Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


Vocabulary form: 

gen: against;
acc: according to


Cata is a common combining form meaning "down."

Catabasis is the declining stage of a disease.

Catalogue (katavlogoV) is a counting down in the sense of creating a list.

A catastrophe (katastrofhv) is a sudden disaster, a down turn.


According to Kate, Jen went against her word.

In karate, a KATA GENerally displays moves AGAINST an "opponent", ACCORDING TO ACtual moves in karate.

ACCORDING TO the captain, the "KATA"maran can't sail AGAINST the wind

Biblical Concordance

Matthew 1:20 But as he pondered this, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for that which has been conceived in her is by the Holy Spirit.
Matthew 2:12 And being warned in (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) a dream not to return to Herod, they left for their own country by another way.
Matthew 2:13 After they had gone, an angel of the Lord appeared in (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) a dream to Joseph, saying, “Rise, take the child and his mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you; for Herod is going to search for the child to destroy him.”
Matthew 2:16 Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, became furious; and he sent and killed all the male children in and around Bethlehem who were two years old or under, according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the time that he had determined from the wise men.
Matthew 2:19 But when Herod died, an angel of the Lord appeared in (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) a dream to Joseph in Egypt,
Matthew 2:22 But when he heard that Archelaus was reigning over Judea in place of his father Herod, he was afraid to go there, and being warned in (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) a dream he went into the region of Galilee.
Matthew 5:11 Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and say all kinds of evil against (kath | καθ᾿ | prep-gen) you falsely on account of me.
Matthew 5:23 Therefore if you are bringing your gift to the altar and there remember that your brother has something against (kata | κατά | prep-gen) you,
Matthew 8:32 And he said to them, “Be gone.” So they came out and went into the pigs. Then the entire herd rushed down (kata | κατά | prep-gen) the steep bank into the sea and drowned in the waters.
Matthew 9:29 Then he touched their eyes and said, “According (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to your faith may it be done to you.”
Matthew 10:35 For I came to turn a man against (kata | κατά | prep-gen) his father, and a daughter against (kata | κατά | prep-gen) her mother, and a daughter-in-law against (kata | κατά | prep-gen) her mother-in-law;
Matthew 12:14 Then the Pharisees went and plotted against (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-gen) him in order that they might put him to death.
Matthew 12:25 But he knew their thoughts and said to them, “Every kingdom divided against (kath | καθ᾿ | prep-gen) itself is brought to ruin, and no city or house divided against (kath | καθ᾿ | prep-gen) itself will stand.
Matthew 12:30 The one who is not with me is against (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-gen) me, and the one who does not gather with me scatters.
Matthew 12:32 And whoever speaks a word against (kata | κατά | prep-gen) the Son of Man will be forgiven; but whoever speaks against (kata | κατά | prep-gen) the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven, neither in this age nor in the age to come.
Matthew 14:13 Now when Jesus heard about John, he left there by boat to a deserted place to be alone (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc); but when the crowds heard about it, they followed him on foot from the towns.
Matthew 14:23 And after sending the crowds away, he went up on the mountainside by (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) himself to pray; and when evening came, he was there alone.
Matthew 16:27 For the Son of Man is to come in the glory of his Father with his angels, and then he will repay each person according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to his conduct.
Matthew 17:1 Six days later Jesus took Peter and James and John his brother, and led them up a very high mountain by (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) themselves.
Matthew 17:19 Then the disciples came to Jesus privately (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) and said, “Why could we not cast it out?”
Matthew 19:3 Some Pharisees came to him and tested him by asking, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for (kata | κατά | prep-acc) any cause?”
Matthew 20:11 And when they received it, they began to grumble against (kata | κατά | prep-gen) the owner of the estate,
Matthew 20:17 As Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the twelve disciples aside (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) and said to them on the way,
Matthew 23:3 Therefore put into practice and continue to do whatever they tell you; but do not imitate what (kata | κατά | prep-acc) they do, for they teach but do not practice.
Matthew 24:3 And when he was seated on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc), saying, “Tell us, when are these things to take place, and what will be the sign of your coming and the consummation of the age?”
Matthew 24:7 For nation will rise up against nation and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in (kata | κατά | prep-acc) various places.
Matthew 25:15 To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one — to each according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to his ability. Then he went on his journey.
Matthew 26:55 At that time Jesus said to the crowds, “Have you come out with swords and clubs to capture me as though I were a robber? Every (kath | καθ᾿ | prep-acc) day I sat in the temple teaching, and you did not arrest me.
Matthew 26:59 Now the ruling priests and the entire Sanhedrin were looking for false testimony against (kata | κατά | prep-gen) Jesus so they could put him to death,
Matthew 26:63 But Jesus remained silent. Then the high priest said to him, “I put you under oath by (kata | κατά | prep-gen) the living God, tell us if you are the Messiah, the Son of God.”
Matthew 27:1 Early in the morning, all the ruling priests and the elders of the people laid plans against (kata | κατά | prep-gen) Jesus, how they might put him to death.
Matthew 27:15 Now at (kata | κατά | prep-acc) festival time the governor was accustomed to release one prisoner for the crowd, whomever they wanted.
Matthew 27:19 But while Pilate was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent him a message, saying, “Have nothing to do with that innocent man; for I have suffered many things in (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) a dream today on account of him.”
Mark 1:27 All the people were amazed, so that they asked among themselves, saying, “What is this? A new teaching new with (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) authority! He even gives orders to unclean spirits unclean He gives orders and they obey him.”
Mark 3:6 So the Pharisees went out immediately and began plotting with Herodians plotting began against (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-gen) him, as to how him. they might do away with him.
Mark 4:10 When he was alone (kata | κατά | prep-acc), asked about him those around him with the twelve asked him about the parables.
Mark 4:34 And without And a parable he did not speak to them; but privately (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) but to his own disciples he would explain everything.
Mark 5:13 So he gave them permission. Then the unclean spirits came out and entered the pigs. The herd (about two thousand strong) rushed down (kata | κατά | prep-gen) the steep bank into the sea (about two thousand and was drowned.
Mark 6:31 And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to some deserted place and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they did not even have a time to eat.
Mark 6:32 So they left in a boat to a deserted place by (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc) themselves.
Mark 6:40 So they sat down in orderly groups of (kata | κατά | prep-acc) hundreds and fifties.
Mark 7:5 And the Pharisees and scribes asked him, “Why do your disciples not walk according (kata | κατά | prep-acc) to the tradition of the elders, but eat their bread with defiled hands?”
Mark 7:33 Taking him aside from the crowd privately (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc), Jesus put his fingers into the man’s ears, and after spitting, he touched his tongue.
Mark 9:2 And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc). And he was transfigured before them,
Mark 9:28 And when he had entered the house, his disciples asked him in private (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc), “Why were we not able to cast it out?”
Mark 9:40 For whoever is not against (kath | καθ᾿ | prep-gen) us is for us.
Mark 11:25 And whenever you stand praying, forgive if you have something against (kata | κατά | prep-gen) someone, so that your Father in heaven may also forgive you your transgressions.”
Mark 13:3 So while he was sitting on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter, James, John, and Andrew questioned him privately (kat | κατ᾿ | prep-acc).
Mark 13:8 For nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes in (kata | κατά | prep-acc) various places; there will be famines. These are the beginning of birth pains.
Mark 14:19 They began to be grieved and to say to him one after (kata | κατά | prep-acc) the other, “Surely not I?”