17 occurrences in 13 translations

'Asked' in the Bible

Then the king asked the wise men, who knew the times, (for so was the king's manner toward all that knew about the law and rights,

[The king asked,] "According to the law, what should be done with Queen Vashti, since she refused to obey King Ahasuerus' command that was delivered by the eunuchs?"

After that the young woman would go in to the king, and whatever she asked for would be given to her to take with her from the harem to the palace.

The members of the royal staff at the King's Gate asked Mordecai, "Why are you disobeying the king's command?"

They asked him this day after day, and he would not listen to them, so they told Haman to see whether or not Mordecai would get away with his disobedience, since he also had told them that he was Jewish.

Then Mordecai asked them return answer to Esther, "Don't think to yourself that you will escape in the king's house any more than all the Jews.

Then Esther asked them to answer Mordecai,

"What is it, Queen Esther?" the king asked her. "Whatever you want, even to half the kingdom, will be given to you."

While drinking the wine, the king asked Esther, "Whatever you ask will be given to you. Whatever you want, even to half the kingdom, will be done."

If the king approves of me and if it pleases the king to grant my petition and perform my request, may the king and Haman come to the banquet I will prepare for them. Tomorrow I will do what the king has asked."

Throughout that night the king was unable to sleep, so he asked for the book containing the historical records to be brought. As the records were being read in the king's presence,

So the king asked, "What honor and distinction was bestowed on Mordecai for this?" The young men who served the king answered, "Nothing was done for him."

The king asked, "Who's in the court?" Now Haman was just entering the outer court of the palace to ask the king to hang Mordecai on the gallows he had prepared for him.

Haman entered, and the king asked him, "What should be done for the man the king wants to honor?" Haman thought to himself, "Who is it the king would want to honor more than me?"

Once again, on the second day while drinking wine, the king asked Esther, "Queen Esther, whatever you ask will be given to you. Whatever you seek, even to half the kingdom, will be done."

King Ahasuerus spoke up and asked Queen Esther, "Who is this, and where is the one who would devise such a scheme?"

When the king returned to the banquet hall from the palace garden, Haman was prostrate on the couch where Esther was. The king asked, "Will this man even assault the queen with me in the house?" The king had no sooner spoken than they covered Haman's face.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אשׁקלון 
'Ashq@lown 
Usage: 12

בּעה בּעא 
B@`a' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 12

בּקשׁ 
Baqash 
Usage: 225

שׁאל שׁאל 
Sha'al 
Usage: 172

שׁאל 
Sh@'el (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

αἰτέω 
Aiteo 
Usage: 43

ἀνακρίνω 
Anakrino 
Usage: 16

ἀπαιτέω 
Apaiteo 
Usage: 0

ἐξετάζω 
Exetazo 
Usage: 2

ἐπερωτάω 
Eperotao 
Usage: 55

ἐρωτάω 
Erotao 
Usage: 42

πυνθάνομαι 
Punthanomai 
Usage: 11



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