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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 12 times in 12 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:4 - Gathering together all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired G4441 of them where the [fn]Messiah was to be born.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:26 - “And he summoned one of the servants and began inquiring G4441 what these things could be.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:36 - Now hearing a crowd going by, he began to inquire G4441 what this was.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:52 - So he inquired G4441 of them the hour when he began to get better. Then they said to him, “Yesterday at the [fn]seventh hour the fever left him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:24 - So Simon Peter *gestured to him, and *said to him, “Tell us who it is of whom He is speaking.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:7 - When they had placed them in the center, they began to inquire, G4441 “By what power, or in what name, have you done this?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:18 - and calling out, they were asking G4441 whether Simon, who was also called Peter, was staying there.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:29 - “That is why I came without even raising any objection when I was sent for. So I ask G4441 for what reason you have sent for me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:33 - Then the [fn]commander came up and took hold of him, and ordered him to be bound with two chains; and he began asking G4441 who he was and what he had done.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:19 - The [fn]commander took him by the hand and stepping aside, began to inquire G4441 of him privately, “What is it that you have to report to me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:20 - And he said, “The Jews have agreed to ask you to bring Paul down tomorrow to the [fn]Council, as though they were going to inquire G4441 somewhat more thoroughly about him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:34 - When he had read it, he asked from what province he was, and when he learned G4441 that he was from Cilicia,

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