Strong's Enhanced Concordance

The Aionian Bible un-translates and instead transliterates ten special words to help us better understand the extent of God’s love for individuals and all mankind, and the nature of afterlife destinies. The original translation is unaltered and an inline note is appended to 63 Old Testament and 200 New Testament verses. Compare the definitions below to the Aionian Glossary. Follow the blue link below to study the word's usage. Search for any Strong's number: g1-21369 and h1-9049.
to seek
Strongs:
g2212
Word:
ζητέω
Tyndale
Word:
ζητέω
Transliteration:
zēteō
Gloss:
to seek
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
ζητέω, -ῶ, [in LXX chiefly for בּקשׁ pi, also for דּרשׁ, etc;] 1) to seek, seek for: Mat.7:7, 8 Luk.11:9, 10; with accusative of person(s), Mrk.1:37, Luk.2:48, Jhn.6:24, al; id. before ἐν, Act.9:11; with accusative of thing(s), Mat.13:45, Luk.19:10; before ἐν, Luk.13:6, 7; ψυχήν, of plotting against one's life (Exo.4:19, al.), Mat.2:20, Rom.11:3 " (LXX). Metaph, to seek by thinking, search after, inquire into: Mrk.11:18, Luk.12:28, Jhn.16:19; τ. θεόν, Act.17:27. 2) to seek or strive after, desire: Mat.12:46, Mrk.12:12, Luk.9:9, Jhn.5:18, Rom.10:3, al; τ. θάνατον, Rev.9:6; τ. βασιλείαν τ. θεοῦ, Mat.6:33 (Dalman, Words, 121f.); τὰ ἄνω, Col.3:1; εἰρήνην, 1Pe.3:11 (LXX). 3) to require, demand: with accusative of thing(s), Mrk.8:12, Luk.11:29, 1Co.1:22, 2Co.13:3; before παρά, Mrk.8:11, al; ἵνα, 1Co.4:2 (cf. ἀνα, ἐκ, ἐπι, συν-ζητέω). (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
ζητέω
Transliteration:
zēteō
Gloss:
to seek
Morphhology:
Greek, Verb
Definition:
ζητ-έω, Doric dialect participle ζάτεισα [Refs 3rd c.BC+]imperfect ἐζήτουν, Epic dialect 3rd.pers. singular ζήτει [Refs 8th c.BC+]: aorist 1 ἐζήτησα [Refs 5th c.BC+]: perfect ἐζήτηκα [Refs 4th c.BC+] —middle, aorist 1 ἐζητησάμην (ἀν-) [Refs 3rd c.AD+]:—passive, future ζητηθήσομαι [Refs 2nd c.AD+]; but ζητήσομαι in passive sense,[Refs 2nd c.AD+]:—seek, seek for, ἐμὲ δ᾽ ἔξοχα πάντων ζήτει Il.[same place]; ζ. πημάτων ἀπαλλαγάς [Refs 5th c.BC+]; μὴ ζητῶν without seeking, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὸ ζητούμενον ἁλωτόν what is sought for may be found, [Refs 5th c.BC+] 2) mquire for, τὰ πινάκια καὶ τὰ γραμματεῖα [Refs 5th c.BC+] 3) search after, search out, τὸν αὐτόχειρα [Refs 5th c.BC+]; of huntsmen, ζ. τὸν λαγώ [Refs 5th c.BC+] 4) search or inquire into, investigate, examine, of philosophical investigation, ζ. τὰ θεῖα [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὸ ζητούμενον the matter of inquiry, the question, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; also of judicial inquiry, ζ. περὶ ἀδικημάτων [Refs 4th c.BC+]: generally, ζ. πότερον. ἤ [Refs 5th c.BC+] 5) require, demand, τῶν πράξεων παρὰ τοῦ στρατηγοῦ τὸν λόγον ζητοῦντες [Refs 4th c.BC+]. requires the opening up of the wound, [Refs 1st c.AD+] II) seek after, desire, ἀμήχανα [Refs 5th c.BC+]; of natural tendencies, ὁ θερμὸς ὕφαμμον χώραν ζητεῖ [Refs 4th c.BC+]:—passive, ζητούμενος sought after, in great demand, [Refs] II.2) with infinitive, seek to do, ἐκμαθεῖν τι ζ. [Refs 5th c.BC+]: with future infinitive, ζητεῖς ἀναπείσειν [Refs 5th c.BC+]: with accusative et infinitive, seek or desire that, [Refs 5th c.BC+] III) have to seek, feel the want of, ἵνα μὴ ζητέοιεν σιτία [Refs 5th c.BC+]:—passive, ζητούμενος οἷς ἀπέλειπες [Refs]
Strongs
Word:
ζητέω
Transliteration:
zētéō
Pronounciation:
dzay-teh'-o
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Verb
Definition:
to seek (literally or figuratively); specially, (by Hebraism) to worship (God), or (in a bad sense) to plot (against life); be (go) about, desire, endeavour, enquire (for), require, (X will) seek (after, for, means); of uncertain affinity;