Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical DictionaryGreek Lexicon

Strong's #1462 - ἔγκλημα

from (G1458)
Parts of Speech
Noun Neuter
Search for…
Browse by letter:
Prev Entry
Next Entry
  1. accusation: the crime of which one is accused
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (2)
Acts 2
NAS (2)
Acts 2
HCS (2)
Acts 2
BSB (2)
Acts 2
ESV (1)
Acts 1
WEB (2)
Acts 2
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἔγ-κλημα, ατος, τό, (ἐγκαλέω)

I accusation, charge, ἔ. τινι ἔχειν S. Ph. 323, cf. Tr. 361, Antipho 3.2.9, etc.; ἐγκλήματα ἔχειν τινός, = ἐγκαλεῖν τι, Th. 1.26; ἔ. ποιεῖν τι make a thing matter of complaint, Id. 3.53; ἐγκλήματα ποιεῖσθαι bring accusations, Id. 1.126; τὰ ἐ. τὰ ἔς τινας complaints respecting.., ib. 79; ἐν ἐγκλήματι γίγνεσθαι D. 18.251; γίγνεται or ἐστὶ ἔγκλημά μοι πρός τινα I have ground of complaint respecting him, X. Cyr. 1.2.6, Lys. 10.23; λύειν ἔ. clear away a charge, Plb. 2.52.4; λόγοις τὰ ἐ. διαλύεσθαι Th. 1.140.

II in Law, written complaint: generally, of complaints which were to lead to private suits, ἔ. λαγχάνειν τινί file a complaint against.., D. 34.16, al., cf. PTeb. 616 (ii A. D.).

III concrete, a standing reproach, τῆς τύχης καὶ τῶν θεῶν Plu Dio 58.

2. defect, Gal. 14.20.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἔγκλημα (see ἐν, III. 3), ἐγκλήματος, τό (ἐγκαλέω), accusation: the crime of which one is accused, Acts 25:16; ἔγκλημα ἔχειν, to have laid to one's charge, be accused of a crime, Acts 23:29. (Often in Attic writings from Sophocles and Thucydides on.) [SYNONYMS: see κατηγορέω; cf. Isocrates 16, 2 τάς μέν γάρ δίκας ὑπέρ τῶν ἰδίων ἐγκληματων λαγχανουσι, τάς δέ κατηγοριας ὑπέρ τῶν τῆς πόλεως πραγμάτων ποιοῦνται, καί πλείω χρόνον διατριβουσι τόν πατέρα μου διαβαλλοντες κτλ.]

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights rserved. Used by permission.
Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

*ἔγκλημα , -τος , τό

(< ἐγκαλέω ),

an accusation, charge: Acts 23:29; Acts 25:16 (Cremer, 743).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Tebt I. 5.8 (a royal decree—B.C. 118) proclaims an amnesty ἀγνοημάτων ἁμαρτημ [άτ ]ων [ ]ν ̣[κλημάτων ";for errors, crimes, accusations,"; (Edd.). Cf. also BGU IV. 1036.81 (A.D. 108) Τεσεᾶφις ἐπιδέδωκε τὸ ἔνκλημα καθὼς πρόκ (ειται), P Oxy II. 237vii. 16 (A.D. 186) ἐπὶ προφάσει ἑτέρων ἐνκλημάτων, ";on the pretence of counter-accusations,"; ib.viii. 20 οὐκ ἀπέχεται τὰ χρηματικὰ διὰ τούτων τῶν ἐνκλημάτων, P Ryl II. 116.1 (A.D. 194) ἀντίγραφον ἐγκλήματος Σ., ";copy of a complaint by S.";, P Tebt II. 616 (ii/A.D.) τῶν τεθέντων ἐνκλημάτων. For ἔγκλησις we may cite P Ryl II. 65.15 (B.C. 67?) τοὺς δὲ τ [ ]ν ̣ ἔγκλησιν πεποιημένους, ";those who brought the accusation"; (Edd.), and for ἔγκλητος P Tebt I. 27.4 (B.C. 113) πλὴ [ν ] ἴσθι μὲν ἔγκλητος ὑπάρχων, ";but be sure that you are liable to accusation"; (Edd.).


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
εγκεκολαμμένα εγκεκολαμμέναι εγκλημα έγκλημα ἔγκλημα εγκληματος εγκλήματος ἐγκλήματος έγκληρον εγκλοίωσαι εγκοίλια εγκοιλοτέρα εγκολαπτά εγκολληθήσεται enklema enklēma énklema énklēma enklematos enklēmatos enklḗmatos