Inquisition
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INQUISITION

in-kwi-zish'-un (darash, "to follow," "diligently inquire," "question," "search" (Deuteronomy 19:18 Psalm 9:12), baqash, "to search out," "to strive after," "inquire" (Esther 2:23)): The term refers, as indicated by these passages, first of all to a careful and diligent inquiry necessary to ascertain the truth from witnesses in a court, but may also refer to a careful examination into circumstances or conditions without official authority.

Strong's Hebrew
1245. baqash -- to seek
... ask, beg, beseech, desire, enquire, get, make inquisition, procure,. A
primitive root; to search out (by any method, specifically ...
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1875. darash -- to resort to, seek
... ask, at all, care for, diligently, inquire, make inquisition, question,.
A primitive root; properly, to tread or frequent; usually ...
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Library

Missions; the Inquisition
... PART II CHAPTER XXX: MISSIONS; THE INQUISITION. All through the times of which I
had been speaking, missions to the heathen were actively carried on. ...
/.../chapter xxx missions the inquisition.htm

The Great Controversy
... A report of an inquisition before whom were brought some Waldenses of Moravia in
the middle of the fifteenth century declares that among the Waldenses "not a ...
//christianbookshelf.org/white/the great controversy/the great controversy.htm

Appendix.
... Page 235. THE INQUISITION."See Catholic Encyclopaedia, art. Inquisition
(contributed by J. Bloetzer, SJ, Munich); HC Lea, "History ...
/.../white/the great controversy between christ and satan /appendix.htm

An Account of the Following Book to all Sorts of Readers.
... Then appears the Approbation of Fryer Dominic of the most holy Trinity, Qualifier
and Counsellour of the holy Office of Malta, and of the Inquisition of Rome ...
/.../the spiritual guide which disentangles the soul/an account of the following.htm

Of the Commissioners Hellebichus Commander of the Troops, and ...
... Hellebichus Commander of the Troops, [1691] and C├Žsarius Master of the Offices
[1692] ) sent by the Emperor Theodosius for the inquisition of the offenders ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/homily xvii of the commissioners.htm

Of the Sentiment of Divine Love which is had by Faith.
... pronounced, every one fully accepts it and acquiesces in it, not in consideration
of the reasons alleged in the preceding discussion and inquisition, but in ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter xiv of the sentiment.htm

Knox, Wishart, and the Murder of Beaton: 1545-1546
... inconveniences. The Inquisition, in Spain, vigorously repudiated this theory,
but the Inquisition was in advance of the age. Knox ...
/.../lang/john knox and the reformation/chapter ii knox wishart and.htm

The Mendicant Orders
... [Sidenote: Friars and Inquisition.]. The spread of heresy and the feeble attempts
of the bishops to use the machinery at their disposal ...
/.../medley/the church and the empire/chapter xiii the mendicant orders.htm

Guelf and Ghibelline. (ii)
... Only gradually in the second quarter of the century was the old episcopal jurisdiction
over heresy superseded by the establishment of the papal Inquisition. ...
/.../medley/the church and the empire/chapter xv guelf and ghibelline.htm

Preface by David Lewis.
... The gossip in the house of the Princess was carried to Madrid, and the result
was that the Inquisition began to make a search for the book. ...
/.../teresa/the life of st teresa of jesus/preface by david lewis.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of inquiring; examination; a court for investigation.

2. (n.) Judicial inquiry; official examination; inquest.

3. (n.) The finding of a jury, especially such a finding under a writ of inquiry.

4. (n.) A court or tribunal for the examination and punishment of heretics, fully established by Pope Gregory IX. in 1235. Its operations were chiefly confined to Spain, Portugal, and their dependencies, and a part of Italy.

5. (v. t.) To make inquisition concerning; to inquire into.

Thesaurus
Inquisition (5 Occurrences)
... part of Italy. 5. (vt) To make inquisition concerning; to inquire into.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. INQUISITION. in-kwi-zish ...
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Inquiry (15 Occurrences)
... carnally with a woman, that is a bondmaid, designated for a man, and not at all
redeemed, nor was freedom given her; there shall be inquisition; they shall not ...
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Investigate (11 Occurrences)
... or observation; to trace or track mentally; to search into; to inquire and examine
into with care and accuracy; to find out by careful inquisition; as, to ...
/i/investigate.htm - 10k

Liar (18 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 19:18 and the judges shall make diligent inquisition: and, behold, if
the witness is a false witness, and has testified falsely against his brother ...
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Inquisitors (1 Occurrence)

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Investigation (6 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 19:18 and the judges shall make diligent inquisition: and, behold, if
the witness is a false witness, and has testified falsely against his brother ...
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Forgetteth (10 Occurrences)
... (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT). Psalms 9:12 When he maketh inquisition for blood, he
remembereth them: he forgetteth not the cry of the humble. (KJV ASV WBS). ...
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Torment (19 Occurrences)
... Gr. basanos (Matthew 4:24), the "touch-stone" of justice; hence inquisition by torture,
and then any disease which racks and tortures the limbs. ...
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Remembereth (19 Occurrences)
... (See JPS). Psalms 9:12 When he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them:
he forgetteth not the cry of the humble. (KJV ASV DBY WBS). ...
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Examination (10 Occurrences)
... eg-zam'-in, eg-zam-i-na'-shun: darash, "to follow," "inquire," "make inquisition"
(Ezra 10:16); and bachan, "to test," "investigate," "prove," "tempt" (Psalm 26 ...
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Bible Concordance
Inquisition (5 Occurrences)

Leviticus 19:20 And whosoever lieth carnally with a woman, that is a bondmaid, betrothed to a husband, and not at all redeemed, nor freedom given her; they shall be punished; they shall not be put to death, because she was not free.
(See JPS)

Deuteronomy 19:18 and the judges shall make diligent inquisition: and, behold, if the witness is a false witness, and has testified falsely against his brother;
(WEB KJV ASV WBS)

Esther 2:23 And when inquisition was made of the matter, it was found out; therefore they were both hanged on a tree: and it was written in the book of the chronicles before the king.
(KJV JPS ASV WBS)

Job 34:24 He breaketh in pieces mighty men in ways past finding out, And setteth others in their stead.
(See JPS)

Psalms 9:12 When he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them: he forgetteth not the cry of the humble.
(KJV ASV DBY WBS)

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Inquisition

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