Bill Mounce

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κριτής

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κριτής, -οῦ, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
kritēs
Simplified transliteration: 
krites
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2923
GK Number: 
3216
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
19
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1f
Gloss: 
judge
Definition: 
a judge, Mt. 5:25; from the Hebrew, a magistrate, ruler, Acts 13:20; 24:10

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 5:25 Come to terms quickly with your accuser while you are still with him on the way to court, or your accuser may hand you over to the judge (kritē | κριτῇ | dat sg masc), and the judge (kritēs | κριτής | nom sg masc) to the guard, and you be thrown into prison.
Matthew 12:27 And if I cast out demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your sons cast them out? For this reason they will be your judges (kritai | κριταί | nom pl masc).
Luke 11:19 And if by Beelzebul I cast out demons, by whom do your sons cast them out? Therefore they will be your judges (kritai | κριταί | nom pl masc).
Luke 12:14 But he said to him, “Friend, who appointed me a judge (kritēn | κριτήν | acc sg masc) or arbitrator between you two?”
Luke 12:58 So when you go with your opponent before the magistrate, make an effort to receive a settlement from him on the way; otherwise he will drag you off to the judge (kritēn | κριτήν | acc sg masc), and the judge (kritēs | κριτής | nom sg masc) will hand you over to the bailiff, and the bailiff will throw you into prison.
Luke 18:2 He said, “There was a certain judge (kritēs | κριτής | nom sg masc) in a certain city who neither feared God nor had any regard for people.
Luke 18:6 And the Lord said, “Hear what the unrighteous judge (kritēs | κριτής | nom sg masc) says.
Acts 10:42 And he commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that this is he who is appointed by God to be judge (kritēs | κριτής | nom sg masc) of the living and the dead.
Acts 13:20 All this took about four hundred fifty years. After this he gave them judges (kritas | κριτάς | acc pl masc) until Samuel the prophet.
Acts 18:15 But if the questions are about a word and names and your own law, see to it yourselves. I do not wish to be a judge (kritēs | κριτής | nom sg masc) of these matters.”
Acts 24:10 And Paul responded, when the governor motioned to him to speak: “Knowing that for many years you have been a judge (kritēn | κριτήν | acc sg masc) over this nation, gladly do I make my own defense concerning these things.
2 Timothy 4:8 Now is reserved for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge (kritēs | κριτής | nom sg masc), will give to me on that Day, but not only to me but also to everyone who has loved his appearing.
Hebrews 12:23 and to the assembly of the firstborn whose names are inscribed in heaven, and to God, the judge (kritē | κριτῇ | dat sg masc) of all, and to the spirits of the righteous who have been made perfect,
James 2:4 have you not made distinctions among yourselves and become judges (kritai | κριταί | nom pl masc) with evil motives?
James 4:11 Do not speak against one another, my brothers. Whoever speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law; but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge (kritēs | κριτής | nom sg masc) of it.
James 4:12 There is only one who is the lawgiver and judge (kritēs | κριτής | nom sg masc) — the one who is able to save and to destroy; so who are you to be judging your neighbor?
James 5:9 Do not complain against one another, my brothers, lest you be judged. Look, the judge (kritēs | κριτής | nom sg masc) is standing at the doors.