2214. zétésis
Strong's Concordance
zétésis: a search, questioning
Original Word: ζήτησις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: zétésis
Phonetic Spelling: (dzay'-tay-sis)
Definition: a search, questioning
Usage: a question, debate, controversy; a seeking, search.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 2214 zḗtēsis (a feminine noun) – a meaningless question to investigate a specific practice (as the outgrowth of a principle). See 2212 (zēteō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from zéteó
a search, questioning
NASB Translation
controversial questions (1), controversies (1), debate (2), discussion (1), how to investigate (1), speculations (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2214: ἐκζήτησις

ἐκζήτησις (ἐκζητέω, which see), ἐκζητησεως, ;

1. an investigating.

2. a subject of subtle inquiry and dispute (R. V. questioning): 1 Timothy 1:4 T Tr (WH; see Ellicott at the passage and cf. οἰκονομία). (Basil Caesar., Didymus of Alexandria (circa ).)

STRONGS NT 2214: ζήτησιςζήτησις, ζητήσεως, (ζητέω);

a. a seeking: (Herodotus), Thucydides 8, 57; others;

b. inquiry (German dieFrage): περί τίνος, Acts 25:20.

c. a questioning, debate: Acts 15:2 (for Rec. συζήτησις); 7 T Tr text WH; περί τίνος, John 3:25.

d. a subject of questioning or debate, matter of controversy: 1 Timothy 1:4 R G L; ; 2 Timothy 2:23; Titus 3:9.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
question, speculation

From zeteo; a searching (properly, the act), i.e. A dispute or its theme -- question.

see GREEK zeteo

Forms and Transliterations
εκζητησεις ἐκζητήσεις ζητησεις ζητήσεις ζητησεως ζητήσεως ζητησιν ζήτησιν ζητησις ζήτησις ζιβύνας ζιβύνην ekzeteseis ekzetḗseis ekzētēseis ekzētḗseis zeteseis zetḗseis zētēseis zētḗseis zeteseos zetḗseos zētēseōs zētḗseōs zetesin zētēsin zḗtesin zḗtēsin zetesis zētēsis zḗtesis zḗtēsis
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Englishman's Concordance
John 3:25 N-NFS
GRK: Ἐγένετο οὖν ζήτησις ἐκ τῶν
NAS: there arose a discussion on the part of John's
KJV: there arose a question between
INT: Arose then a question of the

Acts 15:2 N-GFS
GRK: στάσεως καὶ ζητήσεως οὐκ ὀλίγης
NAS: dissension and debate with them, [the brethren] determined
INT: a commotion and discussion not a little

Acts 15:7 N-GFS
GRK: Πολλῆς δὲ ζητήσεως γενομένης ἀναστὰς
NAS: much debate, Peter
INT: of much moreover discussion having taken place having risen up

Acts 25:20 N-AFS
GRK: περὶ τούτων ζήτησιν ἔλεγον εἰ
NAS: Being at a loss how to investigate such
KJV: manner of questions, I asked
INT: concerning this inquiry asked if

1 Timothy 1:4 N-AFP
GRK: ἀπεράντοις αἵτινες ἐκζητήσεις παρέχουσιν μᾶλλον
KJV: which minister questions, rather than
INT: endless which questionings bring rather

1 Timothy 6:4 N-AFP
GRK: νοσῶν περὶ ζητήσεις καὶ λογομαχίας
NAS: but he has a morbid interest in controversial questions and disputes about words,
KJV: about questions and
INT: unhealthy about questions and disputes of words

2 Timothy 2:23 N-AFP
GRK: καὶ ἀπαιδεύτους ζητήσεις παραιτοῦ εἰδὼς
NAS: and ignorant speculations, knowing
KJV: and unlearned questions avoid, knowing
INT: and undisciplined questionings refuse knowing

Titus 3:9 N-AFP
GRK: μωρὰς δὲ ζητήσεις καὶ γενεαλογίας
NAS: foolish controversies and genealogies
KJV: foolish questions, and
INT: foolish moreover controversies and genealogies

Strong's Greek 2214
8 Occurrences

ἐκζητήσεις — 1 Occ.
ζητήσεις — 3 Occ.
ζητήσεως — 2 Occ.
ζήτησιν — 1 Occ.
ζήτησις — 1 Occ.

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