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Lexicon :: Strong's G611 - apokrinomai

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apokrinomai (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἀπό (G575) and krino
231x in 19 unique form(s)
249x in 23 unique form(s)
227x in 36 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:944,*

Strong’s Definitions

ἀποκρίνομαι apokrínomai, ap-ok-ree'-nom-ahee; from G575 and κρίνω krínō; to conclude for oneself, i.e. (by implication) to respond; by Hebraism (compare H6030) to begin to speak (where an address is expected):—answer.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 250x

The KJV translates Strong's G611 in the following manner: answer (250x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 250x
The KJV translates Strong's G611 in the following manner: answer (250x).
  1. to give an answer to a question proposed, to answer

  2. to begin to speak, but always where something has preceded (either said or done) to which the remarks refer

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀποκρίνομαι apokrínomai, ap-ok-ree'-nom-ahee; from G575 and κρίνω krínō; to conclude for oneself, i.e. (by implication) to respond; by Hebraism (compare H6030) to begin to speak (where an address is expected):—answer.
ἀποκρίνω: [passive, 1 aorist ἀπεκρίθην; 1 future ἀποκριθήσομαι];
i. to part, separate; passive to be parted, separated (1 aorist ἀπεκρίθην was separated, Homer, Iliad 5:12; Thucydides 2, 49; [4, 72]; Theoph. de caus. plant. 6, 14, 10; [other examples in Veitch, under the word]).
ii. to give sentence against one, decide that he has lost; hence, middle [present ἀποκρίνομαι; 1 aorist 3 person singular ἀπεκρίνατο]; (to give forth a decision from myself [Winers Grammar, 253 (238)]), to give answer, to reply; so from Thucydides down (and even in Herodotus 5, 49 [Gaisf.]; 8, 101 [Gaisf., Bekker], who generally uses ὑποκρίνομαι). But the earlier and more elegant Greek writings do not give this sense to the passive tenses ἀπεκρίθην, ἀποκριθήσομαι. "The example adduced from Plato, Alcib. Secund., p. 149 b. [cf. Stallb., p. 388] is justly discredited by Sturz, De dial. Alex., p. 148, since it is without parallel, the author of the dialogue is uncertain, and, moreover, the common form is sometimes introduced by copyists." Lobeck ad Phryn., p. 108; [cf. Rutherford, New Phryn., p. 186f; Veitch, under the word; Winers Grammar, 23 (22)]. But from Polybius down ἀποκριθῆναι and ἀποκρίνασθαι are used indiscriminately, and in the Bible the passive forms are by far the more common. In the N. T. the aorist middle ἀπεκρίνατο is found only in Matthew 27:12; Mark 14:61; Luke 3:16; Luke 23:9; John 5:17, 19; John 12:23 [R G L Tr marginal reading]; Acts 3:12; in the great majority of places ἀπεκρίθη is used; cf. Winers Grammar, § 39, 2; [Buttmann, 51 (44)].
1. to give an answer to a question proposed, to answer;
a. simply: καλῶς, Mark 12:28; νουνεχῶς, Mark 12:34; ὀρθῶς, Luke 10:28; πρός τι, Matthew 27:14.
b. with the accusative: λόγον, Matthew 22:46; οὐδέν, Matthew 27:12; Mark 14:61; Mark 15:4f.
c. with the dative etc.: ἑνὶ ἑκάστῳ, Colossians 4:6; together with the words which the answerer uses, John 5:7, 11; John 6:7, 68, etc.; the dative omitted: John 7:46; John 8:19, 49, etc. πρός τινα, Acts 25:16. joined with φάναι, or λέγειν, or εἰπεῖν, in the form of a participle, as ἀποκριθείς εἶπε or ἔφη or λέγει: Matthew 4:4; Matthew 8:8; Matthew 15:13; Luke 9:19; Luke 13:2; Mark 10:3, etc.; or ἀπεκρίθη λέγων: Matthew 25:9, 37, 44; Luke 4:4 [R G L]; Luke 8:50 [R G Tr marginal reading brackets]; John 1:26; John 10:33 [Rec.]; John 12:23. But John far more frequently says ἀπεκρίθη καὶ εἶπε: John 1:48 (John 1:49); John 2:19; 4:13; 7:16, 20 [R G], John 7:52, etc.
d. followed by the infinitive: Luke 20:7; followed by the accusative with infinitive: Acts 25:4; followed by ὅτι: Acts 25:16.
2. In imitation of the Hebrew עָנָה (Gesenius, Thesaurus ii., p. 1047) to begin to speak, but always where something has preceded (either said or done) to which the remarks refer [Winer's Grammar, 19]: Matthew 11:25; Matthew 12:38; Matthew 15:15; Matthew 17:4; Matthew 22:1; Matthew 28:5; Mark 9:5 [Mark 9:6 T Tr WH]; Mark 10:24; 11:14; 12:35; Luke 14:3; John 2:18; John 5:17; Acts 3:12; Revelation 7:13. (Sept. [Deuteronomy 26:5]; Isaiah 14:10; Zechariah 1:10; Zechariah 3:4, etc.; 1 Macc. 2:17; 1 Macc. 8:19; 2 Macc. 15:14.) [Compare: ἀνταποκρίνομαι.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1:10; 3:4
4:4; 8:8; 11:25; 12:38; 15:13; 15:15; 17:4; 22:1; 22:46; 25:9; 25:37; 25:44; 27:12; 27:12; 27:14; 28:5
9:5; 9:6; 10:3; 10:24; 11:14; 12:28; 12:34; 12:35; 14:61; 14:61; 15:4
3:16; 4:4; 8:50; 9:19; 10:28; 13:2; 14:3; 20:7; 23:9
1:26; 1:48; 1:49; 2:18; 2:19; 4:13; 5:7; 5:11; 5:17; 5:17; 5:19; 6:7; 6:68; 7:16; 7:20; 7:46; 7:52; 8:19; 8:49; 10:33; 12:23; 12:23
3:12; 3:12; 25:4; 25:16; 25:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G611 matches the Greek ἀποκρίνομαι (apokrinomai),
which occurs 231 times in 231 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 5 (Mat 3:15–Mat 26:66)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:15 - But Jesus, answering G611, said to him, “Allow it at this time; for in this way it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he *allowed Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:4 - But He answered G611 and said, “It is written: ‘MAN SHALL NOT LIVE ON BREAD ALONE, BUT ON EVERY WORD THAT COMES OUT OF THE MOUTH OF GOD.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:8 - But the centurion replied G611, “[fn]Lord, I am not worthy for You to come under my roof, but just [fn]say the word, and my [fn]servant will be healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:4 - Jesus answered G611 and said to them, “Go and report to John what you hear and see:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:25 -

[fn]At that time Jesus said, “I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent, and have revealed them to infants.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:38 -

Then some of the scribes and Pharisees said to Him, “Teacher, we want to see a [fn]sign from You.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:39 - But He answered G611 and said to them, “An evil and adulterous generation craves a [fn]sign; and so no [fn]sign will be given to it except the [fn]sign of Jonah the prophet;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:48 - But [fn]Jesus replied G611 to the one who was telling Him and said, “Who is My mother, and who are My brothers?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:11 - And [fn]Jesus answered G611 them, “To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been granted.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:37 - And He said, “The one who sows the good seed is the Son of Man,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:28 -

Peter responded G611 and said to Him, “Lord, if [fn]it is You, command me to come to You on the water.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:3 - And He answered G611 and said to them, “Why do you yourselves also break the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:13 - But He answered G611 and said, “Every plant which My heavenly Father did not plant will be uprooted.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:15 -

Peter [fn]said to Him, “Explain the parable to us.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:23 - But He did not answer G611 her with even a word. And His disciples came up and urged Him, saying, “Send her away, because she keeps shouting [fn]at us!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:24 - But He answered G611 and said, “I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:26 - Yet He answered G611 and said, “It is not [fn]good to take the children’s bread and throw it to the dogs.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:28 - Then Jesus said to her, “O woman, your faith is great; it shall be done for you as you desire.” And her daughter was healed [fn]at once.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:2 - But He replied G611 to them, [fn]When it is evening, you say, ‘It will be fair weather, for the sky is red.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:16 - Simon Peter answered G611, “You are the [fn]Christ, the Son of the living God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:17 - And Jesus said to him, “Blessed are you, Simon [fn]Barjona, because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:4 - Peter responded G611 and said to Jesus, “Lord, it is good that we are here. If You want, I will make three [fn]tabernacles here: one for You, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:11 - And He answered G611 and said, “Elijah is coming and will restore all things;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:17 - And Jesus answered G611 and said, “You unbelieving and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? How long shall I put up with you? Bring him here to Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:4 - And He answered G611 and said, “Have you not read that He who created them from the beginning MADE THEM MALE AND FEMALE,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:27 -

Then Peter responded G611 and said to Him, “Behold, we have left everything and followed You; what then will there be for us?”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:13 - “But he answered G611 and said to one of them, ‘Friend, I am doing you no wrong; did you not agree with me for a denarius?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:22 - But Jesus replied G611, “You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?” They *said to Him, “We are able.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:21 - And Jesus answered G611 and said to them, “Truly I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what was done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and cast into the sea,’ it will happen.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:24 - But Jesus responded G611 and said to them, “I will also ask you one [fn]question, which, if you tell Me, I will also tell you by what authority I do these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:27 - And answering G611 Jesus, they said, “We do not know.” He also said to them, “Neither am I telling you by what authority I do these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:29 - “But he replied G611, ‘I do not want to.’ Yet afterward he regretted it and went.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:30 - “And the man came to his second son and said the same thing; and he replied G611, ‘I will, sir’; and yet he did not go.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:1 -

Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying,

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:29 -

But Jesus answered G611 and said to them, “You are mistaken, since you do not [fn]understand the Scriptures nor the power of God.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:46 - No one was able to offer G611 Him a word in G611 answer G611, nor did anyone dare from that day on to ask Him any more questions.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:2 - But He responded G611 and said to them, “Do you not see all these things? Truly I say to you, not one stone here will be left upon another, which will not be torn down.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:4 -

And Jesus answered G611 and said to them, “See to it that no one [fn]misleads you.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:9 - “However, the prudent ones answered G611, ‘No, there most certainly would not be enough for us and you too; go instead to the merchants and buy some for yourselves.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:12 - “But he answered G611, ‘Truly I say to you, I do not know you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:26 -

“But his master answered G611 and said to him, ‘You [fn]worthless, lazy slave! Did you know that I reap where I did not sow, and gather where I did not scatter seed?

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:37 - “Then the righteous will answer G611 Him, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry, and feed You, or thirsty, and give You something to drink?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:40 - “And the King will answer G611 and say to them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it for one of the least of these brothers or sisters of Mine, you did it for Me.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:44 - “Then they themselves also will answer G611, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry, or thirsty, or as a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not [fn]take care of You?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:45 - “Then He will answer G611 them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did not do it for one of the least of these, you did not do it for Me, either.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:23 - And He answered G611, “He who dipped his hand with Me in the bowl is the one who will betray Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:25 - And Judas, who was betraying Him, said, “Surely it is not I, Rabbi?” Jesus *said to him, “You have said it yourself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:33 - But Peter replied G611 to Him, “Even if they all [fn]fall away because of You, I will never fall away!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:62 - The high priest stood up and said to Him, “Do You offer G611 no answer G611 for what these men are testifying against You?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:66 - what do you think?” They answered G611, “He deserves death!”

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