Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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(συνεζήτουν), -, -, -, -, -
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to discuss; to debate, argue
to seek, ask, or inquire with another; to deliberate, debate, Mk. 1:27; 9:10; Lk. 24:15; to hold discourse with, argue, reason, Mk. 8:11; 12:28; Lk. 22:23; Acts 6:9; 9:29; to question, dispute, quibble, Mk. 9:14, 16*

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Mark 1:27 All the people were amazed, so that they asked (syzētein | συζητεῖν | pres act inf ) among themselves, saying, “What is this? A new teaching new with authority! He even gives orders to unclean spirits unclean He gives orders and they obey him.”
Mark 8:11 The Pharisees came and began to argue (syzētein | συζητεῖν | pres act inf ) with him, seeking from him a sign from heaven, testing him.
Mark 9:10 So they kept this saying to themselves, questioning (syzētountes | συζητοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) what the “rising of the dead” could mean.
Mark 9:14 And when they came to the disciples, they saw a large crowd around them, and scribes arguing (syzētountas | συζητοῦντας | pres act ptcp acc pl masc) with them.
Mark 9:16 And he asked them, “What are you arguing (syzēteite | συζητεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) about with them?”
Mark 12:28 And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing (syzētountōn | συζητούντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc). Seeing how well Jesus had answered them, he put this question to him: “Which commandment is the most important of all?”
Luke 22:23 And they began to question (syzētein | συζητεῖν | pres act inf ) one another, which of them it might be who would do this.
Luke 24:15 While they were talking and debating (syzētein | συζητεῖν | pres act inf ) these things, it happened that Jesus himself drew near and walked along with them,
Acts 6:9 But there rose up some of those of the synagogue of the Freedmen (as it was called), both Cyrenians and Alexandrians, as well as those from Cilicia and Asia, disputing (syzētountes | συζητοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) with Stephen.
Acts 9:29 He was talking and disputing (synezētei | συνεζήτει | imperf act ind 3 sg) with the Greek-speaking Jews, but they were looking for a way to kill him.