The meanings of the Greek word krisis are given in A Greek Lexicon, Volume I, by Liddell and Scott, on page 997a, as follows:
“1. separating, distinguishing; 2. decision, judgment; 3. choice, election; 4. interpretation of dreams or portents, LXX, Daniel 2:36; II. judgment of a court; b. result of a trial, condemnation. Matthew 10:15; 2. trial of skill or strength; 3. dispute. III. event, issue; 2. turning point of a disease.”
In A Greek and English Lexicon to the New Testament, by Parkhurst, on page 342a of the 1845 edition, the meanings of krisis in the Christian Greek Scriptures are given as follows: “I. judgment; II. Judgment, justice. Matthew 23:23. Compare Mt 12:20: III. judgment of condemnation, condemnation, damnation. (Mark 3:29; John 5:24, 29); IV. the cause or ground of condemnation or punishment. John 3:19; V. a particular court of justice among the Jews. Matthew 5:21, 22.”
The meanings of the Greek verb krinein (to judge) run parallel with the meanings of krisis above.