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Forms of the word
αἰτία, -ας, ἡ
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(legal) charge; reason, cause
cause, motive, incitement; accusation, crime, case,

Greek-English Concordance for αἰτία

Matthew 19:3 Some Pharisees came to him and tested him by asking, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any cause?” (aitian | αἰτίαν | acc sg fem)
Matthew 19:10 The disciples said to him, “If such is the case (aitia | αἰτία | nom sg fem) of a man with his wife, it is better not to marry.”
Matthew 27:37 And above his head they put the charge (aitian | αἰτίαν | acc sg fem) against him, which read, “This is Jesus, the king of the Jews.”
Mark 15:26 And the inscription giving the accusation (aitias | αἰτίας | gen sg fem) against him read, “The King of the Jews.”
Luke 8:47 Seeing that she had not escaped notice, the woman stepped forward, trembling, and fell down before him. She declared in the presence of all the people why she had touched him and how she had been healed at once.
John 18:38 Pilate said to him, “What is truth?” And having said this he went out again to the Jews and said to them, “I find no basis for an accusation (aitian | αἰτίαν | acc sg fem) against him.
John 19:4 Once more Pilate went out and said to them, “Look, I am bringing him out to you that you may know that I find no basis for an accusation (aitian | αἰτίαν | acc sg fem) against him.”
John 19:6 When the chief priests and the officers saw him, they cried out, saying, “Crucify him! Crucify him!” Pilate said to them, “Take him yourselves and crucify him; for I find no basis for an accusation (aitian | αἰτίαν | acc sg fem) against him.”
Acts 10:21 And Peter went down to the men and said, “Behold, I am the one you are looking for. What is the reason (aitia | αἰτία | nom sg fem) for which you have come?”
Acts 13:28 And though they found no crime (aitian | αἰτίαν | acc sg fem) deserving death, they asked Pilate to have him executed.
Acts 22:24 the commanding officer ordered Paul to be brought back into the barracks, saying that he should be examined with whips so that he might know the reason (aitian | αἰτίαν | acc sg fem) why they were shouting at him that way.
Acts 23:28 And wanting to know the charge (aitian | αἰτίαν | acc sg fem) for which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their council.
Acts 25:18 When the accusers stood up, they brought no charge (aitian | αἰτίαν | acc sg fem) of such evils as I was expecting,
Acts 25:27 For it seems unreasonable to me, in sending a prisoner, not to report the charges (aitias | αἰτίας | acc pl fem) against him.”
Acts 28:18 They examined me and wanted to release me, because there was no basis (aitian | αἰτίαν | acc sg fem) for a death sentence against me.
Acts 28:20 For this reason, therefore, I have asked (aitian | αἰτίαν | acc sg fem) to see you and speak with you, since it is because of the hope of Israel that I wear this chain.”
2 Timothy 1:6 For which reason (aitian | αἰτίαν | acc sg fem) I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands,
2 Timothy 1:12 for which reason (aitian | αἰτίαν | acc sg fem) even I am suffering these things; but I am not ashamed, for I know in whom I have trusted and I am fully convinced that he is able to guard my deposit until that day.
Titus 1:13 This testimony is true, for which reason (aitian | αἰτίαν | acc sg fem) rebuke them sharply, so that they may be healthy in the faith,
Hebrews 2:11 For the one who sanctifies and those who are sanctified are all of one origin. That is why Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers,