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Strong's #1830 - ἐξερευνάω

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  1. to search out, search anxiously and diligently
To search after, thoroughly investigate (first used to tellof a dog sniffing out something with his nose). The prophetssearched to find out the time of Messiah's appearance.
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KJV (1)
1 Peter 1
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1 Peter 1
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1 Peter 1
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1 Peter 1
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1 Peter 1
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1 Peter 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


(later ἐξερευν-έραυν- LXX Psalms 118:2(119).2, al.), search out, examine, S. OT 258, El. 1100; τὰ περὶ τὴν πόλιν Aen.Tact. 28.4; λογισμὸς τὰς αἰτίας ἐ. Epicur. Ephesians 1 p.64U.; τὰς προσόδους Plb. 14.1.13, cf. LXX l.c., al.; τὰ πρόσφορ' ἤν πως ἐξερευνήσας λάβω E. Hel. 429: Med., D.C. 52.6; τόπους Plb. 9.5.8, cf. 18.21.1.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐξεραυνάω T Tr WH for ἐξερευνάω, which see; see ἐραυνάω.]

STRONGS NT 1830: ἐξερευνάω ἐξερευνάω, ἐξερεύνω: 1 aorist ἐξηρεύνησα; to search out, search anxiously and diligently: περί τίνος, 1 Peter 1:10 (where T Tr WH ἐξεραυνάω which see). (1 Macc. 3:48 1 Macc. 9:26; the Sept.; Sophocles, Euripides, Polybius, Plutarch, others.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐξ -εραυνάω

(Rec. ἐξερευνάω ), - ,

[in LXX for H2713, H5341, etc.;]

to search out, search carefully: seq. περί , 1 Peter 1:10.†

ἐξερευνάω , see ἐξεραυνάω .

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For the idea of careful, minute search, as in 1 Peter 1:10, cf., in addition to the LXX passages (1 Maccabees 9:26 al.), Pss Sol 17.11 ἐξηρεύνησε (ὁ θεὸς) τὸ σπέρμα αὐτῶν καὶ οὐκ ἀφῆκεν αὐτούς : also Vett. Val. p. 267.5 διαίρεσιν ἐκ πείρας καὶ πόνου ἐξηρευνημένην. On the spelling see s.v. ἐραυνάω.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
εξερευνήσατε εξερευνησάτω εξερευνήσεις εξερευνήσης εξερευνήσω εξερευνήσωσι εξερευνώντες εξερημούντα εξερημωθήσονται εξερημών εξερημώσαι εξερημώσει εξερημώσω εξερήμωσω εξηραυνησαν ἐξηραύνησαν εξηρευνήθη εξηρεύνησαν εξηρεύνησεν εξηρημωμένας εξηρημωμένοις εξηρήμωσα εξηρήμωσε εξηρήμωται εξήρψεν exeraunesan exeraúnesan exēraunēsan exēraúnēsan
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