156: αἰτία

Noun, Feminine


Dodson dictionary

G156 αἰτία, ας, ἡ

Transliteration: aitía

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Feminine

Definition: a cause, reason, excuse; a charge, accusation; guilt; circumstances, case.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G156 αἰτία

Transliteration: aitía

Derivation: from the same as G154;

Definition: a cause (as if asked for), i.e. (logical) reason (motive, matter), (legal) crime (alleged or proved)

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

αἰτία

G156 

Occurrences in the NT: 20

αἰτία, -ας, ἡ,
[in LXX: Ge 4:13 (עָוֹן), Pr 28:17 (עָשַׁק), and freq. in Wi, II, III Mac;]
1. cause, reason, occasion, case: Mt 19:3, Lk 8:47, Ac 10:21 22:24 28:20, II Ti 1:6, 12, Tit 1:13, He 2:11 ; εἰ οὕτως ἐστιν ἡ αἰ. (cf. Lat. si ita res se habet, and v. MM. VGT, s.v.), Mt 19:10.
2. In forensic sense,
(a) accusation: Ac 25:18, 27;
(b) cause for punishment, crime: Mt 27:37, Mk 15:26, Jo 18:38 19:4, 6, Ac 13:28 23:28 28:18.†
SYN.: ἔλεγχος, a charge, whether moral or judicial, which has been proven, αἰ. is an accusation simply, false or true.

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition