136 occurrences

'Answer' in the Bible

And my righteousness shall answer for me hereafter, when thou comest about my hire, before thy face: all that is not speckled and spotted among the goats, and brown among the lambs, let that be stolen with me.

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

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

And they took of the fruit of the land in their hand, and brought it down unto us, and brought us answer, and said, The land is good that Jehovah our God hath given us.

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

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

then shall his brother's wife come near to him before the eyes of the elders, and draw his sandal from his foot, and spit in his face, and shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto the man that will not build up his brother's house.

Cursed be the man that maketh a graven or molten image, an abomination to Jehovah, a work of the craftsman's hand, and putteth it up secretly! And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.

Her wisest ladies make answer, nay, she gives answer to herself,

He said to her, "Get up, let us be going." But there was no answer. Then he put her upon the ass; and the man rose up and went away to his home.

And as she was dying, the women that stood by her said, Fear not; for thou hast borne a son. But she did not answer, neither did she take it to heart.

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

And Saul inquired of God, Shall I go down after the Philistines? wilt thou give them into the hand of Israel? But he did not answer him that day.

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

And Saul inquired of Jehovah; but Jehovah did not answer him, either by dreams, or by Urim, or by prophets.

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

And king Rehoboam consulted with the old men, who had stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, saying, How do ye advise to return answer to this people?

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

And he said to them, What advice give ye that we may return answer to this people who have spoken to me saying, Lighten the yoke which thy father put upon us?

And they took the bullock which had been given them, and sacrificed it, and called on the name of Baal from morning until noon, saying, O Baal, answer us! But there was no voice, and none answered. And they leaped about the altar that had been made.

Answer me, Jehovah, answer me, that this people may know that thou Jehovah art God, and that thou hast turned their heart back again.

And 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 lad.

But the people were silent and answered him not a word; for the king's command was, saying, Answer him not.

And king Rehoboam consulted with the old men, who had stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, saying, How do ye advise to return answer to this people?

And he said to them, What advice give ye that we may return answer to this people, who have spoken to me saying, Lighten the yoke which thy father put upon us?

The king sent an answer to Rehum the chancellor, and Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their companions that dwell in Samaria, and the other places 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 came to Darius; and then they returned answer by letter concerning it.

And thus they returned us answer, saying, We are the servants of the God of the heavens and the earth, and build the house that was built these many years ago; and a great king of Israel built and completed it.

And I said to them, We, according to our ability, have redeemed our brethren the Jews, who were sold to the nations; and will ye even sell your brethren? or shall they be sold unto us? And they were silent and found no answer.

And Mordecai bade to answer Esther: Imagine not in thy heart that thou shalt escape in the king's house, more than all the Jews.

And Esther bade to answer Mordecai:

If he shall choose to strive with him, he cannot answer him one thing of a thousand.

How much less shall I answer him, choose out my words to strive 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.

I am to be one that is a derision to his friend, I who call upon +God, and whom he will answer: a derision is the just upright man.

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

Thou wouldest call, and I would answer thee; thou wouldest have a desire after the work of thy hands.

Should a wise man answer with windy knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind,

Therefore do my thoughts give me an answer, and for this is my haste within me.

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

What then should I do when God riseth up? and if he visited, what should I answer him?

Oh that I had one to hear me! Behold my signature: let the Almighty answer me! And let mine opponent write an accusation!

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

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

And Elihu saw that there was no answer in the mouth of the three men, and his anger was kindled.

Now he hath not directed his words against me; and I will not answer him with your speeches. ...

I will answer, I also in my turn, I also will shew what I know:

I will speak, that I may find relief; I will open my lips and answer.

If thou canst, answer me; array thy words before me: take thy stand.

Behold, I will answer thee in this, thou art not right; for +God is greater than man.

If thou hast anything to say, answer me; speak, for I desire to justify thee.

Shall he that will contend with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproveth +God, let him answer it.

Behold, I am nought: what shall I answer thee? I will lay my hand upon my mouth.

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

With my voice will I call to Jehovah, and he will answer me from the hill of his holiness. Selah.

{To the chief Musician. On stringed instruments. A Psalm of David.} When I call, answer me, O God of my righteousness: in pressure thou hast enlarged me; be gracious unto me, and hear my prayer.

Consider, answer me, O Jehovah my God! lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;

Hear, Jehovah; with my voice do I call; be gracious unto me, and answer me.

Attend unto me, and answer me: I wander about in my plaint, and I moan aloud,

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

By terrible things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation, thou confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of the distant regions of the sea. ...

But as for me, my prayer is unto thee, Jehovah, in an acceptable time: O God, in the abundance of thy loving-kindness answer me, according to the truth of thy salvation:

Answer me, O Jehovah; for thy loving-kindness is good: according to the abundance of thy tender mercies, turn toward me;

And hide not thy face from thy servant, for I am in trouble: answer me speedily.

{A Prayer of David.} Incline thine ear, Jehovah, answer me; for I am afflicted and needy.

Hide not thy face from me: in the day of my trouble, incline thine ear unto me; in the day I call, answer me speedily.

That thy beloved ones may be delivered: save with thy right hand, and answer me.

So shall I have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me; for I confide in thy word.

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

Answer me speedily, O Jehovah; my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, or I shall be like unto them that go down into the pit.

Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own eyes.

A sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven men that answer discreetly.

Be wise, my son, and make my heart glad, that I may have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me.

A servant is not corrected by words: he understandeth indeed, but he will not answer.

I opened to my beloved; But my beloved had withdrawn himself; he was gone: My soul went forth when he spoke. I sought him, but I found him not; I called him, but he gave me no answer.

All of them shall answer and say unto thee, Art thou also become powerless as we; art thou become like unto us!

For the people shall dwell in Zion, at Jerusalem. Thou shalt weep no more; he will be very gracious unto thee at the voice of thy cry; as he heareth it, he will answer thee.

And they were silent, and answered him not a word; for the king's command was, saying, Answer him not.

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

And I beheld, and there was no man; even among them, and there was no counsellor, that, when I asked of them, could answer a word.

Wherefore did I come, and there was no man? I called, and there was none to answer? Is my hand at all shortened that I cannot redeem, or have I no power to deliver? behold, at my rebuke I dry up the sea, I make rivers a wilderness; their fish stink because there is no water, and die for thirst.

Then shalt thou call, and Jehovah will answer; thou shalt cry, and he will say, Here I am. If thou take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger and the unjust speech,

I will even assign you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down in the slaughter; because I called, and ye did not answer, I spoke, and ye did not hear; but ye did what was evil in mine eyes, and chose that wherein I delight not.

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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