|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (a.) That may be charged, laid, imposed, or imputes; as, a duty chargeable on iron; a fault chargeable on a man.
2. (a.) Subject to be charge or accused; liable or responsible; as, revenues chargeable with a claim; a man chargeable with murder.
3. (a.) Serving to create expense; costly; burdensome.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
charj, char'-ja-b'-l (from Latin carrus, "a wagon," hence, "to lay or put a load on or in," "to burden, or be a burden"):
(1) of a special duty mishmereth, ("thing to be watched"), "the charge of Yahweh" (Leviticus 8:35), the injunctions given in Exodus 29; "the charge of the tabernacle" (Numbers 1:53); "the charge of the sons of Getshon" (Numbers 3:25);
(2) of the burden of expense (kabhedh, "to be, or make heavy"; adapanos, "without expense"), "lest we be chargeable unto thee" (2 Samuel 13:25 the King James Version, the Revised Version (British and American) "burdensome"); "The former governors. were charge unto the people" (Nehemiah 5:15 margin "laid burdens upon"); "that. I may make the gospel without charge" (1 Corinthians 9:18; see CHARGES);
(3) of oversight, care, custody, "Who gave him a charge over the earth?" (Job 34:13); "to have the charge of the gate" (2 Kings 7:17); "charge of the vessels of service" (1 Chronicles 9:28); "cause ye them that have charge (pequddoth, "inspectors") over the city" (Ezekiel 9:1); "who had the charge of all her treasure" (Acts 8:27 the King James Version, the Revised Version (British and American) "was over");
(4) of a command, injunction, requirement, "He gave him a charge" (Genesis 28:6); "His father charged the people with the oath" (1 Samuel 14:27); "Jesus strictly (m "sternly") charged them" (Matthew 9:30); "I charge you by the Lord" (1 Thessalonians 5:27 the King James Version, the Revised Version (British and American) "adjure"); "having received such a charge" (Acts 16:24, paraggelia, "private or extra message"); "This charge I commit unto thee" (1 Timothy 1:18);
(5) of blame, responsibility, reckoning, "Lord, lay not this sin to their charge" (Acts 7:60); "nothing laid to his charge" (Acts 23:29); "Who shall lay anything to the charge of God's elect?" (Romans 8:33).
M. O. Evans
Chargeable (5 Occurrences)
2 Corinthians 11:9 And when I was present with you, and wanted, I was chargeable to no man: for that which was lacking to me the brethren which came from Macedonia supplied: and in all things I have kept myself from being burdensome unto you, and so will I keep myself. (KJV WBS YLT)
1 Thessalonians 2:9 For ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail: for labouring night and day, because we would not be chargeable unto any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God. (KJV DBY WBS)
2 Thessalonians 3:8 Neither did we eat any man's bread for nought; but wrought with labour and travail night and day, that we might not be chargeable to any of you: (KJV DBY WBS YLT)
2 Samuel 13:25 And the king said to Absalom, Nay, my son, let us not all now go, lest we be chargeable unto thee. And he pressed him: howbeit he would not go, but blessed him. (KJV WBS)
Nehemiah 5:15 But the former governors that had been before me were chargeable unto the people, and had taken of them bread and wine, beside forty shekels of silver; yea, even their servants bare rule over the people: but so did not I, because of the fear of God. (KJV ASV DBY WBS)