And he asked Pharaoh's officers that were with him in the ward of his lord's house, saying, Why look ye so sad to-day?
Then called Esther for Hatach, one of the king's chamberlains, whom he had appointed to attend upon her, and gave him a commandment to Mordecai, to know what it was, and why it was.
When they were by the house of Micah, they knew the voice of the young man the Levite: and they turned in thither, and said to him, Who brought thee hither? and what makest thou in this place? and what hast thou here?
1 Samuel 17:56
And the king said, Inquire thou whose son the stripling is.
And when he had assembled all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of them where Christ should be born.
And they made signs to his father, how he would have him called.
And if any man shall ask you, Why do ye loose him? thus shall ye say to him, Because the Lord hath need of him.
Then he inquired of them the hour when he began to amend: and they said to him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him.
And Pilate wondered if he was already dead: and calling the centurion, he asked him whether he had been any while dead.
Now while Peter doubted in himself what this vision which he had seen should mean, behold, the men who were sent from Cornelius had made inquiry for Simon's house, and were standing before the gate,
And called, and asked whether Simon, who was surnamed Peter, lodged there.
Then the chief captain took him by the hand, and went with him aside privately, and asked him, What is that thou hast to tell me?
Take heed to thyself that thou be not snared by following them, after that they are destroyed from before thee; and that thou inquire not after their gods, saying, How did these nations serve their gods? even so will I do likewise.
That Hanani, one of my brethren, came, he and certain men of Judah; and I asked them concerning the Jews that had escaped, who were left of the captivity, and concerning Jerusalem.
They shall ask the way to Zion with their faces towards it, saying, Come, and let us join ourselves to the LORD in a perpetual covenant that shall not be forgotten.
And the men of the place asked him of his wife; and he said, She is my sister: for he feared to say, She is my wife; lest, said he, the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah; because she was fair to look upon.
And they said, The man asked us strictly concerning our state, and our kindred, saying, Is your father yet alive? have ye another brother? and we told him according to the tenor of these words: Could we certainly know that he would say, Bring your brother down?
My lord asked his servants, saying, Have ye a father, or a brother?
And it shall come to pass, when Pharaoh shall call you, and shall say, What is your occupation?