G2212 ζητέω - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
ζητέω
to seek, seek for
Dodson:
ζητέω
I seek, search for, desire
I seek, search for, desire, require, demand.
Strong's:
ζητέω
to seek (literally or figuratively); specially, (by Hebraism) to worship (God), or (in a bad sense) to plot (against life)
Derivation: of uncertain affinity;

KJV Usage: be (go) about, desire, endeavour, enquire (for), require, (X will) seek (after, for, means).

Compare G4441. G4441
TBESG:
ζητέω
to seek
G:V
ζητέω, -ῶ,
[in LXX chiefly for בּקשׁ pi., also for דּרשׁ, etc. ;]
__1. to seek, seek for:
Refs Mat.7:7, 8 Luk.11:9
, 10; with accusative of person(s),
Refs Mrk.1:37, Luk.2:48, Jhn.6:24, al.
; id. before ἐν, Act.9:11; with accusative of thing(s),
Refs Mat.13:45, Luk.19:10
; before ἐν,
Refs Luk.13:6, 7
; ψυχήν, of plotting against one's life (
Refs Exo.4:19, al.), Mat.2:20, Rom.11:3" (LXX)>Refs . Metaph., to seek by thinking, search after, inquire into:
Thayer:
1) to seek in order to find
1a) to seek a thing
1b) to seek [in order to find out] by thinking, meditating, reasoning, to enquire into
1c) to seek after, seek for, aim at, strive after
2) to seek i.e. require, demand
2a) to crave, demand something from someone


ζητέω
zēteō
dzay-teh'-o
Of uncertain affinity; to seek (literally or figuratively); specifically (by Hebraism) to worship (God), or (in a bad sense) to plot (against life)

KJV Usage: be (go) about, desire, endeavour, enquire (for), require, (X will) seek (after, for, means).

Compare G4441.

View how G2212 ζητέω is used in the Bible

First 30 of 121 occurrences of G2212 ζητέω

Matthew 2:13 to seek
Matthew 2:20 sought
Matthew 6:33 seek ye
Matthew 7:7 seek,
Matthew 7:8 he that seeketh
Matthew 12:43 seeking
Matthew 12:46 desiring
Matthew 12:47 desiring
Matthew 13:45 seeking
Matthew 18:12 and seek
Matthew 21:46 when they sought
Matthew 26:16 he sought
Matthew 26:59 sought
Matthew 28:5 ye seek
Mark 1:37 men seek
Mark 3:32 seek for
Mark 8:11 seeking
Mark 11:18 sought
Mark 12:12 they sought
Mark 14:1 sought
Mark 14:11 he sought
Mark 14:55 sought
Mark 16:6 Ye seek
Luke 2:45 seeking
Luke 2:48 were seeking
Luke 2:49 ye sought
Luke 4:42 sought
Luke 5:18 they sought
Luke 6:19 sought
Luke 9:9 he desired

Distinct usage

19 sought
13 seeking
12 seek
7 Ye seek
4 they sought
4 he sought
4 seeketh
3 seek ye
3 he that seeketh
3 seek ye?
2 seek,
2 desiring
2 to seek
2 seekest thou?
2 they seek
2 Ye shall seek
2 ye shall seek
2 I seek
1 and seek
1 men seek
1 were seeking
1 ye sought
1 he desired
1 him, sought
1 and sought
1 go ye about
1 goeth about
1 one that seeketh
1 they sought for
1 Do ye enquire
1 enquire
1 ye seek:
1 we endeavoured
1 That they should seek
1 as they went about
1 by them that sought
1 it is required
1 Let
1 out
1 let him seek
1 shall seek
1 were about
1 seeking for
1 required:
1 when they sought
1 seek for
1 have been sought
1 will seek
1 do I seek
1 while we seek
1 gifts, seek

Corresponding Hebrew Words

zeteo H157 ahev
zeteo H995 bin hithpal.
zeteo H1097 beli
zeteo H1156 beah pe,pa
zeteo H1158 baah
zeteo H1243 baqqarah
zeteo H1245 baqash pi.,pu.
zeteo H1246 baqqashah
zeteo H1875 darash qal.,ni.
zeteo H2470 chalah pi.
zeteo H2658 chaphar
zeteo H4672 matsa
zeteo H5341 natsar
zeteo H5921 al
zeteo H6485 paqad
zeteo H6634 tseva
zeteo H7592 shaal
zeteo H7836 shachar pi.


Related words

G2212 ζητέω

G327 ἀναζητέω
ἀναζητέω
anazēteō
an-ad-zay-teh'-o
From G303 and G2212; to search out

KJV Usage: seek.


G1567 ἐκζητέω
ἐκζητέω
ekzēteō
ek-zay-teh'-o
From G1537 and G2212; to search out, that is, (figuratively) investigate, crave, demand, (by Hebraism) worship

KJV Usage: en- (re-) quire, seek after (carefully, diligently).


G1934 ἐπιζητέω
ἐπιζητέω
epizēteō
ep-eed'-zay-teh'-o
From G1909 and G2212; to search (inquire) for; intensively to demand, to crave

KJV Usage: desire, enquire, seek (after, for).


G2213 ζήτημα
ζήτημα
zētēma
dzay'-tay-mah
From G2212; a search (properly concrete), that is, (in words) a debate

KJV Usage: question.


G2214 ζήτησις
ζήτησις
zētēsis
dzay'-tay-sis
From G2212; a searching (properly the act), that is, a dispute or its theme

KJV Usage: question.


G4441 πυνθάνομαι
πυνθάνομαι
punthanomai
poon-than'-om-ahee
Middle voice prolonged from πύθω puthō , a primary word, (which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses); to question, that is, 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 of 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)

KJV Usage: ask, demand, enquire, understand.


G4802 συζητέω
συζητέω
suzēteō
sood-zay-teh'-o
From G4862 and G2212; to investigate jointly, that is, discuss, controvert, cavil

KJV Usage: dispute (with), enquire, question (with), reason (together).


G4441 πυνθάνομαι

πυνθάνομαι
punthanomai
poon-than'-om-ahee
Middle voice prolonged from πύθω puthō , a primary word, (which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses); to question, that is, 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 of 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)

KJV Usage: ask, demand, enquire, understand.


G154 αἰτέω
αἰτέω
aiteō
ahee-teh'-o
Of uncertain derivation; to ask (in generally)

KJV Usage: ask, beg, call for, crave, desire, require.

Compare G4441.

G1189 δέομαι
δέομαι
deomai
deh'-om-ahee
Middle voice of G1210; to beg (as binding oneself), that is, petition

KJV Usage: beseech, pray (to), make request.

Compare G4441.

G2065 ἐρωτάω
ἐρωτάω
erōtaō
er-o-tah'-o
Apparently from G2046 (compare G2045); to interrogate; by implication to request

KJV Usage: ask, beseech, desire, intreat, pray.

Compare G4441.