2635. katalaleó
Strong's Concordance
katalaleó: to speak evil of
Original Word: καταλαλέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: katalaleó
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-al-al-eh'-o)
Definition: to speak evil of
Usage: I speak evil of, rail at, slander.
HELPS Word-studies

2635 katalaléō (from 2596 /katá, "down, according to," intensifying 2980 /laléō, "to prattle on") – properly, speak down to in a hostile, deriding way; to mock (revile), detracting from someone's reputation by "malice of speech directed against one's neightbor" (DNTT, 4,4); to defame, slander (backbite).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from katalalos
to speak evil of
NASB Translation
slander (1), slandered (1), speak against (1), speaks against (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2635: καταλαλέω

καταλαλέω, καταλάλω; to speak against one, to criminate, traduce: τίνος (in classical Greek mostly with the accusative; in the Sept. chiefly followed by κατά τίνος), James 4:11; 1 Peter 2:12; 1 Peter 3:16 (here T Tr marginal reading WH, ἐν καταλαλεῖσθε, wherein ye are spoken against).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
speak evil of.

From katalalos; to be a traducer, i.e. To slander -- speak against (evil of).

see GREEK katalalos

Forms and Transliterations
καταλαλει καταλαλεί καταλαλεῖ καταλαλείν καταλαλεισθε καταλαλεῖσθε καταλαλειτε καταλαλείτε καταλαλείτέ καταλαλεῖτε καταλαλήσαι καταλαλήσουσι καταλαλούμενα καταλαλούντα καταλαλουσιν καταλαλούσιν καταλαλοῦσιν καταλαλων καταλαλών καταλαλῶν καταλαλώσιν κατελάλει κατελάλεις κατελαλήσαμεν κατελάλησαν κατελάλουν katalalei katalaleî katalaleisthe katalaleîsthe katalaleite katalaleîte katalalon katalalôn katalalōn katalalō̂n katalalousin katalaloûsin
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Englishman's Concordance
James 4:11 V-PMA-2P
GRK: Μὴ καταλαλεῖτε ἀλλήλων ἀδελφοί
NAS: Do not speak against one another,
KJV: not evil one of another,
INT: not speak against one another brothers

James 4:11 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: ἀδελφοί ὁ καταλαλῶν ἀδελφοῦ ἢ
NAS: Do not speak against one another,
KJV: brethren. He that speaketh evil of [his] brother,
INT: brothers He that speaks against [his] brother or

James 4:11 V-PIA-3S
GRK: ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ καταλαλεῖ νόμου καὶ
NAS: brethren. He who speaks against a brother
KJV: brother, speaketh evil of the law,
INT: brother of him speaks against [the] law and

1 Peter 2:12 V-PIA-3P
GRK: ἐν ᾧ καταλαλοῦσιν ὑμῶν ὡς
NAS: that in the thing in which they slander you as evildoers,
KJV: whereas they speak against you
INT: wherein which they speak against you as

1 Peter 3:16 V-PIM/P-2P
GRK: ἐν ᾧ καταλαλεῖσθε καταισχυνθῶσιν οἱ
NAS: that in the thing in which you are slandered, those
KJV: whereas they speak evil of you,
INT: in which they may speak against you they might be ashamed who

Strong's Greek 2635
5 Occurrences

καταλαλεῖ — 1 Occ.
καταλαλεῖσθε — 1 Occ.
καταλαλεῖτε — 1 Occ.
καταλαλῶν — 1 Occ.
καταλαλοῦσιν — 1 Occ.

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