2723. katégoreó
Strong's Concordance
katégoreó: to make accusation
Original Word: κατηγορέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: katégoreó
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ay-gor-eh'-o)
Definition: to make accusation
Usage: I accuse, charge, prosecute.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kata and agoreuó (to speak in the assembly)
to make accusation
NASB Translation
accusation against (1), accuse (10), accused (3), accuses (2), accusing (3), bring against (1), charges they bring against (1), charges you make (1), make accusation (1), prosecute (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2723: κατηγορέω

κατηγορέω, κατηγόρω; imperfect κατηγόρουν; future κατηγορήσω; 1 aorist κατηγόρησα; present passive κατηγοροῦμαι; (κατά and ἀγορεύω, properly, to speak against (cf. κατά, III. 7) in court, in the assembly of the people), to accuse;

a. before a judge: absolutely (to make accusation), Acts 24:2, 19; τίνος, to accuse one, Matthew 12:10; Mark 3:2; Luke 6:7 T Tr text WH; R L Tr brackets; ; John 8:6; Acts 25:5; Acts 28:19; with the addition of a genitive of the thing of which one is accused (as Demosthenes 515 at the end): Acts 24:8; Acts 25:11 (unless it be thought preferable to regard the relative in these instances as in the genitive by attraction (so Buttmann, § 132, 16 at the end), since the common construction in Greek authors is κατηγόρουν τί τίνος, cf. Matthiae, § 370 Anm. 2, p. 849f, and § 378, p. 859; cf. Winer's Grammar, § 30, 9a.); τίνος περί τίνος, Acts 24:13 (Thucydides 8, 85; Xenophon, Hell. 1, 7, 2); with the genitive of person and accusative of the thing, Mark 15:3 (unless πολλά should be taken adverbially: much, vehemently); πόσα, Mark 15:4 L T Tr WH (Euripides, Or. 28); followed by κατά with the genitive of person, Luke 23:14 (Xenophon, Hell. 1, 7, 9 (cf. Winers Grammar, § 28, 1; p. 431 (402); Buttmann, § 132, 16)); passive to be accused (as 2 Macc. 10:13; Xenophon, Hell. 3, 5, 25; cf. Buttmann, § 134, 4): ὑπό τίνος, Matthew 27:12; Acts 22:30 L T Tr WH for Rec. παρά (τό τί κτλ., why (A. V. wherefore) he was accused; unless it is to be explained, what accusation was brought forward etc.); κατηγορούμενος, Acts 25:16.

b. of an extra-judicial accusation (Xenophon, mem. 1, 3, 4): absolutely, Romans 2:15; τίνος, John 5:45 (cf. Buttmann, 295 (254)); Revelation 12:10 R G Tr: solecistically τινα, Revelation 12:10 L T WH (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 16). [SYNONYMS: αἰτίασθαι, διαβάλλειν, ἐγκάλειν, ἐπικάλειν, κατηγορεῖν: αἰτίασθαι to accuse with primary reference to the ground of accusation (αἰτία), the crime; κατηγορεῖν to accuse formally and before a tribunal bring a charge against (κατά suggestive of animosity) publicly; ἐγκάλειν, to accuse with publicity (καλεῖν), but not necessarily formally or before a tribunal; ἐπικάλειν 'to cry out upon' suggestive of publicity and hostility; διαβάλλειν, properly, to make a verbal assault which reaches its goal (διά); in distinction from the words which allude to authorship (αἰτιάομαι), to judicial procedure (κατηγορέω), or to open averment (ἐγκαλέω, ἐπικαλέω), διαβάλλω expresses the giving currency to a damaging insinuation. διάβολος a secret and calumnious, in distinction from κατήγορος an open and formal, accuser. Schmidt, chapter 5.]

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
accuse, object.

From kategoros; to be a plaintiff, i.e. To charge with some offence -- accuse, object.

see GREEK kategoros

Forms and Transliterations
κατηγορειν κατηγορείν κατηγορεῖν κατηγορεισθαι κατηγορείσθαι κατηγορεῖσθαι κατηγορειται κατηγορεῖται κατηγορειτε κατηγορείτε κατηγορεῖτε κατηγορειτωσαν κατηγορείτωσαν κατηγορήσαι κατηγορησω κατηγορήσω κατηγορησωσιν κατηγορήσωσιν κατηγορουμεν κατηγορούμεν κατηγοροῦμεν κατηγορουμενος κατηγορούμενος κατηγορουν κατηγόρουν κατηγορουντες κατηγορούντες κατηγοροῦντες κατηγορουντων κατηγορούντων κατηγορούσι κατηγορούσί κατηγορουσιν κατηγοροῦσιν κατηγοροῦσίν κατηγορων κατηγορών κατηγορῶν kategorein kategoreîn katēgorein katēgoreîn kategoreisthai kategoreîsthai katēgoreisthai katēgoreîsthai kategoreitai kategoreîtai katēgoreitai katēgoreîtai kategoreite kategoreîte katēgoreite katēgoreîte kategoreitosan kategoreítosan katēgoreitōsan katēgoreítōsan kategoreso kategorḗso katēgorēsō katēgorḗsō kategoresosin kategorḗsosin katēgorēsōsin katēgorḗsōsin kategoron kategorôn katēgorōn katēgorō̂n kategoroumen kategoroûmen katēgoroumen katēgoroûmen kategoroumenos kategoroúmenos katēgoroumenos katēgoroúmenos kategoroun kategóroun katēgoroun katēgóroun kategorountes kategoroûntes katēgorountes katēgoroûntes kategorounton kategoroúnton katēgorountōn katēgoroúntōn kategorousin kategoroûsin kategoroûsín katēgorousin katēgoroûsin katēgoroûsín
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 12:10 V-ASA-3P
GRK: θεραπεῦσαι ἵνα κατηγορήσωσιν αὐτοῦ
NAS: so that they might accuse Him.
KJV: that they might accuse him.
INT: to heal that they might accuse him

Matthew 27:12 V-PNM/P
GRK: ἐν τῷ κατηγορεῖσθαι αὐτὸν ὑπὸ
NAS: And while He was being accused by the chief priests
KJV: he was accused of
INT: in the [time when] was accused he by

Mark 3:2 V-ASA-3P
GRK: αὐτόν ἵνα κατηγορήσωσιν αὐτοῦ
NAS: so that they might accuse Him.
KJV: that they might accuse him.
INT: him in order that they might accuse him

Mark 15:3 V-IIA-3P
GRK: καὶ κατηγόρουν αὐτοῦ οἱ
NAS: The chief priests [began] to accuse Him harshly.
KJV: the chief priests accused him
INT: And were accusing him the

Mark 15:4 V-PIA-3P
GRK: πόσα σου κατηγοροῦσιν
NAS: how many charges they bring against You!
INT: of how many things you they witness against

Luke 6:7 V-PNA
GRK: ἵνα εὕρωσιν κατηγορεῖν αὐτοῦ
NAS: that they might find [reason] to accuse Him.
INT: that they might find an accusation against him

Luke 23:2 V-PNA
GRK: ἤρξαντο δὲ κατηγορεῖν αὐτοῦ λέγοντες
NAS: And they began to accuse Him, saying,
KJV: And they began to accuse him, saying,
INT: they began moreover to accuse him saying

Luke 23:10 V-PPA-NMP
GRK: γραμματεῖς εὐτόνως κατηγοροῦντες αὐτοῦ
NAS: were standing there, accusing Him vehemently.
KJV: stood and vehemently accused him.
INT: scribes violently accusing him

Luke 23:14 V-PIA-2P
GRK: αἴτιον ὧν κατηγορεῖτε κατ' αὐτοῦ
NAS: man regarding the charges which
KJV: whereof ye accuse him:
INT: faulty [as to the things] of which you bring accusation against him

John 5:45 V-FIA-1S
GRK: ὅτι ἐγὼ κατηγορήσω ὑμῶν πρὸς
NAS: Do not think that I will accuse you before
KJV: that I will accuse you to
INT: that I will accuse you to

John 5:45 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: ἔστιν ὁ κατηγορῶν ὑμῶν Μωυσῆς
NAS: the Father; the one who accuses you is Moses,
KJV: there is [one] that accuseth you,
INT: there is [one] who accuses you Moses

John 8:6 V-PNA
GRK: ἵνα ἔχωσιν κατηγορεῖν αὐτοῦ ὁ
NAS: that they might have grounds for accusing Him. But Jesus
KJV: they might have to accuse him.
INT: that they might have to accuse him

Acts 22:30 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: τὸ τί κατηγορεῖται ὑπὸ τῶν
NAS: why he had been accused by the Jews,
KJV: wherefore he was accused of
INT: the why he is accused by the

Acts 24:2 V-PNA
GRK: αὐτοῦ ἤρξατο κατηγορεῖν ὁ Τέρτυλλος
NAS: began to accuse him, saying
KJV: began to accuse [him], saying,
INT: of him began to accuse [him] Tertullus

Acts 24:8 V-PIA-1P
GRK: ὧν ἡμεῖς κατηγοροῦμεν αὐτοῦ
NAS: the things of which we accuse him.
KJV: whereof we accuse him.
INT: of which we accuse him

Acts 24:13 V-PIA-3P
GRK: ὧν νυνὶ κατηγοροῦσίν μου
NAS: they now accuse me.
KJV: they now accuse me.
INT: [the things] of which now they accuse me

Acts 24:19 V-PNA
GRK: παρεῖναι καὶ κατηγορεῖν εἴ τι
NAS: before you and to make accusation, if
KJV: thee, and object, if they had
INT: to appear and to accuse if anything

Acts 25:5 V-PMA-3P
GRK: ἀνδρὶ ἄτοπον κατηγορείτωσαν αὐτοῦ
NAS: the man, let them prosecute him.
KJV: go down with [me], and accuse this
INT: man wrong let them accuse him

Acts 25:11 V-PIA-3P
GRK: ὧν οὗτοι κατηγοροῦσίν μου οὐδείς
NAS: these men accuse me, no one
KJV: whereof these accuse me,
INT: of which they accuse me no one

Acts 25:16 V-PPM/P-NMS
GRK: ἢ ὁ κατηγορούμενος κατὰ πρόσωπον
NAS: before the accused meets
KJV: that he which is accused have
INT: that the [one] being accused to face

Acts 28:19 V-PNA
GRK: ἔχων τι κατηγορεῖν
NAS: any accusation against my nation.
KJV: my nation of.
INT: having anything to lay against

Romans 2:15 V-PPA-GMP
GRK: τῶν λογισμῶν κατηγορούντων ἢ καὶ
NAS: alternately accusing or
KJV: [their] thoughts the mean while accusing or
INT: the thoughts accusing or also

Revelation 12:10 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: ἡμῶν ὁ κατηγορῶν αὐτοὺς ἐνώπιον
NAS: has been thrown down, he who accuses them before
KJV: for the accuser of our
INT: of us who accuses them before

Strong's Greek 2723
23 Occurrences

κατηγορήσω — 1 Occ.
κατηγορήσωσιν — 2 Occ.
κατηγορεῖν — 6 Occ.
κατηγορεῖσθαι — 1 Occ.
κατηγορεῖται — 1 Occ.
κατηγορεῖτε — 1 Occ.
κατηγορείτωσαν — 1 Occ.
κατηγορῶν — 2 Occ.
κατηγοροῦμεν — 1 Occ.
κατηγορούμενος — 1 Occ.
κατηγόρουν — 1 Occ.
κατηγοροῦντες — 1 Occ.
κατηγορούντων — 1 Occ.
κατηγοροῦσιν — 3 Occ.

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