2212 - zéteó

Strong's Concordance

Original word: ζητέω
Transliteration: zéteó
Definition (short): seek
Definition (full): to seek

NAS Exhaustive Concordance

Word Origin: of uncertain origin
Definition: to seek
NASB Translation: deliberating (1), demanding (1), inquire (1), looking (11), made efforts (1), search (4), searched (1), seek (36), seek after (1), seeking (35), seeks (9), sought (4), striving (1), tried (1), trying (6), kept trying to obtain (2).
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Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Of uncertain affinity; 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). Compare punthanomai.

see GREEK punthanomai

KJV: And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him.
NASB: Now when they had gone, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, "Get up! Take the Child and His mother and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is going to search for the Child to destroy Him."
KJV: Saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young child's life.
NASB: "Get up, take the Child and His mother, and go into the land of Israel; for those who sought the Child's life are dead."
KJV: But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
NASB: "But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
KJV: Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
NASB: "Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
KJV: For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
NASB: "For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.