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Lexicon :: Strong's G2923 - kritēs

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κριτής
Transliteration
kritēs (Key)
Pronunciation
kree-tace'
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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 G2923:
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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:25 - ἴσθι εὐνοῶν τῷ ἀντιδίκῳ σου ταχὺ ἕως ὅτου εἶ μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ ἐν τῇ ὁδῷ μήποτέ σε παραδῷ ἀντίδικος τῷ κριτῇ G2923 καὶ κριτὴς G2923 τῷ ὑπηρέτῃ καὶ εἰς φυλακὴν βληθήσῃ
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:27 - καὶ εἰ ἐγὼ ἐν Βεελζεβοὺλ ἐκβάλλω τὰ δαιμόνια οἱ υἱοὶ ὑμῶν ἐν τίνι ἐκβάλλουσιν διὰ τοῦτο αὐτοὶ κριταὶ G2923 ἔσονται ὑμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:19 - εἰ δὲ ἐγὼ ἐν Βεελζεβοὺλ ἐκβάλλω τὰ δαιμόνια οἱ υἱοὶ ὑμῶν ἐν τίνι ἐκβάλλουσιν διὰ τοῦτο αὐτοὶ ὑμῶν κριταὶ G2923 ἔσονται
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:58 - ὡς γὰρ ὑπάγεις μετὰ τοῦ ἀντιδίκου σου ἐπ᾽ ἄρχοντα ἐν τῇ ὁδῷ δὸς ἐργασίαν ἀπηλλάχθαι ἀπ᾽ αὐτοῦ μήποτε κατασύρῃ σε πρὸς τὸν κριτήν G2923 καὶ κριτής G2923 σε παραδώσει τῷ πράκτορι καὶ πράκτωρ σε βαλεῖ εἰς φυλακήν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:2 - λέγων κριτής G2923 τις ἦν ἔν τινι πόλει τὸν θεὸν μὴ φοβούμενος καὶ ἄνθρωπον μὴ ἐντρεπόμενος
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:6 - εἶπεν δὲ κύριος ἀκούσατε τί κριτὴς G2923 τῆς ἀδικίας λέγει
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:42 - καὶ παρήγγειλεν ἡμῖν κηρύξαι τῷ λαῷ καὶ διαμαρτύρασθαι ὅτι οὗτός ἐστιν ὡρισμένος ὑπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ κριτὴς G2923 ζώντων καὶ νεκρῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:20 - μετὰ ταῦτα ἔδωκεν κριτὰς G2923 ἕως Σαμουὴλ τοῦ προφήτου
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:15 - εἰ δὲ ζητήματά ἐστιν περὶ λόγου καὶ ὀνομάτων καὶ νόμου τοῦ καθ᾽ ὑμᾶς ὄψεσθε αὐτοί κριτὴς G2923 ἐγὼ τούτων οὐ βούλομαι εἶναι
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:10 - ἀπεκρίθη τε Παῦλος νεύσαντος αὐτῷ τοῦ ἡγεμόνος λέγειν ἐκ πολλῶν ἐτῶν ὄντα σε κριτὴν G2923 τῷ ἔθνει τούτῳ ἐπιστάμενος εὐθύμως τὰ περὶ ἐμαυτοῦ ἀπολογοῦμαι
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:8 - λοιπὸν ἀπόκειταί μοι τῆς δικαιοσύνης στέφανος ὃν ἀποδώσει μοι κύριος ἐν ἐκείνῃ τῇ ἡμέρᾳ δίκαιος κριτής G2923 οὐ μόνον δὲ ἐμοὶ ἀλλὰ καὶ πᾶσι τοῖς ἠγαπηκόσι τὴν ἐπιφάνειαν αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:23 - (MGNT 12:22)πανηγύρει (12:23)καὶ ἐκκλησίᾳ πρωτοτόκων ἀπογεγραμμένων ἐν οὐρανοῖς καὶ κριτῇ G2923 θεῷ πάντων καὶ πνεύμασι δικαίων τετελειωμένων
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:4 - οὐ διεκρίθητε ἐν ἑαυτοῖς καὶ ἐγένεσθε κριταὶ G2923 διαλογισμῶν πονηρῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:11 - μὴ καταλαλεῖτε ἀλλήλων ἀδελφοί καταλαλῶν ἀδελφοῦ κρίνων τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ καταλαλεῖ νόμου καὶ κρίνει νόμον εἰ δὲ νόμον κρίνεις οὐκ εἶ ποιητὴς νόμου ἀλλὰ κριτής G2923
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:9 - μὴ στενάζετε ἀδελφοί κατ᾽ ἀλλήλων ἵνα μὴ κριθῆτε ἰδοὺ κριτὴς G2923 πρὸ τῶν θυρῶν ἕστηκεν
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