Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search KJV
Your Bible Version is the KJV
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
The Blue Letter Bible
Sponsors
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search KJV
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search KJV

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Inquire, Inquiry (Make)

Dictionaries :: Inquire, Inquiry (Make)

Choose a new font size and typeface
Below are articles from the following dictionary:
Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Verb Strong's Number: g4441 Greek: punthanomai

Inquire, Inquiry (Make):

"to inquire," is translated "inquired" in Mat 2:4; Act 21:33, RV (AV, "demanded"); in Luk 15:26; 18:36; Act 4:7 (AV, "asked"); "inquired" (AV, "inquired") in Jhn 4:52; "inquire" (AV, "inquire") in Act 23:20; in Act 23:34 it denotes "to learn by inquiry," AV, and RV, "when (he) understood;" elsewhere it is rendered by the verb "to ask," Act 10:18, 29; 23:19.
See ASK, UNDERSTAND.

A-2 Verb Strong's Number: g2212 Greek: zeteo

Inquire, Inquiry (Make):

"to seek," is rendered "inquire" in Jhn 16:19; "inquire... for" in Act 9:11.
See ABOUT, B, Note, DESIRE, ENDEAVOR, GO, Note (2), a, REQUIRE, SEEK.

A-3 Verb Strong's Number: g1331 Greek: dierotao

Inquire, Inquiry (Make):

"to find by inquiry, to inquire through to the end" (dia, intensive, erotao, "to ask"), is used in Act 10:17.

A-4 Verb Strong's Number: g1833 Greek: exetazo

Inquire, Inquiry (Make):

"to examine, seek out, inquire thoroughly," is translated "inquire" in Mat 10:11, AV (RV, "search out"); in Jhn 21:12, "durst inquire," RV [AV, "(durst) ask"]; in Mat 2:8, RV, "search out" (AV, "search").
See ASK, SEARCH.

Notes:

(1) Epizeteo, "to seek after or for" (epi, "after," zeteo, "to seek"), is rendered "inquire" in Act 19:39, AV (RV, "seek").

(2) Sunzeteo, "to search" or "examine together," is rendered "to inquire" in Luk 22:23, AV (RV, "to question").

(3) Ekzeteo, "to seek out, search after," is rendered "have inquired" in 1Pe 1:10, AV (RV, "sought").

(4) Diaginosko, "to ascertain exactly," or "to determine," is rendered "inquire" in Act 23:15, AV (RV, "judge").

(5) Akriboo, "to learn by diligent or exact inquiry," is rendered "inquired diligently" and "had diligently inquired" respectively, in Mat 2:7, 16, AV (RV, "learned carefully," and "had carefully learned").

(6) In 2Cr 8:23, the words "any inquire" are inserted to complete the meaning, lit., "whether about Titus."

B-1 Noun Strong's Number: g2214 Greek: zetesis

Inquire, Inquiry (Make):

primarily denotes "a search;" then, "an inquiry, a questioning, debate;" it forms part of a phrase translated by the verb "to inquire," in Act 25:20, RV, "how to inquire," lit. "(being perplexed as to) the inquiry."
See QUESTION.

CONTENT DISCLAIMER:

The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy of Scripture. Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry.