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Strongs Number: G1651


Greek Word
ἐλέγχω
Transliteration
elegchō
Phonetic
el-eng'-kho
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to confute admonish

Thayers Definition

1. to convict, refute, confute

a. generally with a suggestion of shame of the person convicted

b. by conviction to bring to the light, to expose

2. to find fault with, correct

a. by word

1. to reprehend severely, chide, admonish, reprove

2. to call to account, show one his fault, demand an explanation

b. by deed

1. to chasten, to punish

Origin
Of uncertain affinity
Bible Usage
convict convince tell a fault rebuke reprove.