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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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:7 - δὲ θεὸς οὐ μὴ ποιήσει τὴν ἐκδίκησιν G1557 τῶν ἐκλεκτῶν αὐτοῦ τῶν βοώντων πρὸς αὐτόν ἡμέρας καὶ νυκτός καὶ μακροθυμῶν ἐπ᾽ αὐτοῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:8 - λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι ποιήσει τὴν ἐκδίκησιν G1557 αὐτῶν ἐν τάχει πλὴν υἱὸς τοῦ ἀνθρώπου ἐλθὼν ἆρα εὑρήσει τὴν πίστιν ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:22 - ὅτι ἡμέραι ἐκδικήσεως G1557 αὗταί εἰσιν τοῦ πληρωθῆναι πάντα τὰ γεγραμμένα
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:24 - καὶ ἰδών τινα ἀδικούμενον ἠμύνατο καὶ ἐποίησεν ἐκδίκησιν G1557 τῷ καταπονουμένῳ πατάξας τὸν Αἰγύπτιον
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:19 - μὴ ἑαυτοὺς ἐκδικοῦντες ἀγαπητοί ἀλλὰ δότε τόπον τῇ ὀργῇ γέγραπται γάρ Ἐμοὶ ἐκδίκησις G1557 ἐγὼ ἀνταποδώσω λέγει κύριος
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:11 - ἰδού, γὰρ αὐτὸ τοῦτο τὸ κατὰ θεὸν λυπηθῆναι ὑμᾶς, πόσην κατειργάσατο ὑμῖν σπουδήν ἀλλὰ ἀπολογίαν ἀλλὰ ἀγανάκτησιν ἀλλὰ φόβον ἀλλὰ ἐπιπόθησιν ἀλλὰ ζῆλον ἀλλ᾽ ἐκδίκησιν G1557 ἐν παντὶ συνεστήσατε ἑαυτοὺς ἁγνοὺς εἶναι ἐν τῷ πράγματι
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:8 - ἐν πυρὶ φλογός διδόντος ἐκδίκησιν G1557 τοῖς μὴ εἰδόσιν θεὸν καὶ τοῖς μὴ ὑπακούουσιν τῷ εὐαγγελίῳ τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ·
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:30 - οἴδαμεν γὰρ τὸν εἰπόντα Ἐμοὶ ἐκδίκησις G1557 ἐγὼ ἀνταποδώσω λέγει κύριος καὶ πάλιν Κύριος· Κρινεῖ τὸν λαὸν αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:14 - εἴτε ἡγεμόσιν ὡς δι᾽ αὐτοῦ πεμπομένοις εἰς ἐκδίκησιν G1557 μὲν κακοποιῶν ἔπαινον δὲ ἀγαθοποιῶν·

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