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Lexicon :: Strong's G2923 - kritēs

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κριτής
Transliteration
kritēs
Pronunciation
krē-tā's (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:942,469

Strong’s Definitions

κριτής kritḗs, kree-tace'; from G2919; a judge (genitive case or specially):—judge.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's G2923 in the following manner: judge (15x), Judge (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's G2923 in the following manner: judge (15x), Judge (2x).
  1. one who passes or arrogates to himself, judgment on anything

    1. an arbiter

    2. of a Roman procurator administering justice

    3. of God passing judgment on men

    4. of the leaders or rulers of the Israelites

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κριτής kritḗs, kree-tace'; from G2919; a judge (genitive case or specially):—judge.
STRONGS NT 2923: κριτής
κριτής, κριτοῦ, (κρίνω) (from Aeschylus and Herodotus down), the Sept. chiefly for שֹׁפֵט; a judge;
1. universally, one who passes, or arrogates to himself, judgment on anything: with the genitive of the object, James 4:11; with the genitive of quality (see διαλογισμός, 1), James 2:4; in a forensic sense, of the one who tries and decides a case (cf. δικαστής, at the end): Matthew 5:25; Luke 12:14 L T Tr WH, 58; (xviii. 2); with the genitive of quality (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 10; Winer's Grammar, § 34, 3b.), τῆς ἀδικίας, Luke 18:6; with the genitive of the object (a thing), an arbiter, Acts 18:15; of a Roman procurator administering justice, Acts 24:10; of God passing judgment on the character and deeds of men, and rewarding accordingly, Hebrews 12:23; James 4:12; also of Christ returning to sit in judgment, Acts 10:42; 2 Timothy 4:8; James 5:9; in a peculiar sense, of a person whose conduct is made the standard for judging another and convicting him of wrong: with the genitive of the object (a person), Matthew 12:27; Luke 11:19.
2. like the Hebrew שֹׁפֵט, of the leaders or rulers of the Israelites: Acts 13:20 (Judges 2:16, 18; Ruth 1:1; Sir. 10:1f, 24, etc.).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Judges
2:16; 2:18
Ruth
1:1
Matthew
5:25; 12:27
Luke
11:19; 12:14; 18:6
Acts
10:42; 13:20; 18:15; 24:10
2 Timothy
4:8
Hebrews
12:23
James
2:4; 4:11; 4:12; 5:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2923 matches the Greek κριτής (kritēs),
which occurs 17 times in 15 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:25 - Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, G2923 and the judge G2923 deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:27 - And if I by Beelzebub cast out devils, by whom do your children cast them out? therefore they shall be your judges. G2923
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:19 - And if I by Beelzebub cast out devils, by whom do your sons cast them out? therefore shall they be your judges. G2923
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:58 - When thou goest with thine adversary to the magistrate, as thou art in the way, give diligence that thou mayest be delivered from him; lest he hale thee to the judge, G2923 and the judge G2923 deliver thee to the officer, and the officer cast thee into prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:2 - Saying, There was in a city a judge, G2923 which feared not God, neither regarded man:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:6 - And the Lord said, Hear what the unjust judge G2923 saith.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:42 - And he commanded us to preach unto the people, and to testify that it is he which was ordained of God to be the Judge G2923 of quick and dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:20 - And after that he gave unto them judges G2923 about the space of four hundred and fifty years, until Samuel the prophet.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:15 - But if it be a question of words and names, and of your law, look ye to it; for I will be no judge G2923 of such matters.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:10 - Then Paul, after that the governor had beckoned unto him to speak, answered, Forasmuch as I know that thou hast been of many years a judge G2923 unto this nation, I do the more cheerfully answer for myself:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:8 - Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, G2923 shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:23 - To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge G2923 of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:4 - Are ye not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges G2923 of evil thoughts?
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:11 - Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of his brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge. G2923
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:9 - Grudge not one against another, brethren, lest ye be condemned: behold, the judge G2923 standeth before the door.
 
 
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