Word Summary
zētēsis: a search, questioning
Original Word: ζήτησις
Transliteration: zētēsis
Phonetic Spelling: (dzay'-tay-sis)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: a search, questioning
Meaning: a search, questioning
Strong's Concordance
question, speculation

From zeteo; a searching (properly, the act), i.e. A dispute or its theme -- question.

see GREEK zeteo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2214: ἐκζήτησις

ἐκζήτησις (ἐκζητέω, which see), ἐκζητησεως, ;

1. an investigating.

2. a subject of subtle inquiry and dispute (R. V. questioning): 1 Timothy 1:4 T Tr (WH; see Ellicott at the passage and cf. οἰκονομία). (Basil Caesar., Didymus of Alexandria (circa ).)

STRONGS NT 2214: ζήτησιςζήτησις, ζητήσεως, (ζητέω);

a. a seeking: (Herodotus), Thucydides 8, 57; others;

b. inquiry (German dieFrage): περί τίνος, Acts 25:20.

c. a questioning, debate: Acts 15:2 (for Rec. συζήτησις); 7 T Tr text WH; περί τίνος, John 3:25.

d. a subject of questioning or debate, matter of controversy: 1 Timothy 1:4 R G L; ; 2 Timothy 2:23; Titus 3:9.