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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Sentence

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A — 1: κρίμα
(Strong's #2917 — Noun Neuter — krima — kree'-mah )

"a judgment," a decision passed on the faults of others, is used especially of God's judgment upon men, and translated "sentence" in 2 Peter 2:3 , RV (AV, "judgment"). See JUDGMENT , No. 2.

A — 2: καταδικάζω
(Strong's #2613 — Verb — katadike — kat-ad-ik-ad'-zo )

"a judicial sentence, condemnation," is translated "sentence" in Acts 25:15 , RV (AV, "judgment"); some mss. have dike.

A — 3: ἀπόκριμα
(Strong's #610 — Noun Neuter — apokrima — ap-ok'-ree-mah )

is translated "sentence" in 2 Corinthians 1:9 , AV (RV, "answer"). See ANSWER , No. 2.

B — 1: κρίνω
(Strong's #2919 — Verb — krino — kree'-no )

"to judge, to adjudge," is translated "(my) sentence is" in Acts 15:19 , AV, RV, "(my) judgment is," lit., "I (ego, emphatic) judge," introducing the substance or draft of a resolution. See JUDGE , B, No. 1.

B — 2: ἐπικρίνω
(Strong's #1948 — Verb — epikrino — ep-ee-kree'-no )

"to give sentence," is used in Luke 23:24 .

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Sentence'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/s/sentence.html. 1940.

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