International Standard Bible EncyclopediaQUESTION
kwes'-chun: The noun for dabhar, "word," in 1 Kings 10:3 parallel 2 Chronicles 9:2, with "hard question" for chidhah, "dark saying," "riddle," in 1 Kings 10:1 parallel 2 Chronicles 9:1. In the New Testament for zetema, the synonym zetesis (and 1 Timothy 1:4, ekzetesis), being rendered "questionings" by the Revised Version (British and American) (the King James Version does not distinguish). In Mark 11:29 for logos, "word" (so the Revised Version margin). The verb in the sense "ask a question" in 2 Chronicles 31:9 for darash, and Luke 2:46; Luke 23:9 for eperotao (compare the American Standard Revised Version, the English Revised Version margin John 16:23). Elsewhere the verb is for suzeteo, "dispute" (Mark 1:27, etc.; compare Acts 6:9; Acts 9:29). "Called in question," Acts 19:40 the King James Version, represents egkaleo, "call into court," but in Acts 23:6; Acts 24:21, "I am called in question" is for krinomai, "I am being judged."
Greek2065. erotao -- to ask, question
... to ask, question. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: erotao Phonetic Spelling:
(er-o-tah'-o) Short Definition: I ask, question, request Definition: (a) I ask ...
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653. apostomatizo -- to catechize, ie to question
2213. zetema -- an inquiry
1905. eperotao -- to inquire of
2214. zetesis -- a search, questioning
350. anakrino -- to examine, investigate
1833. exetazo -- to examine closely
4802. suzeteo -- to examine together, hence to dispute
3056. logos -- a word (as embodying an idea), a statement, a ...
687. ara -- an untranslatable interrog. particle implying anxiety ...
Strong's Hebrew2420. chidah -- a riddle, an enigmatic, perplexing saying or ...
... chidah. 2421 . a riddle, an enigmatic, perplexing saying or question. Transliteration:
chidah Phonetic Spelling: (khee-daw') Short Definition: riddle. ...
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1875. darash -- to resort to, seek
1697. dabar -- speech, word
4102. mahah -- to linger, tarry
7595. sheelah -- affair
4478. man -- manna (a kind of bread)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) The act of asking; interrogation; inquiry; as, to examine by question and answer.
2. (n.) Discussion; debate; hence, objection; dispute; doubt; as, the story is true beyond question; he obeyed without question.
3. (n.) Examination with reference to a decisive result; investigation; specifically, a judicial or official investigation; also, examination under torture.
4. (n.) That which is asked; inquiry; interrogatory; query.
5. (n.) Hence, a subject of investigation, examination, or debate; theme of inquiry; matter to be inquired into; as, a delicate or doubtful question.
6. (n.) Talk; conversation; speech; speech.
7. (n.) To ask questions; to inquire.
8. (n.) To argue; to converse; to dispute.
9. (v. t.) To inquire of by asking questions; to examine by interrogatories; as, to question a witness.
10. (v. t.) To doubt of; to be uncertain of; to query.
11. (v. t.) To raise a question about; to call in question; to make objection to.
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... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The act of asking; interrogation; inquiry;
as, to examine by question and answer. 2. (n.) Discussion ...
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Bible ConcordanceQuestion (153 Occurrences)
Matthew 9:12 He heard the question and replied, "It is not men in good health who require a doctor, but the sick.
Matthew 12:10 where there was a man with a shrivelled arm. And they questioned Him, "Is it right to cure people on the Sabbath?" Their intention was to bring a charge against Him.
Matthew 16:1 And the Pharisees and Sadducees having come, tempting, did question him, to shew to them a sign from the heaven,
Matthew 18:21 At this point Peter came to Him with the question, "Master, how often shall my brother act wrongly towards me and I forgive him? seven times?"
Matthew 19:3 Then came some of the Pharisees to Him to put Him to the proof by the question, "Has a man a right to divorce his wife whenever he chooses?"
Matthew 21:24 Jesus answered them, "I also will ask you one question, which if you tell me, I likewise will tell you by what authority I do these things.
Matthew 22:23 On the same day there came to him the Sadducees, who say that there is no coming back from the dead: and they put a question to him, saying,
Matthew 22:35 One of them, a lawyer, asked him a question, testing him.
Matthew 22:41 Now while the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them a question,
Matthew 22:46 No one was able to answer him a word, neither did any man dare ask him any more questions from that day forth.
Matthew 26:17 On the first day of the Unleavened Bread the disciples came to Jesus with the question, "Where shall we make preparations for you to eat the Passover?"
Matthew 27:11 Meanwhile Jesus was brought before the Governor, and the latter put the question, "Are you the King of the Jews?" "I am their King," He answered.
Mark 2:8 Immediately Jesus, perceiving in his spirit that they so reasoned within themselves, said to them, "Why do you reason these things in your hearts?
Mark 7:5 So the Pharisees and Scribes put the question to Him: "Why do your disciples transgress the traditions of the Elders, and eat their food with unclean hands?"
Mark 8:5 And he put the question, How much bread have you? And they said, Seven cakes.
Mark 8:11 The Pharisees came out and began to question him, seeking from him a sign from heaven, and testing him.
Mark 8:27 And Jesus went out, with his disciples, into the little towns round Caesarea Philippi; and on the way he put a question to his disciples, saying, Who do men say that I am?
Mark 9:11 And they put a question to him, saying, Why do the scribes say that Elijah has to come first?
Mark 9:16 And he asked the scribes, What question ye with them?
Mark 9:32 They, however, did not understand what He meant, and were afraid to question Him.
Mark 9:33 And they came to Capernaum: and when he was in the house, he put the question to them, What were you talking about on the way?
Mark 10:2 Presently a party of Pharisees come to Him with the question--seeking to entrap Him, "May a man divorce his wife?"
Mark 11:29 Jesus said to them, "I will ask you one question. Answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things.
Mark 12:18 Then came to Him a party of Sadducees, a sect which denies that there is any Resurrection; and they proceeded to question Him.
Mark 12:28 One of the scribes came, and heard them questioning together. Knowing that he had answered them well, asked him, "Which commandment is the greatest of all?"
Mark 12:34 When Jesus saw that he answered wisely, he said to him, "You are not far from the Kingdom of God." No one dared ask him any question after that.
Mark 15:2 So Pilate questioned Him. "Are *you* the King of the Jews?" he asked. "I am," replied Jesus.
Mark 15:4 And Pilate again put a question, Do you say nothing in answer? see how much evil they say you have done.
Mark 15:44 And Pilate was surprised that he was dead; and, sending for the captain, he put a question to see if he had been dead for long.
Luke 3:16 he answered the question by saying to them all, "As for me, I am baptizing you with water, but One mightier than I is coming, whose very sandal-strap I am not worthy to unfasten: He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit and with fire.
Luke 5:21 The scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, "Who is this that speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone?"
Luke 5:22 Well aware of their reasonings, Jesus answered their questions by asking in turn, "What is this that you are debating in your hearts?
Luke 6:9 And Jesus said, I put the question to you, Is it right to do good on the Sabbath or to do evil? to give life or to take it away?
Luke 7:20 The men came to Jesus and said, "John the Baptist has sent us to you with this question: 'Are you the Coming One, or is there another that we are to expect?'"
Luke 9:18 And it came about that when he was in prayer, by himself, and the disciples were with him, he put a question to them, saying, Who do the people say I am?
Luke 10:25 Then an expounder of the Law stood up to test Him with a question. "Rabbi," he asked, "what shall I do to inherit the Life of the Ages?"
Luke 11:53 And when he had come out of that place, the scribes and the Pharisees came round him angrily, questioning him about more things;
Luke 14:6 And they had no answer to that question.
Luke 18:18 The question was put to Him by a Ruler: "Good Rabbi, what shall I do to inherit the Life of the Ages?"
Luke 19:31 and if any one doth question you, Wherefore do ye loose 'it'? thus ye shall say to him -- The Lord hath need of it.'
Luke 20:3 He answered them, "I also will ask you one question. Tell me:
Luke 20:21 So they put a question to Him. "Rabbi," they said, "we know that you say and teach what is right and that you make no distinctions between one man and another, but teach God's way truly.
Luke 20:27 And certain of the Sadducees, who are denying that there is a rising again, having come near, questioned him,
Luke 20:28 They asked him, "Teacher, Moses wrote to us that if a man's brother dies having a wife, and he is childless, his brother should take the wife, and raise up children for his brother.
Luke 20:40 They didn't dare to ask him any more questions.
Luke 22:23 They began to question among themselves, which of them it was who would do this thing.
Luke 22:68 and if I ask you questions, you will certainly not answer.
Luke 23:14 You say that this man has been teaching the people evil things: now I, after going into the question before you, see nothing wrong in this man in connection with the things which you have said against him:
Luke 23:47 The Captain, seeing what had happened, gave glory to God, saying, "Beyond question this man was innocent."
John 1:19 And this is the witness of John when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to him with the question, Who are you?
John 1:22 So they pressed the question. "Who are you?" they said--"that we may take an answer to those who sent us. What account do you give of yourself?"
John 1:25 Again they questioned him. "Why then do you baptize," they said, "if you are neither the Christ nor Elijah nor the Prophet?"
John 2:18 Then the Jews put this question to him: What sign of authority have you to give us, seeing that you do these things?
John 3:25 There arose therefore a questioning on the part of John's disciples with some Jews about purification.
John 4:52 So he put a question to them as to the hour when he became better; and they said to him, The disease went from him yesterday at the seventh hour.
John 5:12 Then they put to him the question: Who is the man who said to you, Take it up and go?
John 7:16 Jesus answered their question by saying, "My teaching does not belong to me, but comes from Him who sent me.
John 8:6 They said this testing him, that they might have something to accuse him of. But Jesus stooped down, and wrote on the ground with his finger.
John 8:7 When however they persisted with their question, He raised His head and said to them, "Let the sinless man among you be the first to throw a stone at her."
John 9:2 And his disciples put a question to him, saying, Master, was it because of this man's sin, or the sin of his father and mother, that he has been blind from birth?
John 9:19 And put the question to them, saying, Is this your son, of whom you say that he was blind at birth? how is it then that he is now able to see?
John 9:21 But how it is he is now able to see, or who made his eyes open, we are not able to say: put the question to him; he is old enough to give an answer for himself.
John 9:23 That was the reason why they said, He is old enough; put the question to him.
John 16:19 Jesus perceived that they wanted to ask Him, and He said, "Is this what you are questioning one another about--my saying, 'A little while and you do not see me, and again a little while and you shall see me'?
John 16:23 "In that day you will ask me no questions. Most certainly I tell you, whatever you may ask of the Father in my name, he will give it to you.
John 16:30 Now we know that you know all things, and don't need for anyone to question you. By this we believe that you came forth from God."
John 18:7 So again he put the question to them, Who are you looking for? And they said, Jesus the Nazarene.
John 18:21 Why do you question me? Question those who heard what it was I said to them: these witnesses here know what I said."
John 18:29 So Pilate came out to them and put the question: What have you to say against this man?
John 19:8 More alarmed than ever, Pilate no sooner heard these words than he re-entered the Praetorium and began to question Jesus.
John 21:12 "Come this way and have breakfast," said Jesus. But not one of the disciples ventured to question Him as to who He was, for they felt sure that it was the Master.
John 21:17 A third time Jesus put the question: "Simon, son of John, am I dear to you?" It grieved Peter that Jesus asked him the third time, "Am I dear to you?" "Master," he replied, "you know everything, you can see that you are dear to me." "Then feed my much-loved sheep," said Jesus.
Acts 4:7 When they had stood them in the middle of them, they inquired, "By what power, or in what name, have you done this?"
Acts 7:29 "Alarmed at this question, Moses fled from the country and went to live in the land of Midian. There he became the father of two sons.
Acts 10:29 And so I came without question, when I was sent for. What then is your purpose in sending for me?
Acts 15:2 Therefore when Paul and Barnabas had no small discord and discussion with them, they appointed Paul and Barnabas, and some others of them, to go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and elders about this question.
Acts 15:6 And the Apostles and the rulers of the church came together and gave thought to the question.
Acts 18:15 but if they are questions about words and names and your own law, look to it yourselves. For I don't want to be a judge of these matters."
Acts 19:39 But if any other business is in question, let it be taken up in the regular meeting.
Acts 19:40 For we are in danger to be called in question for this day's uproar, there being no cause whereby we may give an account of this concourse.
Acts 22:26 On hearing this question, the Captain went to report the matter to the Tribune. "What are you intending to do?" he said. "This man is a Roman citizen."
Acts 23:6 But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question.
Acts 23:29 I found him to be accused about questions of their law, but not to be charged with anything worthy of death or of imprisonment.
Acts 24:21 Except it be for this one voice, that I cried standing among them, Touching the resurrection of the dead I am called in question by you this day.
Acts 25:20 And because I doubted of such manner of questions, I asked him whether he would go to Jerusalem, and there be judged of these matters.
Romans 11:28 As far as the good news is in question, they are cut off from God on account of you, but as far as the selection is in question, they are loved on account of the fathers.
1 Corinthians 8:4 So, then, as to the question of taking food offered to images, we are certain that an image is nothing in the world, and that there is no God but one.
1 Corinthians 10:25 Whatever is sold in the butcher shop, eat, asking no question for the sake of conscience,
1 Corinthians 10:27 But if one of those who don't believe invites you to a meal, and you are inclined to go, eat whatever is set before you, asking no questions for the sake of conscience.
1 Corinthians 10:29 But now I mean his conscience, not your own. "Why, on what ground," you may object, "is the question of my liberty of action to be decided by a conscience not my own?
1 Corinthians 10:31 So then, if it is a question of food or drink, or any other thing, whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
1 Corinthians 11:13 Be judges yourselves of the question: does it seem right for a woman to take part in prayer unveiled?
1 Corinthians 11:16 But if any man will not be ruled in this question, this is not our way of doing things, and it is not done in the churches of God.
1 Corinthians 14:35 and if they wish to ask questions, they should ask their own husbands at home. For it is disgraceful for a married woman to speak at a Church assembly.
2 Corinthians 8:23 If any question comes up about Titus, he is my brother-worker, working with me for you; or about the others, they are the representatives of the churches to the glory of Christ.
Galatians 3:2 Answer me this one question, "Is it on the ground of your obedience to the Law that you received the Spirit, or is it because, when you heard, you believed?"
Colossians 2:16 For this reason let no man be your judge in any question of food or drink or feast days or new moons or Sabbaths:
1 Timothy 3:16 Without controversy, the mystery of godliness is great: God was revealed in the flesh, justified in the spirit, seen by angels, preached among the nations, believed on in the world, and received up in glory.
1 Peter 3:21 also to which an antitype doth now save us -- baptism, (not a putting away of the filth of flesh, but the question of a good conscience in regard to God,) through the rising again of Jesus Christ,
Genesis 25:22 And the children were fighting together inside her, and she said, If it is to be so, why am I like this? So she went to put her question to the Lord.
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