Verb · A primitive root

A primitive root; properly, to tread or frequent; usually to follow (for pursuit or search); by implication, to seek or ask; specifically to worship:—ask, × at all, care for, × diligently, inquire, make inquisition, (necro-) mancer, question, require, search, seek (for, out), × surely.


  1. to resort to, seek, seek with care, enquire, require
    1. (Qal)
      1. to resort to, frequent (a place), (tread a place)
      2. to consult, enquire of, seek
        1. of God
        2. of heathen gods, necromancers
      3. to seek deity in prayer and worship
        1. God
        2. heathen deities
      4. to seek (with a demand), demand, require
      5. to investigate, enquire
      6. to ask for, require, demand
      7. to practice, study, follow, seek with application
      8. to seek with care, care for
    2. (Niphal)
      1. to allow oneself to be enquired of, consulted (only of God)
      2. to be sought, be sought out
      3. to be required (of blood)

Usages (1/4)

Deuteronomy 18:19

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2 Samuel 11:3


Uriah the Hittite An Israelite living in the land of the Hittites.

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