adikia: injustice, unrighteousnessOriginal Word: ἀδικία, ας, ἡPart of Speech:
injustice, unrighteousness, hurt.
93 adikía (a feminine noun derived from 1 /A "not" and 1349 /díkē, "justice") – properly, the opposite of justice; unrighteousness, as a violation of God's standards (justice) which brings divine disapproval; a count (violation) of God's justice, i.e. what is contrary to His righteous judgments (what He approves).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
injustice, unrighteousnessNASB Translation
doing wrong (1), evildoers (1), iniquities (1), iniquity (2), injustice (1), unrighteous (2), unrighteousness (12), wickedness (4), wrong (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 93: ἀδικίαἀδικία
) (from Herodotus
1. injustice, of a judge: Luke 18:6; Romans 9:14.
2. unrighteousness of heart and life;
a. universally: Matthew 23:25 Griesbach; Acts 8:23 (see σύνδεσμος); Romans 1:18, 29; Romans 2:8; Romans 6:13; 2 Timothy 2:19; opposed to ἡ ἀλήθεια, 1 Corinthians 13:6; 2 Thessalonians 2:12; opposed to ἡ δικαιοσύνη, Romans 3:5; Hebrews 1:9 Tdf.; owing to the context, the guilt of unrighteousness, 1 John 1:9; ἀπάτη τῆς ἀδικίας deceit which unrighteousness uses, 2 Thessalonians 2:10; μισθός ἀδικίας reward (i. e., penalty) due to unrighteousness, 2 Peter 2:13 (see ἀδικέω, 2 b. at the end).
b. specifically, unrighteousness by which others are deceived: John 7:18 (opposed to ἀληθής); μαμωνᾶς τῆς ἀδικίας deceitful riches, Luke 16:9 (cf. ἀπάτη τοῦ πλούτου, Matthew 13:22; others think 'riches wrongly acquired'; (others, riches apt to be used unrighteously; cf. Matthew 13:8 and Meyer at the passage)); κόσμος τῆς ἀδικίας, a phrase having reference to sins of the tongue, James 3:6 (cf. κόσμος, James 3:8); treachery, Luke 16:8 (οἰκονόμος τῆς ἀδικίας (others take it generally, 'acting unrighteously')).
3. a deed violating law and justice, act of unrighteousness: πᾶσα ἀδικία ἁμαρτία ἐστι, 1 John 5:17; ἐργάται τῆς ἀδικίας, Luke 13:27 αἱ ἀδικίαι iniquities, misdeeds, Hebrews 8:12 (from the Sept. Jeremiah 38:34 (); cf. Daniel 4:20 (24)); μισθός ἀδικίας reward obtained by wrong-doing, Acts 1:18; 2 Peter 2:15; specifically, the wrong of depriving another of what is his, 2 Corinthians 12:13 (where a favor is ironically called ἀδικία.<1>
iniquity, unrighteousness, wrong.
From adikos; (legal) injustice (properly, the quality, by implication, the act); morally, wrongfulness (of character, life or act) -- iniquity, unjust, unrighteousness, wrong.
see GREEK adikos