Word Summary
enklēma: an accusation
Original Word: ἔγκλημα
Transliteration: enklēma
Phonetic Spelling: (eng'-klay-mah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Short Definition: an accusation
Meaning: an accusation
Strong's Concordance
an accusation, charge

From egkaleo; an accusation, i.e. Offence alleged -- crime laid against, laid to charge.

see GREEK egkaleo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1462: ἔγκλημα

ἔγκλημα (see ἐν, III. 3), ἐγκλήματος, τό (ἐγκαλέω), accusation: the crime of which one is accused, Acts 25:16; ἔγκλημα ἔχειν, to have laid to one's charge, be accused of a crime, Acts 23:29. (Often in Attic writings from Sophocles and Thucydides on.) [SYNONYMS: see κατηγορέω; cf. Isocrates 16, 2 τάς μέν γάρ δίκας ὑπέρ τῶν ἰδίων ἐγκληματων λαγχανουσι, τάς δέ κατηγοριας ὑπέρ τῶν τῆς πόλεως πραγμάτων ποιοῦνται, καί πλείω χρόνον διατριβουσι τόν πατέρα μου διαβαλλοντες κτλ.]