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Lexicon :: Strong's G1558 - ekdikos

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ἔκδικος
Transliteration
ekdikos (Key)
Pronunciation
ek'-dik-os
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
2x in 1 unique form(s)
TR
2x in 1 unique form(s)
LXX
0x in 0 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:444,215

Strong’s Definitions

ἔκδικος ékdikos, ek'-dik-os; from G1537 and G1349; carrying justice out, i.e. a punisher:—a (re-)venger.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G1558 in the following manner: avenger (1x), revenger (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G1558 in the following manner: avenger (1x), revenger (1x).
  1. without law and justice

  2. exacting penalty from one

    1. an avenger, punisher

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἔκδικος ékdikos, ek'-dik-os; from G1537 and G1349; carrying justice out, i.e. a punisher:—a (re-)venger.
STRONGS G1558:
ἔκδικος, -ον, (δίκη right, justice, penalty);
1. without law and justice (cf. Latin exlex), unjust: Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aelian n. an. 16, 5.
2. exacting penalty from (ἐκ) one; an avenger, punisher: Romans 13:4; περί τινος, 1 Thessalonians 4:6; (Wis. 12:12; Sir. 30:6; 4 Macc. 15:26 (29); [Plutarch, de garrul. § 14, p. 509 f.]; Herodian, 7, 4, 10 [5th edition, Bekker; others]).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Romans
13:4
1 Thessalonians
4:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1558 matches the Greek ἔκδικος (ekdikos),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:4 - For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger G1558 to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:6 - That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger G1558 of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.
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