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Strong's #2725 - κατήγορος

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  1. an accuser
    1. a name given to the devil by the rabbis
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 7379 ‑ רִב (reeb, reeb);  
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John 1
Acts 5
Revelation 1
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Acts 4
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John 1
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κατήγορ-ος, ὁ,

accuser, Hdt. 3.71, S. Tr. 814, And. 4.16, Lys. 7.11, Pl. Revelation 18:1-24 a (pl.), Revelation 12:10, etc.; δημόσιος κ. public prosecutor, PFlor. 6.6 (iii A.D.); betrayer, φρονημάτων ἡ γλῶσσ' ἀληθὴς γίγνεται κ. A. Th. 439; ἀμέλειά ἐστι σαφὴς ψυχῆς κ. κακῆς X. Oec. 20.15; πνεῦμα ὧν κατήγορον,.. δρόμοις [ἡ φύσις] ἐκβιᾶται κατηγορέειν what the respiration reveals, Hp. de Arte 12.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κατήγορος, κατηγορου, (κατηγορέω (which see ad at the end)), an accuser: John 8:10; Acts 23:30, 35; Acts 24:8 (R); ; Revelation 12:10 R Tr. ((From Sophocles and Herodotus down.))

STRONGS NT 2725: κατήγωρ κατήγωρ, , an accuser: Revelation 12:10 G L T WH. It is a form unknown to Greek writers, a literal transcription of the Hebrew קָטִיגור, a name given to the devil by the rabbis; cf. Buxtorf, Lex. Chaldean talm. et rahb., p. 2009 (p. 997, Fischer edition); (Schöttgen, Horae Hebrew i., p. 1121f; cf. Buttmann, 25 (22)).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κατήγορος , -ου , ,

[in LXX: Proverbs 18:17 (H7379), 2 Maccabees 4:5 *;]

an accuser: Acts 23:30; Acts 23:35; Acts 24:8 (WH, R, txt. om.) Acts 25:16; Acts 25:18.†

κατήγωρ ,

(Aram. קָטִיגוֺר ; Dalman, Gr., 185; but v. Deiss., LAE, 90 f.),

= κατήγορος ,

an accuser: Revelation 12:10.†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Tor I. 1viii. 12 (B.C.116) ἐμφανιστοῦ καὶ κατηγόρου, ";delaiore ac accusatore"; (Ed.), P Lond 359.9 (i/ii A.D.) (= II. p. 150) ἓν μὲν οὖν τῷ κατηγόρῳ, ";one word to the prosecutor,"; P Oxy III 472.32 (c. A.D. 130) φαμὲν τοῦτο [πᾶ ]ν μηδὲν εἶναι πρὸς τὸν κατήγορον, ";we assert that all this has nothing to do with the plaintiff"; (Edd.), P Flor I. 6.6 (A.D. 210) δημοσίου κατηγόρου, Syll 316.17 (ii/B.C.) πα ]ρασχομένων τῶν κατηγόρων ἀληθινὰς ἀποδείξεις, OGIS 669.39 (i/A.D.) μηκέτι ἐξεῖναι τούτωι εἰσαγγέλλειν κατηγόρωι μηδὲ εἰς κρίσιν ἄγεσθαι.


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