Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Ask, beseech, desire, intreat, pray, to interrogate

Greek: ἐρωτάω, erōtaō (G2065)

57 King James Bible Verses


Here are ask, beseech, desire, intreat, pray and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word ἐρωτάω mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G2065

Greek Base Word: ἐρωτάω

Usage: Ask, beseech, desire, intreat, pray

Definition: To interrogate; by implication, to request.

Detailed definition:

  1. To question.
  2. To ask.
    1. To request, entreat, beg, beseech.

Derived terms: Apparently from G2046 (compare G2045).

See also:

  1. G2045
  2. G2046
  3. G4441

Comments: Compare G4441.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ɛ.roˈtɑ.o
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: e̞.rowˈtɑ.ow
  3. Transliteration: erōtaō
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: eh-roh-TA-oh
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ay-roh-TA-oh

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