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Lexicon :: Strong's G156 - aitia

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αἰτία
Transliteration
aitia (Key)
Pronunciation
ahee-tee'-a
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as αἰτέω (G154)
Dictionary Aids
Strong’s Definitions

αἰτία aitía, ahee-tee'-a; from the same as G154; a cause (as if asked for), i.e. (logical) reason (motive, matter), (legal) crime (alleged or proved):—accusation, case, cause, crime, fault, (wh-)ere(-fore).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's G156 in the following manner: cause (9x), wherefore (with G1223 & 3739) (3x), accusation (3x), fault (3x), case (1x), crime (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's G156 in the following manner: cause (9x), wherefore (with G1223 & 3739) (3x), accusation (3x), fault (3x), case (1x), crime (1x).
  1. cause, reason

  2. cause for which one is worthy of punishment, crime

  3. charge of crime, accusation

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
αἰτία aitía, ahee-tee'-a; from the same as G154; a cause (as if asked for), i.e. (logical) reason (motive, matter), (legal) crime (alleged or proved):—accusation, case, cause, crime, fault, (wh-)ere(-fore).
STRONGS G156:
αἰτία, -ας, ;
1. cause, reason: Acts 10:21; Acts 22:24; Acts 28:20; κατὰ πᾶσαν αἰτίαν for every cause, Matthew 19:3; δἰ ἥν αἰτίαν for which cause, wherefore, Luke 8:47; 2 Timothy 1:6, 12; Titus 1:13; Hebrews 2:11; cf. Grimm on 2 Macc. 4:28.
2. cause for which one is worthy of punishment; crime of which one is accused: Matthew 27:37; Mark 15:26; John 18:38; John 19:4 [6; Acts 23:28]; αἰτία θανάτου [A. V. cause of death] crime deserving the punishment of death, Acts 13:28; Acts 28:18.
3. charge of crime, accusation: Acts 25:18, 27. (All these meanings are in secular writings also; [but Liddell and Scott now make meaning 3 the primary one].)
In Matthew 19:10 the words εἰ οὕτως ἐστὶν αἰτία τοῦ ἀνθρώπου μετὰ τῆς γυναικός find a simple explanation in a Latinism (causa equivalent to res: si ita res se habet, etc.) if the case of the man with his wife is so.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
19:3; 19:10; 27:37
Mark
15:26
Luke
8:47
John
18:38; 19:4; 19:6
Acts
10:21; 13:28; 22:24; 23:28; 25:18; 25:27; 28:18; 28:20
2 Timothy
1:6; 1:12
Titus
1:13
Hebrews
2:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G156 matches the Greek αἰτία (aitia),
which occurs 20 times in 20 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:3 - Some Pharisees came to [fn]Jesus, testing Him and asking, “Is it lawful for a man to [fn]divorce his wife for any reason G156 at all?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:10 - The disciples *said to Him, “If the relationship G156 of the man with his wife is like this, it is better not to marry.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:37 - And above His head they put up the charge G156 against G156 Him [fn]which read, “THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:26 - The inscription of the charge G156 against G156 Him [fn]read, “THE KING OF THE JEWS.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:47 - When the woman saw that she had not escaped notice, she came trembling and fell down before Him, and declared in the presence of all the people the reason G156 why she had touched Him, and how she had been immediately healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:38 - Pilate *said to Him, “What is truth?” And when he had said this, he went out again to the Jews and *said to them, “I find no guilt G156 in Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:4 - Pilate came out again and *said to them, “Behold, I am bringing Him out to you so that you may know that I find no guilt G156 in Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:6 - So when the chief priests and the officers saw Him, they cried out saying, “Crucify, crucify!” Pilate *said to them, “Take Him yourselves and crucify Him, for I find no guilt G156 in Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:21 - Peter went down to the men and said, “Behold, I am the one you are looking for; what is the reason G156 for which you have come?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:28 - “And though they found no ground G156 for putting Him to death, they asked Pilate that He be [fn]executed.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:24 - the [fn]commander ordered him to be brought into the barracks, stating that he should be examined by scourging so that he might find out the reason G156 why they were shouting against him that way.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:28 - “And wanting to ascertain the charge G156 for which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their [fn]Council;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:18 - “When the accusers stood up, they began bringing charges G156 against him not of such crimes as I was expecting,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:27 - “For it seems absurd to me in sending a prisoner, not to indicate also the charges G156 against him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:18 - “And when they had examined me, they were willing to release me because there was no ground G156 [fn]for putting me to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:20 - “For this reason, G156 therefore, I [fn]requested to see you and to speak with you, for I am wearing this chain for the sake of the hope of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 1:6 - For this reason G156 I remind you to kindle afresh the gift of God which is in you through the laying on of my hands.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 1:12 - For this reason G156 I also suffer these things, but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed and I am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him [fn]until that day.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:13 - This testimony is true. For this reason G156 reprove them severely so that they may be sound in the faith,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 2:11 - For both He who sanctifies and those who are [fn]sanctified are all from one Father; for which reason G156 He is not ashamed to call them brethren,
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