Word Summary
katadikazō: to pass sentence upon
Original Word: καταδικάζω
Transliteration: katadikazō
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ad-ik-ad'-zo)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to pass sentence upon
Meaning: to pass sentence upon
Strong's Concordance

From kata and a derivative of dike; to adjudge against, i.e. Pronounce guilty -- condemn.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK dike

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2613: καταδικάζω

καταδικάζω; 1 aorist κατεδίκασα; 1 aorist passive κατεδικασθην; 1 future passive καταδικασθήσομαι; to give judgment against (one), to pronounce guilty; to condemn; in classical Greek (where it differs from κρίνειν in giving prominence to the formal and official as distinguished from the inward and logical judging (cf. Schmidt, Synonym, chapter 18, 6)) it is followed by the genitive of the person, in the N. T. by the accusative (Buttmann, § 132, 16): Matthew 12:7; Luke 6:37 (here Tr marginal reading the simple verb); James 5:6; passive, Matthew 12:37; (Luke 6:37b (not Tr marginal reading)). (the Sept. Lamentations 3:35; Josephus, Antiquities 7, 11, 3.)

STRONGS NT 2613a: καταδίκηκαταδίκη, καταδίκης, ;

1. damnatory sentence, condemnation: Acts 25:15 L T Tr WH; ((Epicharm. in Ath. 2, 3, p. 36 d.), Polybius, Plutarch, Irenaeus 1, 16, 3).

2. penalty, especially a fine; (Thucydides, Demosthenes, Lucian).