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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 NT 2923: κριτής
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 - [fn]Come to good terms with your accuser quickly, while you are with him on the way to court, so that your accuser will not hand you over to the judge G2923, and the judge G2923 to the officer, and you will not be thrown into prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:27 - “And if by [fn]Beelzebul I cast out the demons, by whom do your sons cast them out? Therefore, they will be your judges G2923.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:19 - “Yet if by Beelzebul I cast out the demons, by whom do your sons cast them out? Therefore, they will be your judges G2923.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:58 - “For when you are going with your accuser to appear before the magistrate, on the way, make an effort to [fn]settle with him, so that he does not drag you before the judge G2923, and the judge G2923 hand you over to the officer, and the officer throw you into prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:2 - saying, “In a certain city there was a judge G2923 who did not fear God and did not respect any person.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:6 - And the Lord said, “Listen to what the unrighteous judge G2923 *said;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:42 - “And He ordered us to [fn]preach to the people, and to testify solemnly that this is the One who has been appointed by God as Judge G2923 of the living and the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:20 - “After these things He gave them judges G2923 until Samuel the prophet.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:15 - but if there are [fn]questions about [fn]teaching and [fn]persons and your own law, see to it yourselves; I am unwilling to be a judge G2923 of these matters.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:10 - And when the governor had nodded for him to speak, Paul responded:
“Knowing that for many years you have been a judge G2923 to this nation, I cheerfully make my defense,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:8 - in the future there is reserved for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge G2923, will award to me on that day; and not only to me, but also to all who have loved His appearing.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:23 - to the general assembly and church of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the Judge G2923 of all, and to the spirits of the righteous made perfect,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:4 - have you not made distinctions among yourselves, and become judges G2923 with evil [fn]motives?
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:11 - Do not speak against one another, brothers and sisters. The one who speaks against a brother or sister, or judges his brother or sister, speaks against the law and judges the law; but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge G2923 of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:9 - Do not [fn]complain, brothers and sisters, against one another, so that you may not be judged; behold, the Judge G2923 is standing [fn]right at the [fn]door.

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