'Question' in the Bible
"What have I done now?" David asked. "It was just a question, wasn't it?"
Jonathan told David, "The LORD God of Israel is my witness that I'll carefully question my father by tomorrow or the next day. And if the response is favorable for David, will I not then send word to you and let you know?
While he was still asking that question, Jonathan, the son of Abiathar the priest arrived, so Adonijah told him, "Come on in, since you're a worthy man and are bringing us good news!"
Jehoshaphat asked, "Isn't there a prophet who belongs to the LORD and through whom we can ask the LORD a question?" One of the king of Israel's attendants replied, "Shaphat's son Elisha lives here. He used to be Elijah's personal attendant."
Micaiah replied, "You'll learn the answer to that question when the day comes that you run away to hide yourself in a closet!"
Never ask "Why does the past seem so much better than now?" because this question does not come from wisdom.
This is what the Lord says, the Creator of the signs: "Question me about my children, or give me orders about the work of my hands.
I also asked him a second question: "What are these two olive branches on either side of the two golden feeder channels that carry the golden oil to the seven lights?"
Jesus answered them, "I, too, will ask you one question. If you answer it for me, I will also tell you by what authority I am doing these things.
No one could answer him at all, and from that day on no one dared to ask him another question.
Jesus told them, "I'll ask you one question. Answer me, and then I'll tell you by what authority I'm doing these things.
When Jesus saw how wisely the man answered, he told him, "You are not far from the kingdom of God." After that, no one dared to ask him another question.
He answered them, "I, too, will ask you a question. Tell me:
Then they no longer dared to ask him another question.
But he told them, "If I tell you, you won't believe me, and if I ask you a question, you won't answer me.
So he continued to question him for a long time, but Jesus gave him no answer at all.
Jesus knew that they wanted to ask him a question, so he asked them, "Are you discussing among yourselves what I meant when I said, "In a little while you will no longer see me, then in a little while you will see me again'?
Why do you question me? Question those who heard what I said. These are the people who know what I said."
When they brought them back, they made them stand before the Council, and the high priest began to question them.
Paul and Barnabas had quite a dispute and argument with them. So Paul and Barnabas and some of the others were appointed to go up to Jerusalem to confer with the apostles and elders about this question.
But since it is a question about words, names, and your own Law, you will have to take care of that yourselves. I refuse to be a judge in these matters."
the tribune ordered Paul to be taken into the barracks and told the soldiers to beat and question him in order to find out why the people were yelling at him like this.
Eat anything that is sold in the meat market without raising any question about it on the grounds of conscience,
If an unbeliever invites you to his house and you wish to go, eat whatever is set before you, raising no question on the grounds of conscience.
Not that others should have relief while you have hardship. Rather, it is a question of fairness.
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