ἀπολογέομαι

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀπολογέομαι
Greek transliteration: 
apologeomai
Simplified transliteration: 
apologeomai
Principal Parts: 
(ἀπελογούμην), -, ἀπελογησάμην, -, -, ἀπελογήθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
626
GK Number: 
664
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
10
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
to defend oneself, speak in one's own behalf
Definition: 
to defend one's self against a charge, to make a defence, Lk. 12:11; 21:14

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 12:11 When they bring you before the synagogues, the rulers, and the authorities, do not worry: How or what words should you use in your defense (apologēsēsthe | ἀπολογήσησθε | aor mid subj 2 pl)? or, What should you say?
Luke 21:14 So determine in your hearts not to rehearse beforehand how to defend (apologēthēnai | ἀπολογηθῆναι | aor pass inf ) yourself,
Acts 19:33 And some of the crowd prompted Alexander, the Jews pushing him forward. And Alexander motioned with his hand and wanted to make (apologeisthai | ἀπολογεῖσθαι | pres mid inf ) a defense to the crowd.
Acts 24:10 And Paul responded, when the governor motioned to him to speak: “Knowing that for many years you have been a judge over this nation, gladly do I make my own defense (apologoumai | ἀπολογοῦμαι | pres mid ind 1 sg) concerning these things.
Acts 25:8 Paul argued in his defense (apologoumenou | ἀπολογουμένου | pres mid ptcp gen sg masc), “Neither against the law of the Jews, nor against the temple, nor against Caesar have I committed any offense.”
Acts 26:1 So Agrippa said to Paul, “You have permission to speak for yourself.” Then Paul stretched out his hand and began to make his defense: (apelogeito | ἀπελογεῖτο | imperf mid ind 3 sg)
Acts 26:2 “Regarding all the things of which I am being accused by the Jews, King Agrippa, I consider myself fortunate that it is before you that I am about to (apologeisthai | ἀπολογεῖσθαι | pres mid inf ) make (apologeisthai | ἀπολογεῖσθαι | pres mid inf ) my (apologeisthai | ἀπολογεῖσθαι | pres mid inf ) defense (apologeisthai | ἀπολογεῖσθαι | pres mid inf ) today,
Acts 26:24 As (apologoumenou | ἀπολογουμένου | pres mid ptcp gen sg masc) Paul was (apologoumenou | ἀπολογουμένου | pres mid ptcp gen sg masc) saying (apologoumenou | ἀπολογουμένου | pres mid ptcp gen sg masc) these things in (apologoumenou | ἀπολογουμένου | pres mid ptcp gen sg masc) his (apologoumenou | ἀπολογουμένου | pres mid ptcp gen sg masc) defense (apologoumenou | ἀπολογουμένου | pres mid ptcp gen sg masc), Festus said in a loud voice, “You are out of your mind, Paul! Much learning is driving you insane!”
Romans 2:15 They show that the work of the law is written on their hearts, their conscience bearing witness and their conflicting thoughts accusing or else defending (apologoumenōn | ἀπολογουμένων | pres mid ptcp gen pl masc) them,
2 Corinthians 12:19 Have you been thinking all along that we (apologoumetha | ἀπολογούμεθα | pres mid ind 1 pl) are (apologoumetha | ἀπολογούμεθα | pres mid ind 1 pl) defending (apologoumetha | ἀπολογούμεθα | pres mid ind 1 pl) ourselves (apologoumetha | ἀπολογούμεθα | pres mid ind 1 pl) to you? We are speaking before God as those in Christ; and all that we do, dear friends, is for your upbuilding.