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ἐκζήτησις

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐκζήτησις, εως, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
ekzētēsis
Simplified transliteration: 
ekzetesis
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2214
GK Number: 
1700
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3e(5b)
Gloss: 
controversy, useless speculation
Definition: 
useless speculation, 1 Tim. 1:4*

Greek-English Concordance for

1 Timothy 1:4 or to devote themselves to endless myths and genealogies, endless which produce speculations (ekzētēseis | ἐκζητήσεις | acc pl fem) produce rather than the stewardship from God which is by faith.