'Questions' in the Bible
And he put questions to the men of the place, saying, Where is the loose woman who was in Enaim by the wayside? And they said, There was no such woman there.
"The man specifically asked about us and our relatives," they responded. "He asked us, "Is your father still alive?' and "Do you have another brother?' So we answered his questions. How could we have known that he would tell us to bring our brother back with us?"
And let them be judges in the causes of the people at all times: and let them put before you all important questions, but in small things let them give decisions themselves: in this way, it will be less hard for you, and they will take the weight off you.
And they were judges in the causes of the people at all times: the hard questions they put before Moses; but on every small point they gave decisions themselves.
Do not make false decisions in questions of yard-sticks and weights and measures.
And at that time I gave orders to your judges, saying, Let all questions between your brothers come before you for hearing, and give decisions uprightly between a man and his brother or one from another nation who is with him.
Then let a full search be made, and let questions be put with care; and if it is true and certain that such a disgusting thing has been done among you;
Or anyone using secret force on people, or putting questions to a spirit, or having secret knowledge, or going to the dead for directions.
And taking prisoner a young man of the people of Succoth, he got from him, in answer to his questions, a list of the chiefs of Succoth and the responsible men, seventy-seven men.
And Samuel said, Why do you put your questions to me, seeing that God has gone away from you and is on the side of him who is against you?
And when Uriah came to him, David put questions to him about how Joab and the people were, and how the war was going.
And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions.
And Solomon told her all her questions: there was not any thing hid from the king, which he told her not.
And in answer to the king's questions, the woman gave him all the story. So the king gave orders to one of his unsexed servants, saying, Give her back all her property, and all the produce of her fields from the day when she went away from the land up till now.
and issued these orders to Uriah the priest: "Burn the morning burnt offering, the evening grain offering, the king's burnt offering and grain offering, the whole burnt offering, the grain offering, and the drink offering on behalf of all the people of the land on the large altar. And sprinkle all the blood from the burnt offering and from the sacrifice. But I will use the bronze altar to ask God questions."
And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon, she came to prove Solomon with hard questions at Jerusalem, with a very great company, and camels that bare spices, and gold in abundance, and precious stones: and when she was come to Solomon, she communed with him of all that was in her heart.
And Solomon told her all her questions: and there was nothing hid from Solomon which he told her not.
And if any cause comes before you from your brothers living in their towns, where the death punishment is in question, or where there are questions of law or order, or rules or decisions, make them take care that they are not in the wrong before the Lord, so that wrath may not come on you and on your brothers; do this and you yourselves will not be in the wrong.
And now, Amariah, the chief priest, is over you in all questions to do with the Lord; and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the head of the family of Judah, in everything to do with the king's business; and the Levites will be overseers for you. Be strong to do the work; and may the Lord be with the upright.
Then Hezekiah put questions to the priests and Levites about the store of goods.
“If one should want to contend or dispute with Him,He could not answer Him once in a thousand times.
what will I do when God stands up to act? When he asks the questions, how will I answer him?
Stand up like a man! I'll ask you some questions, and you give me some answers!"
"Stand up like a man! I'll ask you some questions, and you give me some answers!
Give ear to me, and I will say what is in my mind; I will put questions to you, and you will give me the answers.
False witnesses got up: they put questions to me about crimes of which I had no knowledge.
He who pleads his cause first seems right; until another comes and questions him.
To make you see how certain are true words, so that you may give a true answer to those who put questions to you?
"So when they advise you, "Ask the mediums your questions, and quiz the spiritists who chirp and mutter,' shouldn't a people instead be consulting their God and not the dead on behalf of those who are living
The watchman says, The morning has come, but night is still to come: if you have questions to put, put them, and come back again.
I look, but there is no one, among them there is no one who serves as an adviser, that I might ask questions and receive answers.
"Meanwhile, Babylon's king is standing at the fork of the road, where he can head in either of two directions, and that's where he is practicing divination. Shaking his arrows, he's asking questions of his teraphim while he examines livers.
And in any business needing wisdom and good sense, about which the king put questions to them, he saw that they were ten times better than all the wonder-workers and users of secret arts in all his kingdom.
Because a most special spirit, and knowledge and reason and the power of reading dreams and unfolding dark sayings and answering hard questions, were seen to be in him, even in Daniel (named Belteshazzar by the king): now let Daniel be sent for, and he will make clear the sense of the writing.
And I have had news of you, that you have the power of making things clear, and of answering hard questions: now if you are able to make out the writing and give me the sense of it, you will be clothed in purple and have a gold chain round your neck and be a ruler of high authority in the kingdom.
"Ask the following questions to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, the high priest Joshua son of Jehozadak, and the remnant of the people:
Then Herod sent for the wise men privately, and put questions to them about what time the star had been seen.
For all these are questions that Gentiles are always asking; but your Heavenly Father knows that you need these things--all of them.
And no man was able to answer him a word, neither durst any man from that day forth ask him any more questions.
And they were all greatly surprised, so that they put questions to one another, saying, What is this? a new teaching! with authority he gives orders even to the unclean spirits, and they do what he says.
And when he was by himself, those who were round him with the twelve put questions to him about the purpose of the stories.
And when he had gone into the house away from all the people, his disciples put questions to him about the saying.
And the Pharisees came out and put questions to him, requesting from him a sign from heaven, testing him.
And in the house the disciples put questions to him again about this thing.
When Jesus saw that he had answered intelligently, He said to him, “You are not far from the kingdom of God.” After that, no one would venture to ask Him any more questions.
And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions.
And the people put questions to him, saying, What have we to do?
And men of the army put questions to him, saying, And what have we to do? And he said to them, Do no violent acts to any man, and do not take anything without right, and let your payment be enough for you.
Well aware of their reasonings, Jesus answered their questions by asking in turn, "What is this that you are debating in your hearts?
And his disciples put questions to him about the point of the story.
When he went out from there, the experts in the law and the Pharisees began to oppose him bitterly, and to ask him hostile questions about many things,
And when the Pharisees put questions to him about when the kingdom of God would come, he gave them an answer and said, The kingdom of God will not come through observation:
They didn't dare to ask him any more questions.
and if I ask you questions, you will certainly not answer.
So he kept asking Him questions, but Jesus did not answer him.
But when they went on with their questions, he got up and said to them, Let him among you who is without sin be the first to send a stone at her.
So the Pharisees put more questions to him about how his eyes had been made open. And he said to them, He put earth on my eyes, and I had a wash and am able to see.
In that day you will not [need to] ask Me about anything. I assure you and most solemnly say to you, whatever you ask the Father in My name [as My representative], He will give you.
Now we know that you know everything and don't need to have anyone ask you any questions. Because of this, we believe that you have come from God."
Then the high priest put questions to Jesus about his disciples and his teaching.
Why are you questioning me? put questions to my hearers about what I have said to them: they have knowledge of what I said.
But if these are questions about words, names, and your own law, see to it yourselves. I don’t want to be a judge of such things.”
Whom I perceived to be accused of questions of their law, but to have nothing laid to his charge worthy of death or of bonds.
But had certain questions against him of their own superstition, and of one Jesus, which was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive.
And because I doubted of such manner of questions, I asked him whether he would go to Jerusalem, and there be judged of these matters.
Especially because I know thee to be expert in all customs and questions which are among the Jews: wherefore I beseech thee to hear me patiently.
Who, when they had put questions to me, were ready to let me go free, because there was no cause of death in me.
Now him that is weak in the faith receive, not to the determining of questions of reasoning.
Where is your wise man? Where your expounder of the Law? Where your investigator of the questions of this present age? Has not God shown the world's wisdom to be utter foolishness?
But the spiritual man [the spiritually mature Christian] judges all things [questions, examines and applies what the Holy Spirit reveals], yet is himself judged by no one [the unbeliever cannot judge and understand the believer’s spiritual nature].
If then there are questions to be judged in connection with the things of this life, why do you put them in the hands of those who have no position in the church?
Eat everything that is sold in the meat market, asking no questions for conscience’ sake,
If one of the unbelievers invites you over and you want to go, eat everything that is set before you, without raising questions of conscience.
And if they have a desire for knowledge about anything, let them put questions to their husbands privately: for talking in the church puts shame on a woman.
Let the peace of Christ [the inner calm of one who walks daily with Him] be the controlling factor in your hearts [deciding and settling questions that arise]. To this peace indeed you were called as members in one body [of believers]. And be thankful [to God always].
Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do.
He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,
But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes.
But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain.
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