International Standard Bible EncyclopediaDILIGENCE; DILIGENT; DILIGENTLY
dil'-i-jens, dil'-i-jent-li: This word is used in various senses in our English Bibles.
Greek4709. spoudaios -- with haste, diligently
... with haste, diligently. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: spoudaios Phonetic
Spelling: (spoo-dah'-yoce) Short Definition: diligently, earnestly Definition ...
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4706. spoudaioteron -- diligently, promptly
1830. exeraunao -- to search out
1960. epimelos -- carefully
198. akriboo -- exact, precise
1983. episkopeo -- to look upon, fig. to care for
2045. ereunao -- search.
1567. ekzeteo -- to seek out, demand, inquire
199. akribos -- with exactness
4708. spoudaioteros -- speedily
Strong's Hebrew7836. shachar -- to look early or diligently for
... 7835, 7836. shachar. 7837 . to look early or diligently for. Transliteration:
shachar Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-khar') Short Definition: seek. ...
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8150. shanan -- to whet, sharpen
995. bin -- to discern
3966. meod -- muchness, force, abundance
5172. nachash -- to practice divination, observe signs
1875. darash -- to resort to, seek
629. osparna -- thoroughly, with (all) diligence
8085. shama -- to hear
7182. qesheb -- attentiveness
149. adrazda -- correctly, exactly
The Necessity of Diligently Seeking the Saints' Rest.
Certain Articles to be Diligently Examined and Weighed. Because ...
I Began Then Diligently to Practise that for which I came to Rome. ...
December 2. "Looking Diligently Lest any Man Fail" (Heb. xii. 15).
July 30. "If Thou Wilt Diligently Hearken unto the Voice of the ...
The Man who Fears God Seeks Diligently in Holy Scripture for a ...
Whosoever Confesses that one God is the Author of Both Testaments ...
While Still Very Young, He Taught Diligently the Word of Christ.
Women Adorned with Good Work
Faith and Courage.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary(adv.) In a diligent manner; not carelessly; not negligently; with industry or assiduity.
ThesaurusDiligently (85 Occurrences)
... DILIGENCE; DILIGENT; DILIGENTLY. dil'-i-jens, dil'-i-jent-li: This word is used
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Carefully (76 Occurrences)
Searched (71 Occurrences)
Enquired (12 Occurrences)
Diligent (33 Occurrences)
Diligence (31 Occurrences)
Sought (199 Occurrences)
Thoroughly (48 Occurrences)
Commanding (79 Occurrences)
Obediently (2 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceDiligently (85 Occurrences)
Matthew 2:7 Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men, enquired of them diligently what time the star appeared.
Matthew 2:8 He sent them to Bethlehem, and said, "Go and search diligently for the young child. When you have found him, bring me word, so that I also may come and worship him."
Matthew 2:16 Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently enquired of the wise men.
Mark 7:3 (For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands diligently, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders;
Luke 7:4 But they, being come to Jesus, besought him diligently, saying, He is worthy to whom thou shouldest grant this,
Luke 12:58 For when you are going with your adversary before the magistrate, try diligently on the way to be released from him, lest perhaps he drag you to the judge, and the judge deliver you to the officer, and the officer throw you into prison.
Luke 15:8 Or what woman, if she had ten drachma coins, if she lost one drachma coin, wouldn't light a lamp, sweep the house, and seek diligently until she found it?
Acts 18:25 This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spake and taught diligently the things of the Lord, knowing only the baptism of John.
Romans 12:8 or he who is exhorting -- 'In the exhortation!' he who is sharing -- 'In simplicity!' he who is leading -- 'In diligence?' he who is doing kindness -- 'In cheerfulness.'
2 Corinthians 8:22 And we have sent with them our brother whom we have often proved to be of diligent zeal in many things, and now more diligently zealous through the great confidence he has as to you.
Philippians 2:28 I have sent him therefore the more diligently, that, when you see him again, you may rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful.
1 Thessalonians 5:12 But we beg you, brothers, to know those who labor among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you,
1 Timothy 5:10 being approved by good works, if she has brought up children, if she has been hospitable to strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, and if she has diligently followed every good work.
2 Timothy 1:17 but when he was in Rome, he sought me diligently, and found me
2 Timothy 2:15 Strive diligently to present thyself approved to God, a workman that has not to be ashamed, cutting in a straight line the word of truth.
Titus 3:13 Bring Zenas the lawyer and Apollos on their journey diligently, that nothing be wanting unto them.
Hebrews 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
Hebrews 12:15 Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled;
Hebrews 12:17 For you know that even when he afterward desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no place for a change of mind though he sought it diligently with tears.
1 Peter 1:10 Concerning this salvation, the prophets sought and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that would come to you,
Genesis 30:27 And Laban saith unto him, 'If, I pray thee, I have found grace in thine eyes -- I have observed diligently that Jehovah doth bless me for thy sake.'
Genesis 43:7 and they say, 'The man asked diligently concerning us, and concerning our kindred, saying, Is your father yet alive? have ye a brother? and we declare to him according to the tenor of these things; do we certainly know that he will say, Bring down your brother?'
Genesis 44:5 Is not this that with which my lord drinketh? and he observeth diligently with it; ye have done evil 'in' that which ye have done.'
Genesis 44:15 and Joseph saith to them, 'What 'is' this deed that ye have done? have ye not known that a man like me doth diligently observe?'
Exodus 2:19 and they say, 'A man, an Egyptian, hath delivered us out of the hand of the shepherds, and also hath diligently drawn for us, and watereth the flock;'
Exodus 15:26 and he said, "If you will diligently listen to the voice of Yahweh your God, and will do that which is right in his eyes, and will pay attention to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you, which I have put on the Egyptians; for I am Yahweh who heals you."
Exodus 23:22 But if thou shalt diligently hearken unto his voice, and do all that I shall say, then I will be an enemy to thine enemies, and an adversary to thine adversaries.
Leviticus 10:16 Moses diligently inquired about the goat of the sin offering, and, behold, it was burned: and he was angry with Eleazar and with Ithamar, the sons of Aaron who were left, saying,
Numbers 22:37 and Balak saith unto Balaam, 'Did I not diligently sent unto thee to call for thee? why didst thou not come unto me? am I not truly able to honour thee?'
Deuteronomy 4:9 Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes saw, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your children and your children's children;
Deuteronomy 6:7 and you shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise up.
Deuteronomy 6:17 You shall diligently keep the commandments of Yahweh your God, and his testimonies, and his statutes, which he has commanded you.
Deuteronomy 11:13 It shall happen, if you shall listen diligently to my commandments which I command you this day, to love Yahweh your God, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul,
Deuteronomy 11:22 For if you shall diligently keep all this commandment which I command you, to do it, to love Yahweh your God, to walk in all his ways, and to cleave to him;
Deuteronomy 13:14 then you shall inquire, and make search, and ask diligently; and, behold, if it be truth, and the thing certain, that such abomination is done in the midst of you,
Deuteronomy 15:5 if only you diligently listen to the voice of Yahweh your God, to observe to do all this commandment which I command you this day.
Deuteronomy 17:4 and it be told you, and you have heard of it, then you shall inquire diligently; and behold, if it be true, and the thing certain, that such abomination is done in Israel,
Deuteronomy 19:18 and the judges shall make diligent inquisition: and, behold, if the witness be a FALSE witness, and have testified falsely against his brother;
Deuteronomy 24:8 Take heed in the plague of leprosy, that you observe diligently, and do according to all that the priests the Levites shall teach you: as I commanded them, so you shall observe to do.
Deuteronomy 28:1 It shall happen, if you shall listen diligently to the voice of Yahweh your God, to observe to do all his commandments which I command you this day, that Yahweh your God will set you on high above all the nations of the earth:
Judges 9:8 The trees have diligently gone to anoint over them a king, and they say to the olive, Reign thou over us.
1 Samuel 27:1 And David saith unto his heart, 'Now am I consumed one day by the hand of Saul; there is nothing for me better than that I diligently escape unto the land of the Philistines, and Saul hath been despairing of me -- of seeking me any more in all the border of Israel, and I have escaped out of his hand.'
2 Samuel 17:11 So that I have counselled: Let all Israel be diligently gathered unto thee, from Dan even unto Beer-Sheba, as the sand that 'is' by the sea for multitude, and thou thyself art going in the midst;
2 Samuel 20:18 and she speaketh, saying, 'They spake often in former times, saying, Let them diligently ask at Abel, and so they finished.
1 Kings 20:33 Now the men observed diligently, and hurried to take this phrase; and they said, "Your brother Ben Hadad." Then he said, "Go, bring him." Then Ben Hadad came out to him; and he caused him to come up into the chariot.
Ezra 5:8 Be it known unto the king, that we went into the province of Judah, to the house of the great God, which is builded with great stones, and timber is laid in the walls, and this work goeth on with diligence and prospereth in their hands.
Ezra 6:12 And the God that has caused his name to dwell there overthrow every king and people that shall put forth their hand to alter or to destroy this house of God which is at Jerusalem. I Darius have given this order; let it be done diligently.
Ezra 6:13 Then Tatnai, governor on this side the river, Shethar-boznai, and their companions, because of that which king Darius had sent, did so diligently.
Ezra 7:17 Therefore thou shalt buy diligently with this money bullocks, rams, lambs, with their oblations and their drink-offerings, and offer them upon the altar of the house of your God which is at Jerusalem.
Ezra 7:21 And I, I Artaxerxes the king, do give orders to all the treasurers that are beyond the river, that whatever Ezra the priest and scribe of the law of the God of the heavens shall require of you, it be done diligently,
Ezra 7:23 Whatsoever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be diligently done for the house of the God of heaven: for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?
Ezra 7:26 And whosoever will not do the law of thy God and the law of the king, let judgment be executed diligently upon him, whether unto death, or to banishment, or to confiscation of goods, or to imprisonment.
Job 7:21 Why do you not pardon my disobedience, and take away my iniquity? For now shall I lie down in the dust. You will seek me diligently, but I shall not be."
Job 8:5 If you want to seek God diligently, make your supplication to the Almighty.
Job 13:17 Hear diligently my speech. Let my declaration be in your ears.
Job 21:2 "Listen diligently to my speech. Let this be your consolation.
Job 24:5 Behold, as wild donkeys in the desert, they go forth to their work, seeking diligently for food. The wilderness yields them bread for their children.
Job 27:22 And it casteth at him, and doth not spare, From its hand he diligently fleeth.
Job 37:2 Hearken diligently to the trembling of His voice, Yea, the sound from His mouth goeth forth.
Psalms 37:10 For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be.
Psalms 40:1 To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. I have diligently expected Jehovah, And He inclineth to me, and heareth my cry,
Psalms 64:6 They devise iniquities: We have it ready, the plan is diligently sought out. And each one's inward thought and heart is deep.
Psalms 77:6 I remember my song in the night. I consider in my own heart; my spirit diligently inquires:
Psalms 78:34 When he killed them, then they inquired after him. They returned and sought God earnestly.
Psalms 119:4 Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently.
Psalms 119:95 The wicked have waited for me, to destroy me. I will consider your statutes.
Proverbs 1:28 Then will they call on me, but I will not answer. They will seek me diligently, but they will not find me;
Proverbs 7:15 Therefore I came out to meet you, to diligently seek your face, and I have found you.
Proverbs 8:17 I love those who love me. Those who seek me diligently will find me.
Proverbs 11:27 He who diligently seeks good seeks favor, but he who searches after evil, it shall come to him.
Proverbs 13:24 He who keeps back his rod is unkind to his son: the loving father gives punishment with care.
Proverbs 23:1 When you sit to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before you;
Isaiah 21:7 When he sees a troop, horsemen in pairs, a troop of donkeys, a troop of camels, he shall listen diligently with great attentiveness."
Isaiah 22:7 And it cometh to pass, The choice of thy valleys have been full of chariots, And the horsemen place themselves diligently at the gate.
Isaiah 26:9 In the night the desire of my soul has been for you; early will my spirit be searching for you; for when your punishments come on the earth, the people of the world will get the knowledge of righteousness.
Isaiah 54:15 Lo, he doth diligently assemble without My desire, Who hath assembled near thee? By thee he falleth!
Isaiah 55:2 Why do you spend money for that which is not bread? and your labor for that which doesn't satisfy? listen diligently to me, and eat you that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.
Jeremiah 2:10 For pass over to the islands of Kittim, and see; and send to Kedar, and consider diligently; and see if there has been such a thing.
Jeremiah 12:16 It shall happen, if they will diligently learn the ways of my people, to swear by my name, As Yahweh lives; even as they taught my people to swear by Baal; then shall they be built up in the midst of my people.
Jeremiah 17:24 It shall happen, if you diligently listen to me, says Yahweh, to bring in no burden through the gates of this city on the Sabbath day, but to make the Sabbath day holy, to do no work therein;
Jeremiah 23:17 Saying diligently to those despising The word of Jehovah: Peace is for you, And 'to' every one walking in the stubbornness of his heart they have said: Evil doth not come in unto you.
Hosea 4:18 Sour 'is' their drink, They have gone diligently a-whoring, Her protectors have loved shame thoroughly.
Micah 7:3 Their hands are on that which is evil to do it diligently. The ruler and judge ask for a bribe; and the powerful man dictates the evil desire of his soul. Thus they conspire together.
Zechariah 6:15 Those who are far off shall come and build in the temple of Yahweh; and you shall know that Yahweh of Armies has sent me to you. This will happen, if you will diligently obey the voice of Yahweh your God."'"
Zechariah 8:21 Yea, gone have inhabitants of one To another, saying: We go diligently, To appease the face of Jehovah, To seek Jehovah of Hosts -- I go, even I.
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