Bill Mounce

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-, ἀντεῖπον, -, -, -
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to speak against, talk back, contradict
to speak against, contradict; to gainsay, deny, Lk. 20:27; to oppose, Jn. 19:12; Acts 13:45; 28:19; Rom. 10:21; Tit. 1:9; 2:9; pass. to be spoken against, decried, Lk. 2:34; Acts 28:22*

Greek-English Concordance for ἀντιλέγω

Luke 2:34 Then Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Take note, this child is appointed for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign that will be opposed (antilegomenon | ἀντιλεγόμενον | pres pass ptcp acc sg neut)
Luke 20:27 Now some Sadducees (who deny there is a resurrection) came up and questioned him,
Luke 21:15 For I am the one who will give you a mouth and wisdom, which none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict (anteipein | ἀντειπεῖν | aor act inf ).
John 19:12 From that point on Pilate tried to release him, but the Jews kept shouting out, saying, “If you release this man, you are no ‘Friend of Caesar.’ Anyone who claims to be a king opposes (antilegei | ἀντιλέγει | pres act ind 3 sg) Caesar.”
Acts 4:14 But seeing the man who had been healed standing with them, they had nothing to say (anteipein | ἀντειπεῖν | aor act inf ) in opposition.
Acts 13:45 But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy; and blaspheming, they began to contradict (antelegon | ἀντέλεγον | imperf act ind 3 pl) what was being said by Paul.
Acts 28:19 But when the Jews objected (antilegontōn | ἀντιλεγόντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc), I was compelled to appeal to Caesar, but not as though I had some charge to bring against my own people.
Acts 28:22 But we desire to hear from you what you think, for with regard to this sect it is known to us that everywhere it is spoken (antilegetai | ἀντιλέγεται | pres pass ind 3 sg) against.”
Romans 10:21 But concerning Israel he says, “All day long I have held out my hands to a disobedient and argumentative (antilegonta | ἀντιλέγοντα | pres act ptcp acc sg masc) people.”
Titus 1:9 holding fast to the trustworthy word that is in accordance with the teaching, so that he might be able both to exhort with healthy doctrine and to rebuke those who oppose (antilegontas | ἀντιλέγοντας | pres act ptcp acc pl masc) it.
Titus 2:9 Urge slaves to be subject to their own masters in all things, to be pleasing, not talking back (antilegontas | ἀντιλέγοντας | pres act ptcp acc pl masc),