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Implead

Implead

To bring an accusation against.

For ye have brought hither these men, which are neither robbers of churches, nor yet blasphemers of your goddess. Wherefore if Demetrius, and the craftsmen which are with him, have a matter against any man, the law is open, and there are deputies: let them IMPLEAD one another. ( Acts 19:37-38 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

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"Entry for 'Implead'". A King James Dictionary.

IMPLEAD

im-pled' (Acts 19:38 the King James Version, "Let them impIead one another"):

"Implead" means "to sue at law," hence, the Revised Version (British and American) "Let them accuse one another." Court days are kept, let them prosecute the suit in court and not settle matters in riot. egkalein, means "to call in," "to call to account."


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'IMPLEAD'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.