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Lexicon :: Strong's G1557 - ekdikēsis

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ἐκδίκησις
Transliteration
ekdikēsis (Key)
Pronunciation
ek-dē'-kā-sēs (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:445,215

Strong’s Definitions

ἐκδίκησις ekdíkēsis, ek-dik'-ay-sis; from G1556; vindication, retribution:—(a-, re-)venge(-ance), punishment.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's G1557 in the following manner: vengeance (4x), avenge (with G4060) (3x), revenge (1x), punishment (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's G1557 in the following manner: vengeance (4x), avenge (with G4060) (3x), revenge (1x), punishment (1x).
  1. a revenging, vengeance, punishment

    With respect to 2Cr 7:11: “…meting out of justice; doing justice to all parties. See on Luk 18:3; 21:22. The word has, however, the sense of requital (see on Rom 12:19; compare 2Th 1:8), and carries with it, etymologically, the sense of of vindication, as Luk 18:7-8.” (Marvin Vincent, Word Studies in the New Testament, 3:329)
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐκδίκησις ekdíkēsis, ek-dik'-ay-sis; from G1556; vindication, retribution:—(a-, re-)venge(-ance), punishment.
STRONGS NT 1557: ἐκδίκησις
ἐκδίκησις, -εως, , (ἐκδικέω, which see), Sept. for נְקָמָה and נָקָם, פְּקֻדָּה, מִשְׁפָּט (Ezekiel 16:38; Ezekiel 23:45) and שְׁפָטִים; a revenging; vengeance, punishment: Romans 12:19 and Hebrews 10:30 from Deuteronomy 32:35; 2 Corinthians 7:11; Luke 21:22; ποιεῖν τὴν ἐκδίκησίν τινος, to vindicate one from wrongs, accomplish the avenging of, Luke 18:7f; τινί, to avenge an injured person, Acts 7:24 (Judges 11:36); ἐκδίκησίς τινος, objective genitive, the punishment of one, 1 Peter 2:14; διδόναι ἐκδίκησίν τινι, to inflict punishment on, [render vengeance to] one, 2 Thessalonians 1:8; cf. [Sir. 12:6]; Ezekiel 25:14. (Polybius 3, 8, 10.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Deuteronomy
32:35
Judges
11:36
Ezekiel
16:38; 23:45; 25:14
Luke
18:7; 21:22
Acts
7:24
Romans
12:19
2 Corinthians
7:11
2 Thessalonians
1:8
Hebrews
10:30
1 Peter
2:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1557 matches the Greek ἐκδίκησις (ekdikēsis),
which occurs 10 times in 9 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:7 - And shall G1557  not God avenge G1557 his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:8 - I tell you that he will avenge G1557 them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:22 - For these be the days of vengeance, G1557 that all things which are written may be fulfilled.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:24 - And seeing one of them suffer wrong, he defended him, and avenged G1557 him that was oppressed, and smote the Egyptian:
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:19 - Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance G1557 is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:11 - For behold this selfsame thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge! G1557 In all things ye have approved yourselves to be clear in this matter.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:8 - In flaming fire taking vengeance G1557 on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:30 - For we know him that hath said, Vengeance G1557 belongeth unto me, I will recompense, saith the Lord. And again, The Lord shall judge his people.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:14 - Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment G1557 of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.
 
 
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