zétéma: an inquiryOriginal Word: ζήτημα, ατος, τόPart of Speech:
a question, disputeDefinition:
a question, subject of inquiry, dispute.
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 ConcordanceWord Origin
an inquiryNASB Translation
issue (1), points of disagreement (1), questions (3).
From zeteo; a search (properly concretely), i.e. (in words) a debate -- question.
see GREEK zeteo