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Ekdikesis

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 1557 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
ejkdivkhsißfrom (1556)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Ekdikesis2:445,215
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ek-dik'-ay-sis Noun Feminine
Definition
  1. a revenging, vengeance, punishment
In 2 Cor 7:11 -- meeting out of justice; doing justice to allparties. See Luke 18:3, 21:22. The word also has the sense ofacquittal and carries the sense of vindication. - Vincent III p. 329
King James Word Usage - Total:
vengeance 4, avenge + (4060)&version=kjv 3, revenge 1, punishment 1, 9
KJV Verse Count
Luke3
Acts1
Romans1
2 Corinthians1
2 Thessalonians1
Hebrews1
1 Peter1


Total9
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Ekdikesis". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .