140 occurrences

'Answer' in the Bible

And my righteousness will answer for me {later} when you come concerning my wages before you. Every [one] that [is] not speckled or spotted among the goats, or dark-colored among the sheep shall be stolen [if it is] with me."

Then Joseph answered Pharaoh saying, "{It is not in my power}; God will answer [concerning] the well-being of Pharaoh."

Then Joseph said to his brothers, "I [am] Joseph! Is my father still alive?" And his brothers were unable to answer him, for they were dismayed at his presence.

And the sound of the ram's horn became {louder and louder}, and Moses would speak, and God would answer him with a voice.

And he said to her, "Stand [at] the doorway of the tent, and if anyone comes and asks you, and says, 'Is there anyone here?' You must answer, 'No.'"

The wisest of her ladies answer her; she also answers the question herself:

And he said to her, "Get up, let us go," but there was no answer. So he put her on the donkey, and the man got up and went to his place.

Just before the time of her death, those {attending her} said, "Do not fear, for you have given birth to a son." But she did not answer, or {pay any attention}.

So you will cry out on that day because of your king whom you have chosen for yourselves, but Yahweh will not answer you on that day!"

So Saul inquired of God, "Should I go down after [the] Philistines? Will you give them into the hand of Israel?" But he did not answer him on that day.

David called out to the army and to Abner the son of Ner, "Will you not answer, Abner?" And Abner answered and said, "Who [are] you [that] you call to the king?"

And Saul inquired of Yahweh, but Yahweh did not answer him, not by dreams or by the Urim or by the prophets.

Then Samuel said to Saul, "Why have you disturbed me by bringing me up?" And Saul said, "{I am in distress}! For [the] Philistines [are about] to make war against me, but God has turned away from me, and he does not answer me any more, not {by the prophets} or by the dreams. So I called to you to let me know what I should do."

And [Ish-Bosheth] was no longer able to {answer} Abner {because he feared him}.

They looked out, but there was no deliverer, [even] to Yahweh, but he did not answer them.

Then King Rehoboam consulted with the old men who had been {serving} before Solomon his father when he was alive, saying, "How [are] you advising [me] {to answer this people}?"

They said to him, "If you will be a servant today to this people, then you will serve them; and if you answer them and speak good words to them, they will always be your servants."

Elijah approached to all the people and said, "How long [will] you [go] limping over two opinions? If Yahweh [is] God, go after him; but if Baal, go after him." But the people did not answer him a word.

So they took the bull that he allowed to them, prepared it, and called upon the name of Baal from morning until noon, saying, "O Baal, answer us!" But there was no voice and there was no answer, so they limped about the altar which they had made.

It happened as noon passed, they raged until the [time of] the evening offering, but there was no voice, there was no answer, and no [one] paid attention.

Answer me, O Yahweh, answer me; that this people may know that you, O Yahweh, [are] God and that you have turned their hearts back again."

Then he said to Gehazi, "Gird up your loins and take my staff in your hand and go. If you meet anyone, you must not greet them; if anyone greets you, you must not answer them. You must put my staff on the face of the boy."

The people were silent, and they did not answer him a word, for the command of that king was saying, "You shall not answer him."

And Solomon {answered all her questions}. Not a word was hidden from Solomon that he did not answer for her.

Then King Rehoboam took counsel with the elders who had been {serving} before Solomon his father when he was alive, saying, "What word do you advise to answer this people?"

And the eye of their God was on the elders of the Jews, and they did not stop them until the report came to Darius, and then [answer] was received.

And this is the answer they returned to us: 'We are servants of the God of heaven and earth, and we are building the house that was built formerly many years ago, [which] a great king of Israel had built and finished.

And they sent a message to me four times like this, and I returned an answer like this to them.

If he wants to contend with him, he cannot answer him one [time] in a thousand.

{How much less} can I myself answer him? [How] can I choose my words with him,

whom I cannot answer, even though I am righteous? From my judge I must implore grace.

If I summon [him], and he should answer me, I do not believe that he will listen to my voice--

"For [he is] not a mortal like me [that] I can answer him, [that] {we can come to trial together}.

Then call, and I myself will answer; or let me speak, then reply to me.

You would call, and I myself would answer you; you would long for the work of your hand.

"Should [the] wise answer [with] windy knowledge, and should he fill his stomach [with the] east wind?

[Is there] a limit to windy words? What provokes you that you answer?

I call to my servant, but he does not answer; I must {personally} plead with him.

I want to know [the] words [with which] he would answer me, and I want to understand what he would say to me.

I cry to you for help, but you do not answer me; I stand, and you [merely] look at me.

then what shall I do when God rises up? And when he enquires, how shall I answer him?

{O that} {I had} someone hearing me! Here is my signature; let Shaddai answer me! {As for} [the] written communication [that] {my adversary} has written,

and {he became angry} at his three friends because they had not found an answer, and they had declared Job guilty.

When Elihu saw that there was no answer in the mouth of the three men, {he became angry}.

But he did not direct [his] words to me, and I will not answer him with your words.

"They are dismayed; they no longer answer; {they have nothing to say}.

And I have waited because they do not speak, because they stand [there] [and] no longer answer.

I myself will answer my share also; I myself will declare my knowledge also,

Let me speak {that I may find relief}; let me open my lips, and let me answer.

"If you are able, answer me. Present [your argument] {before me}; take your stand.

"Look, [in] this you are not right--I will answer you: Indeed, God is greater than a human being.

Why do you contend against him, that he will not answer all a person's words?

If {you have anything to say}, {answer me}; speak, for I desire {to justify you}.

I myself {will give answer to you} and [to] your friends with you.

There they cry out, but he does not answer {because of the pride of evildoers}.

"Shall a faultfinder contend with Shaddai? Anyone who argues with God must answer it."

"Look, I am insignificant. What shall I answer you? I lay my hand on my mouth.

Once I have spoken, and I will not answer; even twice, but I will not proceed."

When I call, answer me, O God of my righteousness. In trouble {deliver me}. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.

Consider [and] answer me, O Yahweh my God. Give light to my eyes lest I sleep [the sleep of] death,

As for me, I have called on you because you will answer me, O God. Incline your ear to me. Hear my words.

They cried out but there was no rescuer, [even] to Yahweh, but he did not answer them.

May Yahweh answer you in [the] day of trouble. May the name of Jacob's God protect you.

Now I know that Yahweh will help his anointed. He will answer him from his holy heaven with the victorious power of his right hand.

Rescue, O Yahweh. Let the king answer us when we call.

O my God, I call by day and you do not answer, and [by] night but I have no rest.

Save me from [the] mouth of [the] lion, and from [the] horns of [the] wild oxen answer me.

Hear, O Yahweh, my voice [when] I call, and be gracious to me and answer me.

Rather for you I wait, O Yahweh. You will answer, O Lord my God.

Attend to me and answer me. I am restless in my lamenting and I groan,

God will hear and answer them, [he] who [is] enthroned from of old, Selah Because they do not change, and they do not fear God.

so that your beloved ones may be rescued. Save by your right hand and answer us.

By awesome deeds in righteousness you will answer us, O God of our salvation, [you who are the] confidence [of] all [the] ends of [the] earth and [of] the far-off seas,

But as for me, my prayer [is] to you, O Yahweh, for a favorable time, O God, according to the abundance of your loyal love. Answer me with the faithfulness of your salvation.

Answer me, O Yahweh, because your loyal love [is] good; according to your abundant mercies, turn to me,

and do not hide your face from your servant. Because I am in trouble, answer me quickly.

Incline, O Yahweh, your ear [and] answer me, because I [am] poor and needy.

Do not hide your face from me in [the] day [of] my trouble. Incline your ear to me. In the day I call, answer me quickly,

so that your beloved ones may be rescued. Save by your right hand and answer me.

I call with [my] whole heart; answer me, O Yahweh. I will keep your statutes.

O Yahweh, hear my prayer; listen to my supplications. In your faithfulness answer me, [and] in your righteousness.

Quickly answer me, O Yahweh; my spirit fails. Do not hide your face from me, or I will become like [those] descending to [the] pit.

then they will call me, but I will not answer; they will seek me diligently but not find me.

To mortals [belong] the plans of the heart, but from Yahweh [comes] the answer of the tongue.

Do not answer a fool according to his folly lest you become like him--even you.

Answer a fool according to his folly, or else he will be wise in his own eyes.

A lazy person is wiser in his eyes than seven who answer discreetly.

Be wise, my child, and make my heart glad, and I will answer him who reproaches me [with] a word.

I opened myself to my beloved, but my beloved had turned and gone; my heart sank when he turned away. I sought him, but I did not find him; I called him, but he did not answer me.

And hyenas will answer in its palaces, and jackals in the pleasure palaces; and its time {is coming soon}, and its days will not be prolonged.

And what will one answer [the] messengers of [the] nation? That Yahweh has founded Zion, and the needy of his people will take refuge in it.

For people will live in Zion; in Jerusalem, you will surely not weep. Surely he will be gracious to you; when he hears the sound of your cry, he will answer you.

But they were silent and did not answer him a word, for the command of the king was, "You must not answer him."

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
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

תּוּב 
Tuwb (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

תּשׁבה תּשׁוּבה 
T@shuwbah 
Usage: 8

ἀνταποκρίνομαι 
Antapokrinomai 
Usage: 2

ἀντίλεγω 
Antilego 
Usage: 10

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

ἀπόκρισις 
Apokrisis 
Usage: 4

ἀπολογέομαι 
Apologeomai 
Usage: 8

ἀπολογία 
Apologia 
Usage: 8

ἐπερώτημα 
Eperotema 
Usage: 1

συστοιχέω 
Sustoicheo 
answer to
Usage: 1

ὑπολαμβάνω 
Hupolambano 
Usage: 4

χρηματισμός 
Chrematismos 
answer of God
Usage: 1