1934. epizéteó
Strong's Concordance
epizéteó: to inquire for
Original Word: ἐπιζητέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: epizéteó
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-eed-zay-teh'-o)
Definition: to inquire for
Usage: I seek after, desire, search for, make inquiries about.
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1934 epizētéō (from 1909 /epí, "on, fitting" intensifying 2212 /zētéō, "seek," see there) – properly, seeking that follows through on the personal objective of the seeker (note the force of the prefix, epi).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and zéteó
to inquire for
NASB Translation
craves (1), eagerly seek (2), searched (1), searching (1), seek (2), seeking (3), seeks after (1), sought (1), want (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1934: ἐπιζητέω

ἐπιζητέω, ἐπιζητῶ; imperfect ἐπεζήτουν; 1 aorist ἐπεζήτησα; from Herodotus down; the Sept. for דָּרַשׁ and in 1 Samuel 20:1; Ecclesiastes 7:29 (28) for בִּקֵּשׁ; to inquire for, seek for, search for, seek diligently (German herbeisuchen (the επι( seems to be directive rather than intensive)): τινα, Luke 4:42 (for Rec. ἐζήτουν); Acts 12:19; equivalent to to desire, wish for, crave: τί, Matthew 6:32; Luke 12:30; Romans 11:7; Philippians 4:17; Hebrews 11:14; Hebrews 13:14; περί τίνος, Acts 19:39 (R G T) (but if your inquiry or desire has reference to other matters); with the infinitive, Acts 13:7 (as in Polybius 3, 57, 7; Diodorus 19, 8); equivalent to to demand, clamor for: σημεῖον, Matthew 12:39; Matthew 16:4; Mark 8:12 R G; Luke 11:29 (where T Tr WH ζητεῖ (as L T Tr WH in Mark, the passage cited)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
desire, enquire, seek after.

From epi and zeteo; to search (inquire) for; intensively, to demand, to crave -- desire, enquire, seek (after, for).

see GREEK epi

see GREEK zeteo

Forms and Transliterations
επεζητησεν επεζήτησεν ἐπεζήτησεν επεζητουν ἐπεζήτουν επιζητει επιζητεί ἐπιζητεῖ επιζητείς επίζητεις επιζητειτε επιζητείτε ἐπιζητεῖτε επιζήτησαι επιζητησας επιζητήσας ἐπιζητήσας επιζητήσομεν επιζήτησον επιζητήσωμεν επιζητουμεν επιζητούμεν ἐπιζητοῦμεν επιζητουμένη επιζητούσι επιζητουσιν ἐπιζητοῦσιν επιζητω επιζητώ ἐπιζητῶ epezetesen epezētēsen epezḗtesen epezḗtēsen epezetoun epezētoun epezḗtoun epizetei epizeteî epizētei epizēteî epizeteite epizeteîte epizēteite epizēteîte epizetesas epizetḗsas epizētēsas epizētḗsas epizeto epizetô epizētō epizētō̂ epizetoumen epizetoûmen epizētoumen epizētoûmen epizetousin epizetoûsin epizētousin epizētoûsin
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 6:32 V-PIA-3P
GRK: τὰ ἔθνη ἐπιζητοῦσιν οἶδεν γὰρ
NAS: For the Gentiles eagerly seek all
KJV: do the Gentiles seek:) for
INT: the Gentiles seek after knows indeed

Matthew 12:39 V-PIA-3S
GRK: μοιχαλὶς σημεῖον ἐπιζητεῖ καὶ σημεῖον
NAS: generation craves for a sign;
KJV: generation seeketh after a sign;
INT: adulterous a sign seeks for and a sign

Matthew 16:4 V-PIA-3S
GRK: μοιχαλὶς σημεῖον ἐπιζητεῖ καὶ σημεῖον
NAS: generation seeks after a sign;
KJV: generation seeketh after a sign;
INT: adulterous a sign seeks and a sign

Luke 4:42 V-IIA-3P
GRK: οἱ ὄχλοι ἐπεζήτουν αὐτόν καὶ
NAS: and the crowds were searching for Him, and came
INT: the crowds sought him and

Luke 12:30 V-PIA-3P
GRK: τοῦ κόσμου ἐπιζητοῦσιν ὑμῶν δὲ
NAS: of the world eagerly seek; but your Father
KJV: of the world seek after: and
INT: of the world seek after of you moreover

Acts 12:19 V-APA-NMS
GRK: Ἡρῴδης δὲ ἐπιζητήσας αὐτὸν καὶ
NAS: When Herod had searched for him and had not found
KJV: when Herod had sought for him, and
INT: Herod moreover having sought after him and

Acts 13:7 V-AIA-3S
GRK: καὶ Σαῦλον ἐπεζήτησεν ἀκοῦσαι τὸν
NAS: and Saul and sought to hear
KJV: and Saul, and desired to hear the word
INT: and Saul desired to hear the

Acts 19:39 V-PIA-2P
GRK: τι περαιτέρω ἐπιζητεῖτε ἐν τῇ
NAS: But if you want anything beyond
KJV: But if ye enquire any thing concerning
INT: anything beyond this you inquire in the

Romans 11:7 V-PIA-3S
GRK: οὖν ὃ ἐπιζητεῖ Ἰσραήλ τοῦτο
NAS: Israel is seeking, it has not obtained,
KJV: which he seeketh for; but
INT: then What seeks for Israel this

Philippians 4:17 V-PIA-1S
GRK: οὐχ ὅτι ἐπιζητῶ τὸ δόμα
NAS: Not that I seek the gift
KJV: Not because I desire a gift: but
INT: Not that I seek after the gift

Philippians 4:17 V-PIA-1S
GRK: δόμα ἀλλὰ ἐπιζητῶ τὸν καρπὸν
NAS: the gift itself, but I seek for the profit
KJV: but I desire fruit
INT: gift but I seek after the fruit

Hebrews 11:14 V-PIA-3P
GRK: ὅτι πατρίδα ἐπιζητοῦσιν
NAS: make it clear that they are seeking a country of their own.
KJV: that they seek a country.
INT: that [their] own country they are seeking

Hebrews 13:14 V-PIA-1P
GRK: τὴν μέλλουσαν ἐπιζητοῦμεν
NAS: city, but we are seeking [the city] which is to come.
KJV: city, but we seek one to come.
INT: the coming one we are seeking for

Strong's Greek 1934
13 Occurrences

ἐπεζήτησεν — 1 Occ.
ἐπεζήτουν — 1 Occ.
ἐπιζητήσας — 1 Occ.
ἐπιζητεῖ — 3 Occ.
ἐπιζητεῖτε — 1 Occ.
ἐπιζητῶ — 2 Occ.
ἐπιζητοῦμεν — 1 Occ.
ἐπιζητοῦσιν — 3 Occ.

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