327. anazéteó
Strong's Concordance
anazéteó: to seek carefully
Original Word: ἀναζητέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: anazéteó
Phonetic Spelling: (an-ad-zay-teh'-o)
Definition: to seek carefully
Usage: I seek out, search for (implying the difficulty of the task).
HELPS Word-studies

327 anazētéō (from 303 /aná, "up to down," intensifying 2212 /zētéō, "seek") – properly, search up and down; fully inquire (thoroughly investigate).

327 /anazētéō ("search up-and-down") conveys persistent seeking – "not easily put off by difficulties" (Souter) because driven by the felt (personal) need of the seeker.

[The intensifying prefix (ana, "again/up") implies "determined seeking" (as also in the papyri, MM).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ana and zéteó
to seek carefully
NASB Translation
look (1), looking (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 327: ἀναζητέω

ἀναζητέω, (ῶ; (imperfect ἀνεζήτουν); 1 aorist ἀνεζήτησα; 'to run through with the eyes any series or succession of men or things, and so to seek out, search through, make diligent search, German daranhinsuchen,aufsuchen' (Winer's De verb. comp. etc. Part 3, p. 14): τινα, Luke 2:44 (and Luke 2:45 L text T Tr WH); Acts 11:25. (See examples from Greek writings (from Plato on) in Winer's, the passage cited.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From ana and zeteo; to search out -- seek.

see GREEK ana

see GREEK zeteo

Forms and Transliterations
αναζητησαι αναζητήσαι ἀναζητῆσαι αναζητουντες ἀναζητοῦντες αναζυγαίς ανεζήτησας ανεζητουν ανεζήτουν ἀνεζήτουν anazetesai anazetêsai anazētēsai anazētē̂sai anazetountes anazetoûntes anazētountes anazētoûntes anezetoun anezētoun anezḗtoun
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 2:44 V-IIA-3P
GRK: ὁδὸν καὶ ἀνεζήτουν αὐτὸν ἐν
NAS: journey; and they [began] looking for Him among
KJV: journey; and they sought him among
INT: journey and sought him among

Luke 2:45 V-PPA-NMP
GRK: εἰς Ἰερουσαλὴμ ἀναζητοῦντες αὐτόν
NAS: to Jerusalem looking for Him.
INT: to Jerusalem seeking him

Acts 11:25 V-ANA
GRK: εἰς Ταρσὸν ἀναζητῆσαι Σαῦλον
NAS: for Tarsus to look for Saul;
KJV: to Tarsus, for to seek Saul:
INT: to Tarsus to seek Saul

Strong's Greek 327
3 Occurrences

ἀναζητῆσαι — 1 Occ.
ἀναζητοῦντες — 1 Occ.
ἀνεζήτουν — 1 Occ.

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