1 Peter 3:15
but honor the Messiah as Lord in your hearts. Always be ready to give a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you.
Your speech should always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer each person.
Jesus answered them, “I will also ask you one question, and if you answer it for Me, then I will tell you by what authority I do these things.
Jesus said to them, “I will ask you one question; then answer Me, and I will tell you by what authority I am doing these things.
2 Samuel 14:18
Then the king answered the woman, “I’m going to ask you something; don’t conceal it from me!”“Let my lord the king speak,” the woman replied.
Then I can answer the one who taunts me,
for I trust in Your word.
remember what Balak king of Moab proposed,
what Balaam son of Beor answered him,
and what happened from the Acacia Grove to Gilgal
so that you may acknowledge
the Lord’s righteous acts.
I will answer you
and your friends with you.
1 Samuel 17:27
The people told him about the offer, concluding, “That is what will be done for the man who kills him.”
1 Samuel 17:30
Then he turned from those beside him to others in front of him and asked about the offer. The people gave him the same answer as before.
Then Haggai asked, “If someone defiled by contact with a corpse touches any of these, does it become defiled?”The priests answered, “It becomes defiled.”
And all those who heard Him were astounded at His understanding and His answers.
What answer will be given to the messengers from that nation?
The Lord has founded Zion,
and His afflicted people find refuge in her.
They answered, “The man kept asking about us and our family: ‘Is your father still alive? Do you have another brother?’ And we answered him accordingly. How could we know that he would say, ‘Bring your brother here’?”
Her wisest princesses answer her;
she even answers herself:
1 Kings 10:3
So Solomon answered all her questions; nothing was too difficult for the king to explain to her.
The king sent a reply to his chief deputy Rehum, Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their colleagues living in Samaria and elsewhere in the region west of the Euphrates River:Greetings.
When He had said these things, one of the temple police standing by slapped Jesus, saying, “Is this the way you answer the high priest?”
The earth will respond to the grain,
the new wine, and the oil,
and they will respond to Jezreel.