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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 - θεοῦ γὰρ διάκονός ἐστιν σοὶ εἰς τὸ ἀγαθόν ἐὰν δὲ τὸ κακὸν ποιῇς φοβοῦ· οὐ γὰρ εἰκῇ τὴν μάχαιραν φορεῖ· θεοῦ γὰρ διάκονός ἐστιν, ἔκδικος G1558 εἰς ὀργὴν τῷ τὸ κακὸν πράσσοντι
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:6 - τὸ μὴ ὑπερβαίνειν καὶ πλεονεκτεῖν ἐν τῷ πράγματι τὸν ἀδελφὸν αὐτοῦ διότι ἔκδικος G1558 κύριος περὶ πάντων τούτων καθὼς καὶ προείπαμεν ὑμῖν καὶ διεμαρτυράμεθα
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