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ἐρωτάω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐρωτάω
Greek transliteration: 
erōtaō
Simplified transliteration: 
erotao
Principal Parts: 
ἐρωτήσω, ἠρώτησα, -, -, ἠρωτήθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2065
GK Number: 
2263
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
63
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(1a)
Gloss: 
to ask; beg, urge; pray
Definition: 
to ask, interrogate, inquire of, Mt. 21:24; Lk. 20:3; in NT to ask, request, beg, beseech, Mt. 15:23; Lk. 4:38; Jn. 14:16

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 15:23 But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and urged (ērōtoun | ἠρώτουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) him, saying, “Send her away, because she keeps shouting after us.”
Matthew 16:13 Now when Jesus came into the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked (ērōta | ἠρώτα | imperf act ind 3 sg) his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?”
Matthew 19:17 And Jesus replied “Why do (erōtas | ἐρωτᾷς | pres act ind 2 sg) you (erōtas | ἐρωτᾷς | pres act ind 2 sg) ask (erōtas | ἐρωτᾷς | pres act ind 2 sg) me about what is good? There is only one who is good. If you want to enter life, keep the commandments.”
Matthew 21:24 Jesus answered them, saying, “I also will ask (erōtēsō | ἐρωτήσω | fut act ind 1 sg) you one question, and if you give me an answer, then I will tell you by what authority I do these things.
Mark 4:10 When he was alone, asked about (ērōtōn | ἠρώτων | imperf act ind 3 pl) him those around him with the twelve asked (ērōtōn | ἠρώτων | imperf act ind 3 pl) him about (ērōtōn | ἠρώτων | imperf act ind 3 pl) the parables.
Mark 7:26 The woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by birth. She begged (ērōta | ἠρώτα | imperf act ind 3 sg) Jesus to drive out the demon from her daughter.
Mark 8:5 And he asked (ērōta | ἠρώτα | imperf act ind 3 sg) them, “How many loaves do you have?” They said, “Seven.”
Luke 4:38 After leaving the synagogue, Jesus went to Simon’s house. Now Simon’s mother-in-law was suffering a severe fever, and they made (ērōtēsan | ἠρώτησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) a request to him on her behalf.
Luke 5:3 He got into one of the boats, which was Simon’s, and asked (ērōtēsen | ἠρώτησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) him to put out a little from the shore. Then he sat down and taught the crowds from the boat.
Luke 7:3 When the centurion heard about Jesus, he sent to him elders of the Jews, asking (erōtōn | ἐρωτῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) him to come and heal his servant.
Luke 7:36 Now one of the Pharisees asked (ērōta | ἠρώτα | imperf act ind 3 sg) him to eat with him, so he went into the house of the Pharisee and took his place at table.
Luke 8:37 Then all the people of the surrounding region of the Gerasenes asked (ērōtēsen | ἠρώτησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) Jesus to go away from them, because they were seized with a great fear. So he got into a boat and returned.
Luke 9:45 But they did not understand this saying. It was concealed from them, so that they might not understand it; and they were afraid to ask (erōtēsai | ἐρωτῆσαι | aor act inf ) him about this saying.
Luke 11:37 When Jesus finished speaking, a Pharisee asked (erōta | ἐρωτᾷ | pres act ind 3 sg) him to have a meal with him, so he went in and reclined at table.
Luke 14:18 But one after another they all began to make excuses. The first said to him, ‘I bought a field, and I must go out to see it. I ask (erōtō | ἐρωτῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) you, have me excused.’
Luke 14:19 And another said, ‘I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I am going to try them out. I ask (erōtō | ἐρωτῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) you, have me excused.’
Luke 14:32 And if not, while he is yet a great way off, he will send a delegation and ask (erōta | ἐρωτᾷ | pres act ind 3 sg) for terms of peace.
Luke 16:27 So the rich man said, ‘Then I beg (erōtō | ἐρωτῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) you, father, send Lazarus to the house of my father
Luke 19:31 If someone asks (erōta | ἐρωτᾷ | pres act subj 3 sg) you why are you untying it, you shall say this: ‘The Lord has need of it.’”
Luke 20:3 He answered, saying to them, “I will also ask (erōtēsō | ἐρωτήσω | fut act ind 1 sg) you a question, and you must give me the answer:
Luke 22:68 and if I question (erōtēsō | ἐρωτήσω | aor act subj 1 sg) you, you will not answer.
Luke 23:3 So Pilate asked (ērōtēsen | ἠρώτησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) Jesus, saying, “Are you the king of the Jews?” In response Jesus said “You say so.”
John 1:19 And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask (erōtēsōsin | ἐρωτήσωσιν | aor act subj 3 pl) him, “Who are you?”
John 1:21 So they asked (ērōtēsan | ἠρώτησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) him, “Then who are you? Are you Elijah?” And he said, “I am not.” “Are you the Prophet?” And he replied, “No.”
John 1:25 So they asked (ērōtēsan | ἠρώτησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) him, saying, “Why then are you baptizing, if you are not the Christ, nor Elijah, nor the Prophet?”
John 4:31 In the meantime the disciples kept urging (ērōtōn | ἠρώτων | imperf act ind 3 pl) Jesus, saying, “Rabbi, take something to eat.”
John 4:40 When therefore the Samaritans came to him, they urged (ērōtōn | ἠρώτων | imperf act ind 3 pl) him to stay with them. He stayed there for two days.
John 4:47 When this man heard that Jesus had arrived in Galilee from Judea, he went to him and begged (ērōta | ἠρώτα | imperf act ind 3 sg) him to come down and heal his son; for he was at the point of death.
John 5:12 They questioned (ērōtēsan | ἠρώτησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) him, “Who is the man who said to you, ‘Pick up your mat and walk’?”
John 8:7 When they kept on questioning (erōtōntes | ἐρωτῶντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) him, he straightened up and said to them, “The man among you without sin, let him be the first to throw a stone at her.”
John 9:2 And his disciples questioned (ērōtēsan | ἠρώτησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) him, saying, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?”
John 9:15 Then the Pharisees also asked (ērōtōn | ἠρώτων | imperf act ind 3 pl) him how he had received his sight. And he said to them, “He daubed mud on my eyes, and I washed, and now I see.”
John 9:19 and asked (ērōtēsan | ἠρώτησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) them, saying, “Is this your son, who you say was born blind? How then does he now see?”
John 9:21 but how it is that he now sees we do not know, nor do we know who opened his eyes. Ask (erōtēsate | ἐρωτήσατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) him, he is an adult. He will speak for himself.”
John 12:21 So these came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and asked (ērōtōn | ἠρώτων | imperf act ind 3 pl) him, saying, “Sir, we would like to see Jesus.”
John 14:16 And I will ask (erōtēsō | ἐρωτήσω | fut act ind 1 sg) the Father, and he will give you another Paraclete, to be with you forever,
John 16:5 But now I am going away to the one who sent me, and none of you asks (erōta | ἐρωτᾷ | pres act ind 3 sg) me, ‘Where are you going?’
John 16:19 Jesus knew that they wanted to (erōtan | ἐρωτᾶν | pres act inf ) question (erōtan | ἐρωτᾶν | pres act inf ) him, so he said to them, “Are you deliberating with one another about this — that I said, ‘A little while and you will not see me, and again a little while and you will see me’?
John 16:23 On that day you (erōtēsete | ἐρωτήσετε | fut act ind 2 pl) will (erōtēsete | ἐρωτήσετε | fut act ind 2 pl) question (erōtēsete | ἐρωτήσετε | fut act ind 2 pl) me about (erōtēsete | ἐρωτήσετε | fut act ind 2 pl) nothing. I tell you the solemn truth: whatever you ask of the Father in my name he will give to you.
John 16:26 In that day you will ask in my name. I am not saying to you that I will intercede (erōtēsō | ἐρωτήσω | fut act ind 1 sg) with the Father on your behalf;
John 16:30 Now we know that you know all things and have no need for anyone to (erōta | ἐρωτᾷ | pres act subj 3 sg) question (erōta | ἐρωτᾷ | pres act subj 3 sg) you. This is why we believe that you have come forth from God.”
John 17:9 I am (erōtō | ἐρωτῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) praying (erōtō | ἐρωτῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) for them; I (erōtō | ἐρωτῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) am (erōtō | ἐρωτῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) not praying (erōtō | ἐρωτῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) for the world, but for those whom you have given to me, for they are yours;
John 17:15 I (erōtō | ἐρωτῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) am (erōtō | ἐρωτῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) not asking (erōtō | ἐρωτῶ | pres act ind 1 sg) that you take them out of the world, but that you protect them from the evil one.
John 17:20 “It is not only for these that I am interceding (erōtō | ἐρωτῶ | pres act ind 1 sg), but also for those who will come to believe in me through their word,
John 18:19 Meanwhile the high priest questioned (ērōtēsen | ἠρώτησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) Jesus about his disciples and about his teaching.
John 18:21 Why do (erōtas | ἐρωτᾷς | pres act ind 2 sg) you (erōtas | ἐρωτᾷς | pres act ind 2 sg) question (erōtas | ἐρωτᾷς | pres act ind 2 sg) me? Question (erōtēson | ἐρώτησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) those who have heard as to what I said to them; they know what I said.”
John 19:31 Then, since it was the day of Preparation, so that the bodies would not remain on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was a high day), the Jews asked (ērōtēsan | ἠρώτησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) Pilate to have the legs of the crucified men broken and their bodies taken down.
John 19:38 After this Joseph of Arimathea, a disciple of Jesus (though a secret one due to his fear of the Jews) asked (ērōtēsen | ἠρώτησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) Pilate if he could remove the body of Jesus. Pilate gave him permission, so he came and removed the body.
Acts 1:6 So when they had come together, they asked (ērōtōn | ἠρώτων | imperf act ind 3 pl) him, “Lord, is this the time when you will restore the kingdom to Israel?”
Acts 3:3 When he saw Peter and John about to go into the temple, he asked (ērōta | ἠρώτα | imperf act ind 3 sg) to receive alms.

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