Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from a compound of 4810 and a derivative of 5316

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 7:759

KJV Translation Count — 2x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: accuse falsely (1), take by false accusation (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to accuse wrongfully, to calumniate, to attack by malicious devices
2. to exact money wrongfully
a. to extort from, defraud
At Athens those were "sukophantia" whose business it was to inform against any one whom they might detect exporting figs out of Attica; and as sometimes they seemed to extort money from those loath to be exposed, the name "sukophantes" from the time of Aristophanes down was a general term of opprobrium to designate, a malignant and base accuser from love of gain.

Strong's Definitions

soo-kof-an-teh'-o; from a compound of (4810) (συ̑κον) and a derivative of (5316) (φαίνω); to be a fig-informer (reporter of the law forbidding the exportation of figs from Greece), "sycophant", i.e. (general and by extension) to defraud (exact unlawfully, extort): — accuse falsely, take by false accusation.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Do violence to no man, neither G4811 any G4811; and be content with your wages.


And Zacchaeus stood, and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have G4811n any thing from any man G4811 G4811 G4811, I restore him fourfold.