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Forms of the word
ἀνάθεμα, ατος, τό
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curse, oath; one cursed
a devoted thing, ordinarily in a bad sense, a person or thing accursed, Rom. 9:3; 1 Cor. 12:3; 16:22; Gal. 1:8, 9; a curse, execration, anathema, Acts 23:14*

Greek-English Concordance for ἀνάθεμα

Acts 23:14 These went to the chief priests and elders and said, “We have bound ourselves by (anathemati | ἀναθέματι | dat sg neut) an oath (anathemati | ἀναθέματι | dat sg neut) to taste no food until we have killed Paul.
Romans 9:3 For I could wish that I myself were accursed (anathema | ἀνάθεμα | nom sg neut), cut off from Christ, for the sake of my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh,
1 Corinthians 12:3 Therefore I want you to understand that no one speaking by the Spirit of God says, “Jesus is accursed!” (anathema | ἀνάθεμα | nom sg neut) and no one can say, “Jesus is Lord,” except by the Holy Spirit.
1 Corinthians 16:22 If anyone does not love the Lord, let him be accursed (anathema | ἀνάθεμα | nom sg neut). Our Lord has come!
Galatians 1:8 But even if we, or an angel from heaven, should preach a gospel at odds with the one we already preached to you, let him be accursed (anathema | ἀνάθεμα | nom sg neut).
Galatians 1:9 As we have said before, and now I say again: If anyone is preaching to you a gospel at odds with the one you have already received, let him be accursed (anathema | ἀνάθεμα | nom sg neut).