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Lexicon :: Strong's G2556 - kakos

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κακός
Transliteration
kakos (Key)
Pronunciation
kak-os'
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently a primary word
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:469,391

Trench's Synonyms: lxxxiv. κακός, πονηρός, φαῦλος.

Strong’s Definitions

κακός kakós, kak-os'; apparently a primary word; worthless (intrinsically, such; whereas G4190 properly refers to effects), i.e. (subjectively) depraved, or (objectively) injurious:—bad, evil, harm, ill, noisome, wicked.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 51x

The KJV translates Strong's G2556 in the following manner: evil (40x), evil things (3x), harm (2x), that which is evil (with G3458) (2x), wicked (1x), ill (1x), bad (1x), noisome (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 51x
The KJV translates Strong's G2556 in the following manner: evil (40x), evil things (3x), harm (2x), that which is evil (with G3458) (2x), wicked (1x), ill (1x), bad (1x), noisome (1x).
  1. of a bad nature

    1. not such as it ought to be

  2. of a mode of thinking, feeling, acting

    1. base, wrong, wicked

  3. troublesome, injurious, pernicious, destructive, baneful

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κακός kakós, kak-os'; apparently a primary word; worthless (intrinsically, such; whereas G4190 properly refers to effects), i.e. (subjectively) depraved, or (objectively) injurious:—bad, evil, harm, ill, noisome, wicked.
STRONGS G2556:
κακός, κακῇ, κακόν, the Sept. for רָע (from Homer down), bad (A. V. (almost uniformly) evil);
1. universally, of a bad nature; not such as it ought to be.
2. (morally, i. e.) of a mode of thinking, feeling, acting; base, wrong, wicked: of persons, Matthew 21:41 (cf. Winers Grammar, 637 (592); also Buttmann, 143 (126)); Matthew 24:48; Philippians 3:2; Revelation 2:2. διαλογισμοί;, Mark 7:21; ὁμιλίαι, 1 Corinthians 15:33; ἐπιθυμία, Colossians 3:5 (Proverbs 12:12); ἔργα (better ἔργον), Romans 13:3. neuter κακόν, τό κακόν, evil i. e. what is contrary to law, either divine or human, wrong, crime: (John 18:23); Acts 23:9; Romans 7:21; Romans 14:20; Romans 16:19; 1 Corinthians 13:5; Hebrews 5:14; 1 Peter 3:10; 3 John 1:11; plural (evil things): Romans 1:30; 1 Corinthians 10:6; 1 Timothy 6:10 (πάντα τά κακά all kinds of evil); James 1:13 (Winers Grammar, § 30, 4; Buttmann, § 132, 24); κακόν ποιεῖν, to do, commit evil: Matthew 27:23; Mark 15:14; Luke 23:22; 2 Corinthians 13:7; 1 Peter 3:12; τό κακόν, Romans 13:4; τά κακά, Romans 3:8; κακόν, τό κακόν πράσσειν, Romans 7:19; Romans 9:11. (Rec.); Romans 13:4; (2 Corinthians 5:10 R G L Tr marginal reading); τό κακόν κατεργάζεσθαι, Romans 2:9. specifically of wrongs inflicted: Romans 12:21; κακόν ἐργάζομαι τίνι (to work ill to one), Romans 13:10; ἐνδείκνυμι, 2 Timothy 4:14; ποιῶ, Acts 9:13; ἀποδίδωμι κακόν ἀντί κακοῦ, Romans 12:17; 1 Thessalonians 5:15; 1 Peter 3:9.
3. troublesome, injurious, pernicious, destructive, baneful: neuter κακόν, an evil, that which injures, James 3:8 (Winers Grammar, § 59, 8 b.; Buttmann, 79 (69)); with the suggestion of wildness and ferocity, θηρία, Titus 1:12; substantially equivalent to bad, i. e. distressing, whether to mind or to body: ἕλκος κακόν καί πονηρόν (A. V. a noisome and grievous sore), Revelation 16:2; κακόν πράσσω ἐμαυτῷ, Latinvim mihi infero, to do harm to oneself, Acts 16:28; κακόν τί πάσχω, to suffer some harm, Acts 28:5; τά κακά, evil things, the discomforts which plague one, Luke 16:25 (opposed to τά ἀγαθά, the good things, from which pleasure is derived). (Synonym: cf. κακία.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Proverbs
12:12
Matthew
21:41; 24:48; 27:23
Mark
7:21; 15:14
Luke
16:25; 23:22
John
18:23
Acts
9:13; 16:28; 23:9; 28:5
Romans
1:30; 2:9; 3:8; 7:19; 7:21; 9:11; 12:17; 12:21; 13:3; 13:4; 13:4; 13:10; 14:20; 16:19
1 Corinthians
10:6; 13:5; 15:33
2 Corinthians
5:10; 13:7
Philippians
3:2
Colossians
3:5
1 Thessalonians
5:15
1 Timothy
6:10
2 Timothy
4:14
Titus
1:12
Hebrews
5:14
James
1:13; 3:8
1 Peter
3:9; 3:10; 3:12
3 John
1:11
Revelation
2:2; 16:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2556 matches the Greek κακός (kakos),
which occurs 51 times in 46 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:41 - λέγουσιν αὐτῷ Κακοὺς G2556 κακῶς ἀπολέσει αὐτούς, καὶ τὸν ἀμπελῶνα ἐκδόσεται ἄλλοις γεωργοῖς οἵτινες ἀποδώσουσιν αὐτῷ τοὺς καρποὺς ἐν τοῖς καιροῖς αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:48 - ἐὰν δὲ εἴπῃ κακὸς G2556 δοῦλος ἐκεῖνος ἐν τῇ καρδίᾳ αὐτοῦ Χρονίζει κύριος μου ἐλθεῖν,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:23 - δὲ ἡγεμὼν ἔφη Τί γὰρ κακὸν G2556 ἐποίησεν οἱ δὲ περισσῶς ἔκραζον λέγοντες Σταυρωθήτω
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:21 - ἔσωθεν γὰρ ἐκ τῆς καρδίας τῶν ἀνθρώπων οἱ διαλογισμοὶ οἱ κακοὶ G2556 ἐκπορεύονται μοιχεῖαι, πορνεῖαι φόνοι
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:14 - δὲ Πιλᾶτος ἔλεγεν αὐτοῖς Τί γὰρ κακόν G2556 ἐποίησεν οἱ δὲ περισσοτέρως ἔκραξαν Σταύρωσον αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:25 - εἶπεν δὲ Ἀβραάμ· Τέκνον μνήσθητι ὅτι ἀπέλαβες σὺ τὰ ἀγαθά σου ἐν τῇ ζωῇ σου καὶ Λάζαρος ὁμοίως τὰ κακά· G2556 νῦν δὲ ὁδε παρακαλεῖται σὺ δὲ ὀδυνᾶσαι
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:22 - δὲ τρίτον εἶπεν πρὸς αὐτούς Τί γὰρ κακὸν G2556 ἐποίησεν οὗτος οὐδὲν αἴτιον θανάτου εὗρον ἐν αὐτῷ· παιδεύσας οὖν αὐτὸν ἀπολύσω
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:23 - ἀπεκρίθη αὐτῷ Ἰησοῦς Εἰ κακῶς ἐλάλησα μαρτύρησον περὶ τοῦ κακοῦ· G2556 εἰ δὲ καλῶς τί με δέρεις
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:13 - ἀπεκρίθη δὲ Ἁνανίας Κύριε ἄκήκοα ἀπὸ πολλῶν περὶ τοῦ ἀνδρὸς τούτου ὅσα κακὰ G2556 ἐποίησεν τοῖς ἁγίοις σου ἐν Ἰερουσαλήμ·
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:28 - ἐφώνησεν δὲ φωνῇ μεγάλῃ Παῦλος λέγων, Μηδὲν πράξῃς σεαυτῷ κακόν G2556 ἅπαντες γάρ ἐσμεν ἐνθάδε
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:9 - ἐγένετο δὲ κραυγὴ μεγάλη καὶ ἀναστάντες οἱ γραμματεῖς τοῦ μέρους τῶν Φαρισαίων διεμάχοντο λέγοντες Οὐδὲν κακὸν G2556 εὑρίσκομεν ἐν τῷ ἀνθρώπῳ τούτῳ· εἰ δὲ πνεῦμα ἐλάλησεν αὐτῷ ἄγγελος μὴ θεομαχωμεν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:5 - μὲν οὖν ἀποτινάξας τὸ θηρίον εἰς τὸ πῦρ ἔπαθεν οὐδὲν κακόν G2556
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:30 - καταλάλους θεοστυγεῖς ὑβριστάς ὑπερηφάνους ἀλαζόνας ἐφευρετὰς κακῶν G2556 γονεῦσιν ἀπειθεῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:9 - θλῖψις καὶ στενοχωρία ἐπὶ πᾶσαν ψυχὴν ἀνθρώπου τοῦ κατεργαζομένου τὸ κακόν G2556 Ἰουδαίου τε πρῶτον καὶ Ἕλληνος·
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:8 - καὶ μὴ καθὼς βλασφημούμεθα καὶ καθώς φασίν τινες ἡμᾶς λέγειν ὅτι Ποιήσωμεν τὰ κακὰ G2556 ἵνα ἔλθῃ τὰ ἀγαθά ὧν τὸ κρίμα ἔνδικόν ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:19 - οὐ γὰρ θέλω ποιῶ ἀγαθόν ἀλλ᾽ οὐ θέλω κακὸν G2556 τοῦτο πράσσω
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:21 - Εὑρίσκω ἄρα τὸν νόμον τῷ θέλοντι ἐμοὶ ποιεῖν τὸ καλὸν ὅτι ἐμοὶ τὸ κακὸν G2556 παράκειται·
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:11 - μήπω γὰρ γεννηθέντων μηδὲ πραξάντων τι ἀγαθὸν κακόν, G2556 ἵνα κατ᾽ ἐκλογὴν τοῦ θεοῦ πρόθεσις μένῃ οὐκ ἐξ ἔργων ἀλλ᾽ ἐκ τοῦ καλοῦντος
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:17 - μηδενὶ κακὸν G2556 ἀντὶ κακοῦ G2556 ἀποδιδόντες προνοούμενοι καλὰ ἐνώπιον πάντων ἀνθρώπων·
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:21 - μὴ νικῶ ὑπὸ τοῦ κακοῦ G2556 ἀλλὰ νίκα ἐν τῷ ἀγαθῷ τὸ κακόν G2556
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:3 - οἱ γὰρ ἄρχοντες οὐκ εἰσὶν φόβος τῶν ἀγαθῶν ἔργων, ἀλλὰ τῶν κακῶν G2556 θέλεις δὲ μὴ φοβεῖσθαι τὴν ἐξουσίαν; τὸ ἀγαθὸν ποίει καὶ ἕξεις ἔπαινον ἐξ αὐτῆς·
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:4 - θεοῦ γὰρ διάκονός ἐστιν σοὶ εἰς τὸ ἀγαθόν ἐὰν δὲ τὸ κακὸν G2556 ποιῇς φοβοῦ· οὐ γὰρ εἰκῇ τὴν μάχαιραν φορεῖ· θεοῦ γὰρ διάκονός ἐστιν, ἔκδικος εἰς ὀργὴν τῷ τὸ κακὸν G2556 πράσσοντι
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:10 - ἀγάπη τῷ πλησίον κακὸν G2556 οὐκ ἐργάζεται· πλήρωμα οὖν νόμου ἀγάπη
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:20 - μὴ ἕνεκεν βρώματος κατάλυε τὸ ἔργον τοῦ θεοῦ πάντα μὲν καθαρά ἀλλὰ κακὸν G2556 τῷ ἀνθρώπῳ τῷ διὰ προσκόμματος ἐσθίοντι
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:19 - γὰρ ὑμῶν ὑπακοὴ εἰς πάντας ἀφίκετο· χαίρω οὖν τὸ ἐφ᾽ ὑμῖν θέλω δὲ ὑμᾶς σοφοὺς μέν εἶναι εἰς τὸ ἀγαθόν ἀκεραίους δὲ εἰς τὸ κακόν G2556
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:6 - ταῦτα δὲ τύποι ἡμῶν ἐγενήθησαν εἰς τὸ μὴ εἶναι ἡμᾶς ἐπιθυμητὰς κακῶν G2556 καθὼς κἀκεῖνοι ἐπεθύμησαν
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:5 - οὐκ ἀσχημονεῖ οὐ ζητεῖ τὰ ἑαυτῆς οὐ παροξύνεται οὐ λογίζεται τὸ κακόν G2556
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:33 - μὴ πλανᾶσθε· Φθείρουσιν ἤθη χρησθ᾽ ὁμιλίαι κακαί G2556
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:10 - τοὺς γὰρ πάντας ἡμᾶς φανερωθῆναι δεῖ ἔμπροσθεν τοῦ βήματος τοῦ Χριστοῦ ἵνα κομίσηται ἕκαστος τὰ διὰ τοῦ σώματος πρὸς ἔπραξεν εἴτε ἀγαθὸν εἴτε κακόν G2556
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:7 - εὐχόμαι δὲ πρὸς τὸν θεὸν μὴ ποιῆσαι ὑμᾶς κακὸν G2556 μηδέν οὐχ ἵνα ἡμεῖς δόκιμοι φανῶμεν ἀλλ᾽ ἵνα ὑμεῖς τὸ καλὸν ποιῆτε ἡμεῖς δὲ ὡς ἀδόκιμοι ὦμεν
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:2 - Βλέπετε τοὺς κύνας βλέπετε τοὺς κακοὺς G2556 ἐργάτας βλέπετε τὴν κατατομήν
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:5 - Νεκρώσατε οὖν τὰ μέλη ὑμῶν τὰ ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς πορνείαν ἀκαθαρσίαν πάθος ἐπιθυμίαν κακήν G2556 καὶ τὴν πλεονεξίαν ἥτις ἐστὶν εἰδωλολατρεία,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:15 - ὁρᾶτε μή τις κακὸν G2556 ἀντὶ κακοῦ G2556 τινι ἀποδῷ ἀλλὰ πάντοτε τὸ ἀγαθὸν διώκετε καὶ εἰς ἀλλήλους καὶ εἰς πάντας
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:10 - ῥίζα γὰρ πάντων τῶν κακῶν G2556 ἐστιν φιλαργυρία ἡς τινες ὀρεγόμενοι ἀπεπλανήθησαν ἀπὸ τῆς πίστεως καὶ ἑαυτοὺς περιέπειραν ὀδύναις πολλαῖς
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:14 - Ἀλέξανδρος χαλκεὺς πολλά μοι κακὰ G2556 ἐνεδείξατο· ἀποδῴη αὐτῷ κύριος κατὰ τὰ ἔργα αὐτοῦ·
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:12 - εἶπέν τις ἐξ αὐτῶν ἴδιος αὐτῶν προφήτης Κρῆτες ἀεὶ ψεῦσται κακὰ G2556 θηρία γαστέρες ἀργαί
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:14 - τελείων δέ ἐστιν στερεὰ τροφή τῶν διὰ τὴν ἕξιν τὰ αἰσθητήρια γεγυμνασμένα ἐχόντων πρὸς διάκρισιν καλοῦ τε καὶ κακοῦ G2556
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:13 - μηδεὶς πειραζόμενος λεγέτω ὅτι Ἀπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ πειράζομαι· γὰρ θεὸς ἀπείραστός ἐστιν κακῶν G2556 πειράζει δὲ αὐτὸς οὐδένα
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:8 - τὴν δὲ γλῶσσαν οὐδεὶς δύναται ἀνθρώπων δαμάσαι ἀκατάσχετον κακόν G2556 μεστὴ ἰοῦ θανατηφόρου
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:9 - μὴ ἀποδιδόντες κακὸν G2556 ἀντὶ κακοῦ G2556 λοιδορίαν ἀντὶ λοιδορίας τοὐναντίον δὲ εὐλογοῦντες εἰδότες ὅτι εἰς τοῦτο ἐκλήθητε ἵνα εὐλογίαν κληρονομήσητε
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:10 - γὰρ θέλων ζωὴν ἀγαπᾶν καὶ ἰδεῖν ἡμέρας ἀγαθὰς παυσάτω τὴν γλῶσσαν αὐτοῦ ἀπὸ κακοῦ G2556 καὶ χείλη αὐτοῦ τοῦ μὴ λαλῆσαι δόλον
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:11 - ἐκκλινάτω ἀπὸ κακοῦ G2556 καὶ ποιησάτω ἀγαθόν ζητησάτω εἰρήνην καὶ διωξάτω αὐτήν·
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:12 - ὅτι οἵ ὀφθαλμοὶ κυρίου ἐπὶ δικαίους καὶ ὦτα αὐτοῦ εἰς δέησιν αὐτῶν πρόσωπον δὲ κυρίου ἐπὶ ποιοῦντας κακά G2556
Unchecked Copy Box3Jo 1:11 - Ἀγαπητέ μὴ μιμοῦ τὸ κακὸν G2556 ἀλλὰ τὸ ἀγαθόν ἀγαθοποιῶν ἐκ τοῦ θεοῦ ἐστιν· δὲ κακοποιῶν οὐχ ἑώρακεν τὸν θεόν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 2:2 - Οἶδα τὰ ἔργα σου καὶ τὸν κόπον σου καὶ τὴν ὑπομονήν σου, καὶ ὅτι οὐ δύνῃ βαστάσαι κακούς G2556 καὶ ἐπειράσω τοὺς φάσκοντας εἶναι ἀποστόλους καὶ οὐκ εἰσίν καὶ εὗρες αὐτοὺς ψευδεῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:2 - Καὶ ἀπῆλθεν πρῶτος καὶ ἐξέχεεν τὴν φιάλην αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ τὴν γῆν καὶ ἐγένετο ἕλκος κακὸν G2556 καὶ πονηρὸν εἰς τοὺς ἀνθρώπους τοὺς ἔχοντας τὸ χάραγμα τοῦ θηρίου καὶ τοὺς τῇ εἰκόνι αὐτοῦ προσκυνοῦντας
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