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G2212


  #2212 ζητέω zeteo {dzay-teh'-o}

 of uncertain affinity; TDNT - 2:892,300; v

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)


 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

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

Of uncertain affinity; to seek (literally or figuratively); specifically (by Hebraism) to worship (God), or (in a bad sense) to plot (against life):—be (go) about, desire, endeavour, enquire (for), require, (X will) seek (after, for, means). Compare G4441.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #2212.
  • ζητε´ω
  • zēteō; of unc. or.; to seek:—
  • NASB - deliberating(1), demanding(1), inquire(1), looking(11), made efforts(1), search(4), searched(1), seek(36), seek after(1), seeking(35), seeks(9), sought(4), striving(1), tried(1), trying(6), kept trying to obtain(2).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - seek 100, seek for 5, go about 4, desire 3, misc 7; 119
about
John 7:19, 20. Acts 21:31; 27:30. Romans 10:3.
desired
Luke 9:9.
desiring
Matthew 12:46, 47.
endeavoured
Acts 16:10.
enquire
John 16:19. Acts 9:11.
for
Mark 3:32. John 6:24; 11:56.
let
1 Corinthians 10:24.
out
2 Timothy 1:17.
required
Luke 12:48. 1 Corinthians 4:2.
seek
Matthew 2:13; 7:7; 28:5. Mark 1:37; 16:6. Luke 11:9; 12:29; 13:24; 15:8; 17:33; 19:10. John 5:30, 44; 6:26; 7:25, 34, 36; 8:21, 37, 40, 50; 13:33; 18:8. Acts 10:19, 21; 17:27. Romans 2:7; 11:3. 1 Corinthians 1:22; 7:27, 27; 10:24; 14:12. 2 Corinthians 12:14; 13:3. Galatians 1:10; 2:17. Philippians 2:21. Colossians 3:1. 1 Peter 3:11. Revelation 9:6.
seeketh
Matthew 7:8; 18:12. Luke 11:10. John 4:23; 7:4, 18, 18; 8:50. 1 Corinthians 13:5.
seeking
Matthew 12:43; 13:45. Mark 8:11. Luke 2:45; 11:24, 54; 13:7. Acts 13:8, 11. 1 Corinthians 10:33. 1 Peter 5:8.
sought
Matthew 2:20; 21:46; 26:16, 59. Mark 11:18; 12:12; 14:1, 11, 55. Luke 2:48, 49; 4:42; 5:18; 6:19; 11:16; 13:6; 19:3, 47; 20:19; 22:2, 6. John 5:16, 18; 7:1, 11, 30; 10:39; 11:8; 19:12. Acts 17:5. Romans 10:20. 1 Thessalonians 2:6. 2 Timothy 1:17. Hebrews 8:7.
thou
John 4:27; 20:15.
ye
Matthew 6:33. Luke 12:31; 24:5. John 18:4, 7.
The following translates multiple Greek words:
ye
John 1:38.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)


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