1 Peter 3:15
But in your hearts set Christ apart as holy [and acknowledge Him] as Lord. Always be ready to give a logical defense to anyone who asks you to account for the hope that is in you, but do it courteously and respectfully.
Let your speech at all times be gracious (pleasant and winsome), seasoned [as it were] with salt, [so that you may never be at a loss] to know how you ought to answer anyone [who puts a question to you].
Jesus answered them, I also will ask you a question, and if you give Me the answer, then I also will tell you by what power of authority I do these things.
Jesus told them, I will ask you a question. Answer Me, and then I will tell you by what [sort of] authority I do these things.
2 Samuel 14:18
Then the king said to the woman, Hide not from me anything I ask you. And the woman said, Let my lord the king speak.
Then shall I have an answer for those who taunt and reproach me, for I lean on, rely on, and trust in Your word.
O My people, [earnestly] remember now what Balak king of Moab devised and what Balaam the son of Beor answered him; [remember what the Lord did for you] from Shittim to Gilgal, that you may know the righteous and saving acts of the Lord.
I will answer you and your companions with you.
1 Samuel 17:27
And the [men] told him, Thus shall it be done for the man who kills him.
1 Samuel 17:30
And David turned away from Eliab to another and he asked the same question, and again the men gave him the same answer.
Then said Haggai, If one who is [ceremonially] unclean because he has come in contact with a dead body should touch any of these articles of food, shall it be [ceremonially] unclean? And the priests answered, It shall be unclean. [Unholiness is infectious.]
And all who heard Him were astonished and overwhelmed with bewildered wonder at His intelligence and understanding and His replies.
What then shall one answer the messengers of the [Philistine] nation? That the Lord has founded Zion, and in her shall the poor and afflicted of His people trust and find refuge.
And they said, The man asked us straightforward questions about ourselves and our relatives. He said, Is your father still alive? Have you another brother? And we answered him accordingly. How could we know that he would say, Bring your brother down here?
Her wise ladies answered her, yet she repeated her words to herself,
1 Kings 10:3
Solomon answered all her questions; there was nothing hidden from the king which he failed to explain to her.
Then the king sent an answer: To Rehum the [Persian] official, to Shimshai the scribe, to the rest of their companions who dwell in Samaria and in the rest of the country beyond the River: Greetings.
But when He said this, one of the attendants who stood by struck Jesus, saying, Is that how You answer the high priest?
And the earth shall respond to the grain and the wine and the oil [which beseech it to bring them forth], and these shall respond to Jezreel [restored Israel, who prays for a supply of them].