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Lexicon :: Strong's G1556 - ekdikeō

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ἐκδικέω
Transliteration
ekdikeō (Key)
Pronunciation
ek-dik-eh'-o
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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 6 times in 6 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:3 - χήρα δὲ ἦν ἐν τῇ πόλει ἐκείνῃ καὶ ἤρχετο πρὸς αὐτὸν λέγουσα Ἐκδίκησόν G1556 με ἀπὸ τοῦ ἀντιδίκου μου
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:5 - διά γε τὸ παρέχειν μοι κόπον τὴν χήραν ταύτην ἐκδικήσω G1556 αὐτήν ἵνα μὴ εἰς τέλος ἐρχομένη ὑπωπιάζῃ με
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:19 - μὴ ἑαυτοὺς ἐκδικοῦντες G1556 ἀγαπητοί ἀλλὰ δότε τόπον τῇ ὀργῇ γέγραπται γάρ Ἐμοὶ ἐκδίκησις ἐγὼ ἀνταποδώσω λέγει κύριος
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:6 - καὶ ἐν ἑτοίμῳ ἔχοντες ἐκδικῆσαι G1556 πᾶσαν παρακοήν ὅταν πληρωθῇ ὑμῶν ὑπακοή
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:10 - καὶ ἔκραζον φωνῇ μεγάλῃ λέγοντες, Ἕως πότε δεσπότης ἅγιος καὶ ἀληθινός, οὐ κρίνεις καὶ ἐκδικεῖς G1556 τὸ αἷμα ἡμῶν ἀπὸ τῶν κατοικούντων ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:2 - ὅτι ἀληθιναὶ καὶ δίκαιαι αἱ κρίσεις αὐτοῦ· ὅτι ἔκρινεν τὴν πόρνην τὴν μεγάλην ἥτις ἔφθειρεν τὴν γῆν ἐν τῇ πορνείᾳ αὐτῆς καὶ ἐξεδίκησεν G1556 τὸ αἷμα τῶν δούλων αὐτοῦ ἐκ τῆς χειρὸς αὐτῆς

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