'Questioning' in the Bible
And questioning her, I said, Whose daughter are you? And she said, The daughter of Bethuel, the son of Nahor, and Milcah his wife. Then I put the ring on her nose and the ornaments on her hands.
But the angel of the Lord said to him, Why are you questioning me about my name, seeing that it is a wonder?
So day after day she gave him no peace, for ever questioning him till his soul was troubled to death.
Then he himself went to Ramah, and came to the great water-spring in Secu; and questioning the people he said, Where are Samuel and David? And one said, They are at Naioth in Ramah.
So David, questioning the Lord, said, Am I to go and make an attack on these Philistines? And the Lord said to David, Go and make an attack on the Philistines so that Keilah may be kept from falling into their hands.
Then David, questioning the Lord, said, Am I to go after this band? will I be able to overtake them? And in answer he said, Go after them, for you will certainly overtake them, and get back everything.
David continued questioning him, "How did things go? Please tell me!" He replied, "The army has fled the battlefield, many of the army are wounded or have died, and Saul and his son Jonathan are also dead."
Now after this, David, questioning the Lord, said, Am I to go up into any of the towns of Judah? And the Lord said to him, Go up. And David said, Where am I to go? And he said, To Hebron.
It is a danger to a man to say without thought, It is holy, and, after taking his oaths, to be questioning if it is necessary to keep them.
And if this people, or the prophet, or a priest, questioning you, says, What word of weight is there from the Lord? then you are to say to them, You are the word, for I will not be troubled with you any more, says the Lord.
And questioning Baruch, they said, Say now, how did you put all these words down in writing from his mouth?
Then King Zedekiah sent and got him out: and the king, questioning him secretly in his house, said, Is there any word from the Lord? And Jeremiah said, There is. Then he said, You will be given up into the hands of the king of Babylon.
All the officials did indeed come and question Jeremiah. He told them exactly what the king had instructed him to say. They stopped questioning him any further because no one had actually heard their conversation.
O daughter of Aroer, take your station by the way, on the watch: questioning him who is in flight, and her who has got away safe, say, What has been done?
They will be questioning about the way to Zion, with their faces turned in its direction, saying, Come, and be united to the Lord in an eternal agreement which will be kept in mind for ever.
I came near to one of those who were waiting there, questioning him about what all this was. And he said to me that he would make clear to me the sense of these things.
And he got together all the chief priests and scribes of the people, questioning them as to where the birth-place of the Christ would be.
Now when Jesus had come into the parts of Caesarea Philippi, he said, questioning his disciples, Who do men say that the Son of man is?
And his disciples, questioning him, said, Why then do the scribes say that Elijah has to come first?
And he said to him, Why are you questioning me about what is good? One there is who is good: but if you have a desire to go into life, keep the rules of the law.
And they were all so amazed and almost terrified that they kept questioning and demanding one of another, saying, What is this? What new (fresh) teaching! With authority He gives orders even to the unclean spirits and they obey Him!
and he was questioning him, 'What is thy name?' and he answered, saying, 'Legion is my name, because we are many;'
And when he entered into a house from the multitude, his disciples were questioning him about the simile,
And he was questioning them, 'How many loaves have ye?' and they said, 'Seven.'
and having taken the hand of the blind man, he led him forth without the village, and having spit on his eyes, having put his hands on him, he was questioning him if he doth behold anything:
And Jesus went forth, and his disciples, to the villages of Caesarea Philippi, and in the way he was questioning his disciples, saying to them, 'Who do men say me to be?'
And He continued by questioning them, "But who do you say that I am?" Peter answered and said to Him, "You are the Christ."
And they kept that saying with themselves, questioning one with another what the rising from the dead should mean.
And they were questioning him, saying, that the scribes say that Elijah it behoveth to come first.
And when he came to his disciples, he saw a great multitude about them, and the scribes questioning with them.
And He asked them, About what are you questioning and discussing with them?
And Jesus questioning the father said, How long has he been like this? And he said, From a child.
And he having come into the house, his disciples were questioning him by himself -- 'Why were we not able to cast it forth?'
But the saying was not clear to them, and they were in fear of questioning him about it.
And he came to Capernaum, and being in the house, he was questioning them, 'What were ye reasoning in the way among yourselves?'
In the house the disciples began questioning Him about this again.
And as he is going forth into the way, one having run and having kneeled to him, was questioning him, 'Good teacher, what may I do, that life age-during I may inherit?'
Some Sadducees (who say that there is no resurrection) came to Jesus, and began questioning Him, saying,
And one of the scribes came, and heard them questioning together, and knowing that he had answered them well, asked him, What commandment is the first of all?
And when Jesus saw that he gave a wise answer, he said to him, You are not far from the kingdom of God. And every man after that was in fear of questioning him any more.
And as he is sitting at the mount of the Olives, over-against the temple, Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, were questioning him by himself,
and he was keeping silent, and did not answer anything. Again the chief priest was questioning him, and saith to him, 'Art thou the Christ -- the Son of the Blessed?'
Then Pilate questioned Him again, saying, "Do You not answer? See how many charges they bring against You!"
And it came to pass, after three days, they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both hearing them and questioning them,
And the multitudes were questioning him, saying, 'What, then, shall we do?'
And questioning him also were those warring, saying, 'And we, what shall we do?' and he said unto them, 'Do violence to no one, nor accuse falsely, and be content with your wages.'
And while the people were waiting, and all men were questioning in their hearts about John, if he was the Christ or not,
And his disciples were questioning him, saying, 'What may this simile be?'
But this saying was not clear to them and its sense was kept secret from them so that they were not able to see it: and they had fear of questioning him about it.
And when he had come out of that place, the scribes and the Pharisees came round him angrily, questioning him about more things;
And he sent for one of the servants, questioning him about what it might be.
and having blindfolded him, they were striking him on the face, and were questioning him, saying, 'Prophesy who he is who smote thee?'
and was questioning him in many words, and he answered him nothing.
And while they were talking and questioning together, Jesus himself came near and went with them.
There arose therefore a questioning on the part of John's disciples with a Jew about purifying.
So the disciples began questioning one another. "Can it be," they said, "that some one has brought Him something to eat?"
When they persisted in questioning Him, He stood up and said to them, “The one without sin among you should be the first to throw a stone at her.”
So the Pharisees renewed their questioning as to how he had obtained his sight. "He put clay on my eyes," he replied, "and I washed, and now I can see."
Jesus saw that they had a desire to put the question to him, so he said to them, Is this what you are questioning one with another, why I said, After a little time, you will see me no longer; and then again, after a little time, you will see me?
Why are you questioning me? put questions to my hearers about what I have said to them: they have knowledge of what I said.
They, therefore, indeed, having come together, were questioning him, saying, 'Lord, dost thou at this time restore the reign to Israel?'
So they brought them and set them before the council (Sanhedrin). And the high priest examined them by questioning,
And Herod, when he sent for him, and he was not there, after questioning the watchmen, gave orders that they were to be put to death. Then he went down from Judaea to Caesarea for a time.
And when Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and questioning with them, the brethren appointed that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem unto the apostles and elders about this question.
And when there had been much questioning, Peter rose up, and said unto them, Brethren, ye know that a good while ago God made choice among you, that by my mouth the Gentiles should hear the word of the gospel, and believe.
Then the chief captain came near and took him, and gave orders for him to be put in chains, questioning them as to who he was and what he had done.
And from whom you will be able, by questioning him yourself, to get knowledge of all the things which we say against him.
Do all things without grumbling and faultfinding and complaining [ against God] and questioning and doubting [among yourselves],
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