2636. katalalia
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katalalia: evil-speaking
Original Word: καταλαλιά, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: katalalia
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-al-al-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: evil-speaking, backbiting, detraction
Definition: evil-speaking, backbiting, detraction, slander.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 2636 katalalía – evil speech, slander (railing, defaming talk). See 2635 (katalaleō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from katalalos
NASB Translation
slander (1), slanders (1).

STRONGS NT 2636: καταλαλιά

καταλαλιά, καταλαλιάς, (κατάλαλος, which see), defamation, evil-speaking: 2 Corinthians 12:20; 1 Peter 2:1 (on the plural cf. Winers Grammar, 176 (166); Buttmann, 77 (67)). (Wis. 1:11; Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 30, 1 [ET]; 35, 5 [ET], and ecclesiastical writings; not found in classical Greek.)

backbiting, evil speaking.

From katalalos; defamation -- backbiting, evil speaking.

see GREEK katalalos

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