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Lexicon :: Strong's G626 - apologeomai

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ἀπολογέομαι
Transliteration
apologeomai
Pronunciation
ä-po-lo-ge'-o-mī (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice from a compound of ἀπό (G575) and λόγος (G3056)
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Strong’s Definitions

ἀπολογέομαι apologéomai, ap-ol-og-eh'-om-ahee; middle voice from a compound of G575 and G3056; to give an account (legal plea) of oneself, i.e. exculpate (self):—answer (for self), make defence, excuse (self), speak for self.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's G626 in the following manner: answer (3x), answer for (one's) self (3x), make defence (1x), excuse (1x), excuse (one's) self (1x), speak for (one's) self (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's G626 in the following manner: answer (3x), answer for (one's) self (3x), make defence (1x), excuse (1x), excuse (one's) self (1x), speak for (one's) self (1x).
  1. to defend one's self, make one's defence

  2. to defend a person or a thing

  3. to give a full account of

    1. to calculate or consider well

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀπολογέομαι apologéomai, ap-ol-og-eh'-om-ahee; middle voice from a compound of G575 and G3056; to give an account (legal plea) of oneself, i.e. exculpate (self):—answer (for self), make defence, excuse (self), speak for self.
STRONGS NT 626: ἀπολογέομαι
ἀπολογέομαι, -οῦμαι; imperfect ἀπελογούμην (Acts 26:1); 1 aorist ἀπελογησάμην; 1 aorist passive infinitive ἀπολογηθῆναι, in a reflexive sense (Luke 21:14); a deponent middle verb (from λόγος), properly, to speak so as to absolve (ἀπό) oneself, talk oneself off of a charge etc.;
1. to defend oneself, make one's defense: absolutely, Luke 21:14; Acts 26:1; followed by ὅτι, Acts 25:8; τί, to bring forward something in defense of oneself, Luke 12:11; Acts 26:24 (often so in Greek writings also); τὰ περὶ ἐμαυτοῦ ἀπ. either I bring forward what contributes to my defense [?], or I plead my own cause [R. V. make my defense], Acts 24:10; περί with the genitive of the thing and ἐπί with the genitive of person, concerning a thing before one's tribunal, Acts 26:2; with the dative of the person whom by my defence I strive to convince that I am innocent or upright, to defend or justify myself in one's eyes [A. V. unto], Acts 19:33; 2 Corinthians 12:19 (Plato, Prot., p. 359 a.; often in Lucian, Plutarch; [cf. Buttmann, 172 (149)]).
2. to defend a person or a thing (so not infrequent in secular authors): Romans 2:15 (where according to the context the deeds of men must be understood as defended); τὰ περὶ ἐμοῦ, Acts 26:2 (but see under 1).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
12:11; 21:14; 21:14
Acts
19:33; 24:10; 25:8; 26:1; 26:1; 26:2; 26:2; 26:24
Romans
2:15
2 Corinthians
12:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G626 matches the Greek ἀπολογέομαι (apologeomai),
which occurs 11 times in 10 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:11 - “Now when they bring you to the synagogues and magistrates and authorities, do not worry about how or what you should answer, or what you should say.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:14 - “Therefore settle it in your hearts not to meditate beforehand on what you will answer;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:33 - And they drew Alexander out of the multitude, the Jews putting him forward. And Alexander motioned with his hand, and wanted to make his defense to the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:10 - Then Paul, after the governor had nodded to him to speak, answered: “Inasmuch as I know that you have been for many years a judge of this nation, I do the more cheerfully answer for myself,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:8 - while he answered for himself, “Neither against the law of the Jews, nor against the temple, nor against Caesar have I offended in anything at all.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:1 - Then Agrippa said to Paul, “You are permitted to speak for yourself.” So Paul stretched out his hand and answered for himself:
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:2 - “I think myself happy, King Agrippa, because today I shall answer for myself before you concerning all the things of which I am accused by the Jews,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:24 - Now as he thus made his defense, Festus said with a loud voice, “Paul, you are beside yourself! Much learning is driving you mad!”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:15 - who show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and between themselves their thoughts accusing or else excusing them)
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:19 - Again, do you think[fn] that we excuse ourselves to you? We speak before God in Christ. But we do all things, beloved, for your edification.
 
 
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