4441 - punthanomai

Strong's Concordance

Original word: πυνθάνομαι
Transliteration: punthanomai
Definition (short): inquire
Definition (full): to inquire, by implication to learn

NAS Exhaustive Concordance

Word Origin: from a prim. root puth-
Definition: to inquire, by impl. to learn
NASB Translation: ask (1), asking (2), inquire (4), inquired (2), inquiring (1), learned (1).
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Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Middle voice prolonged from a primary putho (which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses); to question, i.e. Ascertain by inquiry (as a matter of information merely; and thus differing from erotao, which properly means a request as a favor; and from aiteo, which is strictly a demand for something due; as well as from zeteo, which implies a search for something hidden; and from deomai, which involves the idea of urgent need); by implication, to learn (by casual intelligence) -- ask, demand, enquire, understand.

see GREEK erotao

see GREEK aiteo

see GREEK zeteo

see GREEK deomai

KJV: And when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together, he demanded of them where Christ should be born.
NASB: Gathering together all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of them where the Messiah was to be born.
KJV: And he called one of the servants, and asked what these things meant.
NASB: "And he summoned one of the servants and began inquiring what these things could be.
KJV: And hearing the multitude pass by, he asked what it meant.
NASB: Now hearing a crowd going by, he began to inquire what this was.
KJV: Then inquired he of them the hour when he began to amend. And they said unto him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him.
NASB: So he inquired of them the hour when he began to get better. Then they said to him, "Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him."
KJV: And when they had set them in the midst, they asked, By what power, or by what name, have ye done this?
NASB: When they had placed them in the center, they began to inquire, "By what power, or in what name, have you done this?"