Bill Mounce

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(ἐνελάλουν), ἐγκαλέσω, -, -, -, -
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to bring charges, accuse; (pass.) to be charged with, have an accusation brought to
can be followed by a dative, to bring a charge against, accuse; to institute judicial proceedings, Acts 19:38, 40; 23:28, 29; 26:2, 7; Rom. 8:33

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Acts 19:38 If then Demetrius and the craftsmen with him have a complaint against anyone, the courts are open, and there are proconsuls. Let them bring charges (enkaleitōsan | ἐγκαλείτωσαν | pres act imperative 3 pl) against one another there.
Acts 19:40 For indeed we are in danger of being charged (enkaleisthai | ἐγκαλεῖσθαι | pres pass inf ) in connection with this day’s riot, there being no cause for it; and we will not be able to give an explanation for it.” And having said this, he dismissed the assembly.
Acts 23:28 And wanting to know the charge for which they were accusing (enekaloun | ἐνεκάλουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) him, I brought him down to their council.
Acts 23:29 I found him accused (enkaloumenon | ἐγκαλούμενον | pres pass ptcp acc sg masc) in regard to questions of their law, but with no charge deserving death or imprisonment.
Acts 26:2 “Regarding all the things of which I am being accused (enkaloumai | ἐγκαλοῦμαι | pres pass ind 1 sg) by the Jews, King Agrippa, I consider myself fortunate that it is before you that I am about to make my defense today,
Acts 26:7 to which our twelve tribes hope to attain, worshipping strenuously night and day. It is for this hope, your Excellency, that I am being accused (enkaloumai | ἐγκαλοῦμαι | pres pass ind 1 sg) by Jews!
Romans 8:33 Who will bring a charge (enkalesei | ἐγκαλέσει | fut act ind 3 sg) against God’s elect? It is God who justifies.