1557. ekdikésis
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ekdikésis: vengeance, vindication
Original Word: ἐκδίκησις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: ekdikésis
Phonetic Spelling: (ek-dik'-ay-sis)
Short Definition: a defense, vengeance, full punishment
Definition: (a) a defense, avenging, vindication, vengeance, (b) full (complete) punishment.

HELPS word-Studies

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 Concordance
Word Origin
from ekdikeó
vengeance, vindication
NASB Translation
avenging of wrong (1), justice (2), punishment (1), retribution (1), vengeance (4).

STRONGS NT 1557: ἐκδίκησις

ἐκδίκησις, ἐκδικήσεως, (ἐκδικέω, which see), the Sept. for נְקָמָה and נָקָם, פְּקֻדָּה, מִשְׁפָּט (Ezekiel 16:38; 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 18:7f; τίνι, to avenge an injured person, Acts 7:24 (Judges 11:36); 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. (Polybius 3, 8, 10.)

vengeance, punishment.

From ekdikeo; vindication, retribution -- (a-, re-)venge(-ance), punishment.

see GREEK ekdikeo

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