2922. kritérion
Strong's Concordance
kritérion: a law court
Original Word: κριτήριον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: kritérion
Phonetic Spelling: (kree-tay'-ree-on)
Definition: a law court
Usage: criterion; a law-court; a law-case before an arbiter; a cause, controversy.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from krités
Definition
a law court
NASB Translation
court (1), law courts (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2922: κριτήριον

κριτήριον, κριτηρίου, τό (from κριτηρ, equivalent to κριτής);

1. properly, the instrument or means of trying or judging anything; the rule by which one judges (Plato, Plutarch, others).

2. the place where judgment is given; the tribunal of a judge; a bench of judges: plural, 1 Corinthians 6:2; James 2:6 (the Sept.; Plato, Polybius, Plutarch, others).

3. in an exceptional usage, the matter judged, thing to be decided, suit, case: plural 1 Corinthians 6:4 (this sense is denied by many; cf. e. g. Meyer on 1 Corinthians 6:2).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
a law court, tribunal

Neuter of a presumed derivative of krites; a rule of judging ("criterion"), i.e. (by implication) a tribunal -- to judge, judgment (seat).

see GREEK krites

Forms and Transliterations
κριτηρια κριτήρια κριτήριον κριτηρίου κριτηριων κριτηρίων kriteria kritēria kritḗria kriterion kriteríon kritēriōn kritēríōn
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Englishman's Concordance
1 Corinthians 6:2 N-GNP
GRK: ἀνάξιοί ἐστε κριτηρίων ἐλαχίστων
NAS: [to] [constitute] the smallest law courts?
KJV: unworthy to judge the smallest matters?
INT: unworthy are you of judgments the smallest

1 Corinthians 6:4 N-ANP
GRK: μὲν οὖν κριτήρια ἐὰν ἔχητε
NAS: you have law courts dealing with matters of this life,
KJV: ye have judgments of things pertaining to this life,
INT: indeed then judgment [as to] if you have

James 2:6 N-ANP
GRK: ὑμᾶς εἰς κριτήρια
NAS: drag you into court?
KJV: you before the judgment seats?
INT: you before [the] tribunals

Strong's Greek 2922
3 Occurrences


κριτήρια — 2 Occ.
κριτηρίων — 1 Occ.











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