Bill Mounce

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κριτήριον

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κριτήριον, ου, τό
Greek transliteration: 
kritērion
Simplified transliteration: 
kriterion
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2922
GK Number: 
3215
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2c
Gloss: 
court of law; legal dispute, lawsuit
Definition: 
pr. a standard or means by which to judge, criterion; a court of justice, tribunal, Jas. 2:6; a cause, controversy, 1 Cor. 6:2, 4*

Greek-English Concordance for

1 Corinthians 6:2 Or do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is to be judged by you, are you incompetent to try (kritēriōn | κριτηρίων | gen pl neut) minor cases?
1 Corinthians 6:4 So if you have ordinary cases (kritēria | κριτήρια | acc pl neut), do you appoint as judges those who have no standing in the church?
James 2:6 But you have dishonored the poor! Is it not the rich who oppress you? And are not they the ones who drag you into court (kritēria | κριτήρια | acc pl neut)?