Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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-, ἐξεζήτησα, -, -, ἐξεζητήθην
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to seek out, seek earnestly; (pass.) to be held responsible
to seek out, investigate diligently, scrutinize, 1 Pet. 1:10; to ask for, beseech earnestly, Heb. 12:17; to seek diligently or earnestly after, Acts 15:17; Rom. 3:11; Heb. 10:6; from the Hebrew, to require, exact, demand, Lk. 11:50, 51; Heb. 12:07*

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Luke 11:50 so that the blood of all the prophets, shed since the foundation of the world, may (ekzētēthē | ἐκζητηθῇ | aor pass subj 3 sg) be (ekzētēthē | ἐκζητηθῇ | aor pass subj 3 sg) charged (ekzētēthē | ἐκζητηθῇ | aor pass subj 3 sg) against this generation,
Luke 11:51 from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who perished between the altar and the sanctuary. Yes, I tell you, it will be charged (ekzētēthēsetai | ἐκζητηθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) against this generation.
Acts 15:17 so that the rest of men may seek (ekzētēsōsin | ἐκζητήσωσιν | aor act subj 3 pl) the Lord, namely, all the Gentiles on whom my name has been called, says the Lord, who makes these things
Romans 3:11 no one understands; no one seeks (ekzētōn | ἐκζητῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) for God.
Hebrews 11:6 and without faith it is impossible to please him, for the one who approaches God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek (ekzētousin | ἐκζητοῦσιν | pres act ptcp dat pl masc) him.
Hebrews 12:17 For you know that even afterward, when he wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no opportunity for repentance, even though he (ekzētēsas | ἐκζητήσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) sought (ekzētēsas | ἐκζητήσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) the blessing earnestly (ekzētēsas | ἐκζητήσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) with tears.
1 Peter 1:10 Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied of the grace that would come to you investigated (exezētēsan | ἐξεζήτησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) diligently (exezētēsan | ἐξεζήτησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) and examined with care,