Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
ἀπολογία, ας, ἡ
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defense; answer or reply (of reason or accounting)
a verbal defence, Acts 22:1; 25:16

Greek-English Concordance for ἀπολογία

Acts 22:1 “My brothers and fathers, listen now to me as I make my defense (apologias | ἀπολογίας | gen sg fem) to you.”
Acts 25:16 I answered them that it was not the custom of the Romans to turn anyone over before the accused has met the accusers face to face and had an opportunity to make his defense (apologias | ἀπολογίας | gen sg fem) against the charge.
1 Corinthians 9:3 This is my defense (apologia | ἀπολογία | nom sg fem) to those who sit in judgment on me.
2 Corinthians 7:11 For see what eagerness this very thing — this sadness as God intended — has produced in you; what defense (apologian | ἀπολογίαν | acc sg fem) of yourselves, what indignation, what alarm, what longing, what deep concern, what punishment! In everything you have proved yourselves to be innocent in this matter.
Philippians 1:7 It is right for me to feel this way about all of you, because I have you in my heart, since both in my imprisonment and in the defense (apologia | ἀπολογίᾳ | dat sg fem) and confirmation of the gospel, you all share with me in the grace of God.
Philippians 1:16 The latter do it out of love, knowing that I am here for the defense (apologian | ἀπολογίαν | acc sg fem) of the gospel.
2 Timothy 4:16 At my first defense (apologia | ἀπολογίᾳ | dat sg fem) no one came forward for me, but everyone deserted me; may it not be held against them.
1 Peter 3:15 but in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord, being ready at all times to make a defense (apologian | ἀπολογίαν | acc sg fem) to all who ask you for a word concerning the hope that is in you.