι τὰ ἐν τῇ καρδίᾳ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:4 - ἐν δὲ τῷ πυνθάνεσθαι G4441 τὸν βασιλέα περὶ τῆς εὐνοίας Μαρδοχαίου ἰδοὺ Αμαν ἐν τῇ αὐλῇ εἶπεν δὲ βασιλεύς τίς ἐν τῇ αὐλῇ δὲ Αμαν εἰσῆλθεν εἰπεῗν τῷ βασιλεῗ κρεμάσαι τὸν Μαρδοχαῗον ἐπὶ τῷ ξύλῳ ἡτοίμασεν

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