2213. zétéma
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zétéma: an inquiry
Original Word: ζήτημα, ατος, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: zétéma
Phonetic Spelling: (dzay'-tay-mah)
Short Definition: a question, dispute
Definition: a question, subject of inquiry, dispute.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 2213 zḗtēma (a neuter noun) – a question arising from a hot dispute (rigorous debate). See 2211 (zēteō).

2213 /zḗtēma ("a controversial question") focuses on probing the principle at stake (the underlying idea).

[2214 /zḗtēsis (a feminine noun) however focuses on a particular "brand" (type of) principle working out in practice.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from zéteó
an inquiry
NASB Translation
issue (1), points of disagreement (1), questions (3).

STRONGS NT 2213: ζήτημα

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.)

question, issue

From zeteo; a search (properly concretely), i.e. (in words) a debate -- question.

see GREEK zeteo

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