Bill Mounce

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γραμματεύς, -έως, ὁ
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teacher or expert in the law, scholar, scribe, city clerk
a scribe; a clerk, town-clerk, registrar, recorder, Acts 19:35; one skilled in the Jewish law, a teacher or interpreter of the law, Mt. 2:4; 5:20, et al. freq.; genr. a religious teacher, Mt. 13:52; by synec. any one distinguished for learning or wisdom, 1 Cor. 1:20

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Luke 20:1 One day, as Jesus was teaching the people in the temple and preaching the gospel, the chief priests and the scribes (grammateis | γραμματεῖς | nom pl masc), along with the elders, came up
Luke 20:19 The scribes (grammateis | γραμματεῖς | nom pl masc) and the chief priests tried to lay hands on him at that very hour, for they perceived that he had spoken this parable against them, but they feared the people.
Luke 20:39 In response some of the scribes (grammateōn | γραμματέων | gen pl masc) said, “Teacher, you have spoken well!”
Luke 20:46 “Beware of those scribes (grammateōn | γραμματέων | gen pl masc), who like to walk around in flowing robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces and the most important seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at feasts,
Luke 22:2 The chief priests and the scribes (grammateis | γραμματεῖς | nom pl masc) were looking for a way how they might put Jesus to death, for they were afraid of the people.
Luke 22:66 And when day came, the council of elders of the people was assembled, both chief priests and scribes (grammateis | γραμματεῖς | nom pl masc), and they had Jesus brought into their council chamber
Luke 23:10 even though the chief priests and the scribes (grammateis | γραμματεῖς | nom pl masc) stood by, vehemently accusing him.
John 8:3 The scribes (grammateis | γραμματεῖς | nom pl masc) and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and making her stand before them,
Acts 4:5 On the next day their rulers and elders and scribes (grammateis | γραμματεῖς | acc pl masc) were gathered together in Jerusalem,
Acts 6:12 And they incited the people and the elders and the scribes (grammateis | γραμματεῖς | acc pl masc), and they suddenly moved in and seized him and brought him before the council,
Acts 19:35 And when the city (grammateus | γραμματεύς | nom sg masc) clerk (grammateus | γραμματεύς | nom sg masc) had quieted the crowd, he said, “Men of Ephesus, what man is there who does not know that the city of the Ephesians is the temple keeper of the great Artemis and of her image that fell from heaven?
Acts 23:9 Then there arose a great uproar, and certain of the scribes (grammateōn | γραμματέων | gen pl masc) of the party of the Pharisees stood up and protested vigorously, saying, “We find nothing evil in this man. What if a spirit or an angel has spoken to him?”
1 Corinthians 1:20 Where is the wise Where is the scholar (grammateus | γραμματεύς | nom sg masc)? Where is the brilliant debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?