Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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(gen.) against, contrary to, opposed; down, throughout; (acc.) in, by, with, in accordance with, for
down from, Mt. 8:32; down upon, upon, Mk. 14:3; Acts 27:14; down into; κατὰ βάθους, profound, deepest, 2 Cor. 8:2; down over, throughout a space, Lk. 4:14; 23:5; concerning, in cases of pointed allegation, 1 Cor. 15:15; against, Mt. 12:30; by, in oaths, Mt. 26:63; with an acc. of place, in the quarter of, about, near, at, Lk. 10;32; Acts 2:10; throughout, Lk. 8:39; in, Rom. 16:5; among, Acts 21:21; in the presence of, Lk. 2:31; in the direction of, towards, Acts 8:26; Phil. 3:14; of time, within the range of; during, in the course of, at, about, Acts 12:1; 27:27; distributively, κατ᾿ οἶ\κον, by houses, from house to house, Acts 2:46; kata; duvo, two and two, 1 Cor. 14:27; καθ᾿ ἡμέραν, daily, Mt. 26:55; trop., according to, conformable to, in proportion to, Mt. 9:29; 25:15; after the fashion or likeness of. Heb. 5:6; in virtue of, Mt. 19:3; as respects, Rom. 11:3; Acts 25;14; Heb. 9:9

Greek-English Concordance for κατά

1 Corinthians 15:3 For I passed on to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the Scriptures,
1 Corinthians 15:4 and that he was buried, and that he has been raised on the third day according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the Scriptures,
1 Corinthians 15:15 Beyond that, we are even found to be false witnesses about God, because we have borne witness about (kata | κατά | prep-gen) God that he raised Christ, whom he did not raise if it is true that the dead are not raised.
1 Corinthians 15:31 Every (kath | καθ᾿ | prep-acc) day I am in danger of dying! I swear by my boasting in you, which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord.
1 Corinthians 15:32 If as (kata | κατά | prep-acc) a mere man I fought with wild beasts at Ephesus, what have I gained? If the dead are not raised, let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.
1 Corinthians 16:2 On (kata | κατά | prep-acc) the first day of the week, each of you should put something aside as he may prosper and save it, so that when I come, collections will not have to be made.
1 Corinthians 16:19 The churches of Asia send their greetings to you. Aquila and Prisca, along with the church that meets in (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) their house, send their special greetings in the Lord.
2 Corinthians 1:8 For we want you to know, brothers, about the affliction we suffered in Asia, that we were burdened excessively (kath | καθ᾿ | prep-acc) beyond our power to cope, so that we despaired even of living.
2 Corinthians 1:17 Therefore when I was planning this, I was not capricious, was I? Or the things I plan, do I plan according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the flesh, so that with me it would be “Yes, yes” and “No, no” at the same time?
2 Corinthians 4:13 But since we have the same spirit of faith as that (kata | κατά | prep-acc) which stands written, “I believed; therefore I spoke,” we too believe, and thus we speak,
2 Corinthians 4:17 For our momentary lightness of affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far (kath | καθ᾿ | prep-acc) beyond all comparison,
2 Corinthians 5:16 So from now on we regard no one according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the flesh. Even though we once regarded Christ according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the flesh, yet now we regard him in that way no longer.
2 Corinthians 7:9 now I rejoice, not because you were made sad, but because your sadness led to repentance; for you were made sad as (kata | κατά | prep-acc) God intended (kata | κατά | prep-acc), so that in nothing you suffered loss by us.
2 Corinthians 7:10 For sadness as intended (kata | κατά | prep-acc) by God produces a repentance that leads to salvation, leaving no regret; but worldly sadness produces death.
2 Corinthians 7:11 For see what eagerness this very thing — this sadness as (kata | κατά | prep-acc) God intended (kata | κατά | prep-acc) — has produced in you; what defense 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.
2 Corinthians 8:2 how that in a severe test of affliction, the fullness of their joy and their extreme (kata | κατά | prep-gen) poverty have overflowed in the richness of their generosity.
2 Corinthians 8:3 For — as I can testify — they gave according to (kata | κατά | prep-acc) their means, and even beyond their means; acting spontaneously,
2 Corinthians 8:8 I am not saying this as (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) an order, but as a way of testing the genuineness of your love by comparison with the eagerness of others.
2 Corinthians 10:1 Now I, Paul myself, appeal to you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ — I who when (kata | κατά | prep-acc) present am “timid” among you, but when away am “bold” toward you.
2 Corinthians 10:2 I ask that when I am present I may not have to be “bold,” with such a confidence as I expect I will dare to use against those who think that we are walking according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the flesh.
2 Corinthians 10:3 For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the flesh,
2 Corinthians 10:5 and every lofty idea that is raised against (kata | κατά | prep-gen) the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obey Christ.
2 Corinthians 10:7 You are looking at (kata | κατά | prep-acc) outward appearances. If anyone has persuaded himself that he belongs to Christ, he should remind himself that just as he belongs to Christ, so also do we.
2 Corinthians 10:13 We, however, will not boast beyond proper limits, but only within (kata | κατά | prep-acc) the measure of the sphere of action which God has assigned to us as a measure, extending even as far as you.
2 Corinthians 10:15 We will not go beyond proper limits by boasting in the labors of others, but we have hope that as your faith continues to grow, our area of activity among you will be greatly enlarged,
2 Corinthians 11:15 So it is no great surprise if his servants, too, disguise themselves as servants of righteousness. Their end will be according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to their works.
2 Corinthians 11:17 What I am saying, I am not saying according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the Lord, but as in foolishness, in this confidence of boasting.
2 Corinthians 11:18 Since there are many who are boasting according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the flesh, I too will boast.
2 Corinthians 11:21 I say this to (kata | κατά | prep-acc) my shame, that in this we have been weak. But as to whatever anyone else dares to boast about — I am talking like a fool — I also dare to boast.
2 Corinthians 11:28 Apart from other things, there is the daily (kath | καθ᾿ | prep-acc) pressure on me of my anxious concern for all the churches.
2 Corinthians 13:8 For we cannot do anything against (kata | κατά | prep-gen) the truth, but only for the truth.
2 Corinthians 13:10 Therefore I write these things while I am absent, so that when I am present I may not have to treat you harshly according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the authority which the Lord gave me for building up and not tearing down.
Galatians 1:4 who gave himself for our sins in order to rescue us from this present evil age, according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the will of our God and Father,
Galatians 1:11 I want you to know, brothers, that the gospel preached by me is not of (kata | κατά | prep-acc) human origin (kata | κατά | prep-acc).
Galatians 1:13 For you have heard of my former way of life in Judaism, how intensely (kath | καθ᾿ | prep-acc) I used to persecute the church of God and was trying to destroy it.
Galatians 2:2 I went up in response to (kata | κατά | prep-acc) a revelation and laid out before them — though privately (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) before the acknowledged leaders — the gospel that I proclaim among the Gentiles, lest somehow I was running, or had run, in vain.
Galatians 2:11 But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to (kata | κατά | prep-acc) his face, because he stood condemned.
Galatians 3:1 O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you, before (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly exhibited as crucified?
Galatians 3:15 To speak in (kata | κατά | prep-acc) human terms, brothers: even though a covenant is one made by man, yet when it has been ratified, no one can set it aside or add anything to it.
Galatians 3:21 Is the law, therefore, opposed to (kata | κατά | prep-gen) the promises of God? Certainly not! For if a law had been given that could impart life, then righteousness would indeed be by the law.
Galatians 3:29 And if you belong to Christ, then you are descendants of Abraham, heirs according (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) to the promise.
Galatians 4:23 The son by the slave woman was born according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the flesh, but the son by the free woman was born as the result of promise.
Galatians 4:28 But you, my brothers, like (kata | κατά | prep-acc) Isaac, are children of promise.
Galatians 4:29 But just as at that time the one who was born according to (kata | κατά | prep-acc) the flesh persecuted the one who was born according to (kata | κατά | prep-acc) the Spirit, so also it is now.
Galatians 5:17 For the desires of the flesh are against (kata | κατά | prep-gen) the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against (kata | κατά | prep-gen) the flesh; for these are opposed to one another, to keep you from doing the things you want to do.
Galatians 5:23 gentleness, self-control; against (kata | κατά | prep-gen) such things there is no law.
Ephesians 1:5 he predestined us for adoption as his own sons through Jesus Christ, according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the good pleasure of his will,
Ephesians 1:7 In him we have received redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the rich benefits of his grace,
Ephesians 1:9 He has made known to us the mystery of his will, according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ,
Ephesians 1:11 In Christ we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the purpose of him who accomplishes all things according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the counsel of his will,