Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

middle voice prolonged from a primary putho (which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses)

KJV Translation Count — 12x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: ask (7), demand (2), enquire (2), understand (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to enquire, ask
2. to ascertain, by enquiry

Strong's Definitions

poon-than'-om-ahee; middle prolonged from a primary πύθω (which occurs only as an alternate in certain tenses); to question, i.e. ascertain by inquiry (as a matter of information merely; and thus differing from (2065) (ἐρωτάω), which properly means a request as a favor; and from (154) (αἰτέω), which is strictly a demand of something due; as well as from (2212) (ζητέω), which implies a search for something hidden; and from (1189) (δέομαι), which involves the idea of urgent need); by implication to learn (by casual intelligence): — ask, demand, enquire, understand.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together, he G4441ed of them where Christ should be born.


And he called one of the servants, and G4441ed what these things meant.


And hearing the multitude pass by, he G4441ed what it meant.


Then inquired he of them the hour when he began to amend. And they said unto him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him.


Simon Peter therefore beckoned to him, that he should G4441 who it should be of whom he spake.


And when they had set them in the midst, they G4441ed, By what power, or by what name, have ye done this?


And called, and G4441ed whether Simon, which was surnamed Peter, were lodged there.


Therefore came I unto you without gainsaying, as soon as I was sent for: I G4441 therefore for what intent ye have sent for me?


Then the chief captain came near, and took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains; and G4441ed who he was, and what he had done.


Then the chief captain took him by the hand, and went with him aside privately, and G4441ed him, What is that thou hast to tell me?