kakós: badlyOriginal Word: κακῶςPart of Speech:
badly, evilly, wrongly.
Cognate: 2560 kakṓs (the adverbial form of 2556 /kakós) – sore-misery related to experiencing grievous harm (affliction).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
adverb from kakosDefinition
cruelly (1), evil (1), ill* (5), sick (6), very (1), wretched (1), wrong motives (1), wrongly (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2560: κακῶςκακῶς
), adverb (from Homer
on down), badly, ill,
a. (in a physical sense) miserably: ἔχειν, to be ill, sick (see ἔχω, II. a.), Matthew 4:24; Matthew 8:16; Matthew 9:12; Matthew 14:35; (Matthew 17:15 L Tr text WH text); Mark (Mark 1:32, 34); ; (Mark 6:55); Luke 5:31; Luke 7:2, etc.; πάσχειν, Matthew 17:15 (R G T Tr marginal reading WH marginal reading); δαιμονίζεσθαι, Matthew 15:22; κακούς κακῶς ἀπολέσει, Matthew 21:41, on this combination of words with verbs of destroying, perishing, etc., which is frequent in Greek writings also, cf. Kuinoel at the passage; Winers Grammar, § 68, 1.
b. (morally) improperly, wrongly: John 18:23; κακῶς εἰπεῖν τινα, to speak ill of, revile, one, Acts 23:5; with bad intent, αἰτεῖσθαι, James 4:3.<1>
amiss, badly, grievously
From kakos; badly (physically or morally) -- amiss, diseased, evil, grievously, miserably, sick, sore.
see GREEK kakos