4189. ponéria
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ponéria: iniquity
Original Word: πονηρία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: ponéria
Phonetic Spelling: (pon-ay-ree'-ah)
Short Definition: wickedness, iniquities
Definition: wickedness, iniquities.

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Cognate: 4189 ponēría (from 4192 /pónos, "pain, laborious trouble") – properly, pain-ridden evil, derived from 4192 (pónos) which refers to "pain (pure and simple)" – resulting in "toil, then drudge, i.e. 'bad' like our . . . criminal" (WP, 1, 325). See 4190 (ponēros).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ponéros
NASB Translation
malice (1), wicked ways (1), wickedness (5).

STRONGS NT 4189: πονηρία

πονηρία, πονηρίας, (πονηρός) (from Sophocles down), the Sept. for רֹעַ and רָעָה, depravity, iniquity, wickedness ((so A. V. almost uniformly)), malice: Matthew 22:18; Luke 11:39; Romans 1:29; 1 Corinthians 5:8; Ephesians 6:12; plural αἱ πονηρίαι (cf. Winers Grammar, § 27, 3; Buttmann, § 123, 2; R. V. wickednesses), evil purposes and desires, Mark 7:22; wicked ways (A. V. iniquities), Acts 3:26. (Synonym: see κακία, at the end.)

iniquity, wickedness.

From poneros; depravity, i.e. (specially), malice; plural (concretely) plots, sins -- iniquity, wickedness.

see GREEK poneros

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