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αἰτέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
αἰτέω
Greek transliteration: 
aiteō
Simplified transliteration: 
aiteo
Principal Parts: 
αἰτήσω, ᾔτησα, ῃ[τηκα, ᾔτημαι, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
154
GK Number: 
160
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
70
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to ask, ask for (of other humans or God), demand
Definition: 
to ask, request; demand; desire, Acts 7:46

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 5:42 Give to the one who asks (aitounti | αἰτοῦντι | pres act ptcp dat sg masc) of you, and do not turn down the one who wants to borrow from you.
Matthew 6:8 Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask (aitēsai | αἰτῆσαι | aor act inf ) him.
Matthew 7:7 “Ask (aiteite | αἰτεῖτε | pres act imperative 2 pl) and it will be given to you, seek and you will find, knock and it will be opened for you.
Matthew 7:8 For everyone who asks (aitōn | αἰτῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) receives, and everyone who seeks finds, and for everyone who knocks it will be opened.
Matthew 7:9 Or is there any man among you who, if his son should ask (aitēsei | αἰτήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) for (aitēsei | αἰτήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) bread, would give him a stone?
Matthew 7:10 Or if he (aitēsei | αἰτήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) should (aitēsei | αἰτήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) ask (aitēsei | αἰτήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) for (aitēsei | αἰτήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) a fish, would give him a snake?
Matthew 7:11 If then you, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who ask (aitousin | αἰτοῦσιν | pres act ptcp dat pl masc) him!
Matthew 14:7 So he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked (aitēsētai | αἰτήσηται | aor mid subj 3 sg).
Matthew 18:19 “Again, I tell you the truth, if two of you on earth are in agreement about anything whatever you may ask (aitēsōntai | αἰτήσωνται | aor mid subj 3 pl), it will be done for you by my Father who is in heaven.
Matthew 20:20 Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to Jesus with her sons, and kneeling down she asked (aitousa | αἰτοῦσα | pres act ptcp nom sg fem) something from him.
Matthew 20:22 Jesus answered, saying, “You do not realize what you are asking (aiteisthe | αἰτεῖσθε | pres mid ind 2 pl). Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?” They said to him, “We are able.”
Matthew 21:22 And whatever you ask (aitēsēte | αἰτήσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) in prayer, if you believe, you will receive.”
Matthew 27:20 But the ruling priests and the elders persuaded the crowds to ask (aitēsōntai | αἰτήσωνται | aor mid subj 3 pl) for Barabbas and to have Jesus executed.
Matthew 27:58 This man approached Pilate and asked (ētēsato | ᾐτήσατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate ordered that it be given to him.
Mark 6:22 When the daughter Herodias came in and danced, she pleased Herod and his dinner companions. The king said to the young girl, “Ask (aitēson | αἴτησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) me for (aitēson | αἴτησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) whatever you wish, and I will give it to you.”
Mark 6:23 And he promised her insistently with an oath, “Whatever you ask for (aitēsēs | αἰτήσῃς | aor act subj 2 sg), I will give it to you, up to half of my kingdom.”
Mark 6:24 So she went out and said to her mother, “What should I ask (aitēsōmai | αἰτήσωμαι | aor mid subj 1 sg) for?” And her mother said, “The head of John the baptizer.”
Mark 6:25 And immediately, entering with haste to the king, she asked (ētēsato | ᾐτήσατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) him, saying, “I want you to give me right now the head of John the baptizer on a platter.”
Mark 10:35 Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, approached Jesus and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask.” (aitēsōmen | αἰτήσωμεν | aor act subj 1 pl)
Mark 10:38 But Jesus said to them, “You do not know what you are asking (aiteisthe | αἰτεῖσθε | pres mid ind 2 pl). Are you able to drink the cup that I drink, or to be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized?”
Mark 11:24 For this reason I tell you, whatever you pray and ask (aiteisthe | αἰτεῖσθε | pres mid ind 2 pl) for, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.
Mark 15:8 And coming up, the crowd began to ask (aiteisthai | αἰτεῖσθαι | pres mid inf ) Pilate to do as he usually did for them.
Mark 15:43 Joseph of Arimathea, a respected member of the council, who also himself was expecting the kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked (ētēsato | ᾐτήσατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) for the body of Jesus.
Luke 1:63 He asked (aitēsas | αἰτήσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) for a writing tablet and wrote, “His name is John.” And they were all astonished.
Luke 6:30 To all who ask (aitounti | αἰτοῦντι | pres act ptcp dat sg masc) of you, give, and from the one who takes away what belongs to you, do not demand it back.
Luke 11:9 “So to you I say, ask (aiteite | αἰτεῖτε | pres act imperative 2 pl) and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and it will be opened for you.
Luke 11:10 For everyone who asks (aitōn | αἰτῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) receives, and everyone who seeks finds, and for everyone who knocks it will be opened.
Luke 11:11 What father among you, should his son ask (aitēsei | αἰτήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) for a fish, will instead of a fish, give him a snake?
Luke 11:12 Or should he ask (aitēsei | αἰτήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) for an egg, will give him a scorpion?
Luke 11:13 If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask (aitousin | αἰτοῦσιν | pres act ptcp dat pl masc) him!”
Luke 12:48 But the one who did not know, and did things worthy of blows, will be beaten with few blows. Everyone to whom much was given, much will be required from him, and to whom much was handed over, they (aitēsousin | αἰτήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) will (aitēsousin | αἰτήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) ask (aitēsousin | αἰτήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) more of him.
Luke 23:23 But they were insistent, demanding (aitoumenoi | αἰτούμενοι | pres mid ptcp nom pl masc) with loud cries that he should be crucified, and their cries prevailed.
Luke 23:25 He released the man who had been thrown into prison for insurrection and murder, for (ētounto | ᾐτοῦντο | imperf mid ind 3 pl) whom they asked (ētounto | ᾐτοῦντο | imperf mid ind 3 pl), but he handed over Jesus to their will.
Luke 23:52 This man went to Pilate and asked (ētēsato | ᾐτήσατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) for the body of Jesus;
John 4:9 The Samaritan woman said to him, “How is it that you, a Jew, are (aiteis | αἰτεῖς | pres act ind 2 sg) asking (aiteis | αἰτεῖς | pres act ind 2 sg) for (aiteis | αἰτεῖς | pres act ind 2 sg) a drink from me, a woman from Samaria?” (For Jews use nothing in common with Samaritans.)
John 4:10 Jesus answered her, saying, “If you had known the gift of God and who it was that said to you, ‘Give me a drink,’ you would have asked (ētēsas | ᾔτησας | aor act ind 2 sg) him, and he would have given you living water.”
John 11:22 But even now I know that God will give you whatever you ask (aitēsē | αἰτήσῃ | aor mid subj 2 sg) of him.”
John 14:13 And whatever you ask (aitēsēte | αἰτήσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) in my name I will do, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.
John 14:14 If you (aitēsēte | αἰτήσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) ask (aitēsēte | αἰτήσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) me anything in my name, I will do it.
John 15:7 If you abide in me and my words abide in you, ask (aitēsasthe | αἰτήσασθε | aor mid imperative 2 pl) whatever you wish and it will be done for you.
John 15:16 You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should remain, so that the Father may give you whatever you ask (aitēsēte | αἰτήσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) in my name.
John 16:23 On that day you will question me about nothing. I tell you the solemn truth: whatever you ask (aitēsēte | αἰτήσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) of the Father in my name he will give to you.
John 16:24 Up till now you have asked (ētēsate | ᾐτήσατε | aor act ind 2 pl) for nothing in my name. Ask (aiteite | αἰτεῖτε | pres act imperative 2 pl), and you will receive, that your joy may be complete.
John 16:26 In that day you (aitēsesthe | αἰτήσεσθε | fut mid ind 2 pl) will (aitēsesthe | αἰτήσεσθε | fut mid ind 2 pl) ask (aitēsesthe | αἰτήσεσθε | fut mid ind 2 pl) in my name. I am not saying to you that I will intercede with the Father on your behalf;
Acts 3:2 And a man lame from the womb of his mother was being carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple called the “Beautiful Gate” to ask (aitein | αἰτεῖν | pres act inf ) alms from those entering into the temple.
Acts 3:14 But you denied the Holy and Righteous One, and asked (ētēsasthe | ᾐτήσασθε | aor mid ind 2 pl) that a man who was a murderer be released to you,
Acts 7:46 who found favor in the sight of God and asked (ētēsato | ᾐτήσατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to find a dwelling place for the God of Jacob.
Acts 9:2 and requested (ētēsato | ᾐτήσατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) from him letters to Damascus addressed to the synagogues, that if he found any who were of the Way, men or women, he should bring them bound to Jerusalem.
Acts 12:20 Now Herod was very angry with the Tyrinians and the Sidonians, and with one accord they came to him and when they had persuaded Blastus, who was in charge of the bed-chamber of the king, they asked (ētounto | ᾐτοῦντο | imperf mid ind 3 pl) for peace because their country’s food-supply was provided by the king’s country.
Acts 13:21 Then they asked (ētēsanto | ᾐτήσαντο | aor mid ind 3 pl) for a king, and God gave them Saul, son of Kish, a man from the tribe of Benjamin, who ruled forty years.

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