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King James Dictionary [1]

Inqui'Re, L inquiro in and quoero, to seek.

1. To ask a question to seek for truth or information by asking questions.

We will call the damsel and inquire at her mouth.  Genesis 24

It has of before the person asked. Enquire of them, or of him. It has of, concerning, or after, before the subject of inquiry.

He sent Hadoram, his son, to king David to inquire of his welfare.  1 Chronicles 18

For thou does not inquire wisely concerning this.

 Ecclesiastes 7 .

When search is to be made for particular knowledge or information, it is followed by into. The coroner by jury inquires into the cause of a sudden death. When a place or person is sought, or something hid or missing, for is commonly used. Inquire for Saul of Tarsus. He was inquiring for the house to which he was directed. Inquire for the cloke that is lost. Inquire for the right road. Sometimes it is followed by after. Inquire after the right way.

When some general information is sought, this verb is followed by about sometimes by concerning. His friends inquired about him they inquired concerning his welfare.

2. To seek for truth by argument or the discussion of questions, or by investigation.

To inquire into, to make examination to seek for particular information. Inquire into the time, manner and place. Inquire into all the circumstances of the case.

INQUI'RE, To ask about to seek by asking as,he inquired the way but the phrase is elliptical, for inquire for the way.

Webster's Dictionary [2]

(1): ( v. i.) To seek to learn anything by recourse to the proper means of knoledge; to make examination.

(2): ( v. t.) To ask about; to seek to know by asking; to make examination or inquiry respecting.

(3): ( v. i.) To ask a question; to seek for truth or information by putting queries.

(4): ( v. t.) To call or name.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia [3]

in - kwı̄r ´ ( שׁאל , shā'al , "to ask," "desire"; ζητέω , zētḗō , "to seek"); A form sometimes employed with reference to the practice of divination, as where Saul "inquires of" (or "consults") the witch of Endor as to the issue of the coming battle (  1 Samuel 28:6 ,  1 Samuel 28:7 ) (see Divination ).

In  Job 10:6 , "to inquire (בּקשׁ , bāḳash ) after iniquity" signifies to bring to light and punish for it, and Job asks distractedly if God's time is so short that He is in a hurry to find him guilty and to punish him as if He had only a man's few days to live.

"To inquire of Yahweh" denotes the consultation of oracle, priest, prophet or Yahweh Himself, as to a certain course of action or as to necessary supplies. ( Judges 20:27 the King James Version, "to ask";   1 Kings 22:5;  1 Samuel 9:9 ( דּרשׁ , dārash );  1 Samuel 10:22 the King James Version;   2 Samuel 2:1;  2 Samuel 5:19 ,  2 Samuel 5:23;  Ezekiel 36:37 ).

"To inquire ( בּקר , bāḳar ) in his temple" (palace) means to find out all that constant fellowship or unbroken intercourse with God can teach (  Psalm 27:4 ).

 Proverbs 20:25 warns against rashness in making a vow and afterward considering ( bāḳar , "to make inquiry") as to whether it can be fulfilled or how it may be eluded.

In the King James Version, the translation of several Greek words: diaginō̇skō , "to know thoroughly" (  Acts 23:15 ); epizētḗō , "to seek after" ( Acts 19:39 ); suzetéō , "to seek together" ( Luke 22:23 ); exetázō , "to search out" ( Matthew 10:11 ).