This word is found in the Old Testament only. Moses and Ezekiel alone use it (Exodus 38:18; Ezekiel 40:18; 45:7; 48:13,18). It is used in the Old English sense of "corresponding to," "in harmony with." Bunyan uses it in the same sense (Holy War, Clar. Press ed., 92).
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ANSWERABLE'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". <http://classic.studylight.org/enc/isb/view.cgi?number=T551>. 1915.