1) to seek in order to find
1a) to seek a thing
1b) to seek [in order to find out] by thinking, meditating, reasoning, to enquire into
1c) to seek after, seek for, aim at, strive after
2) to seek, i.e. require, demand
2a) to crave, demand something from someone
Part of Speech: verb
Citing in TDNT: 2:892, 300
Of uncertain affinity; to seek (literally or figuratively); specifically (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 G4441.
|g attempt to find||13.19|
|(ζητέω τὴν ψυχήν) want to kill||20.66|
|b seek information||27.34|
|a try to find||27.41|
|f try to obtain||57.59|
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