ekdikésis: vengeance, vindicationOriginal Word: ἐκδίκησις, εως, ἡPart of Speech:
a defense, vengeance, full punishmentDefinition:
(a) a defense, avenging, vindication, vengeance, (b) full (complete) punishment.
1557 ekdíkēsis (a feminine noun derived from 1537 /ek, "out from and to" and 1349 /díkē, "justice, judge") – properly, judgment which fully executes the core-values (standards) of the particular judge, i.e. extending from the inner-person of the judge to its out-come (outcome).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
vengeance, vindicationNASB Translation
avenging of wrong (1), justice (2), punishment (1), retribution (1), vengeance (4).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 1557: ἐκδίκησιςἐκδίκησις
, which see), the Sept.
; Ezekiel 23:45
) and שְׁפָטִים
; a revenging; vengeance, punishment
: Romans 12:19
and Hebrews 10:30
from Deuteronomy 32:35
; 2 Corinthians 7:11
; Luke 21:22
; ποιεῖν τήν ἐκδίκησιν τίνος
, to vindicate one from wrongs, accomplish the avenging of, Luke 18:7
, to avenge an injured person, Acts 7:24
); ἐκδίκησις τίνος
, objec. genitive, the punishment of one, 1 Peter 2:14
; διδόναι ἐκδίκησιν τίνι
, to inflict punishment on (render vengeance to) one, 2 Thessalonians 1:8
; cf. (Sir. 12:6); Ezekiel 25:14
3, 8, 10.)<1>
From ekdikeo; vindication, retribution -- (a-, re-)venge(-ance), punishment.
see GREEK ekdikeo