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Lexicon :: Strong's G1556 - ekdikeō

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ἐκδικέω
Transliteration
ekdikeō
Pronunciation
ek-dē-ke'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:442,215

Strong’s Definitions

ἐκδικέω ekdikéō, ek-dik-eh'-o; from G1558; to vindicate, retaliate, punish:—a (re-)venge.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G1556 in the following manner: avenge (5x), revenge (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G1556 in the following manner: avenge (5x), revenge (1x).
  1. to vindicate one's right, do one justice

    1. to protect, defend, one person from another

  2. to avenge a thing

    1. to punish a person for a thing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐκδικέω ekdikéō, ek-dik-eh'-o; from G1558; to vindicate, retaliate, punish:—a (re-)venge.
STRONGS NT 1556: ἐκδικέω
ἐκδικέω, -ῶ; future ἐκδικήσω; 1 aorist ἐξεδίκησα; (ἔκδικος, which see); Sept. for נָקַם, פָּקַד, שָׁפַט;
a. τινά, to vindicate one's right, do one justice, [A. V. avenge]: Luke 18:5 (1 Macc. 6:22); τινὰ ἀπό τινος, to protect, defend, one person from another, Luke 18:3; ἑαυτόν, to avenge oneself, Romans 12:19.
b. τί, to avenge a thing (i. e. to punish a person for a thing): τὴν παρακοήν, 2 Corinthians 10:6; τὸ αἷμά τινος ἀπό or ἔκ τινος, to demand in punishment the blood of one from another, i. e. to exact of the murderer the penalty of his crime, [A. V. avenge one's blood on or at the hand of]: Revelation 6:10; Revelation 19:2; see ἐκ, I. 7. (In Greek authors from [Apollodorus], Diodorus down.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
18:3; 18:5
Romans
12:19
2 Corinthians
10:6
Revelation
6:10; 19:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1556 matches the Greek ἐκδικέω (ekdikeō),
which occurs 11 times in 6 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:3 - “There was a widow in that city, and she kept coming to him, saying, ‘[fn]Give G1556 me legal G1556 protection G1556 from my opponent.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:5 - yet because this widow bothers me, I will [fn]give G1556 her legal G1556 protection, G1556 otherwise by continually coming she will [fn]wear me out.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:19 - Never take G1556 your own revenge, G1556 beloved, but [fn]leave room for the wrath of God, for it is written, “VENGEANCE IS MINE, I WILL REPAY,” says the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:6 - and we are ready to punish G1556 all disobedience, whenever your obedience is complete.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:10 - and they cried out with a loud voice, saying, “How long, O [fn]Lord, holy and true, [fn]will You refrain from judging and avenging G1556 our blood on those who dwell on the earth?”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:2 - BECAUSE HIS JUDGMENTS ARE TRUE AND RIGHTEOUS; for He has judged the great harlot who was corrupting the earth with her immorality, and HE HAS AVENGED G1556 THE BLOOD OF HIS BOND-SERVANTS [fn]ON HER.”
 
 
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