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Lexicon :: Strong's G2723 - katēgoreō

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katēgoreō (Key)
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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 accuse G2723 Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:12 - And while He was being accused G2723 by the chief priests and elders, He did not answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:2 - They were watching Him to see if He would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse G2723 Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:3 - The chief priests began to accuse G2723 Him [fn]harshly.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:4 - Then Pilate questioned Him again, saying, “Do You not answer? See how many charges G2723 they bring G2723 against G2723 You!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:7 - The scribes and the Pharisees were watching Him closely to see if He healed on the Sabbath, so that they might find reason to accuse G2723 Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:2 - And they began to accuse G2723 Him, saying, “We found this man misleading our nation and forbidding to pay taxes to Caesar, and saying that He Himself is [fn]Christ, a King.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:10 - And the chief priests and the scribes were standing there, accusing G2723 Him vehemently.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:14 - and said to them, “You brought this man to me as one who incites the people to rebellion, and behold, having examined Him before you, I have found no guilt in this man regarding the charges G2723 which you make 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 set your hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:6 - They were saying this, testing 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 - But on the next day, wishing to know for certain why he had been accused G2723 by the Jews, he released him and ordered the chief priests and all the [fn]Council to assemble, and brought Paul down and set him before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:2 - After Paul had been summoned, Tertullus began to accuse G2723 him, saying to the governor, “Since we have through you attained much peace, and since by your providence reforms are being carried out for this nation,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:8 - ordering his accusers to come before you.] By examining him yourself concerning all these matters you will be able to ascertain the things of which we accuse G2723 him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:13 - “Nor can they prove to you the charges of which they now accuse G2723 me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:19 - who ought to have been present before you and to make G2723 accusation, G2723 if they should have anything against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:5 - “Therefore,” he *said, “let the influential men among you [fn]go there with me, and if there is anything wrong [fn]about the man, let them [fn]prosecute G2723 him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:11 - “If, then, I am a wrongdoer and have committed anything worthy of death, I do not refuse to die; but if none of those things is true of which these men accuse G2723 me, no one can hand me over to them. I appeal to Caesar.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:16 - “I answered them that it is not the custom of the Romans to hand over any man 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 bearing witness 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 brethren has been thrown down, he who accuses G2723 them before our God day and night.
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