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Strong's #2724 - κατηγορία

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Noun Feminine
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  1. accusation, charge
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


I Ion. -ιη, ἡ, accusation, Hdt. 6.50, etc.; opp. αἰτία (expostulation), Th. 1.69; opp. ἔπαινος, ib. 84; opp. ἀπολογία Arist. Rh. 1358b11; τὴν κ. ποιεῖσθαι Antipho 6.10, And. 1.6; ὡς ὑβρίζοντος κ. ἐποιοῦντο X. An. 5.8.1; κ. ἐγένοντο πολλαὶ τῶν Ἀθηναίων charges were made against.., Id. HG 2.1.31; κατηγορίαι κατά τινος γεγόνασιν Isoc. 5.147; εἰ.. ἐπὶ τοῖς πεπραγμένοις κατηγορίας ἔχω I am liable to accusation, D. 18.240.


1. in Logic, predication, Arist. Metaph. 1007a35, etc.: pl., Id. APo. 84a1; esp. affirmative predication, opp. στέρησις, Id. APr. 52a15; ἄπορον ἐν κ. Stoic. 2.93.

2. predicate, Arist. Metaph. 1004a29, 1028a28, al., Epicur. Ephesians 1 p.23U., etc.

3. more freq., category, head of predicables, Arist. Top. 103b20 (ten), APo. 83b16, Ph. 225b5 (eight), Metaph. 1068a8 (seven), cf. EN 1096a29.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κατηγορία, κατηγοριας, (κατήγορος) (from Herodotus down), accusation, charge: with the genitive of the person accused, Luke 6:7 R G L Tr marginal reading; (John 18:29 T WH); κατά τίνος, John 18:29 (R G L Tr); 1 Timothy 5:19; with the genitive of the crime, Titus 1:6.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* κατηγορία , -ας ,

(< κατήγορος ),

an accusation, charge: c. gen. pers., John 18:29; seq. κατά , c. id., 1 Timothy 5:19; c. gen. rei, Titus 1:6.†

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 Oxy II. 237viii .7 (A.D. 186) τότ᾽ ἐὰν θαρρῇ τοῖς τῆς κατηγορίας ἐλέγχοις, τὸν μείζονα ἀγῶνα ε ̣[ ]σελεύσεται, ";if he has confidence in the proofs of his accusation, he shall enter upon the more serious law-suit"; (Edd.), Michel 458.21 (c. B.C. 165) πολλὰς καὶ ψευδεῖς κατηγορίας πο [ιησαμένων τινῶν.


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
κατηγορια κατηγορία κατηγορίᾳ κατηγοριαν κατηγορίαν kategoria katēgoria kategoríāi katēgoríāi kategorian kategorían katēgorian katēgorían
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