Ekdikesis

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1557  
Original WordWord Origin
ekdikesißfrom (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
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 9
avenging of wrong 1, justice 2, punishment 1, retribution 1, vengeance 4
 
NAS 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 NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.