Condemn • Damnable • Self-condemnation
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Condemn; Condemned; Condemnation
Condemn; Condemned; Condemnation [Heb. rāša’, šāp̱aṭ, šep̱āṭîm (Prov. 19:29), ʾāšēm (Ps. 34:21f); Gk. krínō, katakrínō, kríma, krísis, katakríma, katákrisis, katadikázō, kataginṓskō, apṓleia (2 Pet. 2:3)]; AV also JUDGE, JUDGMENTS (Prov. 19:29, DAMNED, DAMNATION, WICKED (Job
Damn; Damnable; Damnation
Damn; Damnable; Damnation The words occur in the AV with the older, weaker sense “condemn,” etc., as well as the stronger meaning of eternal judgment. They do not occur in the RSV (or RV). See Condemn; Judging.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Condemnation Condemn
CONDEMNATION CONDEMN. An unfavorable decision or sentence rendered by either human or divine agency. In the OT, the verb “condemn” in almost every instance translates the Heb. word rāsha˓, meaning “condemn as guilty”, and is used in civil relations (Deut 25:1; Ps 94:21; Job 34:17) and in ethical and
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
CONDEMNATION. The Gk. word krima is translated “judgment” and (often wrongly) “damnation.” Condemnation signifies the declaring of an evildoer to be guilty; the punishment inflicted (1 Cor. 11:32, 34); testimony by good example against malefactors (Matt. 12:41–42). We use the word with the lighter meaning
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Condemn, Condemnation
CONDEMN, CONDEMNATION — to declare a person guilty and worthy of punishment. Condemn and condemnation are judicial terms, the opposite of Justify and Justification (Matt. 12:37; Rom. 5:16, 18). God alone is the judge of people; in His demand for righteousness, sin leads invariably to condemnation and
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DAMN; DAMNATION; DAMNABLE<dam>, <dam-na’-shun>, <dam’-na-bl>: These words have undergone a change of meaning since the King James Version was made. They are derived from Latin damnare = “to inflict a loss,” “to condemn,” and that was their original meaning in English Now they denote exclusively
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
CONDEMNATION.—The disappearance of the term ‘damnation’ in the RV of the Gospels is suggestive of more sober and reasonable thoughts about the Divine judgment against sin. Condemnation at the last may indeed fall like a thunderbolt upon the rejected (Mt 21:19). The fig-tree in the parable has a time
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Damn, Damnation, Damnable
DAMN, dam, DAMNATION, dam-nāʹshun, DAMNABLE, damʹna-b’l: These words have undergone a change of meaning since the AV was made. They are derived from Lat damnare = “to inflict a loss,” “to condemn,” and that was their original meaning in Eng. Now they denote exclusively the idea of everlasting punishment
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
CONDEMNATION. Derives from the Lat. condemnare, using the intensive prefix com and the verb damnare, “to harm, damage.” In biblical usage, “condemnation” is both the declaration of guilt, usually by God acting as judge, and the resulting sentence.The word condemnation seldom occurs in English translations
Key passages
Job 9:20

Even though I am righteous, my mouth will condemn me; even though I am blameless, yet it would pronounce me guilty.

Ro 5:16–18

And the gift is not as through the one who sinned, for on the one hand, judgment from the one sin led to condemnation, but the gift, from many trespasses, led to justification. For if by the trespass of the one man, death reigned through the one man, much more will those who receive the abundance …

Ro 8:1–4

Consequently, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and death. For what was impossible for the law, in that it was weak through the flesh, God …

1 Co 11:31–32

But if we were evaluating ourselves, we would not be judged. But if we are judged by the Lord, we are being disciplined, in order that we will not be condemned with the world.