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condemn [condemnation]

See also curse, judge, judgment
  1. zhal che gcod/ 

    p. bcad/  f. gcad/  imp. chod/ 

    Biblical: to judge; God's judging of sinners: dkon mchog gis nyid kyi sras 'jig rten gyi zhal che gcad du ma mngags/  God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world (Jn. 3:17), khong la dad pa de la zhal che mi gcad/,,mi dad pa la dkon mchog gi sras gcig po'i mtshan la ma dad pas/,,zhal che bcad zin to/  whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned already because he has not believed in the name of God's one and only Son (Jn. 3:18), log g.yem gyis sa gzhi bslus pa'i smad tshong ma chen mor zhal che bcad de/  He has condemned the great prostitute who corrupted the earth by her adulteries (Rev. 19:2).

    Buddhist: In Buddhism there is no ultimate judgement, although the god of the dead gshin rje/  does exercise limited judgement over those who enter his realm. This judgement is not eternal, and only facilitates the retributive karma of those who are condemned.

    Secular: zhal che gcod/  is to sentence a criminal; meaning the same as khrims gcod/  (AMD).

  2. krims gcod/ 

    p. bcad/  f. gcad/  imp. chod/ 

    Biblical: to judge, to condemn judicially: de rnams kyis khong gsad pa'i khrims bcad/  they will condemn him to death (Mk. 10:33), mi chos drang po de khyed kyis khrims bcad nas bsad do/  you have condemned and murdered innocent men (Jas. 5:6 SV).

  3. khrims gtong / 

    p. btang /  f. gtang /  imp. thong / 

    Biblical: to condemn judicially: des ci byed par ma brtags par khrims gtong chog gam/  does [our law] condemn anyone without first hearing him to find out what he is doing (Jn. 7:51).

  4. 'pham pa/ 

    p. pham/  f. 'pham/  [lit. to be defeated, e.g. in a lawsuit]

    Biblical: to be condemned: khyod kyi ngag gis khyod rgyal bar 'gyur/,,khyod kyi ngag gis khyod pham par 'gyur/  by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned (Mt. 12:37).

    Buddhist: pham pa bzhi/  the four moral defeats: mi bsad pa/  murder, ma byin par len pa/  theft, mi tshangs par spyod pa/  sexual misconduct, mi chos bla ma'i brdzun smra ba/  lying about one's spiritual attainments (TRI 171).

    Cognates: blo pham/  [mind + loss] to be sorry blo pham gyi gnas tshul/  sad news (DLP 1).