Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

A judge (genitive case or specially)

Greek: κριτής, kritēs (G2923)

15 King James Bible Verses


Here is judge in the Bible. What does the source Greek word κριτής mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G2923

Greek Base Word: κριτής

Usage: Judge

Definition: A judge (genitive case or specially).

Detailed definition:

  1. One who passes or arrogates to himself, judgment on anything.
    1. An arbiter.
    2. Of a Roman procurator administering justice.
    3. Of God passing judgment on men.
    4. Of the leaders or rulers of the Israelites.

Derived terms: From G2919.

See also:

  1. G2919


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: kriˈtes
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: kriˈte̞s
  3. Transliteration: kritēs
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: kree-TASE
  5. Modern Pronunciation: kree-TASE

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Bible Verses with κριτής (G2923)

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