Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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-, ἠραύνησα, -, -, -
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to search, look into, try to find out
to search, examine, investigate, Jn. 5:39; 7:52; Rom. 8:27; 1 Cor. 2:10; 1 Pet. 1:11; Rev. 2:23*

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John 5:39 “You study (eraunate | ἐραυνᾶτε | pres act ind 2 pl) the Scriptures because you think that by them you will have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about me,
John 7:52 They replied to him, saying, “You too are not from Galilee, are you? Search (eraunēson | ἐραύνησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) and you will see that no prophet will arise from Galilee.”
Romans 8:27 And God, who searches (eraunōn | ἐραυνῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) our hearts, knows the desire of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.
1 Corinthians 2:10 But God has revealed them to us through his Spirit; for the Spirit searches (erauna | ἐραυνᾷ | pres act ind 3 sg) everything, even the deep things of God.
1 Peter 1:11 trying to discover (eraunōntes | ἐραυνῶντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) what time or manner of time the Spirit of Christ who was in them was indicating when he predicted the sufferings of Christ and the glories that would follow.
Revelation 2:23 I will kill her children with a fatal disease. Then all the churches will understand that I am the one who searches (eraunōn | ἐραυνῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) minds and hearts; and I will give to each of you according to your works.