1905. eperótaó
Strong's Concordance
eperótaó: to inquire of
Original Word: ἐπερωτάω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: eperótaó
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-er-o-tah'-o)
Definition: to inquire of
Usage: I interrogate, question, demand of.
HELPS Word-studies

1905 eperōtáō (from epi, "on, fitting" intensifying 2065 /erōtáō, "inquire, ask") – properly, ask appropriately (aptly), done by someone on "preferred footing" who makes a request from a "preferred position." 2065 /erōtáō ("ask pointedly") is the regular word Jesus used for making requests to the Father (Jn 14:16, 16:26, 17:9,15,20).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and erótaó
to inquire of
NASB Translation
ask (5), ask...question (1), ask...questions (1), asked (14), asked...a question (1), asking (2), asking...questions (1), question (3), questioned (18), questioning (9).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1905: ἐπερωτάω

ἐπερωτάω, ἐπερωτῶ; imperfect ἐπηρώτων; future ἐπερωτήσω; 1 aorist ἐπηρώτησα; 1 aorist passive participle ἐπερωτηθείς; the Sept. mostly for שָׁאַל, sometimes for דָּרַשׁ;

1. to accost one with an inquiry, put a question to, inquire of, ask, interrogate (ἐπί directive, uniformly in the N. T.; Meyer on Mark 11:29 (cf. ἐπί, D. 2)): τινα, Mark 9:32; Mark 12:34; Matthew 22:46; Luke 2:46; 1 Corinthians 14:35; John 18:21 R G; τινα τί, ask one anything, Mark 7:17 L T Tr WH; ; Luke 20:40; τινα περί τίνος, one about a thing, Mark 7:17 R G; (Luke 9:45 Lachmann) (Herodotus 1, 32; Demosthenes 1072, 12); followed by λέγων with the words used by the questioner, Matthew 12:10; Matthew 17:10; Mark 9:11; Mark 12:18; Luke 3:10, 14; Luke 20:27; Luke 23:3 (R G L), and often in the Synoptic Gospels; followed by εἰ, whether, Mark 8:23; Mark 15:44; Luke 23:6; or some other form of the indirect question, Acts 23:34; ἐπηρώτων λέγοντες (L T Tr WH omit λέγοντες), τίς εἴη, Luke 8:9; ἐπερωτᾶν Θεόν to consult God (Numbers 23:3; Joshua 9:20 (14); Judges 1:1; Judges 18:5; Isaiah 19:3, etc.; Thucydides 1, 118 (etc.)), hence, to seek to know God's purpose and to do his will, Romans 10:20 from Isaiah 65:1.

2. by a usage foreign to the Greeks, to address one with a request or demand; to ask of or demand of one: followed by the infinitive Matthew 16:1 (so ἐπερωτᾶν τινα τί, Hebrew שָׁאַל, in Psalm 136:3 (); (this sense is disputed by some; see Zezschwitz as referred to at end of next word; cf. Weiss on Matthew, the passage cited, and see ἐρωτάω, 2)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
ask questions, demand, desire.

From epi and erotao; to ask for, i.e. Inquire, seek -- ask (after, questions), demand, desire, question.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK erotao

Forms and Transliterations
επερωτά επερωταν επερωτάν ἐπερωτᾷν ἐπερωτᾶν επερωτάς επερωτατωσαν επερωτάτωσαν ἐπερωτάτωσαν Επερωτηθεις επερωτηθείς Ἐπερωτηθεὶς επερωτησαι επερωτήσαι επερωτήσαί ἐπερωτῆσαι επερωτήσαντι επερωτησας επερωτήσας ἐπερωτήσας επερωτησατε επερωτήσατε ἐπερωτήσατε επερωτήση επερωτήσομεν επερώτησον επερωτήσουσι επερωτήσουσιν Επερωτησω επερωτήσω Ἐπερωτήσω Επερωτω Ἐπερωτῶ επερωτών επερωτωντα επερωτώντα ἐπερωτῶντα επερωτώντος επερωτώσι επερωτωσιν επερωτώσιν ἐπερωτῶσιν επηρωτα επηρώτα ἐπηρώτα επηρώτησα επηρωτησαν επηρώτησαν ἐπηρώτησαν επηρώτησας επηρώτησε επηρώτησέ επηρωτησεν επηρώτησεν ἐπηρώτησεν ἐπηρώτησέν επηρωτων επηρώτων ἐπηρώτων eperota eperṓta epērōta epērṓta eperotā̂in eperōtā̂in eperotan eperōtan eperotatosan eperotátosan eperōtatōsan eperōtátōsan eperotesai eperotêsai eperōtēsai eperōtē̂sai eperotesan eperṓtesan epērōtēsan epērṓtēsan eperotesas eperotḗsas eperōtēsas eperōtḗsas eperotesate eperotḗsate eperōtēsate eperōtḗsate eperotesen eperṓtesen eperṓtesén epērōtēsen epērṓtēsen epērṓtēsén Eperoteso Eperotḗso Eperōtēsō Eperōtḗsō Eperotetheis Eperotetheìs Eperōtētheis Eperōtētheìs Eperoto Eperotô Eperōtō Eperōtō̂ eperoton eperṓton epērōtōn epērṓtōn eperotonta eperotônta eperōtōnta eperōtō̂nta eperotosin eperotôsin eperōtōsin eperōtō̂sin
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 12:10 V-AIA-3P
GRK: ξηράν καὶ ἐπηρώτησαν αὐτὸν λέγοντες
NAS: was withered. And they questioned Jesus, asking,
KJV: withered. And they asked him, saying,
INT: withered And they asked him saying

Matthew 16:1 V-AIA-3P
GRK: Σαδδουκαῖοι πειράζοντες ἐπηρώτησαν αὐτὸν σημεῖον
NAS: up, and testing Jesus, they asked Him to show
KJV: tempting desired him
INT: Sadducees tempting [him] asked him a sign

Matthew 17:10 V-AIA-3P
GRK: Καὶ ἐπηρώτησαν αὐτὸν οἱ
NAS: And His disciples asked Him, Why then
KJV: his disciples asked him, saying,
INT: And asked him the

Matthew 22:23 V-AIA-3P
GRK: ἀνάστασιν καὶ ἐπηρώτησαν αὐτὸν
NAS: came to Jesus and questioned Him,
KJV: resurrection, and asked him,
INT: a resurrection and they questioned him

Matthew 22:35 V-AIA-3S
GRK: καὶ ἐπηρώτησεν εἷς ἐξ
NAS: of them, a lawyer, asked Him [a question], testing
KJV: [which was] a lawyer, asked [him a question], tempting
INT: and questioned [him] one of

Matthew 22:41 V-AIA-3S
GRK: τῶν Φαρισαίων ἐπηρώτησεν αὐτοὺς ὁ
NAS: Jesus asked them a question:
KJV: Jesus asked them,
INT: the Pharisees questioned them

Matthew 22:46 V-ANA
GRK: τῆς ἡμέρας ἐπερωτῆσαι αὐτὸν οὐκέτι
NAS: from that day on to ask Him another
KJV: that day forth ask him any more
INT: the day to question him no longer

Matthew 27:11 V-AIA-3S
GRK: ἡγεμόνος καὶ ἐπηρώτησεν αὐτὸν ὁ
NAS: and the governor questioned Him, saying,
KJV: and the governor asked him, saying,
INT: governor and questioned him the

Mark 5:9 V-IIA-3S
GRK: καὶ ἐπηρώτα αὐτόν Τί
NAS: And He was asking him, What
KJV: And he asked him, What
INT: And he asked him what [is]

Mark 7:5 V-PIA-3P
GRK: καὶ ἐπερωτῶσιν αὐτὸν οἱ
NAS: and the scribes asked Him, Why
KJV: and scribes asked him, Why
INT: and questioned him the

Mark 7:17 V-IIA-3P
GRK: τοῦ ὄχλου ἐπηρώτων αὐτὸν οἱ
NAS: His disciples questioned Him about the parable.
KJV: his disciples asked him concerning
INT: the crowd asked him the

Mark 8:23 V-IIA-3S
GRK: χεῖρας αὐτῷ ἐπηρώτα αὐτόν Εἴ
NAS: His hands on him, He asked him, Do you see
KJV: his hands upon him, he asked him if
INT: hands upon him he asked him if

Mark 8:27 V-IIA-3S
GRK: τῇ ὁδῷ ἐπηρώτα τοὺς μαθητὰς
NAS: and on the way He questioned His disciples,
KJV: by the way he asked his disciples,
INT: the way he was questioning the disciples

Mark 8:29 V-IIA-3S
GRK: καὶ αὐτὸς ἐπηρώτα αὐτούς Ὑμεῖς
NAS: And He [continued] by questioning them, But who
INT: And he questioned them you

Mark 9:11 V-IIA-3P
GRK: καὶ ἐπηρώτων αὐτὸν λέγοντες
NAS: They asked Him, saying,
KJV: And they asked him, saying,
INT: And they asked him saying

Mark 9:16 V-AIA-3S
GRK: καὶ ἐπηρώτησεν αὐτούς Τί
NAS: And He asked them, What
KJV: And he asked the scribes, What
INT: And he asked them What

Mark 9:21 V-AIA-3S
GRK: καὶ ἐπηρώτησεν τὸν πατέρα
NAS: And He asked his father, How
KJV: And he asked his father,
INT: And he asked the father

Mark 9:28 V-IIA-3P
GRK: κατ' ἰδίαν ἐπηρώτων αὐτόν Ὅτι
NAS: His disciples [began] questioning Him privately,
KJV: his disciples asked him privately,
INT: in private asked him Why

Mark 9:32 V-ANA
GRK: ἐφοβοῦντο αὐτὸν ἐπερωτῆσαι
NAS: and they were afraid to ask Him.
KJV: and were afraid to ask him.
INT: were afraid him to ask

Mark 9:33 V-IIA-3S
GRK: οἰκίᾳ γενόμενος ἐπηρώτα αὐτούς Τί
NAS: and when He was in the house, He [began] to question them, What
KJV: in the house he asked them, What
INT: house having been he asked them What

Mark 10:2 V-IIA-3P
GRK: προσελθόντες Φαρισαῖοι ἐπηρώτων αὐτὸν εἰ
NAS: up to Jesus, testing Him, and [began] to question Him whether
KJV: came to him, and asked him,
INT: having come to [him] the Pharisees demanded of him if

Mark 10:10 V-IIA-3P
GRK: περὶ τούτου ἐπηρώτων αὐτόν
NAS: the disciples [began] questioning Him about
KJV: his disciples asked him again
INT: concerning the same thing asked him

Mark 10:17 V-IIA-3S
GRK: γονυπετήσας αὐτὸν ἐπηρώτα αὐτόν Διδάσκαλε
NAS: up to Him and knelt before Him, and asked Him, Good
KJV: kneeled to him, and asked him, Good
INT: having knelt down to him asked him Teacher

Mark 11:29 V-FIA-1S
GRK: εἶπεν αὐτοῖς Ἐπερωτήσω ὑμᾶς ἕνα
NAS: said to them, I will ask you one
KJV: I will also ask of you one
INT: said to them I will ask you one

Mark 12:18 V-IIA-3P
GRK: εἶναι καὶ ἐπηρώτων αὐτὸν λέγοντες
NAS: came to Jesus, and [began] questioning Him, saying,
KJV: and they asked him,
INT: there is And they questioned him saying

Strong's Greek 1905
56 Occurrences

ἐπηρώτα — 10 Occ.
ἐπηρώτησαν — 7 Occ.
ἐπηρώτησεν — 16 Occ.
ἐπηρώτων — 10 Occ.
ἐπερωτᾷν — 1 Occ.
ἐπερωτάτωσαν — 1 Occ.
ἐπερωτῆσαι — 3 Occ.
ἐπερωτήσας — 1 Occ.
ἐπερωτήσατε — 1 Occ.
Ἐπερωτήσω — 1 Occ.
Ἐπερωτηθεὶς — 1 Occ.
Ἐπερωτῶ — 1 Occ.
ἐπερωτῶντα — 1 Occ.
ἐπερωτῶσιν — 2 Occ.

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