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Lexicon :: Strong's G1557 - ekdikēsis

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ἐκδίκησις
Transliteration
ekdikēsis (Key)
Pronunciation
ek-dik'-ay-sis
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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 9 times in 9 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:7 - now, will God not bring about justice G1557 for His elect who cry out to Him day [fn]and night, and will He delay long for them?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:8 - “I tell you that He will bring about justice G1557 for them quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, will He find [fn]faith on the earth?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:22 - because these are days of punishment G1557, so that all things which have been written will be fulfilled.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:24 - “And when he saw one of them being treated unjustly, he defended and took vengeance G1557 for the oppressed man by fatally striking the Egyptian.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:19 - Never take your own revenge, beloved, but [fn]leave room for the wrath of God, for it is written: “VENGEANCE G1557 IS MINE, I WILL REPAY,” says the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:11 - For behold what earnestness this very thing, this [fn]godly sorrow, has produced in you: what vindication of yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what longing, what zeal, what punishment G1557 of G1557 wrong G1557! In everything you demonstrated yourselves to be innocent in the matter.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:8 - in flaming fire, dealing out retribution G1557 to those who do not know God, and to those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:30 - For we know Him who said, “VENGEANCE G1557 IS MINE, I WILL REPAY.” And again, “THE LORD WILL JUDGE HIS PEOPLE.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:14 - or to governors as sent [fn]by him for the punishment G1557 of evildoers and the praise of those who do right.

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