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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Greek - English Dictionary

G2212 - Seek

Strong's No.:G2212

Greek:ζητέω

Transliteration:zēteō

Phonetic:dzay-teh'-o

Word Origin:Of uncertain affinity

Bible Usage:be (go) about desire endeavour enquire (for) require (X will) seek (after for means). Compare G4441 .

Part of Speech:Verb

Strongs
Definition:

to seek (literally or figuratively); specifically (by Hebraism) to worship (God) or (in a bad sense) to plot (against life)


Thayers
Definition:

1. to seek in order to find

a. to seek a thing

b. to seek [in order to find out] by thinking, meditating, reasoning, to enquire into

c. to seek after, seek for, aim at, strive after

2. to seek i.e. require, demand

a. to crave, demand something from someone


Bible References:
Seek

Translation
Occurrences:
about ( 5 )
after ( 1 )
desired ( 1 )
desiring ( 2 )
endeavoured ( 1 )
enquire ( 2 )
for ( 3 )
out ( 1 )
required ( 2 )
seek ( 45 )
seekest ( 2 )
seeketh ( 9 )
seeking ( 11 )
sought ( 34 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.