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Entry for Strong's #2213 - ζήτημα

Transliteration
zḗtēma
Phonetics
dzay'-tay-mah  
Word Origin
from (2212)
Parts of Speech
Noun Neuter
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a question, debate
    1. about the law
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1875 ‑ דָּרַשׁ (daw‑rash');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (5) NAS (5) HCS (5)
Acts 5
Acts 5
Acts 5
BYZ TIS TR
N-APN 1
N-GPN 2
N-GSN 1
N-NSN 1
N-GPN 2
N-GSN 1
N-NPN 1
N-APN 1
N-GPN 2
N-GSN 1
N-NSN 1
NA WH
N-GPN 2
N-GSN 1
N-NPN 1
N-APN 1
N-GPN 2
N-GSN 1
N-NPN 2


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ζήτ-ημα, ατος, τό,

I that which is sought, Hp. VM 3; οὐ ῥάδιον ζ. a thing not easy to find, of Pentheus' mutilated limbs, E. Ba. 1139; δυσνοούμενον ζ., of God, Secund. Sent. 3.

II

1. inquiry, question, S. OT 278, Acts 15:2,al.; esp. of a philosophic nature, τὸ περὶ νόμους ζ. Pl. Lg. 631a; τὰ περὶ φύσεως ζ. ib. 891c; ποιητικῶν ζ. λύσεις Metrod. Herc. 831.13; also τοῦτ'.. οὗ τυγχάνει ζ. Pl. Cra. 421a; ἐκεῖνό γ' ἦν τὸ ζ. πρῶτον, πότερον.. Id. Sph. 221c; search, σῶμα μυρίοις ζητήμασιν εὑρών E. Ba. 1218; μητρός after her, Id. Ion 1352.

2. official or judicial inquiry, POxy. 97.14 (ii A.D.). III in pl., claims, PRyl. 117.14 (iii A.D.); subjects of dispute, SIG 785.8 (i A.D.), Acts 25:19.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ζήτημα, ζητητός, τό (ζητέω), a question, debate: Acts 15:2; Acts 26:3; νόμου, about the law, Acts 23:29; περί τίνος, Acts 18:15; Acts 25:19. (From Sophocles down.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ζήτημα , -τος , τό

(< ζητέω ),

[in LXX: ζ . τίθεσθαι (H1875 ni.), Ezekiel 36:37 A *;]

an inquiry, question: Acts 15:2; Acts 18:15; Acts 23:29; Acts 25:19; Acts 26:3.†


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 ζήτημα, which in the NT is confined to Ac, cf. P Oxy IX. 1188.5 (A.D. 13) ὡς πρὸς σὲ τοῦ περὶ τῶν ἀγνο ̣η (θέντων) ζ ̣η ̣(τήματος) ̣σ ̣ο ̣(μένου), ";knowing that you will be held accountable in any inquiry concerning facts that remain unknown"; (Ed.), ib. I. 97.14 (A.D. 115–6) περὶ ἧς τὸ ζήτημα ὑπερετέθη ἐπὶ τὸν κράτιστον ἡγεμόνα. The word = ";claim"; in P Ryl II. 117.14 (A.D. 269) τοὺς μηδὲν [τ ]ῶν κ ̣α ̣τοιχομένων κεκληρονομηκότας μὴ κατέχεσθαι τοῖς ἐκείνων ὀφε ̣[ιλήμασι ]ν ἢ καὶ ζητήμασιν, ";that those who have inherited nothing from deceased persons cannot be held responsible for their debts or the claims made against them"; (Edd.). In MGr ζήτημα = ";controversy.";

 

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
ζήτημά ζητηματα ζητήματα ζητήματά ζητηματος ζητήματος ζητηματων ζητημάτων zetemata zetḗmata zetḗmatá zētēmata zētḗmata zētḗmatá zetematon zetemáton zētēmatōn zētēmátōn zetematos zetḗmatos zētēmatos zētḗmatos
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