149 occurrences

'Answer' in the Bible

So shall my righteousness answer for me hereafter, when thou shalt come concerning my hire that is before thee: every one that is not speckled and spotted among the goats, and black among the sheep, that if found with me, shall be counted stolen.

And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, It is not in me: God will give Pharaoh an answer of peace.

And Joseph said unto his brethren, I am Joseph; doth my father yet live? And his brethren could not answer him; for they were troubled at his presence.

And it shall be, if it make thee answer of peace, and open unto thee, then it shall be, that all the people that are found therein shall become tributary unto thee, and shall serve thee.

and they shall answer and say, Our hands have not shed this blood, neither have our eyes seen it.

then shall his brother's wife come unto him in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face; and she shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto the man that doth not build up his brother's house.

And thou shalt answer and say before Jehovah thy God, A Syrian ready to perish was my father; and he went down into Egypt, and sojourned there, few in number; and he became there a nation, great, mighty, and populous.

And the Levites shall answer, and say unto all the men of Israel with a loud voice,

Cursed be the man that maketh a graven or molten image, an abomination unto Jehovah, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and setteth it up in secret. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.

Her wise ladies answered her, Yea, she returned answer to herself,

And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king whom ye shall have chosen you; and Jehovah will not answer you in that day.

Then said David to Jonathan, Who shall tell me if perchance thy father answer thee roughly?

And he could not answer Abner another word, because he feared him.

So Gad came to David, and told him, and said unto him, Shall seven years of famine come unto thee in thy land? or wilt thou flee three months before thy foes while they pursue thee? or shall there be three days pestilence in thy land? now advise thee, and consider what answer I shall return to him that sent me.

and they shall answer, Because they forsook Jehovah their God, who brought forth their fathers out of the land of Egypt, and laid hold on other gods, and worshipped them, and served them: therefore hath Jehovah brought all this evil upon them.

And king Rehoboam took counsel with the old men, that had stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, saying, What counsel give ye me to return answer to this people?

And they spake unto him, saying, If thou wilt be a servant unto this people this day, and wilt serve them, and answer them, and speak good words to them, then they will be thy servants for ever.

And he said unto them, What counsel give ye, that we may return answer to this people, who have spoken to me, saying, Make the yoke that thy father did put upon us lighter?

And it was so, when midday was past, that they prophesied until the time of the offering of the evening oblation; but there was neither voice, nor any to answer, nor any that regarded.

Then he said to Gehazi, Gird up thy loins, and take my staff in thy hand, and go thy way: if thou meet any man, salute him not; and if any salute thee, answer him not again: and lay my staff upon the face of the child.

But the people held their peace, and answered him not a word; for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.

either three years of famine; or three months to be consumed before thy foes, while the sword of thine enemies overtaketh thee; or else three days the sword of Jehovah, even pestilence in the land, and the angel of Jehovah destroying throughout all the borders of Israel. Now therefore consider what answer I shall return to him that sent me.

And they shall answer, Because they forsook Jehovah, the God of their fathers, who brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, and laid hold on other gods, and worshipped them, and served them: therefore hath he brought all this evil upon them.

And king Rehoboam took counsel with the old men, that had stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, saying, What counsel give ye me to return answer to this people?

And he said unto them, What counsel give ye, that we may return answer to this people, who have spoken to me, saying, Make the yoke that thy father did put upon us lighter?

Then'sent the king an answer unto Rehum the chancellor, and to Shimshai the scribe, and to the rest of their companions that dwell in Samaria, and in the rest of the country beyond the River: Peace, and so forth.

But the eye of their God was upon the elders of the Jews, and they did not make them cease, till the matter should come to Darius, and then answer should be returned by letter concerning it.

And thus they returned us answer, saying, We are the servants of the God of heaven and earth, and are building the house that was builded these many years ago, which a great king of Israel builded and finished.

Then Mordecai bade them return answer unto Esther, Think not with thyself that thou shalt escape in the king's house, more than all the Jews.

Then Esther bade them return answer unto Mordecai,

Call now; is there any that will answer thee? And to which of the holy ones wilt thou turn?

If he be pleased to contend with him, He cannot answer him one of a thousand.

How much less shall I answer him, And choose out my words to reason with him?

Whom, though I were righteous, yet would I not answer; I would make supplication to my judge.

For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, That we should come together in judgment.

Then call thou, and I will answer; Or let me speak, and answer thou me.

Thou wouldest call, and I would answer thee: Thou wouldest have a desire to the work of thy hands.

Should a wise man make answer with vain knowledge, And fill himself with the east wind?

I call unto my servant, and he giveth me no answer, Though I entreat him with my mouth.

Therefore do my thoughts give answer to me, Even by reason of my haste that is in me.

I would know the words which he would answer me, And understand what he would say unto me.

I cry unto thee, and thou dost not answer me: I stand up, and thou gazest at me.

What then shall I do when God riseth up? And when he visiteth, what shall I answer him?

Oh that I had one to hear me! (Lo, here is my signature, let the Almighty answer me); And that I had the indictment which mine adversary hath written!

So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

Also against his three friends was his wrath kindled, because they had found no answer, and yet had condemned Job.

And when Elihu saw that there was no answer in the mouth of these three men, his wrath was kindled.

For he hath not directed his words against me; Neither will I answer him with your speeches.

They are amazed, they answer no more: They have not a word to say.

And shall I wait, because they speak not, Because they stand still, and answer no more?

I also will answer my part, I also will show mine opinion.

I will speak, that I may be refreshed; I will open my lips and answer.

If thou canst, answer thou me; Set thy words in order before me, stand forth.

Behold, I will answer thee, in this thou art not just; For God is greater than man.

If thou hast anything to say, answer me: Speak, for I desire to justify thee.

I will answer thee, And thy companions with thee.

There they cry, but none giveth answer, Because of the pride of evil men.

Shall he that cavilleth contend with the Almighty? He that argueth with God, let him answer it.

Behold, I am of small account; What shall I answer thee? I lay my hand upon my mouth.

Once have I spoken, and I will not answer; Yea, twice, but I will proceed no further.

Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness; Thou hast set me at large when I was in distress: Have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.

Consider and answer me, O Jehovah my God: Lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the'sleep of death;

I have called upon thee, for thou wilt answer me, O God: Incline thine ear unto me, and hear my speech.

Now know I that Jehovah saveth his anointed; He will answer him from his holy heaven With the saving strength of his right hand.

Hear, O Jehovah, when I cry with my voice: Have mercy also upon me, and answer me.

Attend unto me, and answer me: I am restless in my complaint, and moan,

God will hear, and answer them, Even he that abideth of old, Selah The men who have no changes, And who fear not God.

That thy beloved may be delivered, Save with thy right hand, and answer us.

By terrible things thou wilt answer us in righteousness, Oh God of our salvation, Thou that art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, And of them that are afar off upon the sea:

But as for me, my prayer is unto thee, O Jehovah, in an acceptable time: O God, in the abundance of thy lovingkindness, Answer me in the truth of thy salvation.

Answer me, O Jehovah; for thy lovingkindness is good: According to the multitude of thy tender mercies turn thou unto me.

And hide not thy face from thy servant; For I am in distress; answer me speedily.

Bow down thine ear, O Jehovah, and answer me; For I am poor and needy.

Hide not thy face from me in the day of my distress: Incline thine ear unto me; In the day when I call answer me speedily.

That thy beloved may be delivered, Save with thy right hand, and answer us.

So shall I have an answer for him that reproacheth me; For I trust in thy word.

QOPH. I have called with my whole heart; answer me, O Jehovah: I will keep thy statutes.

Make haste to answer me, O Jehovah; my spirit faileth: Hide not thy face from me, Lest I become like them that go down into the pit.

Answer a fool according to his folly, Lest he be wise in his own conceit.

My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, That I may answer him that reproacheth me.

I opened to my beloved; But my beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone. My soul had failed me when he spake: I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer.

All they shall answer and say unto thee, Art thou also become weak as we? art thou become like unto us?

What then shall one answer the messengers of the nation? That Jehovah hath founded Zion, and in her shall the afflicted of his people take refuge.

For the people shall dwell in Zion at Jerusalem; thou shalt weep no more; he will surely be gracious unto thee at the voice of thy cry; when he shall hear, he will answer thee.

But they held their peace, and answered him not a word; for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.

The poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue faileth for thirst; I, Jehovah, will answer them, I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּוּב 
Tuwb (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

ἀπολογέομαι 
Apologeomai 
Usage: 8

ἀπολογία 
Apologia 
Usage: 8

אמר 
'emer 
Usage: 49

מלּה מלּה 
Millah 
Usage: 38

מענה 
Ma`aneh 
Usage: 8

עמּה 
`ummah 
Usage: 32

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

ענה 
`anah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 30

פּתגּם 
Pithgam (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

תּשׁבה תּשׁוּבה 
T@shuwbah 
Usage: 8

ἀνταποκρίνομαι 
Antapokrinomai 
Usage: 2

ἀντίλεγω 
Antilego 
Usage: 10

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

ἀπόκρισις 
Apokrisis 
Usage: 4

ἐπερώτημα 
Eperotema 
Usage: 1

συστοιχέω 
Sustoicheo 
answer to
Usage: 1

ὑπολαμβάνω 
Hupolambano 
Usage: 4

χρηματισμός 
Chrematismos 
answer of God
Usage: 1