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ἐπιζητέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐπιζητέω
Greek transliteration: 
epizēteō
Simplified transliteration: 
epizeteo
Principal Parts: 
(ἐπεζήτουν), -, ἐπεζήτησα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1934
GK Number: 
2118
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
13
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to look for, run after, seek earnestly
Definition: 
to seek for, make search for, Acts 12:19; to require, demand, Mt. 12:39; 16:4; Acts 19:39; to desire, endeavor to obtain, Rom. 11:7; Heb. 11:14; to seek with care and anxiety, Mt. 6:32

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 6:32 for the Gentiles pursue (epizētousin | ἐπιζητοῦσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) all these things — for your heavenly Father knows that you need them all.
Matthew 12:39 But he answered them, “An evil and adulterous generation asks (epizētei | ἐπιζητεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) for (epizētei | ἐπιζητεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah the prophet.
Matthew 16:4 An evil and adulterous generation looks (epizētei | ἐπιζητεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) for (epizētei | ἐπιζητεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) a sign, but no sign will be given it except the sign of Jonah.” Then he left them and went away.
Luke 4:42 When daylight came he left and went to a deserted place. And the crowds were looking (epezētoun | ἐπεζήτουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) for him. They came to him and tried to keep him from leaving them,
Luke 12:30 For all the nations of the world have (epizētousin | ἐπιζητοῦσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) these things as their overriding concern (epizētousin | ἐπιζητοῦσιν | pres act ind 3 pl), and your Father knows full well that you need them.
Acts 12:19 And after (epizētēsas | ἐπιζητήσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) Herod searched (epizētēsas | ἐπιζητήσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) for him and could not find him, he examined the guards and ordered them to be executed. Then he went down from Judea to Caesarea and stayed there.
Acts 13:7 who was with the proconsul Sergius Paulus, an intelligent man. This man summoned Barnabas and Saul and wanted (epezētēsen | ἐπεζήτησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) to hear the word of God.
Acts 19:39 But if you (epizēteite | ἐπιζητεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) want (epizēteite | ἐπιζητεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) anything in addition, it shall be settled in the legal assembly.
Romans 11:7 What then? Israel failed to obtain what it was seeking (epizētei | ἐπιζητεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg), but the elect obtained it. The rest were hardened,
Philippians 4:17 Not that I seek (epizētō | ἐπιζητῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) the gift; rather, I seek (epizētō | ἐπιζητῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) the interest that accrues to your account.
Hebrews 11:14 For those who speak in such a way make it clear that they (epizētousin | ἐπιζητοῦσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) are (epizētousin | ἐπιζητοῦσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) seeking (epizētousin | ἐπιζητοῦσιν | pres act ind 3 pl) a land of their own.
Hebrews 13:14 For here we have no permanent city, but we (epizētoumen | ἐπιζητοῦμεν | pres act ind 1 pl) are (epizētoumen | ἐπιζητοῦμεν | pres act ind 1 pl) looking (epizētoumen | ἐπιζητοῦμεν | pres act ind 1 pl) forward (epizētoumen | ἐπιζητοῦμεν | pres act ind 1 pl) to (epizētoumen | ἐπιζητοῦμεν | pres act ind 1 pl) the city that is to come.