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sen'-tens: Eight Hebrew and three Greek words are thus translated in the King James Version. Sometimes it points to a mystery (Da 5:12; 8:23); then again to the contents of the Law (De 17:11); then again to the idea of judgment (Ps 17:2) or of a judicial sentence (2Co 1:9; Lu 23:24), or of judicial advice (Ac 15:19, the American Standard Revised Version "judgment").

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g2917 Greek: krima


"a judgment," a decision passed on the faults of others, is used especially of God's judgment upon men, and translated "sentence" in 2Pe 2:3, RV (AV, "judgment").
See JUDGMENT, No. 2.

A-2 Noun Strong's Number: g2613 Greek: katadike


"a judicial sentence, condemnation," is translated "sentence" in Act 25:15, RV (AV, "judgment"); some mss. have dike.

A-3 Noun Strong's Number: g610 Greek: apokrima


is translated "sentence" in 2Cr 1:9, AV (RV, "answer").
See ANSWER, No. 2.

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g2919 Greek: krino


"to judge, to adjudge," is translated "(my) sentence is" in Act 15:19, AV, RV, "(my) judgment is," lit., "I (ego, emphatic) judge," introducing the substance or draft of a resolution.
See JUDGE, B, No. 1.

B-2 Verb Strong's Number: g1948 Greek: epikrino


"to give sentence," is used in Luk 23:24.


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