Word Summary
katara: a curse
Original Word: κατάρα
Transliteration: katara
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ar'-ah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: a curse
Meaning: a curse
Strong's Concordance

From kata (intensive) and ara; imprecation, execration -- curse(-d, ing).

see GREEK kata

see GREEK ara

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2671: κατάρα

κατάρα, κατάρας, (κατά and ἄρα, cf. German Verfiuchung,Verwünschung (cf. κατά, III. 4)); the Sept. chiefly for כְּלָלָה; an execration, imprecation, curse: opposed to εὐλογία to being cursed (which see), James 3:10; γῆ κατάρας ἐγγύς, near by God, i. e. to being given up to barrenness (the allusion is to Genesis 3:17f), Hebrews 6:8; ὑπό κατάραν εἶναι, to be under a curse, i. e. liable to the appointed penalty of being cursed, Galatians 3:10; ἐξαγοράζειν τινα ἐκ τῆς κατάρας, to redeem one exposed to the threatened penalty of a curse, Galatians 3:13; τέκνα κατάρας, men worthy of execration, 2 Peter 2:14; abstract for the concrete, one in whom the curse is exhibited, i. e. undergoing the appointed penalty of cursing, Galatians 3:13; ἐγώ κατάρα ἐγενήθην, Protevangelium Jacobi,

c. 3. (Aeschylus, Euripides, Plato, others.)