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Lexicon :: Strong's G2723 - katēgoreō

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TDNT Reference: 3:637,422

Strong’s Definitions

κατηγορέω katēgoréō, kat-ay-gor-eh'-o; from G2725; to be a plaintiff, i.e. to charge with some offence:—accuse, object.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's G2723 in the following manner: accuse (21x), object (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's G2723 in the following manner: accuse (21x), object (1x).
  1. to accuse

    1. before a judge: to make an accusation

    2. of an extra-judicial accusation

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κατηγορέω katēgoréō, kat-ay-gor-eh'-o; from G2725; to be a plaintiff, i.e. to charge with some offence:—accuse, object.
κατηγορέω, κατηγόρω; imperfect κατηγόρουν; future κατηγορήσω; 1 aorist κατηγόρησα; present passive κατηγοροῦμαι; (κατά and ἀγορεύω, properly, to speak against (cf. κατά, III. 7) in court, in the assembly of the people), to accuse;
a. before a judge: absolutely (to make accusation), Acts 24:2, 19; τίνος, to accuse one, Matthew 12:10; Mark 3:2; Luke 6:7 T Tr text WH; Luke 11:54 R L Tr brackets; Luke 23:2, 10; John 8:6; Acts 25:5; Acts 28:19; with the addition of a genitive of the thing of which one is accused (as Demosthenes 515 at the end): Acts 24:8; Acts 25:11 (unless it be thought preferable to regard the relative in these instances as in the genitive by attraction (so Buttmann, § 132, 16 at the end), since the common construction in Greek authors is κατηγόρουν τί τίνος, cf. Matthiae, § 370 Anm. 2, p. 849f, and § 378, p. 859; cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30, 9a.); τίνος περί τίνος, Acts 24:13 (Thucydides 8, 85; Xenophon, Hell. 1, 7, 2); with the genitive of person and accusative of the thing, Mark 15:3 (unless πολλά should be taken adverbially: much, vehemently); πόσα, Mark 15:4 L T Tr WH (Euripides, Or. 28); followed by κατά with the genitive of person, Luke 23:14 (Xenophon, Hell. 1, 7, 9 (cf. Winers Grammar, § 28, 1; p. 431 (402); Buttmann, § 132, 16)); passive to be accused (as 2 Macc. 10:13; Xenophon, Hell. 3, 5, 25; cf. Buttmann, § 134, 4): ὑπό τίνος, Matthew 27:12; Acts 22:30 L T Tr WH for Rec. παρά (τό τί κτλ., why (A. V. wherefore) he was accused; unless it is to be explained, what accusation was brought forward etc.); κατηγορούμενος, Acts 25:16.
b. of an extra-judicial accusation (Xenophon, mem. 1, 3, 4): absolutely, Romans 2:15; τίνος, John 5:45 (cf. Buttmann, 295 (254)); Revelation 12:10 R G Tr: solecistically τινα, Revelation 12:10 L T WH (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 16).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

12:10; 27:12
3:2; 15:3; 15:4
6:7; 11:54; 23:2; 23:10; 23:14
5:45; 8:6
22:30; 24:2; 24:8; 24:13; 24:19; 25:5; 25:11; 25:16; 28:19
12:10; 12:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2723 matches the Greek κατηγορέω (katēgoreō),
which occurs 23 times in 22 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:10 - And a man was there whose hand was withered. And they questioned [fn]Jesus, asking, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?”—so that they might bring G2723 charges G2723 against G2723 Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:12 - And while He was being accused G2723 by the chief priests and elders, He did not offer any answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:2 - And they were watching Him [fn]closely to see if He would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse G2723 Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:3 - And the chief priests started accusing G2723 Him [fn]of many things.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:4 - But Pilate questioned Him again, saying, “Do You offer nothing in answer? See how many charges G2723 they are bringing G2723 against G2723 You!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:7 - Now the scribes and the Pharisees were watching Him [fn]closely to see if He healed on the Sabbath, so that they might find a reason to accuse G2723 Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:2 - And they began to bring G2723 charges G2723 against G2723 Him, saying, “We found this Man misleading our nation and forbidding us to pay taxes to Caesar, and saying that He Himself is [fn]Christ, a King.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:10 - Now the chief priests and the scribes stood there, vehemently charging G2723 Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:14 - and he said to them, “You brought this Man to me on the ground that He is inciting the people to revolt; and behold, after examining Him before you, I have found no basis at all in the case of this Man for the charges G2723 which you are bringing G2723 against Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:45 - “Do not think that I will accuse G2723 you before the Father; the one who accuses G2723 you is Moses, in whom you have put your hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:6 - Now they were saying this to test Him, so that they might have grounds for accusing G2723 Him. But Jesus stooped down and with His finger wrote on the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:30 -

Now on the next day, wanting to know for certain why Paul had been accused G2723 by the Jews, he released him and ordered the chief priests and all the [fn]Council to assemble, and he brought Paul down and placed him before them.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:2 - After [fn]Paul had been summoned, Tertullus began accusing G2723 him, saying to the governor,

“Since we have attained great peace through you, and since reforms are being carried out for this nation by your foresight,

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:8 - By interrogating him yourself concerning all these matters, you will be able to ascertain the things of which we are accusing G2723 him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:13 - “Nor can they prove to you the things of which they now accuse G2723 me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:19 - who ought to have been present before you and to have been bringing G2723 charges G2723, if they should have anything against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:5 - “Therefore,” he *said, “have the influential men among you [fn]go there with me, and if there is anything wrong [fn]about the man, have them bring G2723 charges G2723 against G2723 him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:11 - “If, therefore, I am in the wrong and have committed something deserving death, I am not trying to avoid execution; but if there is nothing to the accusations G2723 which these men are bringing G2723 against G2723 me, no one can hand me over to them. I appeal to Caesar.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:16 - “I replied to them that it is not the custom of the Romans to hand over any person before the accused G2723 meets his accusers face to face, and has an opportunity to make his defense against the charges.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:19 - “But when the Jews [fn]objected, I was forced to appeal to Caesar, not that I had any accusation G2723 against G2723 my nation.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:15 - in that they show the work of the Law written in their hearts, their conscience testifying and their thoughts alternately accusing G2723 or else defending them,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:10 - Then I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying,

“Now the salvation, and the power, and the kingdom of our God and the authority of His Christ have come, for the accuser of our brothers and sisters has been thrown down, the one who accuses G2723 them before our God day and night.

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