1567. ekzeteo
Strong's Concordance
ekzeteo: I seek out, require
Original Word: ἐκζητέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: ekzeteo
Phonetic Spelling: (ek-zay-teh'-o)
Definition: to seek out, demand, inquire
Usage: I seek out, seek out after, require.
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1567 ekzētéō (from 1537 /ek, "out from and to" and 2212 /zētéō, "seek") – properly, seek out, emphasizing the personal intent of the seeker, i.e. the outcome intensely and personally desired by the seeker. This seeking is only as valuable (viable) as the motive which drives it.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1567: ἐκζητέω

ἐκζητέω, ἐκζήτω; 1 aorist ἐξεζήτησα; passive, 1 aorist ἐξεζητήθην; 1 future ἐκζητηθήσομαι; (ἐκ out from a secret place, from all sides); the Sept. very often for דָּרַשׁ, also for בִּקֵּשׁ, etc.;

a. to seek out, search for: properly, τινα, 1 Macc. 9:26; figuratively: τόν κύριον, τόν Θεόν, to seek the favor of God, worship him, Acts 15:17; Romans 3:11 (Tr marginal reading WH marginal reading ζητῶν); Hebrews 11:6 (Psalm 13:2 (); Psalm 33:5; (Psalm 34:5); Psalm 68:33 (); Amos 5:4, etc.).

b. to seek out i. e. investigate, scrutinize: τί, Sir. 39:1, 3; περί τίνος, to examine into anything, 1 Peter 1:10, where it is joined with ἐξερευναν (to seek out and search out), as in 1 Macc. 9:26.

c. to seek out for oneself, beg, crave: Hebrews 12:17.

d. to demand back, require: τό αἷμα τῶν προφητῶν ἀπό τῆς γενεάς ταύτης, to take vengeance on this generation for the slaughter of the prophets (after the Hebrew, cf. 2 Samuel 4:11; Ezekiel 3:18; see ἐκ, I. 7): Luke 11:50 (51). (In secular authors thus far only a single passage has been noted in which this word appears, Aristid. or. 8, i., p. 488 (i. e. orat. 38, i., p. 726, Dindorf edition).)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
enquire, seek after diligently.

From ek and zeteo; to search out, i.e. (figuratively)investigate, crave, demand, (by Hebraism) worship -- en- (re-)quire, seek after (carefully, diligently).

see GREEK ek

see GREEK zeteo

Forms and Transliterations
εκζητεί εκζητείται εκζητείτε εκζητηθη εκζητηθή ἐκζητηθῇ εκζητηθησεται εκζητηθήσεται ἐκζητηθήσεται εκζητηθήσονται εκζητήσαι εκζητήσαί εκζήτησαι εκζητήσαντες εκζητησας εκζητήσας ἐκζητήσας εκζητήσατε εκζητήσει εκζητήσετε εκζητήσετέ εκζητήση εκζητήσης εκζητήσητε εκζητήσητέ εκζητήσουσι εκζητήσουσιν εκζητήσω εκζήτησω εκζητησωσιν εκζητήσωσιν ἐκζητήσωσιν εκζητούμεν εκζητούντα εκζητούντάς εκζητούντες εκζητούσι εκζητουσιν εκζητούσιν ἐκζητοῦσιν εκζητων εκζητών ἐκζητῶν εξεζητημένα εξεζήτησα εξεζήτησά εξεζητήσαμεν εξεζητησαν εξεζήτησαν ἐξεζήτησαν εξεζήτησας εξεζήτησε εξεζήτησεν εξεζήτουν ekzetesas ekzetḗsas ekzētēsas ekzētḗsas ekzetesosin ekzetḗsosin ekzētēsōsin ekzētḗsōsin ekzetethe ekzētēthē ekzetethêi ekzētēthē̂i ekzetethesetai ekzetethḗsetai ekzētēthēsetai ekzētēthḗsetai ekzeton ekzetôn ekzētōn ekzētō̂n ekzetousin ekzetoûsin ekzētousin ekzētoûsin exezetesan exezētēsan exezḗtesan exezḗtēsan
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 11:50 V-ASP-3S
GRK: ἵνα ἐκζητηθῇ τὸ αἷμα
NAS: of the world, may be charged against
KJV: of the world, may be required of
INT: that might be required the blood

Luke 11:51 V-FIP-3S
GRK: λέγω ὑμῖν ἐκζητηθήσεται ἀπὸ τῆς
NAS: I tell you, it shall be charged against
KJV: unto you, It shall be required of
INT: I say to you it will be required of the

Acts 15:17 V-ASA-3P
GRK: ὅπως ἂν ἐκζητήσωσιν οἱ κατάλοιποι
NAS: OF MANKIND MAY SEEK THE LORD,
KJV: of men might seek after the Lord,
INT: so that anyhow might seek out the remnant

Romans 3:11 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: ἔστιν ὁ ἐκζητῶν τὸν θεόν
NAS: THERE IS NONE WHO SEEKS FOR GOD;
KJV: there is none that seeketh after God.
INT: there is [one] who seeks after God

Hebrews 11:6 V-PPA-DMP
GRK: καὶ τοῖς ἐκζητοῦσιν αὐτὸν μισθαποδότης
NAS: of those who seek Him.
KJV: a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
INT: and [that] for those who seek out him a rewarder

Hebrews 12:17 V-APA-NMS
GRK: μετὰ δακρύων ἐκζητήσας αὐτήν
NAS: though he sought for it with tears.
KJV: he sought it carefully with tears.
INT: with tears having earnestly sought it

1 Peter 1:10 V-AIA-3P
GRK: ἧς σωτηρίας ἐξεζήτησαν καὶ ἐξηραύνησαν
NAS: of the grace that [would come] to you made careful
KJV: the prophets have enquired and
INT: this salvation sought out and searched out

Strong's Greek 1567
7 Occurrences


ἐκζητήσας — 1 Occ.
ἐκζητήσωσιν — 1 Occ.
ἐκζητηθῇ — 1 Occ.
ἐκζητηθήσεται — 1 Occ.
ἐκζητῶν — 1 Occ.
ἐκζητοῦσιν — 1 Occ.
ἐξεζήτησαν — 1 Occ.











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